Community Interest

Metropolitan Suzuki Strings Fiddle Festival & Workshop at SCC Feb. 24

Celebrate Metropolitan Suzuki Strings’ tenth anniversary with a day of education at St. Charles Community College. SCC will host Metropolitan Suzuki Strings Fiddle Festival & Workshop from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building on the SCC campus in Cottleville. 

The workshop consists of one-hour classes with various artists and concludes with a closing concert. Enrollment is open to any violinist over five-years-old who has completed one or more years of study. Students don’t have to be Suzuki students to enroll, but enrollment is limited to 60 students. Enrollment for the workshop costs $99. 

The following classes will be taught at the workshop: Master Class with Eva Szekely, University of Missouri­ – Columbia professor; Fiddle Tunes of the Lewis and Clark Expedition with John Williams, master fiddler; Performance Piece with Mary Sweetin, St. Charles Community College and Missouri Baptist University professor; and Blues and Improvisation with Billy Barnett. 

For more information or to enroll, contact 636-922-8233 or visit

St. Charles Community College strives to provide reasonable accommodations to all people at any SCC-sponsored event. Please contact Disability Support Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 636-922-8581 as early as possible to discuss your needs.

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit