About KSU String Project

Thank you for your interest in the KSU String Project! We are still in the planning stages for the Fall 2020 semester as we navigate the changes incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. More information will be coming soon! Please check in for further updates, or email Dr. Nancy Conley with any questions. 


We are fortunate to present concert performances each semester at the School of Music on the beautiful KSU campus! We also hold occasional informal recitals during class time throughout the semester.

Please note:
Students in the String Project must enroll in their school orchestra program if one exists.

About the National String Project Consortium
The National String Project Consortium (NSPC) is a coalition of String Project sites based at colleges and universities across the United States. The NSPC is dedicated to increasing the number of children playing stringed instruments and addressing the critical shortage of string teachers in the US. The NSPC is affiliated with businesses, foundations, professional music organizations, and individuals who support these goals.

The NSPC supports the creation and growth of String Projects at universities across the country. These String Projects provide practical hands-on training for undergraduate string education majors during their college years, and give children the opportunity to study a stringed instrument.

The Consortium was originally formed in 1998 under the auspices of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA). It is now an independent non-profit organization working together with ASTA and other music organizations to serve string education and string development across the United States.