Virtuosi Bowed-Strings Ensemble

Grades 8–12
Teachers: Serena Reuten and Nancy Strelau
Days TBA for Spring 2024
Room: ESM 305 

Tuition: $160 per semester
Tuition with lessons (10% off): $144 per semester
Tuition with lessons and two or more concurrent 17-week classes or ensembles (15% off): $136 per semester

Virtuosi is for advanced students working on NYSSMA Solo Levels and/or Eastman Levels IV-VI with considerable experience in private lessons. The group performs original works for string orchestra by composers like Holst, Mozart, and Mendelssohn and are featured in Kilbourn or Hatch Halls two times a year.

Permission required.

Audition Requirements:
1) Solo of the student’s choice (NYSSMA/ECMS: Level 3+)
2) Sight reading
3) Scales of your choice, preferably memorized and with varying bowings/rhythms (3+ two-octave scales)


How to Register

New students and students registering after mid-September: ECMS Registration Form 

Continuing ECMS students may re-register online from May until September.

Paper registration forms available upon request: (585) 274-1400

Once registered, students may begin attending classes. The only registration confirmation you will receive is your bill. You may log on to check your registrations at any time. Click here for complete details on registration and policies.