Rock For Strings Winter/Spring 2018 Enrollment is Open

WE ARE LOOKING FOR acoustic & electric string players; violinists, violists, cellists, & double bassists of all ages & skill level with an interest in performing rock, pop, and original music in an orchestral setting that uses a rock rhythm section. We use both electric & acoustic string instruments.

We are also looking for one to two guitar players to audition for the group, as our current guitar player will be graduating in 2018. (Contact me directly for audition information at

WHEN: WINTER/SPRING 2018 session begins on Wednesday, Jan. 10th, 7:00 to 8:00 PM at Forte Music Studios. We meet weekly on Wednesday nights. Forte Music is located at 1691 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. More info at

Here is where this group is different than school or community orchestra;

We teach the basics of live sound, amplification, playing on an electric instrument, using effects, and mics. Past song choices have included music from Hendrix, Queen, Muse, Zeppelin, Guns N’Roses, Journey, Ozzy Osbourne, The Cranberries, and more. We’ve played various house concerts, venues, flash mobs, churches, the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon, and we’ve been filmed for a TV show and a documentary.

Early enrollment: $100 for the semester, prepaid by Jan. 2nd, 2018

On Time Delivery: $120 between Jan 3rd and Jan 10th

First class is Jan. 10th, 7 to 8 PM at Forte Music Studios

Late Enrollment: After Jan. 11th is $140

All enrollment for the class closes Jan. 24th

Enrollment fees are payable by check, cash, or credit card. Paypal is accepted (please request an invoice). For more info, please contact me via email at or contact Forte Music at

Videos of our performances. Be aware this is the “highest level” group, Double Koru Rock Orchestra, which performs shows locally. But this the level of work I try to get all the students to strive towards. I realize it may take growth and time, but this is what I hope the end result will be.





In the studio:

2 Comments on “Rock For Strings Winter/Spring 2018 Enrollment is Open

    1. We usually run class until May, right after the Marine Corps Historic Half wraps up. So Jan – May 2018.

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