String Training Orchestras

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Peter Jarvis, conductor

8 O'Clock String Training Orchestra is open by audition to advanced beginner string players. Students placed in this orchestra have mastered basic technical aspects of playing the instrument, can read music proficiently, are comfortable in some upper positions, and have often had previous ensemble experience. While orchestral assignments are made by level, not age, most members of STO 8 are in grades 4-7. 

Rehearsals: Saturdays, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

 

9 O'Clock String Training Orchestra is open by audition to beginning string players. Students placed in this orchestra have mastered basic technical aspects of the instrument, can read music, and have generally studied their instrument for at least 2-3 years. While orchestral assignments are made by level, not age, most members of STO 9 are in grades 3-5.

Rehearsals: Saturdays, 9:00 - 10:00 AM

 

Placement and Seating Audition Information

Seating Audition Sign-up: After placement into STO, all students will take a seating audition. Seating audition information is coming soon!

2023-2024 Calendar

Complete Schedule

Concerts:

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Attendance

  • Attendance is required at all regularly scheduled classes, rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and performances. Students are expected to be ready to begin on-time. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each session.
  • If you plan on being absent for a rehearsal, please fill out this Attendance Notice Form
  • Read our full attendance policy here: https://necmusic.edu/prep/absence-requests