Hickory Arts offers you the most diverse and contemporary string education to be found anywhere. We provide individualized instruction in violin, viola, cello and more. We offer you professional faculty who are specialists in each discipline, sessions specifically designed to enhance your talents and abilities, and myriad playing opportunities.
We know how your instrument fits into today’s music world and we give it the respect it deserves. We know that the string player is not just a sideperson anymore, but a powerful musical leader and that string instruments are extremely flexible and expressive and effective in any musical style. Studying at a studio that offers a variety of musical styles is the most important way for you to turn your playing into a career.
At Hickory Arts, you will find your own voice and develop your own style. You will not be limited to one direction. We encourage you to experiment with other styles that interest you so that you can challenge yourself, improve your skills and develop your instrumental craft. We will help you to become a string player with a strong musical identity.
Hickory Arts prepares you for today’s music by building on traditional aspects of learning. Emphasis is placed on achieving a solid foundation in the standard technical challenges of professional performance, including scales and études as well as harmonic materials, contemporary scales and arpeggio patterns and exercises played through all 12 keys.