Camps and Conferences

Online High School and Adult String Academy

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The String Academy faculty believes learning music through a string instrument is stimulating, rewarding and creative. It requires the use of both hemispheres of the brain, which encourages problem solving and spatial reasoning.  Adult String Academy is available to adults and high school students.

Date: 2020 - 2021

  • Fall: September 1st - December 20th - concluded
  • Spring: January 28th - May 31st


Register Online

Spring Academy | Register Today!

Online registration closes 5/25/21 at noon.  Contact chandles@uww.edu if you would like to attend after online registration closes.

We do NOT accept day of registrations. 


Credit Card

Your online registration and payment are always safe and secure.  We accept MasterCard and Visa credit card payments in our online registration system.  We will NOT accept credit card payments over the phone.  We will accept checks made out to "UW-Whitewater" and mailed to UW-Whitewater Camps and Conferences, 800 West Main Street, Room 2005 Roseman Hall, Whitewater WI 53190.


Confirmation Emails
Once you register, a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact cesevents@uww.edu if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically, email accounts used from sbcglobal.net, comcast.net, centurytel.net and wi.rr.com are blocked from receiving notifications from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.

Cost Information

Fees

60 Minute Lesson - $50 each

Repertoire and etudes will be chosen according to the student's interest and abilities.  All levels are welcome.

Note: Upon receipt of your registration, the Coordinator will contact you to set up private lesson times.  Prorated lesson costs due to late registration must be approved by the director.

No refunds are available for this event unless a participant needs to cancel because of COVID illness.  A full refund will be given due to COVID illness.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to cesevents@uww.edu.

We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in this case, all fees paid will be refunded.

Sponsorships & Awards Redemption
For those participants who will be receiving a sponsorship to attend this event: Register and use the promo code your sponsor gave you. The sponsorship will be deducted from your invoice.  Any remaining balance remains the participant's responsibility. Any cancellations will result in the sponsorship funds being returned to the supporting organization.

Any qualifying discounts given by the event will not be applied after you have paid in full. Be sure to use the promo code during check out to receive your discount. You will be charged if you do not qualify for requested discount at the start of event.

A processing fee will be assessed if a refund is issued due to overpayment on your account.

Questions, received an award/scholarship without a promo code or want to use two promo codes? Please call Continuing Education Services at 262-472-3165 or email cesevents@uww.edu before registering to avoid overpayment fees.

Want to Sponsor a Registrant?
You can sponsor a registrant and cover all or partial fees. We have received requests in the past from schools, companies, organizations, friends and family members that would like to send their chosen registrant to a specific event. If you would like to sponsor a registrant, you can request a promo code that you may give to your chosen registrant. Click here for more details.

No Discounts Available

Missed Lesson

A two-day notice must be given to the teacher if a lesson must be missed.  The lesson will then be rescheduled as agreed upon by both teacher and student.  If a lesson is missed without prior notice, the lesson may not be rescheduled. All cancellation requests must be submitted to chandles@uww.edu; provide registrant's name and event session. 

Prior to Attending Information

Meeting Invites

Meeting invites to attend this event will be sent to the email used in registration. Upon receipt of your registration, the Coordinator will contact you to set up private lesson times.  Contact chandles@uww.edu if you do not receive a meeting invite.

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. UW-Whitewater will hold all registrants responsible for their conduct.  Serious misconduct or disruption will lead to immediate dismissal from event.  Registrants dismissed from the event will not receive a refund.  Please review the Terms and Conditions for more details.

We receive many questions from registrants. Click here to review our frequently asked questions about registering and attending an event.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

By registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.  Any media shared with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on social media or use of its hashtags grants the University use to media for any purpose.

What You Will Need to Attend

  • A computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • A reliable internet connection (hard-wired connections work best)
  • A microphone (external mics preferred)
  • Webcam
  • Schedule emailed from Coordinator

Meet the Staff

Leanne League

Leanne League
String Academy Director; String Camp

Susan Chandler

Susan Chandler
String Academy Director & Young Honors; String Camp

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