MVS was founded in July 2017 by Liz Simchik and Allyson Sklar of Opus Black String Quartet 

It was started to create performance opportunity for string players of all ages and levels to learn, hone skills and experience ensemble performance.

Rehearsals currently underway for Holiday 2019 session.

Conductor Joan Batson


For more information please contact Liz at: 

or 315.256.5348

or: Allyson Sklar : or 315.725.7005

Upcoming Events

​Winter session rehearsals will start Sunday January 19, 2020. 2p-4

Locations will alternate between:

Presbyterian Residential Community
Holy Cross Academy

Sundays 2:00 Start. Please arrive by 1:45.

1/19 PRC
1/26 PRC
2/2 HCA
2/9 PRC
2/16 HCA

2/23 PRC

3/1 HCA

3/8 PRC

3/15 PRC

3/22 HCA

3/29 PRC

4/5 HCA

4/12 PRC

4/19 HCA

4/26 PRC


We will be having a fundraiser concert in March. Dates TBD

5/1, 5/2, 5/3 for end of program. 

Concert Dates :

12/14 Extended Care Oneida NY 2:30-3:30

12/15 PRC 6:30pm

12/22 Sangertown Mall Time 2:00 

HCA is 4020 Barrington Rd Oneida NY 13421

PRC is Presbyterian Residential Community 

Middle settlement Road Clinton NY