© 2018-2020 Hackettstown Center for the Arts
Strand Studios Center for Music, Film and Acting is located on the 2nd floor of the Strand Theater. The school is host to 8 educators, 2 of which are NJ State Certified Music Teachers, an audio video room, a classroom with 2 drum sets, and 7 rehearsal rooms. Teachers at Strand Studios take advantage of the Yamaha grand piano in the Center by holding at least two free student recitals a year open to the public. Additionally, the Center is host to performances by young performers attending acting classes at Strand Studios. This non-union, theater performance troupe presents to the community at least two shows a year. Performances are announced on our Calendar of Events.

Strand String Ensemble

The String Ensemble is open to the public of all ages who play a string instrument. The group prepares Christmas/Seasonal music in the Fall, Fiddle and Patriotic arrangements in the Spring, and for more experienced performers, a String Quartet. There is no charge to be in the group. Prospective members must display a minimal proficiency in their instrument. The group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm and presents at least three free performances a year.

Resident Groups

The Hackettstown Center for the Arts is an excellent facility to host your organization’s rehearsals, meetings or events. Insurance is required via your own company or we can provide Event Insurance.
© 2018-2020 Hackettstown Center for the Arts
Strand Studios Center for Music, Film and Acting is located on the 2nd floor of the Strand Theater. The school is host to 8 educators, 2 of which are NJ State Certified Music Teachers, an audio video room, a classroom with 2 drum sets, and 7 rehearsal rooms. Teachers at Strand Studios take advantage of the Yamaha grand piano in the Center by holding at least two free student recitals a year open to the public. Additionally, the Center is host to performances by young performers attending acting classes at Strand Studios. This non-union, theater performance troupe presents to the community at least two shows a year. Performances are announced on our Calendar of Events.

Strand String Ensemble

The String Ensemble is open to the public of all ages who play a string instrument. The group prepares Christmas/Seasonal music in the Fall, Fiddle and Patriotic arrangements in the Spring, and for more experienced performers, a String Quartet. There is no charge to be in the group. Prospective members must display a minimal proficiency in their instrument. The group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm and presents at least three free performances a year.

Resident Groups

The Hackettstown Center for the Arts is an excellent facility to host your organization’s rehearsals, meetings or events. Insurance is required via your own company or we can provide Event Insurance.