Due to COVID-19 our offices have migrated to tele-work. For questions, please email the Academy at academy@gmu.edu. All private lessons and some classes are now online. Unfortunately, some classes have been canceled. Please check your email for details and updates. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay well everyone!

Violin, Viola, Cello, and Strings Classes

AGES 4  – 16

Please Check Back for Fall 2020 Registration!


Learn string instrument (violin, viola, cello) basics, group playing dynamics and more – and explore bow holds and rhythm – in these fun strings classes! The Mason Community Arts Academy in Fairfax, VA offers the perfect blend of university-quality string teachers and a supportive environment with other community members.


Violin Beginnings Level 1
Ages 4-7
Mondays, 5:15 p.m.
Feb. 10–Jun. 1, 2020
Registration closed.

Violin Adventures
Ages 5-12
Alternating Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 10–May 29, 2020
Registration closed.


Violin Choir
Ages 10-16
Alternating Fridays, 6:15 p.m.
Jan. 10–May 29, 2020
Registration closed.

Cello Beginnings Level 2
Ages 4-7
Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 21–May 19, 2020
Registration closed.