Symphonic Orchestra: An advanced-level orchestra specializing in traditional repertoire and solo opportunities for qualifying members. The Symphonic Orchestra performs literature written by such composers as Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Mussorgsky and Mendelssohn.
Concert Orchestra: Program is designed for intermediate to advanced level musicians and offers a creative outlet for musicians wishing to play a wide variety of musical styles. The Concert Orchestra performs contemporary arrangements as well as traditional orchestral repertoire.
String Orchestra: This program is designed for intermediate violin, viola, cello and bass musicians offering an opportunity to explore and share an exciting range of music written specifically for the string repertoire.
Wind Ensemble: This program is designed for intermediate to advanced level musicians exploring repertoire written for the band literature. The course will examine a wide variety of styles such as classical, movie, popular, Latin and jazz.
Flute Choir: Program is designed to be a performance-oriented class exploring the diverse flute ensemble literature. The course is designed for intermediate to advanced members.
Saxophone Choir: This program is designed to introduce players to the rich, full, resonant sound of a saxophone choir. The group performs a broad range of classical and jazz literature including Bach, Mozart, Sousa, Joplin, Gershwin, and Ellington. This ensemble is available to intermediate and advanced saxophonists.
Beginning Strings: This program is designed for beginning violin, viola, cello and bass musicians who want to learn the basics of musical performance.
Beginning Band: This course is designed for beginning woodwinds, brass and percussion who want to learn the basics of musical performance.
Jazz Improvisation: This course is designed for students ages 12 and up who want to learn and develop basic improvisational skills through instrumental performance. The student will learn to create jazz melodies at a simple harmonic level as well as learn to improvise on common chord progressions, including “blues” and various “standards.”
Music Theory: This course is designed for students ages 9 and up who want to have a concise understanding of the language of music. The student will learn how music is constructed, how scales and chords are configured, major and minor key relationships, how to notate music, defining terms, and ear training.