• Orchestra 6

    This year-long class is a beginning performing orchestra which is open to any sixth grade student who wishes to learn a stringed instrument. Instruments offered are the violin, viola, cello or double bass. No previous musical experience is required. Students will learn to read, understand, play and develop an appreciation of music through performance in orchestra. A wide variety of music will be studied with an emphasis on learning to play the student’s chosen instrument along with learning to read and interpret standard musical notation. There will be multiple required evening performances throughout the school year. The units in this class will take place simultaneously as performance pieces are learned.

  • Orchestra 7

    The 7th grade string orchestra is for students who would like to expand their skills on the violin, viola, cello, or bass. Students will learn more challenging music and techniques than in 6th grade. Practice time is expected to be completed. This course is performance-based and students are expected to participate in scheduled evening concerts as part of the requirements for the course.

    • If you are interested in joining orchestra for the first time, please see the orchestra teacher: signature required.

  • Advanced Strings

    The 8th grade String Orchestra is for students who would like to play much more advanced music. Musicianship skills learned in previous years of orchestra class will be built upon and expanded to a much higher level. Practice time is a must. This course is performance-based and students are expected to participate in scheduled evening concerts as part of the requirements for the course.

    • If you are interested in joining orchestra for the first time, please see the orchestra teacher for the audition process: signature required.

Orchestra