Parent Resources

Student information

Starting at the beginning of the academic year, new and returning String Project students and their parents/guardians receive information about the program in the following ways:

  • Email
    • We communicate weekly mass emails via CHARMS. If you are not receiving these emails, please contact Dana at
  • Verbal instruction


Students and parents/guardians receive email about the following topics:

  • Instrument rental: The Instrument Steward (Joanna Ross) sends email to inform students/parents about how, when, and where to rent, exchange, or return instruments.
  • Payment: The Program Coordinator (Dana Wygmans) will send email about payment.
  • Weekly schedules and special events: The Program Coordinator sends email each week with information about upcoming events, parking, and class schedules.
  • You can always reach us by emailing

Verbal instruction

Students and parents/guardians receive information about many items verbally, in addition to the email and printed information. Important information to expect verbally includes:

  • From the Director: Description of the packet provided at convocation
  • From private lesson teachers: Information about preparation for juries and recitals
  • From Ensembles/Orchestra/Musicianship faculty: Information about preparing for concerts and special events.