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Stanley Nosal

Stanley Nosal

Rolland, Suzuki, Galamian...and Strolling?

Clinic Synopsis:

This clinic/performance will illustrate the principles and pedagogies of Paul Rolland, Shinichi Suzuki and Ivan Galamian in an "inspired concept" of teaching strings through the strolling strings experience. With The Golden Strings, a strolling ensemble from Tremper High School (WI), Nosal will present performance and practice techniques used to develop a solid foundation and skills that are crucial to symphonic playing at the high school level and beyond.

Stanley Nosal - Biographical Information

Stan Nosal is recognized internationally for his work as a violinist, string teacher, conductor, music educator and clinician. His studies with Ivan Galamian at Meadowmount, teaching assistant/advisor to Paul Rolland at the University of Illinois String Research Project, Wisconsin representative to Project Super at Eastman School of Music with Shinichi Suzuki, and further study in Matsumoto, Japan, led to his innovative and progressive materials and procedures in string/orchestra teaching. As orchestra director and department chair at Tremper High School in Kenosha, WI, Nosal built a comprehensive music program, including the Golden Strings strolling ensemble, which gained a national reputation of excellence. He has guest conducted and presented clinics and workshops worldwide, including this, his 50th Midwest Clinic.