String Audition Clinic | School of Music | Kent State University

String Audition Clinic

Kent State will host its inaugural All-State Orchestra String Audition Clinic on Saturday April 21. Participants will work with Kent State faculty, which includes members of The Cleveland Orchestra and Miami String Quartet, to refine the All-State/Regional Orchestra audition materials. 

Saturday, April 21
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Open to any String student interested in All-State/Regional Orchestra auditions
Free, registration information below


  • Jung-Min Amy Lee, violin-The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Cathy Meng Robinson, violin-Miami String Quartet
  • Joanna Patterson Zakany, viola-The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Keith Robinson, cello-Miami String Quartet
  • Bryan Thomas, double bass-Educator and Performer

Tentative Schedule (updated 3/12/18):

  • 9:30 am-10 am: Registration
  • 10 am-10:20 am: Welcome and Grad Quartet Performance
  • 10:30 am-11:10 am: Clinic 1: Orchestral Excerpt Class
  • 11:10 am-11:20 am: Break
  • 11:20 am-12 pm: Clinic 2: Etude and Scale Class
  • 12:05-12:45 pm: Work with/observe Dr. Jungho Kim
  • 1 pm: All participants are invited to the recital of Carrie Wan, graduate violin


Music teachers, please fill out the form below with your students' information. 
Deadline: Monday, April 9
Please send to Liz Root at

All-State Orchestra String Audition Clinic

All-State Orchestra String Audition Clinic Flyer