Berkshire Summer Strings Workshops
Why Should Kids Have All the Fun?
Concerts Workshops Jam Sessions Campfire Sing
Jam sessions are for all acoustic instruments
Workshops are for instrument groups; content will be determined by the instructors according to participant interest
Campfire Sing is a casual gathering to learn a variety of vocal expressions from Swiss cow calls and Mongolian throat singing to American sea shanties and worksongs. Singers and "non-singers" welcome.
5:30 - 6:15pm - French Park Concerts - Monday through Thursday - weather permitting, the staff will be performing free concerts from the bandstand at French Park. Our talented staff will play their own award winning compositions and the traditional tunes that continue to inspire them. Donations at these concerts benefit the Youth Program Scholarship Fund. Rainy conditions will move us to Berkshire Strings Studio in South Egremont.
6:30 - 7:30pm - Picnic Supper - Monday through Thursday - bring a supper offering or your own basket and share a meal with other workshop participants. Meet local musicians and hob nob with the staff.
7:30 - 8:30/9:00pm Workshops - Monday through Thursday - workshop details posted below. Each night is different, each night is a chance to work with our inspired and talented staff.
5:30pm FRIDAY July 13th - Concert for the Community FREE - the Youth groups and Staff will perform on the Bandstand Stage at French Park. Rain or shine, come prepared for both!