The Concert Orchestra is an intermediate-level orchestra. The content of this course includes instruction in performance techniques with emphasis placed on technical and musical skills through the study of rudimentary exercises and mainly grade 3-4 string orchestra repertoire. Individual practice outside of class time is necessary for successful mastery of performance standards. There will be performances and some rehearsals outside of class time. [FCS Course Name: Int. Orchestra.]

The Sinfonia is an advanced-level orchestra. This course includes advanced instruction in performance techniques with emphasis placed on technical and musical skills through the study of mainly grade 4-5 string orchestra repertoire. Individual practice outside of class time is necessary for successful mastery of performance standards. There will be performances and some rehearsals outside of class time [FCS Course Name: Adv. Orchestra.] Prerequisite: Audition

The Chamber Orchestra is comprised of students at the very highest skill level. Students in this course will demonstrate a mastery level of proficiency on violin, viola, cello, or bass. Students should be prepared to complete rigorous performance assessments and spend time outside of class for performances/rehearsals. Individual practice outside of class time is necessary for successful mastery of performance standards. [FCS Course Name: Mastery Orchestra.] Prerequisite: Audition

The Strolling Strings are a newly-formed extracurricular ensemble. While rooted in traditional fiddling, performance repertoire will largely be determined by the interests of the players involved. Instrumentation is flexible, but regular attendance is required to be eligible for performances. There will be opportunities for student leadership, improvisation, arranging, and composition.