Wausau Chamber Strings


Wisconsin, USA

Spain Tour

June 19 – 28, 2024

Concert dates


Saturday, June 22

With Special Guests Musica Temprana


Saturday, June 22

With Special Guests Musica Temprana


Sunday, June 23

With Special Guests Musica Temprana


Monday, June 24

Lliria Salvia Seniors Centre


Tuesday, June 25

Lliria Salvia Seniors Centre

the orchestra

The Wausau String Chamber Group, comprising talented students from both Wausau West High School and Wausau East High School, is a harmonious union of musical passion and dedication.

Under the guidance of their director, Kirsten Hornby, this ensemble showcases many genres including classical to world popular song. With a commitment to excellence and a shared love for their craft, the group loves to engage audiences with their soulful performances, demonstrating the power of collaboration, creativity, and the timeless beauty of iconic music.


Germán Augusto Gutiérrez

Director of Orchestras

Kirsten Hornby is in her twenty-seventh year teaching Orchestra at Wausau East and West High Schools in Wausau, Wisconsin. In addition she is the Instructor of Double Bass and String Camp Director for the Wausau Conservatory of Music, where she has taught since 1997. She holds a BM with an emphasis in String Pedagogy from Lawrence University and a MM from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) with emphasis in Instrumental Conducting and String Pedagogy.

In her free time, she works to support immigrant families with members of her church. She also strives to increase awareness of childhood cancer and raises funds for causes close to heart including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and The Cure Starts Now in memory of her beloved daughter Claire.


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