• The IUP String Area features courses in applied violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, and harp. IUP also offers a string ensemble and Symphony Orchestra.


    Colleen Ferguson moderates a Q&A session with Pinchas Zuckerman, violinist, and Manfred Honeck of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Photo provided by the IUP Lively Arts program.


    John Bagnato

    • Applied Guitar
    • Guitar Ensemble

    Colleen Ferguson

    • Applied Violin and Viola
    • Symphony Orchestra

    Linda Jennings

    • Applied cello
    • IUP String Project
    • IUP Cello Choir


    String Area Audition Requirements

    IUP String Project

    Partnership with Johnstown Symphony Orchestra