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Saturday Strings! And Smashing Strings Ensemble!

SIU College of Liberal Arts Community Arts Outreach in partnership with Carbondale Elementary District 95 is happy to announce Saturday Strings! And Smashing Strings Ensemble! Have fun learning to play violin or sharpening your skills on Saturday mornings. There will be ten (10) days of instruction on Saturdays.

DATES:  September 15, 22, 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27: November 3, 10 and 17.

LOCATION: Rock Hill Baptist Church, S. Marion and E. Monroe St., Carbondale, IL

TIME:  10:00 – 10:45 am - Beginning Violin Class
           10:45 – 11:30 am - Advanced Beginners Violin Class
           11:30 am – 12:15 pm – Smashing Strings Ensemble!


FEES:  $90 (Paid in full by Sept. 22 or in two installments of $50 each due Sept. 22 and Oct. 6)

Registration Options:


Paula Melton, Music Director, (please contact if interested in private lessons)

Registration questions to Jackie Welch at 618/536-7751 or send an email to