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An exciting new opportunity tailored for everyone! Whether you are a young aspiring musician not already attending the official Center Stage Strings Institute as an accepted student, or whether you are an enthusiastic music-lover, eager for a more immersive experience than a regular audience member, CSS SESSIONS is for you. Witness the magic behind the curtain and gain access to world-class string teaching! New for Summer 2021, SESSIONS participants will have access to Center Stage Strings programming like never before, via Zoom, including direct viewer access to CSS technique courses, internal master classes led by CSS faculty, and other programming previously closed to the public.

Photo Gallery

A collection of recent images from an unforgettable summer of concerts, activities and the most amazing group of young artists in the country. Thank you to photographer Natali Herrera-Pacheco for so many beautiful and inspiring photos from our 10th anniversary season!
Calidore Quartet

Calidore String Quartet returns for 2022 residency!!!

Returning to Center Stage Strings for a third summer residency, the Calidore String Quartet brings a vibrant energy that lifts our students to new heights and helps them to imagine the possibility of a future in chamber music.

Center Stage Strings – Calendar of Events

Stay tuned for upcoming videos of some of the highlights from our incredible season of concerts, master classes and special events!  We are looking forward to 2021 as we move into our second decade of changing the lives of hundreds of young artists.  Thank you for you support and keep checking back on our website for updates!