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College of Extended Learning

Intermediate String Orchestra

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Be a part of a string orchestra dedicated to fostering technical, musical, and personal growth throughout your string education. Tailored to students aged 6 to 13 who have two years’ experience playing their instrument.

In this course, you'll play beautiful repertoire unique to the string orchestra, and you'll have a chance to dabble in other styles, too. You'll learn how to be a good orchestra musician, and you'll receive excellent instruction from Ms. Aida Tisler, a highly experienced string educator.


Dates: Saturdays, Jan. 18 to April 25, 2020
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Fee: $159 (NO HST)
Instructor: Aida Tisler

Register for Jan. 18-April 25, 2020

About the instructor

Aida Tisler obtained her bachelor’s degree in violin teaching and performance with distinction from Music Academy of the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1980. She accepted a violin teaching position at “Mladen Posaic” elementary music school in 1978 and held it until 1983 when she took a position of a violinist with the Sarajevo’s Symphony Orchestra. In addition, to performing and recording music with the Symphony Orchestra, Aida performed regularly with the Sarajevo’s Philharmonic Orchestra and Sarajevo’s Chamber Orchestra until her departure for Canada in 1994.

After 18 months of language schools, violin teaching and one university course in Toronto, Aida arrived in Fredericton with her husband Hrvoje and 2-year old daughter Sabina. Since then, Aida has obtained B.Ed with distinction from UNB, has taught violin to close to one hundred private students and has coached chamber groups and student orchestras at UNB Music Camp, New Brunswick Conservatory and several elementary schools.

Since becoming a member in 1997, Aida performed over 150 concerts with the Symphony New Brunswick. In addition, Aida performs regularly with Fredericton Chamber Players and Atlantic Sinfonia.

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