​Violin, Viola, Instructor, Performer



Calendar​                          

Concerts, Rehearsals & More!


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February 17 & 18, 2020: Winter Break

There will be NO LESSONS on these days.

Lessons will take place February 19-21, 2020!!

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562



March 14, 2020: Makeup Lessons

If you are in need of a makeup lesson, please email ViolinRLA@aol.com. Times are going quickly so please email ASAP!

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio
Ossining, NY 10562



March 21, 2020: NYSSMA Workshop for Violinist and Violists

Calling all school aged violinists and violists! This workshop is for all school aged violin and viola students participating in NYSSMA LEVELS 1-4 ONLY. In each workshop, students will perform their pieces and scales, as well as review helpful tips and tricks to make NYSSMA an enjoyable festival. 

The Ossining Public Library

53 Croton Ave 

Ossining, NY 10562

11:00am to 12:30PM

 

 

March 27 & 28, 2020: NYSSMA, String Level 1-4 Solos and Ensembles

Edgemont Jr Senior High School

200 White Oak Ln,

Scarsdale, NY 10583

John Catoliato, Host

 

 

April 11, 2020: NYSSMA Workshop for Violinists and Violists

Calling all school aged violinists and violists! This workshop is for all school aged violin and viola students participating in NYSSMA LEVELS 5, 6 and ALL-STATE ONLY. In each workshop, students will perform their pieces and scales, as well as review helpful tips and tricks to make NYSSMA an enjoyable festival. 

The Ossining Public Library

53 Croton Ave

Ossining, NY 10562

11:00am to 12:30PM

 

 

April 18, 2020: 3rd Annual Duet Fest

Come and play duets with fellow string players. Bring your string playing friends and make music together!
Students must bring their own music stand and copies of the Samuel Applebaum books: Beautiful Music for Two, Volume I.
Pizza to follow!
Rachel Alexander Private String Studio
Ossining, NY 10562
11:00AM to 1:00PM

 

 

April 24 & 25, 2020: NYSSMA: Up-County Festival

Levels 5, 6 and All-State ONLY

Sleepy Hollow MS/HS

Micah Sprague, Host 

 

 

May 2020: Recital Rehearsal with Accompanist

Details TBA

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562



May 15 & 16, 2020:  NYSSMA: Down-County

Levels 5, 6 and All-State ONLY

Bronxville School

Denise Lutter, Host

 

 

May 16, 2020: Critter Concert

Come prepare for our upcoming recital and share your music with the critter of the SPCA!

SPCA of Westchester

590 North State Road

Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

12:00PM to 1:00PM

*Please arrive no later than 11:45am



May 25, 2020: Memorial Day 

There will be NO LESSONS this day.
Rachel Alexander Private String Studio
Ossining, NY 10562



May 30, 2020: Spring String Studio Recital

Ossining Public Library 

53 Croton Ave

Ossining, NY 10562

*Students must arrive at 12:30PM

*Concert begins promptly at 1:00PM

 

 

​June 26, 2020: Last Day of Lessons for the 2019-2020 School Year

 

 

July 1, 2020 - August 27, 2020: Summer Lessons Begin!

​Keep the music alive with summer lessons! Whether you're new to the violin/viola or working to improve your skills,  each and every student can learn the basics of reading music and playing the violin and viola.
Rachel Alexander Private String Studio
Ossining, NY 
*Lessons will be offered Monday through Thursday only!



September 9, 2020: First Day of Lessons for the 2020-2021 School Year

​Rachel Alexander Private String Studio
Ossining, NY 10562



September 23, 2020 - January 1, 2021: 100 Days of Practice Challenge

Can you practice your violin/viola 100 days in a row?

Details: TBA 

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562



November 25-27, 2020: Thanksgiving Holiday

There will be NO lessons on these days.

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio 

Ossining, NY 10562



December 2020: Bethel's Annual Tree Lighting

Bethel Homes and Services

19 Narragansett Ave

Ossining, NY 10562 



December 23-25, 30- January 1, 2021: Holiday Vacation

There will be NO lessons on these days.

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562



December 28 & 29, 2020: Holiday Lessons

​Rachel Alexander Private String Studi0

Ossining, NY 10562



January 4, 2021: Lessons Resume

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562



May 31, 2021: Memorial Day 
There will be NO LESSONS this day.
Rachel Alexander Private String Studio
Ossining, NY 10562



June 25, 2021: Last Day of Lessons for the 2020-2021 School Year