A premier summer music festival, Stringwood specializes in connecting young musicians (ages 12-22) from across the United States to chamber music as an art form, and developing expression in a supportive and nurturing environment through collaborative experiences.


The program is enhanced by its location at the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, home to year round naturalists, organic gardens, eighty acres of pristine woodlands, canoeing, high ropes courses, indoor rock wall, nature hikes, bike trails, and breathtaking views.


The Stringwood schedule provides ample time and space for personal practice and discovery, in-depth daily rehearsals and coachings, private lessons with master teachers, and generous interaction with world-class guest artists in an energized and collaborative environment. 

The Challenge?

Connecting with other talented and passionate chamber music performers.
The Solution!
Come to Stringwood for a memorable music and life experience.... Guaranteed.

Final Performance in Antonello Hall

Summer 2020

Dates: June 7 – 28

Teaching and rehearsal spaces at Eagle Bluff feature large, air-conditioned rooms, with outdoor views. 


Performances take place in a variety of excellent concert halls and historic venues throughout the region.

For a full list of performance venues and concert information visit the Events pages.

Open Music Day

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Time: 9am - Noon

String students, ages 12-22, who reside in southeast Minnesota but are not enrolled at Stringwood 2020, are invited to come to Eagle Bluff to receive chamber music coaching and participate in a group masterclass with the Stringwood junior faculty and the Artaria String Quartet.


The cost is $25.00/student. Individual players and pre-formed groups are welcome to Sign Up without audition by June 10, 2020. String teachers are welcome to come and observe at no cost.


Contact us for more information. 


Stringwood by the Numbers

Students: 40, from across the country

Ages: Approximately 12 to 22

Artist-faculty: 4

Assistant Faculty: 4

International Guest Artists: 3

Focus: Chamber Music

Elevation: 856 ft. above sea level

Average daily high in the summer: 78 degrees



Summer Address:
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
28097 Goodview Drive
Lanesboro, Minnesota, 55949



Nancy Oliveros / Admissions / 651-238-4945

Ray Shows / Arts Admin. / 651-587-7595

Artaria centers on string quartet performance and education in Minnesota. It is committed to presenting inspiring live performances, to mentoring string players of all ages, and to illuminating the world's great repertoire of chamber music to a broad audience.

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