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With much regret the 2020 edition of RSS has had to be cancelled. Despite our best efforts to find work-arounds to make the program viable this year, the uncertainty surrounding the Province's Phase 4 start date coupled with the cancellation of venue bookings (and any available,...


Summer Strings COVID-19 Update

Summer Strings COVID-19 Update

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We have had our doubts as to whether we can offer the popular RSS program this summer, but with recent news relaxing the restrictions imposed to combat the crisis, and Saskatchewan's success in generally 'flattening the curve', we feel we should make every effort to proceed as intended. We...


RSS welcomes new RSO Principal 2nd Violinist HengHan Hou

RSS welcomes new RSO Principal 2nd Violinist HengHan Hou

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Regina Summer Strings 2020 is proud to welcome newly appointed Principal 2nd Violinist HengHan Hou to our city and to our Faculty.  Hailing from Taiwan, violinist Heng-Han Hou's musicality and sensitivity have firmly established him in the music scene in Canada. Heng-Han performs regularly as...


RSS welcomes RCMF guest artists

RSS welcomes RCMF guest artists

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Regina Summer Strings is excited to welcome the wonderful guest artists of the Regina Chamber Music Festival as guest faculty for our program. Violinists Kerry DuWors and Catherine Cosbey, violist Catherine Gray and cellist Cameron Crozman are all contemporary superstars and will offer...


String instrument repairer in residence at Prairie Cello Institute 2019

String instrument repairer in residence at Prairie Cello Institute 2019

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Well-known Luthier Natanael Sasaki will be setting up his workshop in Regina as resident luthier to the 2019 Prairie Cello Institute. Natanael will be offering instrument and bow repairs, bow rehairs and advice on how to look after our instruments. Famous for his work on the Bullet Cello,...


Last day to save!

Last day to save!

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Today is the last day to take advantage of the Earlybird rate when you sign up for RSS 2019. Register today at www.summerstrings.ca/payment and save 10% on the cost of the program!...


We're moving!

We're moving!

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It's official - Summer Strings is moving to the brand new facilities of the Regina Conservatory for the Performing Arts! This is a big change but the new spaces there present a unique opportunity to expand the possibilities of what we're able to offer in the program, and ultimately sets...


Festival Director Christian Robinson appointed RSO Concertmaster

Festival Director Christian Robinson appointed RSO Concertmaster

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Congratulations to Christian Robinson, Director of Regina Summer Strings, on his appointment as the new Concertmaster of the Regina Symphony...


Summer Strings On Stage!

Summer Strings On Stage!

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Regina Summer Strings announces Summer Strings On Stage! - the concert showcasing our fantastic faculty. The concert takes place Tuesday  July 3rd, 2018 in the beautiful performance space of Westminster United Church on 13th Avenue in Regina, SK. Performers will be: Christian Robinson...


Regina Chamber Music Festival

Regina Chamber Music Festival

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The Regina Chamber Music Festival runs concurrently with Regina Summer Strings under the leadership of pianist, Katherine Dowling; violinist, Amy Hillis and violinist, Catherine Cosbey. Together with violinist, Yolanda Bruno and cellist Arnold Choi they will perform a series of concerts to...