Offering Exceptional Strings Music Education to the Youth of Northern Michigan
Lessons for violin, viola, cello, and bass in a classroom setting, through private lessons, ensembles and a youth symphony.
Virtual Concert Week
STARTS JUNE 15
Small groups of students will meet over the course of June 15-17
at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Bay Harbor
to rehearse and then record their concert pieces.
These recordings will be posted as online concerts on June 19-21.
The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program (DGSP), provides a high caliber education in the traditional stringed instruments (violin, viola, cello, and bass) to students in Northwestern Michigan.
Generously funded by the support of the Cummings Family, the DGSP offers opportunities for students from four years old through seniors in high school, including in-school strings classes, individual lessons, and a growing youth orchestra program. Dr. David Reimer, DGSP Music Director, leads a team of highly qualified instructors who are passionate about passing on their knowledge of music to new generations of students.
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"The Dorothy Gerber program influenced our son in numerous positive ways! Our son joined the program at age 8 and stayed involved for eleven years. He went from a beginner to a topnotch musician who enjoyed ensemble music camp over the last two summers. We are extremely grateful to the program for providing free classes and scholarships on rental instruments. Without the support of the Gerber family, our son would not have become the fine cellist that he is today..."
– ROBIN RAY