ABOUT STRINGWOOD and Open Music Day
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.
Connecting with other talented and passionate chamber music performers.
Come to Stringwood for a memorable music and life experience.... Guaranteed.
Final Performance in Antonello Hall
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
Focus: Chamber Music
Elevation: 856 ft. above sea level
Average daily high in the summer: 78 degrees