7885 Year/1.0 credit Grade 9, 10, 11, 12
Orchestra is a full-year course. The orchestra consists of string musicians. All musicians interested may participate in the orchestra, regardless of ability level. The orchestra performs at various concerts throughout the year and gives members the opportunity to excel at their instrument(s) as well as makes them eligible to audition for district, regional, and state orchestra after their freshman year. The music performed includes standard orchestral literature, and branches into genres such as Broadway show tunes, movie soundtracks, and contemporary pieces. Students will be responsible for scheduled after school rehearsals and performances throughout the year.