October 1, 2010

Free Potter Violin Company Strings Clinic

What: Violin, viola, cello and double bass players are invited to an interactive Strings Clinic offered by The Potter Violin Company and two other partners at the University of Maryland. Strings professionals will present on the history, physical materials and methods used to make bowed stringed instruments. Other presentation highlights include slow motion videography of how strings vibrate and interact with a bow as well as common instrumental problems solved by strings and helpful tips for improving the performance and durability of stringed instruments. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer session and the opportunity to share individual experiences. Attendees will receive a FREE personal string consultation with the experts, as well as a free set of strings to evaluate.

When: Saturday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m.

Where: Leah M. Smith Lecture Hall, Room 2200 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742

Cost: FREE, no registration required

Contact: 1-800-317-9452

Web site: http://www.pottersviolins.com

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