Core Purpose: To promote well-being and inspire a lifelong passion for music.

Core Values: inspiration, well being, creativity, connection, excellence, wonder, lasting value.

Mission: The Olympic Strings Workshop engages and inspires string students through excellent instruction, enhancing the quality of life of the North Olympic Peninsula through unique musical experiences.


Philosophy: The Olympic Strings Workshop cultivates an environment in which students are encouraged to achieve their fullest potential as musicians, collaborators, and responsible members of a diverse, inclusive community.


Monique Mead

Founder/Artistic Director 

Dr. James Ray


Board of Directors

Dr. Katrina Weller, Chair

Marie Myers, Vice Chair

Dewi Sprague, Secretary

Dr. Charles Whitney, Treasurer