PINELLAS PARK – The Pinellas Park Orchestra is hosting its Summer Strings Seminar series on Mondays, 7 p.m., through August, at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N., Pinellas Park.
The seminars are directed by Madge Ladd, arts director. The instructor is Julie Paradies, concert master of the orchestra. Featured music includes pieces by Mozart and Vivaldi.
The seminars include violin and other string instruments, such as viola, cello and bass. Instruction covers topics such as bowing and fingering.
The sessions are open to the public. Any string player who wants to practice for the summer in order to hone their skills is welcome to participate.
Following the Summer Strings Seminar series, the first rehearsal of the Pinellas Park Orchestra for its fall season will be Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. The first concert of the fall season will be presented Sunday, Oct. 1.