String Leadership Day Registration Form

Saturday, November 4, 2023

GVSU String Leadership Day is back! Join us for a high-power leadership training for HS orchestra section leaders, orchestra enthusiasts, future string educators, and prospective students. Led by GVSU Orchestra Director Dr. Joel Schut alongside GVSU string faculty and ASTA student chapter, we will build leadership skills through exciting musical repertoire and engaging experiences. In person, on campus, and FREE! See you there!

9:00-9:50 Orchestra (LAT Stage)
10:00 to 10:50 Clinic: Running Effective Peer Sectionals

  • First violins with Dr. Letitia Jap  [RH 1410]
  • Second violins with Dr. Joel Schut [RH 1515]
  • Violas with Prof. Paul Swantek [Sherman Van Solkema Recital Hall]
  • Cellos with Dr. Pablo Mahave-Veglia  [MAHAVE-VEGLIA STUDIO, room 2759]
  • Basses with Prof. Mark Buchner [LAT STAGE] 

11:00 to 11:30 Orchestra (LAT Stage)
11:30 to 12:15 Lunch provided for all students [LAT Lobby] 
12:15 to 1:00  GVSU String Faculty Mini-Recital [Van Solkema Hall or LAT Stage]
1:00 to 1:40 Leadership Skill Clinic Rotation 1

  • Building Movement Skills: Cueing, Gesture and Collaboration (LAT Stage)
  • Building Language Skills: Communicating with peers and fostering teamwork (RH 1515)

1:40 to 2:20 Leadership Skill Clinic Rotation 2

  • Building Movement Skills: Cueing, Gesture and Collaboration (RH 1515)
  • Building Language Skills: Communicating with peers and fostering teamwork (LAT Stage)

2:30 to 3:00  Orchestra Finale! (LAT Stage, Family/Friends welcome!)

Grand Valley State University is committed to being a safe and healthy environment for all.  This includes students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors,  especially those who are minors .  As a public university open to everyone, the University welcomes children and teenagers on our campuses for a variety of programs and activities planned by the University or by outside organizations.  In all situations, adults are expected to be positive role models for minors, acting in a respectful and responsible manner consistent with the mission and values of the University.  To promote this vision, the University publishes and enforces policies, procedures, and guidelines that have the goal of promoting health, safety, and security for minors on our campuses.

If you are a minor (under 18 years of age) and will be attending without a parent or authorized adult, you must fill out and upload the following release forms:

Minor Children Program Release Form

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