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    Violin  
     
    McKnight Elementary School
    500 Cumberland Rd.
    Pittsburgh, Pa 15237
     
    If you are in 3rd grade and interested in playing a string instrument please fill in this sign up form.
     
    IF you are a 4th or 5th grade parent and have questions about orchestra, please click the link below to enter a live video chat from 7:30-8:30 on 9/15- Curriculum Night
     
    If you are a parent of a 3rd Grader and have questions about orchestra, please click the link below to enter a live video chat from 7:30-8:30 on 9/17- Curriculum Night Link
     
     
    An Informational orchestra webpage has also been created to answer questions you might have.
     
    If you are a 4th or 5th grade parent please make sure that you fill in this form to sign your child up for orchestra this year. 
     
     
     
     
    Classes/Courses:  The students in the elementary meet twice a week; once for a half hour small group lesson consisting of 4-6 students and once for a forty five minute rehearsal in a large ensemble.  Students can play the violin, viola, cello or bass. 
     
    District Activities: 
    Biography:
    • 1994 Bachelor of Science in Music Education from I.U.P.
    • 2003 Masters of Arts in Music Performance from I.U.P.
    • Concert Master with the Pittsburgh Philharmonic from 1997-2009
    • Principal Second Violin in the Butler Symphony 1994-2009
    • Fiddle player in local bluegrass group 2008-2014
    • Romanza String Quartet 1995-2010 
     
Last Modified on September 14, 2020