Suzuki Strings of Columbus, Mississippi

Suzuki Method Violin and Cello: Beginners to Advanced Ensemble

Starkville/MSU Symphony

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SymphonyApprentices.JPGSuzuki String Advanced Ensemble members, Abbey and Gracie Swartzendruber, Aidan Dunkelberg, Hope Bassett, and Charity James, auditioned and were chosen to be Student Apprentice members of the Starkville Symphony for the 2016-2017 Season. They are pictured above with Suzuki String Founder and Teachers, Trudy Gildea, Patti Gildea, Lucy, Laura, and Scott Sandifer and Suzuki Program Director Diane Ford.

All performed works by Haydn, Harris, and Mozart at the September 16th Starkville Symphony Concert at MUW’s Rent Auditorium under the Direction of Dr. Barry Kopetz.
Julia Mortyakova, Head of the Music Department at MUW, performed the Piano Concerto No.2 composed by her Mother, Olga Harris.

The next upcoming SSO Free Concerts is the Criss Christmas Concert December 2nd at MSU’s Lee Hall at 7:30 pm.


Author: Kendall Dunkelberg

I am a poet, translator, and professor of literature and creative writing at Mississippi University for Women, where I direct the Low-Res MFA in Creative Writing, the undergraduate concentration in creative writing, and the Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium. I have published three books of poetry, Barrier Island Suite, Time Capsules, and Landscapes and Architectures, as well as a collection of translations of the Belgian poet Paul Snoek, Hercules, Richelieu, and Nostradamus. I live in Columbus with my wife, Kim Whitehead; son, Aidan; and dog, Aleida.

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