About Us

The Weber State University String Project is a program for students students beginning in the third grade, to have an opportunity to learn to play a stringed instrument in a friendly, safe learning environment. 

Our String Project is one of more than 40 String Projects across the nation. It is chartered by the National String Project Consortium (NSPC) which focuses on increasing the number of students presented with the opportunity to learn to play a stringed instrument, ensuring the best experience for future music educators, and addressing the shortage of qualified public school string teachers.

The classes are taught by WSU stringed instrument students, working under the supervision of the Master Teacher, Kathy Edgel. Classes are offered after school on the university campus in the beautiful Browning Center for the Performing Arts.

The String Project is grateful to the College of Arts and Humanities, Ogden City Arts, and
RAMP for the funding they provide to help ensure the Project’s success.

The String Project Director is Dr. Michael Palumbo, Professor Emeritus of Music at WSU.