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ASTA/NJ Jasper String Quartet Festival
Sunday, February 11, 2018

            9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

            The Hun School                   
Deborah Watts, Music Director

            176 Edgerstoune Road       
Princeton, NJ 08540

 

For:     • Eight middle school or high school student chamber ensembles

            • General public at noon.*

 

8:45     registration at the Russell Lounge (follow signs)

 

9:00    Jasper String Quartet plays for 5-10 minutes, and explains the

            process that goes into setting the tempo, articulation, and style of the music.

 

9:30 - Students break up into groups - 2 quartets each - and go to 4 different

classrooms. Parents can stay in the lounge, or join students if space permits. JSQ members each take a classroom, and spend 40-45 minutes with each quartet, inviting the other quartet members to join in the discussion.

 

11:30  Lunch - Sandwiches and water will be available, or you may bring your own

 

*11:45- registration for the 1:00 performance/lecture

 

12:00- Recital Hall - JSQ plays a complete quartet (25-35 minutes) followed by

Q&A. Students will know ahead of time what will be played, so that they can prepare their questions.

 

*Fees:

            $60 for each performing student

                        Checks can be made out to ASTA/NJ and sent to:

                        Peg Roberts, Box 417, Mount Tabor, NJ 07878

 

Directions: available on mapquest

 

To register, and for more information:

Peg Roberts             pegzr50@gmail.com                        973-610-8135

Deborah Watts         deborahwatts@hunschool.org         609-921-7600x2367

 

For more information about the:

            American String Teachers Association                    www.astaweb.com

            ASTA/NJ                                                                   www.astanj.com

            Jasper String Quartet                                               www.jasperquartet.com

            The Hun School                                                        www.hunschool.org

 

 

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