Badger String Project

Classes for Spring Semester 2019 will begin the week of January 9th!!


New Students Welcome!

The Snow College Badger String Project is dedicated to provide the students of North and South Sanpete School Districts the opportunity to participate in quality string/orchestra study at their school at a low cost. It also creates a valuable teaching opportunity for Snow College string music majors. The program was created in 2013 to provide string instrument study to children and adults in the Sanpete County area. The Badger String Project seeks to create and foster the growing musicians of tomorrow.


Registration Costs:

Private Lessons - $32.00 / month

3 months in the semester.  $95.00 / semester 

  • 11 Private Lessons taught at Snow College, Horne School of Music, by Snow Music Education or Performance Major (30 min. 1x a week)

  • 2 Recitals

  • Individual lesson time set up with teacher.  Teacher will contact you to set up a time.  Lessons start the week following Labor Day.          

Orchestra Classes* - $50.00 / month

3 months in the semester.  $150.00 / semester 

Elementary School Students

Beginning Orchestra

Classes taught at Manti Elementary, Ephraim Elementary, Mt. Pleasant Elementary, Fairview Elementary, and Moroni Elementary.

  • 20 Orchestra Classes at your own School taught by Snow Education/Performance Major
  • 45 minutes - 2 X’s a week
  • 4 Large Orchestra Rehearsals taught by Snow Professor. (1hr. 30 min.)
  • Orchestra Concert
  • Classes start the week following Labor Day

Middle School Orchestra 

Chamber Music and Theory Class

Students will learn fun and challenging repertoire as well as the fundamentals of music theory.

  • 20 Classes taught at your Middle School
  • 40 minute Classes taught 2 X’s a week
  • Orchestra Concert
  • Classes start the week following Labor Day

High School Orchestra 

Chamber Music Class

High School Students will be placed in Quartets/Trios etc. where they will be coached weekly. Beethoven, Dvorak, Mozart, and Haydn, among other composers, will be their study. Small ensemble playing is one of the best ways to improve individual and group playing. (Also, Pianists are welcome to join these groups)

  • 10 Coachings taught by Snow College Professor
  • 1.5 hr. session - 1 X’s a week
  • Chamber Concert
  • Coaching times set up individually with teacher


Suzuki Class (4-6 yr. olds) - $25.00 / month

3 months in the semester. $75.00 / semester 

4-6 year-olds

This is a traditional Suzuki-style Class. Students play games and work on skills to re-enforce what they learn in lessons. This is a must to help keep young students stay interested and have fun with music.

  • 10 Classes taught at Snow College, Music Dept.
  • 45 min., 1 X per week
  • Concert/Recital 


*All Students in Orchestra must have Private Lessons to Participate.


Classes start the week of January 9th!

Class Days and Times


Elementary Classes 

Manti Elementary - Mon. /Wed. 7:30-8:10 a.m.

Ephraim Elementary - Thurs. 6:00-7:15p.m. at Snow College

Mt. Pleasant Elementary - Thurs. 6:00-7:15p.m. at Snow College

Fairview Elementary - Thurs. 6:00-7:15p.m. at Snow College

Moroni Elementary - Thurs. 6:00-7:15p.m. at Snow College

Middle School Classes

Moroni Middle School - TBA

Ephraim Middle School - TBA - based on enrollment

Suzuki Class

Mon. 6:00-6:45 p.m. at Snow College

High School Chamber 

Tues. 6:00-7:15 p.m. at Snow College

Click 'Register' to submit your information and sign up for classes. After you register, you will be prompted to pay through 'TicketSage.' If you wish to pay in full on-line continue as prompted. If you would rather pay monthly, by check or in person, simply close your browser when directed to 'TicketSage.' Pay in person at the Info Night (Aug. 30th), at the Eccles Center Box Office at Snow College or pay directly to Sara Gunnell (435-764-3581).



Questions? Contact Sara Gunnell
(435) 764 - 3581
email address for this person

Items Needed Check-list: 

  • Instrument
  • Case
  • Rosin
  • Rag
  • Stand
  • Orchestra Expressions Book 1
  • Suzuki Book 1
  • Metronome (many apps are available free on smartphones)
  • Tuner (many apps are available free on smartphones)
  • Shoulder Pad (violin & viola’s only)
  • Rock Stop (cello & bass only)
  • Stool (basses only)

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