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


Linda Jennings

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

New: Gorell String Quartet Scholarship for Fall 2022

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

IUP String Project Recognized as a High Impact Practice