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Strings & Keyboard Institute is a one-of-a-kind, pre-college music program.

Talented students who play violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, piano or organ are invited
to this residential program, which focuses on solo, chamber music, and a “pit” orchestra experience. Expert faculty will guide performers to improve their overall musicianship, build confidence and strengthen technique and performance skills.

Students entering grades 9-12 are invited to register. Registrants are required to provide a link to a video audition.



  • Be free from distractions as you totally immerse yourself in music and your instrument.
  • Polish your technique and learn new repertoire in private lessons and masterclasses with Susquehanna’s expert faculty.
  • Experience music in a variety of activities, from physical exercise to quiet meditation.
  • Improve your musicianship by rehearsing and being coached in small ensembles, practicing a variety of musical styles, including musical theatre.
  • Build relationships and valuable connections with peers and professional musicians.
  • Develop audition repertoire and techniques for future musical endeavors.
  • Participants will be featured in a couple of concerts in our premier performing venue, Stretansky Concert Hall.


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Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870

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