Centre for String Playing Musical Director Caroline Colenbrander handing Sarah Derixk her Ann Vallentyne 2017 Scholarship Award. Funds were collected by the Cello Extravaganza IV organized by Rachel Mercer, Michelle Corbeil, and Kirk Starkey. CSP is proud to announce that Else Sather and Sarah Derixk have won. Thank you to all that applied.
Classes begin Saturday September 9th, 2017.
Contact CSP if you have not received your fall information package.
New this year: Bass Instructor Rob Wolanski has joined the CSP team
New billing options: YEARLY PLANS are based on 33 weeks, with installments you pay same amount every month.
New: Parents Information Session scheduled for September 30th, 2017.
Kirk Starkey has pursued a unique career as cellist and composer. Recordings Little Gidding (2011), Songs of Sudbury (2016) showcase an original style of extended cello techniques. Live performances with Quartetto Gelato, Peter Gabriel. Featured performer Anne (CBC) and Flashpoint (CTV). “One of Canada’s most inventive Cellists today” CBC Radio2.
Workshops run during summer evenings, in a fully air conditioned environment.
Guitar Hamilton presents another stellar season!
Sunday, September 25, 2016 7pm
Iberia! The Passion of the Music of Spain
Timothy Phelan and Emma Rush
Special guests Elspeth Thomson (viola)
and Sara Traficante (flute)
Sunday, November 27, 2016 7pm
Jakob Bangsø (Denmark)
"Serenity and classic elegance define the sound of this Danish guitarist" Diario de Sevilla
Sunday, January 29, 2017 7pm
Hombres de Tango: Duo Bandini-Chiacchiaretta (Italy)
The guitar and bandoneon duo back by popular demand!
Sunday, March 12, 2017 7pm
David Leisner (USA)
"Among the finest guitarists of all time." American Record Guide
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Gala Guitar Night fundraiser with special guest Scottish virtuoso Matthew McAllister!
Concerts take place at the historic Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts
126 James St. South.
Tickets and more info available at www.guitarhamilton.com or by calling (905) 807 4792.
CSP 2016-17 Season starts on September 10th.
Individual Schedules and your Newsletter have been mailed.
The Deadline for DayCamp Registration is arriving. Register before June 4th, 2016 to save $25.00
CSP DayCamp (ages 6 - 16) offers a total immersion musical environment for two weeks in July (4th - 15th).Orchestra, Ensemble Playing, Theory and Games, plus Same Instrument Repertoire are all offered. Don't miss out on your chance for fun.
Centre for String Playing - SUNDAY, May 29th @ 2:30pm
This concert will showcase the solo and small ensemble pieces that the CSP students have been working on. Always a success, this concert is standing room only. Donations accepted at the door to help defray expenses.
End of Year Concert
Temple Anshe Shalom - 215 Cline Ave. N., Hamilton
Wednesday, June 15th @ 7:30pm
Showcasing the talents of all the groups, ensembles and orchestras of CSP students. With Special Guests Hillfield Strathallan and Lee Academy. Donations Gratefully Accepted at the door to help defray expenses.
CSP gives string students an opportunity to play and enjoy music in a welcoming environment.