The Community String Project Summer Ensembles are open to students entering Grade 6 through Adults. The eight-week program will run on Thursday evenings,
beginning June 16 through August 4 at the First Congregational Church on High Street in Bristol. The cost for the program is $80. Students who qualify
for free/reduced lunch pay the subsidized cost of $20, which includes the cost of the instrument for the session.
The String Ensemble will rehearse from 5:30-7:30pm. This group is comprised of musicians who have played violin, viola, cello or bass. The String Ensemble will perform two concerts during the summer. The Summer String Ensemble will be under the direction of Christine Harrington.
The Beginner class will be offered on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm. Please check
the website www.cspri.org for a list of music stores renting string instruments.
The CSP offers instruments rentals at a reduced rate for students in Grades 3-12
who live in Bristol and Warren.
The Yearling class which also meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm is for
musicians who need more rigorous instruction than beginners, but are not quite ready
to perform with the String Ensemble. This class will be comprised of musicians who
have recently started to play, or who haven’t played for a long time and need a
To register, download the registration form from www.cspri.org and mail it with
a check payable to CSP, Box 513, Bristol, RI 02809. For further information,
contact Robert Arsenault at 254-5980 ext.3165 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about the CSP’s new Summer String Ensemble Director, Christine Harrington, on our Music page.