The Tremper Golden Strings are a prestigious high school strolling strings ensemble that performs all over the world. They have performed in France, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and China. Within the United States their performance locations include Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Texas, and countless venues throughout Wisconsin and Illinois. Mr. Stanley F. Nosal established the group in 1972, making 2016 their 44th year! The Tremper Golden Strings are a beloved Kenosha tradition!
The Golden Strings traveled to Europe this past summer! In July of 2015 the Tremper GoldenStrings performed in two of Kenosha's sister cities - Wolfenbuettel, Germany and Cosenza, Italy. They also had athe rare opportuity to perform at the American Embassy in Rome. Students stayed with host families in Wolfenbuettel, saw the incredible sights in Rome, and visited the beautiful region of Calabria in Italy.
The Tremper High School Golden Strings were invited to participate in a China Performance Tour in June of 2013. This unique cultural and educational opportunity has been developed by The League of Astonishing Strings. The Tremper Golden Strings are one of only seven youth string ensembles in the nation invited to be a part of this tour! From June 18th to June 30th the Golden Strings performed in beautiful performance venues in Beijing, Suzhou, Changshu, Hangzhou, Huzhou, Ningbo, and Shanghai.
The Tremper Golden Strings performed for the SkillsUSA Champion of the Year Award Dinner on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. The Snap-on Incorporated CEO, Mr. Nicholas Pinchuk, was honored as the 2012 SkillsUSA Champion of the Year
While in the nation's capitol, the Tremper Golden Strings performed for and with the United States Air Force Strolling Strings during a clinic in Gabriel Hall at the Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.
In 2011, the Golden Strings took their talents to two beautiful locations - Alaska and Florida. Performing aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s The Pearl in the beautiful Stardust Theater, they also enjoyed excursions at the ports of Skagway, Ketchikan, Juneau and Victoria, British Columbia. In December, they headed south to Orlando where they performed at Hammock Beach Country Club in Palm Coast and Embassy Suites in Altamonte Springs.
Performing in two of Kenosha’s sister cities, Wolfenbuettel, Germany and Douai, France was a highlight for the Golden Strings in 2009. Students stayed with host families, explored the wonders of the Volkswagen in the recently opened Autostadt museum, and traveled through Berlin visiting the parliament in Germany. Viewing Paris from the Eiffel Tower was spectacular as was touring the beautiful musical city of Prague
Donations, bookings, CD purchases and ticket sales support the Golden Strings and their performances. If you are interested in hiring the group or have any questions, please contact Ms. Helen Breitenbach Cooper at (262) 359-2231, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.thegoldenstrings.com.
Tremper orchestra students audition to be a member. In addition to a weekly extracurricular rehearsal year-round, members attend a summer music camp for intensive training for the upcoming school year. They maintain a lively schedule of public and private performances. Students must also present a professional image as group and school representatives, as they are often in the public eye.