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


    John Bagnato

    • Applied Guitar
    • Guitar Ensemble

    Alexandra Dee

    • Applied Violin and Viola
    • Symphony Orchestra

    Linda Jennings

    • Applied cello
    • Applied bass
    • IUP String Project
    • IUP Cello Choir

    New: Gorell String Quartet Scholarship for Fall 2020

    The new Gorell String Quartet Scholarship, which will provide a $2,000 yearly scholarship renewable for four years, is  a great opportunity for string students to play some of the greatest string literature. Students who receive this scholarship will have the opportunity to develop chamber music skills and perform for various events on and off campus. Students will be selected by audition. For more information, contact


    String Area Audition Requirements

    IUP String Project

    Partnership with Johnstown Symphony Orchestra