Concerts, Rehearsals & More!

​Violin, Viola, Instructor, Performer


October 31, 2018: Halloween

Lessons will be running on schedule! If you’d like to reschedule your lesson, please email ASAP!! Feel free to stop by and trick or treat. I promise to have lots of candy!

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562

November 1, 2018: All-County Elementary & Junior Orchestra Auditions

Lakeland High School

1349 East Main Street

Shrub Oak, NY 10538

4:30PM to 8:30PM

*Audition Registration Upload Deadline: Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

*Please speak to your public school orchestra teacher for more information.

November 10, 2018: Studio Movie Day!

Itzhak (A documentary about Itzhak Perlman)

Film approximately 1Hr 23Min.

Not Rated (Available for review on iTunes)

Rachel Alexander Private String Studio

Ossining, NY 10562

11:00AM to 1:00PM

​*Please bring your favorite nut-free snack!

November 22 & 23, 2018: Thanksgiving Day and Weekend

There will be NO LESSONS on these days. Enjoy your weekend!

January 14, 20190-March 3, 2019: Maternity Leave

I will be on maternity leave beginning Monday, January 14, 2019.
Lessons will resume on Monday, March 4, 2019. 

If you any have questions about the schedule, please feel free to email

Rachel Alexander Private Sting Studio

Ossining, NY

March 22 & 23, 2019: NYSSMA Level 1-4 Solo or Ensemble Strings ONLY

Yorktown High School

2727 Crompond Rd,

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Nancy Torrente, Host

*There will be NO level 5, 6, or AS string adjudications at the March 22-23 Yorktown Festival.
*There will be NO level 1-4 string adjudications at the Up or Down County Festivals.
*Level 1-4 String solos or ensembles only

April 13, 2019: Spring String Duet Fest & Pizza

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 26 & 27, 2019: NYSSMA (Down-County)

Ardsley High School 

300 Farm Rd,

Ardsley, NY 10502

Alan Goidel – Host

May 10 & 11, 2019: NYSSMA (Up-County)

Hendrick Hudson High School

2166 Albany Post Rd,

Montrose, NY 10548

Kim Dunkin, Host

*NO LEVEL 1-4 Solo or Ensemble Strings

​June 1, 2019: String Studio Student Recital

Come and enjoy the wonderful music of the Rachel Alexander Private String Studio. Violin and viola students will be performing a variety of classical works. Free admission and open to the public

The Ossining Public Library (Budarz Theater)
53 Croton Ave
Ossining, NY 10562

*Students must arrive no later than 12:30PM
*Recital begins promptly at 1:00PM