Strings Instrumental Performance

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Stamps Strings Quartet class of 2018 play violions A main in a gray suit and woman in a blue dress perform with violins

With its unique combination of an instrumental faculty at the highest level and innovative curriculum, the Frost School of Music offers its string students extraordinary opportunities.

Join us and immerse yourself in our groundbreaking Frost Method®. Our well-tested approach fosters astounding musicianship through interactive small group instruction and skills ensembles. It interweaves composition, ear training, history, music business, digital recording, and keyboard into a powerful skill set. You will DO and BE music, not just learn about music.

The Frost School of Music is also leading the way with graduate courses that are relevant to today’s music scene. Experience value-added topics that range from creating your own repertoire and artistic vision to communication, publicity, and marketing. Enter the professional world with a focused business plan and the self-assurance to succeed.

What Our Students Say

Study in stimulating hands-on environments with outstanding musical peers and master faculty artists and researchers.

“I love that the Frost School of Music has helped me become a versatile musician. Their vision for a modern day string player gives us a major advantage in the current music world.”
Kathryn Severing
B.M. ’15, viola, instrumental performance major

Enjoy the freedom to explore a wide spectrum of styles, and build professional skills that will propel you forward.

“The Frost School has provided opportunities that I would not have received anywhere else. From Beethoven to Bossa Nova, I have performed with world-renowned musicians in the Frost Symphony Orchestra and the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. I feel more prepared to enter the music industry because of the performing opportunities at Frost. Who wouldn't want to play with Gloria Estefan or Barry Manilow, or play a concert of video game music, or perform Mahler and Brahms, all within the same year?”
Sarah Gongaware
D.M.A., ’16, Cello Performance