High School String Festival & Clinic

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

We are proud to welcome string ensembles to our annual High School String Festival and Clinic. Through out the day you will experience studio classes and a recital by our string faculty, working with our renowned conductor Andre Raphel and have a side by side rehearsal with current University of Connecticut orchestra members.

You can find the schedule below:

9:00-9:30 am- Arrival

9:30-10:15 am- Studio classes with University of Connecticut Faculty

10:30-10:45- Performance by University of Connecticut Faculty

10:45-11:30- Performance by each class 

11:30-12:30- Orchestra Rehearsal with Professor Andre Raphel.

12:30-1:30- Lunch (not provided by UCONN)

1:30-3:00- Side by side Rehearsal with the University of Connecticut Orchestra


Music for morning classes




  • Londonderry Air https://celloexpressions.com/music/piece/londonderry-air-danny-boy/


  • Gabriel- Marie La Cinquiantaine


Please fill out the form below to register for the fesitval.


There is a participant fee of $15.00 per student, payable by check.  The check should be made out too the UConn Music Department, with String Festival/Clinic on the Memo line.

Payment should be mailed too the UCONN Music Department at 875 Coventry Rd, Unit 1012, Storrs, CT 06269-1012 or turned in to Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv on the day of the festival. 


Please feel free to reach out to the Music Department office if you have any questions!