Welcome to Fossil Creek Strings


Fossil Creek Strings is pleased to offer Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Orchestral Strings instruction to students in the area.

Instruction will be offered on the violin, viola, cello, and bass. We also offer chamber orchestra classes for advanced students. . In all of our classes, we will focus on:

  • Proper technique
  • music history
  • Rhythm
  • performance skills
  • Ear training
  • music theory
  • Ensemble experience

Learning to play an instrument

Learning to play an instrument and belonging to an orchestra opens up a whole new world of friendship and fun. The opportunities for playing a stringed instrument after high school are abundant, with many universities offering scholarships for orchestra participation. Orchestra provides a great foundation for your child in all aspects of life. In addition to music, students learn:

  • discipline
  • self expression
  • group cooperation
  • memory skills
  • problem solving
  • concentration
  • goal setting
  • poise
  • enhanced physical coordination
  • importance of teamwork

These are skills in great demand in almost every aspect of life. Like all arts, music has profound effect on the academic success of students as well.