NorthWoods Strings is a non-profit organization dedicated to Building a Musical Community by providing individual string instrument lessons, ensembles, and performance opportunities on the violin, viola, cello, and bass to children and adults in rural Northwestern Wisconsin.


Our next String Thing Hangout is Monday, November 30th, 4 PM, featuring Guest Artist Erin Aldridge. Join us for a whirlwind tour of musical styles and musical cultures. In addition to her presentation, Finding the Fun in Practicing, Erin will perform Henri Vieuxtemp’s “Yankee Doodle” variations. She will also answer questions. Intrigued? We would love to see you online. Please join us for this delightful hour of live music and creative pedagogy. Visit our Fall 2020 page for more information on the hangouts and registration. You can register to receive a Zoom invitation by clicking here.



August 2020 Update

NorthWoods Strings, an innovative non-profit music education organization, is going virtual for the Fall 2020 semester! It’s a great time to practice and learn online. Now accepting students of all ages and abilities. Be part of the tradition and fun. Enroll a child or dust off your violin, viola, cello, or bass. In addition to private lessons, students have access to electronic resources and live group learning sessions – “String Thing Hang Outs” ­– with top-notch guest musicians. Scholarships available. All this, all online, for Fall 2020. Internet access a barrier? Let us know and we will work with you to try and find a solution. Contact us here

More details about our upcoming programming is available on our Fall 2020 page. 

Thank you for your concern and support. Please contact us if you have any questions.