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UW String Project

Fall 2018 Calendar

Please note: classes and lessons will meet on days that the public schools are not in session unless otherwise indicated on this schedule.

Friday, August 24

Mail your PRIVATE LESSON SCHEDULING CARD! Private lesson scheduling cards must be received by August 29. You will be informed of your lesson time and private teacher assignment at drop-in registration on September 4 or 5. (see below) Please note that this is a new procedure. We must receive cards by the 29th!

Tuesday, September 4, 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. OR Wednesday, September 5, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Drop-In Registrations For Returning Students:  BCPA, Room 2054 (on the main floor, in the older music wing on the west side of the building)

Friday, September 7, 4:10-5:00 p.m.

2nd Year Students, Welcome back!  BCPA, 1070 2nd Year students’ Welcome Back Pizza Party (Bring your instrument!) 

Monday, September 10, Starting at 6:20 p.m.

High Plains Sinfonia Auditions for 6th - 9th graders.  BCPA, Room 1070.  Schedule auditions at registration or call 307-766-3335 or email

Tuesday, September 11 – 3rd Year + Students

Private lessons begin

Monday, September 17, 7:00 p.m. – All ensembles

High Plains Sinfonia, UWSP Ensemble and Advanced Chamber Ensemble begin  

BCPA 1050 (Sinfonia); 1070 (Ensemble); 1008 (Advanced Chamber Ensemble) 

Monday, October 1, 7:00 p.m.

New Student Registration and informational meeting. BCPA Concert Hall

Friday, October 5 – Beginner classes

Instrument fitting and classes begin. BCPA Room 1016 

Week of November 19

  • Monday, November 19 – UWSP Ensemble and High Plains Sinfonia WILL meet.

  • Tuesday, November 20 – Beginner, 2nd Year classes and 3+ year private lessons WILL meet

  • Friday, November 23 – Thanksgiving Break – no classes or lessons

Saturday, December 1

1st and 2nd year students – Private lesson day

Individual lessons scheduled for Saturday morning, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, various rooms in the BCPA. Sign up with your teacher for a lesson time and location.

High Plains Sinfonia: Performance at “Happy Holidays Laramie,” UW Art Museum. Details TBA

Tuesday, December 4

3+ year students - Dress rehearsals for solo recitals: 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. Location TBA.  Sign up for a time with your private teacher.   Solos must be memorized.


Friday, December 7

3+ year students - Solo Recitals:  Solo recitals, location and times TBA. Sign up for a time with your private teacher. 

Monday, December 10

UWSP Ensemble or High Plains Sinfonia – Dress rehearsal

7:00 – 8:15, BCPA Concert Hall

Tuesday, December 11

1st and 2nd Year Students – Concert Dress Rehearsals, BCPA Concert Hall

4:00 – 5:00, BCPA Concert Hall (ARRIVE 3:50 P.M.)

Wednesday, December 12 – CONCERT

All UW String Project students, BCPA Concert Hall

4:40 Arrive, unpack in Rooms 1050 and 1070

5:00 p.m. Concert in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall –

Beginner and 2nd year classes, UWSP Ensemble, High Plains Sinfonia, and Advanced Chamber

Ensemble will perform (Concert will end by approximately 6:15 p.m.)

String Project fees for the Spring semester are due in December

Please make payments to "UW String Project" at the December 12 concert.

Spring Start-up Dates

Tuesday, January 29

1st and 2nd year classes and private lessons begin. Schedule and location remain the same.

Monday, February 4

High Plains Sinfonia and UWSP Ensemble begin.  Schedule and location remain the same. Auditions for High Plains Sinfonia will be scheduled during this rehearsal.


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James Przygocki, Director and Master Teacher for group instruction

Phone: 307-766-3335


Sherry Sinift, Master Teacher for private lessons

Phone: 307-766-5243


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