Department of Music

Spring String Showcase

March 1, 2023

Christopher Newport University’s Spring String Showcase is an educational enrichment opportunity for outstanding high school orchestras from around Virginia. Students and teachers spend the day on campus, working with world-class music faculty.

Participation is free and includes all instruction, a buffet lunch and a campus tour. To learn more about this incredible opportunity, please contact Dr. Jacob Tews at or (757) 594-8788.

Time Activity
9 a.m. Arrival on campus
9:30 a.m. String clinic with Dr. Jacob Tews
10:30 a.m. Improvisation clinic with Dr. Kimberly Ankney
noon University orchestra performance with J. Lynn Thompson, conductor
1 p.m. Guided campus tour
2 p.m. Depart
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