McKnight Elementary School
    500 Cumberland Rd.
    Pittsburgh, Pa 15237

    ELEMENTARY STRING ON LINE TRYOUT FORM.  Fill in this form to sign up for the Elementary String Tryouts.   We will be at McKnight Elementary on Thursday, May 30 and Friday May, 31.    Students get to try the violin, viola, or cello at this tryout to see what instrument they might want to play next year.  

     2019 Spring concert.   Congrats to everyone that did an amazing job!!
    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: 
    • 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 May 16, 2019