Concert Strings

Orchestra Description 2016_2017 Season

  • String Orchestra
  • Grades 7-9
  • 2 - 5¬†years experience

Course Description

  • Approximately 32 rehearsals over two semesters, meeting once a week for two hours per rehearsal session
  • Added enhancement and refinement of string orchestra skills
  • Study and preparation for the season's three concerts and occasional special performances
  • Preparation for playing with the Youth Philharmonic's full symphonic complement
  • Training in artistry needed to be an effective orchestral musician
  • Performance of complex string orchestra literature by master composers
  • Occasional visits from guest conductors and clinicians
  • Opportunity to work in sectionals with professional specialists
  • Role model for Ensemble and Symphonic Band Students
  • Opportunity to develop friendships with select musicians county-wide
Gregory Maldonado, Concert Strings Conductor