Columbia: String Project Summer Camp: Grades 3rd-12th

From the website:

Students in grades 3 through high school hone their skills and learn from experienced teachers and graduate students. The camp fosters the excitement of developing skills on an orchestral string instrument and is open to students who have completed one year of instruction.

The USC String Project summer program is open to all students who have completed one year of instruction on a string instrument. Daily group music instruction (9 a.m.–3 p.m.) culminates with a Friday concert (1:00 p.m.).

The String Project faculty include experienced teachers from the community and music education majors from the university. 

Which level do I sign up for?

  • Blossom Street - 1 year of experience

  • Park Street - 2-3 years of experience

  • Devine Street - Students should have the following skills: Proficient music reading
    skills, shifting (3rd and beyond) and some vibrato (4 or more years of experience)


String Project Building (851 Park Street-ground floor of Discovery Garage)


$135. An optional t-shirt may be purchased for $15. (If registration is later than two weeks prior to the camp, we cannot guarantee a t-shirt. Students may wear the t-shirt at the Friday concert.)

For more information: (803) 777-9568 or