2020-2021 School Year
Day: Wednesday or Friday (see details below)
Frequency: One class per week
Time: depends on grade and level (see details below)
Fall Semester Dates: August 26 - December, 2020
Spring Semester Dates: January 6, 2021 - May 14, 2021
Cost: $25 registration, $225 per semester
Deadline to register: August 21, 2020
How to Register:
Registration is currently closed for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in joining Orchestra, please email Aurora Zenfell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Pay:
Orchestra classes will be held virtually during the 2020-2021 school year.
Beginning Level 1 (Grades 2-4):
Violin Class - Wednesday, 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Open to 2nd and 3rd grade students who have never played a stringed instrument. Other grades may be invited if enrollment allows. Classes are capped at 15. Students will learn the fundamentals of playing a string instrument including position, musicianship, and technique. All students will be responsible for providing an appropriate instrument and accessories. (Enrolled students will receive more details in the Orchestra Handbook)
*If you’d like to join Beginning Cello, please email Ms. Zenfell at email@example.com to be added to the Wait List.
Beginning Level 2 (Grades 3-5):
Director’s Approval Required - Wednesday, 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
This class is designed as a continuation of Beginning Level 1. Students will continue to refine posture, build on technique skills, while transitioning into music reading and becoming more independent musicians.
Upper Primary Orchestra:
Director’s Approval Required - Wednesday, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
This class is designed for students who have completed the Beginning Level 2 class. This includes students in grades 3-5 who are reading music fluently and have solid technical skills. We will work primarily on playing orchestra music together.
Secondary Orchestra (Grades 6-12):
Director’s Approval Required - Friday, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
This class is designed for Secondary students with experience playing a bowed string instrument. The focus is on refining and developing technique and ensemble skills.
Classes will not be held on the following dates due to student holidays and testing:
October 14 and 16
November 25 and 27
December 16, 18, 23, 25, and 30
March 17 and 19
How to Withdraw (or Program Change):