Arthur Russell Strings
...providing a context and a community for young classical musicians
Further History at a Glance


2010
Location: Pemetic School, Southwest Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Claire Jolivet, violin; Richard Hsu, violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Mentors: Bob Anenome, violin; Kimberly Ryan, viola; Ryan Graebert, cello
Number of Students: 24 students


2009
Location: Pemetic School, Southwest Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Claire Jolivet, violin; Richard Hsu, violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Assistants: Aliza Thibodeau, violin, Kallie Ciechomski, viola, Maren Askins, cello
Number of Students: 17 students.


2008
Location: Pemetic School, Southwest Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Claire Jolivet, violin; Richard Hsu, violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Assistants: Michelle Dempsey, violin; Caroline Curatolo, viola; Sasha Anemone, cello;
Musician’s Assistant: Christy Spurling, piano
Number of Students: 20 students.


2007
Location: Pemetic School, Southwest Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Claire Jolivet, violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Assistants: Simon Bilyk, violin; Kevin Byer, viola; Sasha Anemone, cello;
Christy Spurling, piano
Number of Students: 13 students.


2005
Location: MDI High School, Bar Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Ann Roggen, viola\violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Beginning Strings: Greg Boardman, violin
Assistants: Alex Powell, violin; Andrew Young, cello; Diana Damrosch, violin/piano; Christie Spurling, piano
Number of Students: 25 students.


2004
Location: MDI High School, Bar Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Claire Jolivet, violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Beginning Strings: Greg Boardman, violin; Hilary Owen, cello
Assistants; Ashley Taylor, violin; Andrew Young, cello; Bethany Shepard, piano; Christie Spurling, piano
Number of Students: 25 students.


2003
Location: Pemetic School, Southwest Harbor and MDI High School, Bar Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Claire Jolivet, violin; Noreen Silver, cello
Beginning Strings: Greg Boardman, violin; Hilary Owen, cello
Assistants: Diana Damrosch, violin/piano; Ashley Taylor, violin; Carrie Beals, cello; Bethany Shepard, piano:
Number of Students: 15 students


2002
Location: MDI High School, Bar Harbor
Concert: Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Jeffrey Ellenberger, violin;
Noreen Silver, cello;
Assistants: Diana Damrosch, violin/piano; Sarah Madeira, violin; Seth Yentes, cello; Bethany Shepard, piano
Number of Students: 15 students


2001
Location: Holy Redeemer Church, Bar Harbor
Concert: St Saviours, Bar Harbor
Coaches: Nancy Colter, piano; Dimitry Fish; Sasha Fish, violin;
Noreen Silver, cello;
Assistants: Allison Caine, cello; Diana Damrosch, violin/piano;
Students: 12 students


2000
Location: Conners/Emerson Elementary School, Bar Harbor
Concert: St Saviours, Bar Harbor
Coaches: Matt Dane, violin; Marissa Soloman, cello; Nancy Colter, piano
Assistants: Carrie Beals, cello; Alex Luce, violin
Number of Students: 12 students


1999
Location and Concert: Congregational Church, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Matt Dane, violin; Marissa Soloman, cello; Nancy Colter, piano
Assistants: Chad Mills, piano; Dana Newton, violin
Number of Students: 12 students


1998
Location: Pemetic School, Southwest Harbor
Concert: St. John Church, Southwest Harbor
Coaches: Elizabeth Brunton, cello; Nancy Colter, piano; Anna Toth, violin
Assistants: Chad Mills, piano; Julia Arnold, cello; Mike Mahoney, violin
Number of Students: 10 students