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Violin Fest


November 7, 2020

Online Edition


The WKU Violin Fest is an exciting Virtual event that brings together violinists and teachers of all ages. The Violin Fest features an offering of masterclasses, group classes, and a special topic lecture from world-renowned guests.  All classes will be held on Zoom. A link will be sent to you after you sign up. Registration is FREE.  All events are in Central time zone.


All events in Central Time Zone

9:30am-11:30 Mimi Zweig master class
12:15-1:15 Ching-Yi Lin group class
1:30-2:45 Ed Sprunger: Helping Parents Practice



Mimi Zweig Master Class (about 30 minutes allotted for each performer):
All are welcome to observe!
   James: Bruch Concerto, first movement
   Kylie: Gavotte from Mignon, Suzuki Book Two
   Malika: Mendelssohn Concerto, first movement
   Leah: Vivaldi G minor Concerto, Third movement

Ching-Yi Lin Group class
Some pieces we will play: Ant Song, Twinkle, Prepupal Motion, May Song, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, and more! Pre-Twinkle to Book Three students are encouraged to participate.

Edmund Sprunger Lecture: Helping Parents Practice
Ideas for Making It Easier is a response to the most common concerns of parents who practice a musical instrument with their children. All parents are encouraged to attend and be a part of an engaging conversation!


For any further questions, please contact strings@wku.edu.


Registration Form

Registration is FREE.


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Faculty Members 

Mimi Zweig             

Mimi Zweig, Professor of Music (violin) at Indiana University; director of the Indiana University String Academy

 edmund sprunger                         

 Ed Sprunger, Suzuki Teacher and Teacher Trainer



Ching-Yi Lin, Associate Professor of Violin, Western Kentucky University




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