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Invitational String Festival

Friday, February 22, 2019

California State University East Bay is proud to present the first inaugural Invitational String Festival (ISF) on Friday, February 22, 2019 in the CSUEB University Theatre. A high quality and unique festival experience for your students, the ISF is a valuable educational event for both participants and observers.

Each participating string ensemble will perform on the stage of the CSUEB Theatre. Each ensemble will participate in a clinic with Dr. Gaudry. After lunch, all string ensembles will combine to form a massed ensemble conducted by Dr. Gaudry on a pre-selected piece. The day will conclude with a concert and will be finished by 3:00pm.

Registration forms are electronic and should be submitted by the string ensemble director no later than Friday, November 2, 2018. In addition, directors are asked to submit a recording of their current ensemble showcasing at least two (2) contrasting selections. Please send recordings to either as an email attachment or an electronic link (Google Drive / Dropbox, etc.), no later than November 2, 2018. The fee for each participating ensemble is $250. Payment of festival fees MUST be received by Friday, December 7, 2018.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Danielle Gaudry
Director of Bands
(510) 885-3285


Time Activity
7:30 a.m. String ensembles arrive
8:00 a.m.

Ensembles perform for each other in the CSUEB Theatre and receive clinic with Dr. Danielle Gaudry on stage

12:00 p.m. Lunch break
1:15 p.m. Massed string ensemble conducted by Dr. Gaudry
2:00 p.m. CSUEB Concert
3:00 p.m. Concert concludes, end of ISF
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