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Why lessons over the summer?

As a parent myself, I was always looking to both maximize my kids summer experiences and minimize costs. Foregoing music lessons may seem a good budget cut (and some extra driving around too, unless your kid and teacher are good with the limitations to online music...

Students play at Carnegie Hall!

I would like to thank the staff of Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra for setting up such a lovely program this Spring 2024! Students playing at their highest level Novae Sinfonia were able to perform on April 14, 2024 at the Famous New York performance hall. Three...

Fall Orchestra – moving to Thursdays @ 3:30-4:45

For the last few years orchestra has been on Fridays, but starting this fall 2024 the big class moves to Thursdays! For the viola / 3rd violin and 2nd violin sections we'll start on August 15th and meet for 14 weeks (skipping Halloween!) - the 1st violins and cellos...

Non-sectarian instruction

Music instruction for classical instrumental musicians, no matter the material we work on is always approached in a non-sectarian way. Why? First of all, in any orchestral setting I've been part of over the last 50 years, including participating with a few church...

Summer Camps 2017

This summer we are going to have THREE camps! World Music  (from jigs to latin rhythms, russian, gypsy and the orient with perhaps some jazz as well) we'll folk music OUT! This is a great way to build some basic repertoire and try out all types of genres. It is a...

Orchestra introducing Our New Style … REMIX!

We are trying out a new concept, that we are calling REMIX. It is not really new, it's really kind of an old concept, updated to fit the group we are now. So, I'm going to stick with NEW as the description for this style of performance we are currently...

Welcome to Sande Strings’ Website!

Music? There have been loads of studies about how the study of music increases students abilities in many other intellectual and emotional endeavors. Hopefully the website will help you to find the answers about some things, and perhaps spark questions? Like the age...