Hillsdale County School of the Arts (HCSA) is a non-profit organization that seeks to provide musical opportunities for students of all ages and all socioeconomic backgrounds from Hillsdale County.


2021 Summer String Festival

The 2021 HCSA Summer String Festival has been scheduled for July 26-August 6, with a modified schedule for this year and COVID safety precautions in place. Our guest artists are Jeremy Crosmer and Gene Hahn of ESME, our first returning artists! Learn more about the string festival here.


String Festival Practice Videos

For the morning session practice videos, click here.


HCSA Group Lessons & Recitals

During the school year, HCSA offers string group and chamber orchestra rehearsals. All groups play at the winter and spring recitals. To find out more about those, click on the other activities tab.


Support HCSA

HCSA is a non-profit organization that relies on grants and donations to provide musical opportunities to students in Hillsdale County. (And new this year, you can donate online!)

If you would like to support HCSA’s mission or the Summer String Festival, click here to find out how to give to HCSA.


The 2021 Summer String Festival are supported by the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs Minigrant Program, administered by the Arts Alliance.