Solo & String Quartet

July 17-24, 2022 at the Hawaii Convention Center

*Out-of-state students, please book travel outside of July 17-24 for full participation

Daily Classes (7/17-7/23)

90-minute inspiring daily quartet coaching between the hours of 9am and 3pm

Students with summer school will be scheduled accordingly

Includes one private lesson during the week

Concert Performance (7/24)

10:00am at the Hawaii Convention Center

PMI string quartet 2021

The Solo and String Quartet (SSQ) offers dedicated students an emphasis on chamber music, individualized instruction, and performance opportunities. Led by program director, Ignace “Iggy” Jang, the students are encouraged to thrive under the guidance of an outstanding and inspiring faculty.

Schedule for quartet coaching will be determined after May 31.

In addition to SSQ, we also encourage you to sign up for Symphony Orchestra! This large ensemble consisting of strings, winds, brass, and percussion conducted by our own Dr. Joseph Stepec. Symphony Orchestra rehearsals are from 5:15-7:15PM.

Limited enrollment due to safety protocols.


Eligible instruments include violin, viola, and cello.

Students entering 6th grade up until 1st year college. 19 and under.

Ideal candidates have at least 2 years of experience on their instrument.

Students ages 12-18 are required to be fully vaccinated; boosters are recommended. Students ages 7-11 are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated. No masks are required for fully vaccinated and boosted employees or volunteers, or for students ages 12+.

2022 Faculty
Eugene ChukhlovLeilehua Anne LanzilottiBrady Anderson
Ignace (Iggy) JangAlexander PeñaParry Karp
Khullip JeungIgor Veligan (and violin) Vicky Wang
Jisun Kang
Michael Lim
Helen Liu
Sorah Myung

Solo & String Quartet

Local residents, use the code "KAMAAINA" at checkout!
$ 800

$640 for Hawaii residents
Hawaii residents use coupon code KAMAAINA at checkout for 20% off

  • Includes private lesson
  • Individualized chamber music instruction
  • Fun and safe learning environment
Placement Video Excerpts

A solo piece of your choice

You may choose to play the PMI Symphony Orchestra excerpt if you prefer.

PMI2022 – Violin Excerpt

PMI2022 – Viola Excerpt

PMI2022 – Cello Excerpt


After registering, you will receive a placement video submission link. The purpose of the placement video is to help us determine which chamber music group is the best fit for you. When recording, please make sure your face and instrument is clearly visible. High fidelity audio/video quality is not necessary.  While this is NOT an audition, students may not be accepted if they don’t meet the general performance expectations.


Student performance of Brahms String Quartet No. 2 in C minor, Op. 51 No. 1 Finale: Allegro

Faculty performance of Brahms String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2 Movement I: Allegro non troppo

For Our Younger Students

Due to safety considerations and enrollment limitations, PMI2021 SSQ is only accepting students entering 6th grade and up.

Please check our other Hawaii Youth Symphony summer strings programs for students ages 8+.

Super Strings at Le Jardin Academy | Hawaii Youth Symphony ( June 7-July 9, 2021

Summer Strings at Spalding Clubhouse | Hawaii Youth Symphony ( June 14-July 16, 2021