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


  • 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.


$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 | 609-921-7600×2367

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