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Creative Strings Summer Camp!

July 16-20


Yurt in the Woods

Haydenville, MA

  1. Composing & Improvising: solo, duo, and whole group creations

  2. Mini-master classes: practice methods, memorizing, notation

  3. Games: rhythm, ear training, music theory, acoustics

  4. Movement: Stephen’s Whirled Games* practice and walks in the woods

  5. Performing: Friday afternoon presentation for friends & family

  6. Fun!

All levels, age 9 — adult

$50 deposit to hold your place

$275 if paid in full by May 15

$300/week after May 15

Balance due by June 15

To register, fill out registration form (below) and send with non-refundable $50 deposit to:

Stephen Katz

144 Nash Hill Road

Haydenville, MA 01039


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What to bring to Camp...

- nutritious lunch and snacks

- water bottle

- sneakers or hiking boots for woods

- sun hat -sunscreen -natural bug repellent

- sandals for yurt & yard

… labeled and carried in a bag or backpack!


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Violin, viola, cello, and bass players are invited to join cellist/composer Stephen Katz at Yurt In The Woods studio for an immersive, inventive, fun week of composing, improvising and performing.  Stephen’s methods for players of all ages and abilities will lead to the creation of music sourced in the group’s talents and contributions.