Orchestra is offered in a similar setting to band at all three levels, beginning (6th grade), intermediate (7th grade) and advanced orchestra (8th grade). The student must provide their own instrument (violin, viola, cello, or bass), but can also rent from Brentwood if necessary.Intermediate and Advanced Orchestra participate in the elementary run-outs in December as well as CHSAA large group contest in the Spring. This year, All-City Orchestra taking place on November 18th will be an event open to the 8th grade students in Orchestra. Other opportunities for playing include end-of-trimester concerts, the Mountain View High School String Festival, and the end-of-the-year Music Gala at the Union Colony Civic Center.Beginning Orchestra joins Beginning Choir for a 6th grade concert in December. This way, the new musicians can show their parents all that they have learned in the first half of the year!If you have any questions regarding Orchestra (instrument purchase/rental, concert information, etc.), contact me at (970)348-3051.
Vanessa Neri, Orchestra Director