Music Department » Orchestra


Beginning Orchestra:
This is an entry level course designed for students desirous on learning to perform on string instruments; including, but not limited to: violin, viola, cello and bass. Notation, rhythm, pitch, time signature, meter will be stressed. Individual and group training will be incorporated into this class. No previous experience or teacher recommendation is required.
Intermediate Orchestra:
This class is designed for the string student who is not prepared to perform independently in an ensemble setting. In addition to individual attention, this class will rehearse in solo, ensemble and large organizations performing advanced-beginning and intermediate level music. Students can perform solos and ensembles on the local level.
Advanced Orchestra:
This course is designed for the advanced student who has experience in instrumental performance on music specifically written for orchestra. It prepares the student to perform independently in solo, ensemble and large group performances on the school/community and city levels; and must participate in all performances. Students must have successfully completed ADVANCED ORCHESTRA I and have a Teacher Recommendation.