String Orchestra

String Orchestra

OLA String Orchestra

July 5 – July 12, 2020

String Orchestra offers emerging orchestral string players the opportunity to advance their technical and musical skills.

In addition to playing in String Orchestra, students explore different genres of music, practice techniques, and body awareness. It’s a fun, immersive experience that inspires students to find joy and friends in music.

Daily Schedule (subject to change): 

12:00 pm –  Check-in
12:30 – 2:00 pm – String Orchestra Full Rehearsal
2:15 – 3:45 pm – String Orchestra Sectionals
*Extended activities on weekend dates



Dr. Helen Liu, violin, plays in the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, and is a member of Chamber Music Hawaii’s Tresemble and the Galliard String Quartet. Prior to moving to Honolulu in 2011, Dr. Liu collaborated with various artists including James Buswell, […]


Violinist Jisun Kang actively performs throughout the US, Europe, and Asia as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician. Ms. Kang is currently a founding member of the BeneSori String Quartet and the concertmistress of the New York Tutti Ensemble. […]


Khullip Jeung is on the faculty of The Juilliard School Pre-College, Mannes College of Music and BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College).  From 2005 to 2014, he has been the music director of the highly acclaimed Good Neighbor Ensemble based […]

Conductor, PMI String Orchestra

An alumnus of HYS, Chad Uyehara conducts in the HYS Academy String Program’s Intermediate String Ensemble and Concert String Orchestra. He received his Master’s of Music in Viola Performance and Music Education from Northwestern University where he studied viola with […]