courses

Courses

Orchestra I: Freshmen Orchestra (One Credit)
This class is available to students in grade 9. Rehearsals are held during the school day and there are minimum outside-the-school-day requirements with the exception of concerts and contests. The District pays instrument and contest fees.


Orchestra II (One Credit)
By audition
Director approval required for membership Concert Orchestra (Orchestra II) is available to all orchestra students who are not a part of the symphonic or chamber orchestras (grades 9-12). This is an auditioned orchestra and students’ conduct, attendance, and eligibility are taken into consideration. This is a performance-based class; students and parents can expect several evening and/or Saturday performances during the school year. The District pays for instrument and contest fees.


Orchestra III (One Credit)
By audition
Director approval required for membership Symphonic Orchestra (Orchestra III) is available to orchestra students in grades 9-12. This is an auditioned orchestra and students’ conduct, attendance, and eligibility are taken into consideration. This is a performance-based class; students and parents can expect several evening and/or Saturday performances during the school year. The Symphonic Orchestra performs difficult, advanced literature. The District pays for instrument and contest fees.


Orchestra IV (One Credit)
By audition
Director approval required for membership Chamber Orchestra (Orchestra IV) is available to orchestra students in grades 10-12. This is an auditioned orchestra and students' conduct, attendance, and eligibility is taken into consideration. This is a performance-based class; students and parents can expect several evening and/or Saturday performances during the school year. Participation in all region/state, UIL solo/ensemble contest and UIL concert/sight-reading contest is mandatory. This group performs extremely difficult literature at an extremely high level. The District pays for instrument and contest fees.