​“Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.”  – Plato
Beginners & Intermediate Program


The beginners program is designed for students ages 5 to 18 years old who are starting their string training for the first time, or who have been playing for less than two years. Students are offered both private lessons and group classes. The curriculum for the group lessons includes group review of culturally significant pieces, group improvisation, orchestral pieces, music theory, ear-training, and music history.

Young Artist Program

The Young Artist Program is designed for talented and motivated Pre-College students. Students are selected through an audition process. Once selected, students are offered private lessons, chamber music classes, and masterclasses with string faculty and internationally recognized guest artists.

Adult Program

The Adult program is designed for adults seeking to deepen their appreciation and understanding for music and string instruments. Students are offered private lessons, chamber music classes, and Music Appreciation workshops.
Crescent City String Academy Handbook