School of Music

String Symposium

Friday, October 20, 2023


The School of Music at Tennessee Tech University will host the inaugural String Symposium on Friday, October 20, 2023 in the Bryan Fine Arts building, located at 1150 N. Dixie Ave. in Cookeville, TN.

This event offers outstanding students an opportunity to gain valuable insight and improve their musicianship. Throughout the day, our string faculty will provide clinics and master classes that focus on all-state etudes, technique, and practice/performance tips. 

Participation is open to high school students (grades 9-12) who play a string instrument. There is no registration fee, but students are responsible for their own lunches. Participants should register for the event by filling out the registration form below and bring their own instrument, if possible. The deadline to register for this event is Monday, October 16, 2023.

For additional information, contact: Dr. Wei Tsun Chang: 

String Symposium will be held on October 20th from 9:00am – 3:30pm (CST).
There is no registration fee.

  • Student Registration
    Congratulations, If you have been successfully nominated by your orchestra director, please fill out the form below.
    Tech School of Music participating Faculty:
    • Wei Tsun Chang, Violin
    • Christy Graffeo, Viola
    • Dan Allcott, Cello
    • David Odegaard, String Bass
    • Doc Stone, Guitar
  • Director Nominations 

    We invite you to nominate exceptional student musicians for participation in String Master Classes that are formed for each instrument. Participation is open to high school students (grades 9-12) who play a string instrument. You may use the below form to nominate multiple students. Please list each student individually. You may use the form more than once.


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