IN THE NEWS

Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 07/12/2013

"CSS Retrospective" - Letters to the Editor, from Danielle Belen
I can't believe we just finished our fourth summer of Center Stage Strings! As I expected, it was full of great music-making, study, hard work, recreation, and memories that will last a lifetime.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/28/2013

Snapshots..."What’s best about your Center Stage Strings music camp experience?"
Article presents photos and interviews with ten Center Stage Strings students and faculty members about their experience at CSS music camp this year.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/21/2013

"The hills are alive with Center Stage Strings" - by John Elliott
When Danielle Belen, founder and artistic director of Center Stage Strings, made her opening remarks at the Tuesday, June 18, concert kickoff for the 2013 music camp, she couldn’t have been more gracious. What an unbelievable journey it has been, she told the appreciative audience in the sanctuary of Community Presbyterian Church in Three Rivers.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/07/2013

"Music Camp will feature acclaimed violinist Nigel Armstrong" - by Bill Haxton
What's happening at Center Stage Strings, 2013.  If you go looking for Nigel Armstrong, you’ll find him right at the top of the new generation’s history-making crop of young virtuoso violinists.
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Orange County Register - 06/09/2013

"Strings the Thing - by Kaitlin Wright"
For seven students from O.C., a rigorous summer music camp will hone their abilities and transform their presence.  With summer break just around the corner, many students are gearing up for camp.  This year, seven Orange County students will spend two weeks in Three Rivers in Northern California at Center Stage Strings, an intensive summer music camp founded by renowned violinist Danielle Belen in 2010.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 05/17/2013

"Annual music camp moves into Santa Teresita"
The ribbon will barely be cut on the new Santa Teresita Youth Conference Center when the popular Center Stage Strings music camp will move in for its 2013 season.  The new facility is located at St. Anthony Retreat in Three Rivers. It consists of dormitory rooms, a cafeteria, a swimming pool, basketball court, hiking trails, and so much more.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/27/2012

"A Center Stage Strings camp retrospective - Anna Vosbigian"
Center Stage Strings violin student, Anna Vosbigian, writes of her experience with Center Stage Strings and what has been special about the camp and  the community of Three Rivers... the audience, the host families, and much more...
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 07/06/2012

"Thank you, Three Rivers! - Letter to the Editor from Danielle Belen"
CSS Artistic Director, Danielle Belen, writes a letter to the editor thanking many of the people of the Three Rivers community who helped make the 2012 Music Camp such a success.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/29/2012

"snapshots...What will you remember most about Center Stage Strings 2012?"
Article presents photos and interviews with ten Center Stage Strings students and faculty members about their experience at CSS music camp this year.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/22/2012

"This week at CSS: Practice makes concerts"
Bill Haxton reports on activities at Center Stage Strings and the upcoming concerts for the two weeks of camp and festival.  Also see a photo of the now famous Center Stage Strings crosswalk sign.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/22/2012

"Neighbor Profile - Danielle Belen"
The Kaweah Commonwealth interviews Center Stage Strings Artistic Director Danielle Belen on topics of interest to it's readers.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/08/2012

"Center Stage Strings music camp returns to 3R"
The rise of Three Rivers in the universe of classical music continues this June when Center Stage Strings returns for its third annual prodigy strings camp and chamber music festival....
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 07/01/2011

"Musical Chairs: Center Stage Strings students return to Three Rivers"
Kaweah Commonwealth writer Sarah Elliot reviews the experience of being a Host Family for Center Stage Strings students.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/24/2011

"Final performances of CSS concerts"
Announcment of the final week-end of performances for the 2011 Center Stage Strings Music Festival.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/24/2011

"snapshots...  What are your impressions of Three Rivers?"
Article interviews students from Center Stage Strings Music Camp.
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/10/2011

"Chamber music coming to 3R"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/03/2011

NEWS OF THE CENTER STAGE STRINGS MUSIC FESTIVAL SERIES
"A day in the life of CSS - Music camp tunes up for year two"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 05/06/2011

"Belen to play Dillon... and Elias!"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 04/29/2011

"Danielle Belen, virtuoso violinist, to perform final concert in 2010-2011 series"
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Visalia Times-Delta - 06/24/2011

"Making Music at Three Rivers summer camp"
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Visalia Times-Delta - 06/14/2011

"Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn Set to Perform on Famed Red Violin"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/10/2011

"Chamber Music Coming to 3R"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/03/2011

"News of the Center Stage String Music Festival - A Day in the Life of CSS"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/25/2010

"Snapshots... What will you remember about your time in Three Rivers?"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/18/2010

"Music camp prepares for final violin concerts"
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The Fresno Bee - 06/17/2010

"Center Stage Strings Trio finales in Three Rivers"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/11/2010

"World Violinists to Perform 3R Concerts"
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Kaweah Commonwealth Newspaper - 06/04/2010

"Prestigious music camp to kick off inaugural season"
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Valley Voice Newspaper - 05/01/2010

"Three Rivers to Host Renowned Violinist"
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The Village of Three Rivers - 04/29/2010

"Violin Summer Camp coming toThree Rivers in June".
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