Music Opportunities Available Summer 2024!


Boot Camp 2024 with Dr. Tyler Hendrickson & Dr. Catie Moritz

Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 4-July 25th, 2024, 10-11am // Schultz Strings, Marion, IA


This boot camp will prepare advanced violin and viola students for the upcoming 2024 Iowa All-State Auditions.

Skills covered:

Left hand skills: fingerboard geography, shifting, and 3-octave major scales. 
Bow skills: fluency manipulating weight, speed, and contact point, detaché, collé, sautillé, spiccato, & legato.

Required Materials:

  • Music Stand
  • 3 Octave Major Scale fingerings (all 12 keys)
  • Pencil & Notebook
  • Sevcik: Op. 3 (40 Variations) for Violin (used by both violinist and violists)


 Tuesday  Thursday
  June 4   June 6
  June 11   June 13
  June 18   June 20
  June 25   June 27
  July 2   July 4  (no class)
  July 9   July 11
  July 16   July 18
  July 23   July 25

Full and half sessions are available!

Full - 15 sessions - $200
Half - 8 sessions - $115

Registration closes May 31st.

Click here to register for Boot Camp 2024

Meet Your Instructor:

Dr. Tyler Hendrickson

Dr. Tyler Hendrickson began as a Suzuki student at age six, and . He holds a B.A. in Music from Luther College, a M.M. from Wichita State University and a D.M.A. from the University of Iowa. He was a fellowship recipient at the internationally renowned Aspen Music Festival and School. He has held positions with the Wichita Symphony and LaCrosse Symphony Orchestras. He was the founding violist with both the Franziska Trio and the Spiritoso Quartet. Dr. Hendrickson is deeply versed in Suzuki Pedagogy, having registered 20 core training units with the Suzuki Association of the Americas including multiple units with William Preucil, Sr (Recording Artist of the Suzuki Viola School) . He has been praised not only for his playing, but also his ideas, energy and understanding of Suzuki pedagogy leading to presentations at the 16th and 17th Biennial Conference of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Dr. Hendrickson has taught across the country and worked with students aged 3 through 80. He has taught college students at Wichita State University and the University of Oregon. His students have gone on to honor orchestras, All-State orchestras, and performed at University of Oregon Basketball Games, the Iowa State Fair, and Carnegie Hall.

Dr. Catie Moritz

Catherine Rinderknecht Moritz is a violinist dedicated to connecting with people through the shared experience of music-performing, teaching, and collaborating with others to enhance our human experience. Praised for her “innate artistry,” she strives to bond deeply with music and convey it with the utmost care, vulnerability and sincerity. An advocate for new music and collaboration, Catherine actively commissions and promotes new works for solo unaccompanied violin. In 2016, she commissioned and premiered a series of solo violin pieces for her project entitled, "There Is No Comfort Zone” and was a cocommissioner of Stephanie Ann Boyd's Amerigo violin sonata (2015), giving the Oklahoma premiere as part of the composer’s 50 State Sonata Project. In August 2019, she will begin a large-scale performance project called “Shared Stories” which will bring contemporary solo violin pieces to every county in Iowa. Catherine is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts program in Violin Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Iowa. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance with distinction at the University of Iowa and her Master of Music degree in Violin Performance at the University of Oklahoma. Her principal teachers include, Scott Conklin, Hal Grossman, and Doris Preucil.




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