University of Miami String Academy

Pamela McConnell, Director
Yun-Young Lim, Assistant Director

The University of Miami String Academy (UMSA) is a string preparatory program at the Frost School of Music that offers lessons and classes to those interested in studying violin, viola, cello, and double bass. Music theory and chamber music classes are also offered.

There are three programs:

Strings for Kids (ages 6-12)
Strings for Teens (ages 13-18)
Strings for Adults (adults)

Twelve weeks of instruction are offered during a semester and a final concert is presented by students in each semester. All classes take place on the Coral Gables campus of the University of Miami.