Robert McDuffie and Friends Labor Day Festival for Strings
by Roving Reporter Caeli Smith (excerpt from Violinist.com)
As back-to-school season crept up on us and the few precious days left of summer were trickling away, fifteen of my fellow teenage string players and myself decided to spend them sweating it out in Atlanta at the Robert McDuffie and Friends Labor Day Festival for Strings!
The Festival is five days long, carried out over Labor Day weekend. Sixteen kids, rising juniors or seniors in high school, were treated to an all-expense paid preview of conservatory life at the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, a two-year old program at Mercer University in Macon, GA. Read more.