Strings That Rock!

String instruments aren’t just for classical music anymore. From The Beatles to Pantera; Imagine Dragons to Regina Spektor, you will expand your musical horizons and add orchestral flair to a wide range of contemporary music. For violin, viola, and cello players with two or more years of playing experience.

Highlights from the spring session of Strings That Rock!

DATES: Wednesdays September 29 – January 26
No class November 24 and December 29
TIME: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
PRICE: $375
REQUIREMENTS: 2+ years of experience

Winter 2021 session plays Eleanor Rigby


Nicole Scorsone is an instructor of violin and viola at Elefante Music. She studied at William Paterson University and studied privately with Oscar Ravina and Garry Ianco of the New York Philharmonic as well as with Franco Gennerelli and Matthew Reichert. She performed with the High Mountain Symphony, New Jersey Philharmonic, Monmouth Symphony Orchestra and the William Paterson String Quartet. Currently, Nicole is a violinist with two local rock bands, Waking Lights and Bern and the Brights, which was named one of New York City’s top 50 emerging artists. In addition to performing classical and contemporary music, Nicole works as a studio violinist. She is an avid string arranger as well as producer and recording engineer. Nicole served as a media intern at the Metropolitan Opera and as an assistant live recording engineer at Symphony Space in NYC.