What is a residency?
Tetra is in residence at numerous Arizona organizations. Through these educational and performance-based residencies, they are able to nurture long-term relationships with students and concertgoers. These partnerships enable Tetra to present engaging, artistic, and interactive concerts and workshops. Multiple visits throughout the year allow Tetra to become an integral part of each community.
Artists in Residence
Tetra has been in residence at Friendship Village since 2013. They perform four mainstage concerts for the community each season. In addition, they give numerous interactive concerts for Friendship Village’s Memory Care, Health Care Center, and Assisted Living Centers.
Marcos De Niza High School
Tetra partnered with Marcos de Niza orchestra director Scott Glasser to develop a pilot chamber music program in 2013. Through a series of visits and chamber music coachings, Tetra prepared the students for a culmination performance. They emphasized the importance of Communication, Awareness, Musicianship, and Personal responsibility (CAMP).
Phoenix Veterans Hospital
Tetra is honored to perform for veterans at the Phoenix Veterans Hospital multiple times a year! They started their collaboration with the Community Living Center in 2015.
Arizona State University
The members of Tetra have been Faculty Associates at Arizona State University since 2011. They coordinate educational presentations in conjunction with the ASU School of Music’s Visiting Quartet Residency Program. Past presentations have included collaborations with the Brentano, Juilliard, St. Lawrence String Quartets, and Shanghai String Quartets.
Tetra works with Arizona Musicfest to provide educational assemblies to Arizona elementary students. They present fun and engaging concerts that teach communication and listening skills through music.