Monthly Workshop for Teens and Tweens

Can’t wait for next summer’s camp to jam with friends from coast-to-coast?

Join our monthly workshops and keep your creative pop music arrangements going through the year!

Enrollment includes:

  • Monthly 60-minute “collab” sessions via Zoom led by StringsPop! creator Carrie Salisbury (total 5 sessions). Get feedback on your current project, create with other students and learn new arranging skills in a live interactive setting.
    • Friday, January 22, 2021
    • February 19, 2021
    • March 19, 2021
    • April 16, 2021 and
    • May 21, 2021
  • Sections offered at 4pm Pacific / 7pm Eastern OR 5pm Pacific /8pm Eastern
  • Ongoing access to StringsPop! Google Classroom with exclusive content, videos, practice tracks, resources, handouts, playlists, project management and asynchronous weekly feedback from StringsPop! faculty
  • Group collaborations with other workshop participants
  • Engagement on the StringsPop! Instagram channel
  • Access to class lesson video archive for any missed workshops
  • Spring 2021 Showcase Stream to share collaborative projects with family and friends from around the world!


Teens Ages 14-17 and Tweens Ages 10-13

No prior experience with pop music arranging necessary. Suggested playing level Suzuki Book 4+ or equivalent.

Acapella app on Apple iOS device recommended

Spring Session Enrollment fee: $195

SESSION FULL — REGISTRATION CLOSED. You may join our waitlist by completing the form below.

Registration: Registration for a session of StringsPop! Monthly Workshop is completed at our website, and is available for violin, viola and cello students ages 10-17. Payment-in-full is required to complete registration and to reserve your space for the spring term (January 22 – May 21, 2021). 

Refunds and Cancellation: If a cancellation is requested 14 days prior to the first day of the registered term, a full refund will be given.  For cancellations between 3-14 days before the first day of the term, a 50% refund will be given.  Cancellations made within 72 hours of the first day of the term will not be refunded.

Age Guidelines: StringsPop! Monthly Teen Workshop registration is available to string students ages 10-17 as of January 1, 2021. 

Photo and Video Release: In the course of the workshop sessions, students will make their own video recordings at home to share with teachers and class participants. These videos may also be posted on social media platforms. By registering for the term, participants and their parents consent to the minor child’s image, likeness, video and photo content being shared to and by the course directors and fellow participants on any of the following, but not limited to: Google Classroom, Flipgrid, Instagram, Acapella, Seesaw, Facebook, personal and professional websites or promotional materials, and email. Participants will be in full control of what videos of themselves they record and pass along. No videos of the workshop participants will be made without their knowledge. Participants waive their right to compensation for sharing video content. 

Online Safety: By registering for this term, the participants and their guardians consent to peer-to-peer contact among other students and teacher-to-student contact. Teachers will use Google Classroom, Flipgrid, Acapella, Seesaw, text, and email to communicate with students.  Teachers will carefully monitor peer-to-peer communications to avoid risks of online bullying and will notify parents of any issues that may arise. 

Meeting times:  Each session of the Monthly Teen Workshop will be held on Friday evenings, usually the third Friday of each month January through May. Exact meeting times may vary depending on participant location and time zone. Students will participate in one hour-long videoconference lesson/lab and will complete practice time, recording assignments and uploads on off-hours.  Participants agree to attend all videoconference hours assigned to their term.

Waivers: Participants and their legal guardians hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless StringsPop and its directors and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, costs and liabilities of any kind or any kind of nature, including attorney’s fees and costs, for any injury, harm, or mental or emotional stress resulting from participation in this workshop. StringsPop! Monthly Workshop does not make any claims of guaranteed outcomes for its participants, but is presented in good faith by experienced and dedicated music teachers for the benefit of inspiring and motivating young musicians to hone their craft.