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Jasper ASTA/NJ

String Quartet Festival

Sunday, February 3, 2019

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Hun School Deborah Watts, Music Director 176 Edgerstoune Road Princeton, NJ 08540

For: • Eight (pre-formed) middle school or high school student chamber ensembles

• General public at noon.*

9:45 registration at the Russell Lounge (follow signs)

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

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

10:30 - 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.

12:30 Lunch - Sandwiches and water will be available, or you may bring your own

12:45- registration for the 1:00 performance/lecture

1:00- 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:

$65 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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