Just a reminder that the Fall Semester is online and you can find the registration via this link: https://music.indiana.edu/precollege/academic-year/string-academy.html (Make sure to scroll to the bottom of the page.) Registration deadline is August 21, 2020
Our String Academy Blog Site will give you all the details regarding GROUPS, CALENDAR, HANDBOOK, and faculty information. Contact your private teacher to confirm your private lesson day and time.
Please contact Christina at email@example.com if you have any questions.
We will see you online very soon and in the meantime, stay healthy!
Zola (“Zoie”) Hightower is a graduate of University of Michigan where she studied with Danielle Belen (violin) and Caroline Coade (viola). She was a member of the Indiana University Virtuosi for six years, studying with Mimi Zweig and Brenda Brenner, and has been a featured soloist and ensemble performer on stages and in concert halls in America, Europe, Canada and South America. She has soloed with the South Shore Orchestra, New World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Zoie has been invited to Carnegie Hall to perform on multiple occasions, both on violin and viola. At University of Michigan, she was selected as Principal Viola for the 2016–2017 season and was selected Concerto Master 2018–2019. Zoie was a finalist in the undergraduate concerto competition on viola in 2018. As a pedagogue, Zoie has been a Teaching Artist at the Aspen Music Festival Roaring Fork Valley Youth Summer Workshop, Blue Hill Youth Summer Program (through Kniesel Hall), Fairview Project in Bloomington (with Dr. Brenda Brenner), the Heartbeat Project (a free music two-week summer workshop for children K–12 of the Navajo Nation), and Center Stage Strings. She also has a thriving private studio of her own, consisting of violinists and violists ages 5–28. Her students have been accepted to and received awards from prestigious musical institutions such as Bowdoin, Illinois Chamber Music Festival, and Center Stage Strings.