Credit: .5 - .5
Prerequisite: Prior experience in orchestra and an audition. Membership in this ensemble may be granted to students with a musical background (but no prior orchestra experience) by special permission from the director.
This advanced level course is designed for the abilities and development of the most accomplished string students. Course material is designed to expose the student to the study and performance of advanced string and symphonic orchestra literature. Units of study will include music history and theory as applied to advanced string/orchestra literature. In addition, advanced audition skills and materials will be covered, along with an emphasis on the development of individual leadership skills and solo/small ensemble performance experience. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in musical pit orchestra, chamber ensembles, and various music festivals. Enrollment in this course will be based upon an audition and personnel needs with consideration given towards prior experience, individual growth, personal initiative, and leadership potential.
Course Fee: $60