The MSO String Academy is a training ensemble for intermediate level violin, viola, cello and bass students.  The goal of the String Academy is to build basic orchestral playing skills, audition techniques and string techniques.

Students interested in playing with the String Academy should carefully read the proficiency requirements below and fill out the application form.  The instructor may request that students play for them before acceptance into the group.

Eastern Shore String Academy: Middle & High School String Students in Fairhope, Daphne, Spanish Fort & surrounding areas

JOIN the Mobile Symphony Eastern Shore String Academy in Fairhope, AL to polish your string techniques and learn new ones!

PERFORM exciting music and make new friends that also love playing violin, viola, cello or bass!

When: Sundays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Where: St. Lawrence Catholic Parish 370 S Section St. Fairhope, AL 36532
Conductor: Jose Sunderland
Fee: $300
Minimum Enrollment: 8 students
Register: or call (251) 432-2010


JOIN the Mobile Symphony String Academy in Downtown Mobile, AL.

Play new repertoire, polish your string techniques and learn new ones, perform exciting music and make new friends that also LOVE playing violin, viola, cello or bass!

This training ensemble will prepare you to join the Mobile Symphony Chamber Strings and later one the Mobile Symphony.

When: Thursdays, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
(60 minutes for 25 weeks starting Thursday, August 27, 2020)
Where: Larkins Center, 257 Dauphin St. Mobile, AL 36602
Conductor: Daniela Pardo
Minimum Enrollment: 8 students
Concerts: December and April
Fee: $260 – Music will be provided in advance
Register at: or call (251)432-2010

Social distance guidelines will be followed:
One-way entrance, one-way exit, 6 feet apart seating during class.

For more information and to register, please contact DanielaPardo at 251-432-2010 or

String Academy Application 2020
String Academy Eastern Shore Application 2020

For more information, contact Daniela Pardo at (251) 432-2010 or at