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2024 All-State Strings Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2024

9 am - 4 pm

Please join us for the annual All-State Strings Festival at the University of Houston, Moores School of Music! We invite violin, viola, cello, bass, and harp students to participate in audition and preparation workshops focused on the Texas All-Region and All-State etudes and excerpts, taught by the distinguished string faculty at the Moores School of Music. 

At the conclusion of the workshop all students will have a chance to perform a mock audition and receive helpful feedback and encouragement.  

All-State Strings Festival Faculty:
Dr. Kirsten Yon, violin 
Dr. Mann-Wen Lo, violin
Dr. Amber Archibald-Sešek, viola 
Dr. Eunghee Cho, cello 
Anthony Kitai, cello 
Eric Larson, bass 
Hope Cowan, harp

CLICK HERE to register.

Moores School of Music will be accepting applications until August 24, 2024

For other inquiries, please email or call 713.743.3398.  

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Registration Information

The University of Houston All-State Strings Festival is available to all students entering grades 9-12 in the fall of 2023 who want to try out for either their all-region orchestra or the TMEA all-state orchestra.  

Register HERE

Date:  Saturday, September 7, 2024
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location: University of Houston, Moores School of Music
3333 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204  
Tuition fee: $65 

Registration deadline is August 24th, 2024 at 5:00 PM. 
Lunch is included in registration fee. 

We will provide drop-off and pick-up locations at the Moores School of Music. Guest parking is also available for an additional fee. 

Moores School of Music will be accepting registrations until August 24, 2024.

For other inquiries, please email or call 713.743.3398.  
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