Meet the Musicians
Urban Strings Columbus consists of 3 groups - Quarter Notes, Half Notes and Premier. Students range in age from 11 to 18. They attend a variety of schools in Columbus and surrounding areas.
Quarter Notes is the group for beginning strings musicians. Most musicians in this group have 1-2 years with their instruments. Students in this group are learning to read music and play together as a group. Although they are beginners they have the chance to perform several times a year.
Half Notes are our intermediate string musicians. Our Half Note musicians on average have 3-4 years of experience with their instruments. Students can sight read their pieces and perform in a variety of settings. During the season they may be asked to perform at least once a month.
Premier Musicians are the most experienced group. Our musicians have been playing their instruments for over 4 years. They may be asked to perform as a whole group or a small ensemble several times a month during the season. They have been featured on television and have performed at weddings.