Youth orchestras create a community in which musically-inclined students can thrive. Regardless of whether you go on to study music, chemistry, or engineering, an orchestra experience can be a positive guiding force in socialization and development.
WCM String Orchestra
The String Chamber Orchestra, formerly WAYS, is open to students from grade 8-12 who play the violin, viola, cello, and double bass.
Performers will learn orchestral fundamentals including:
- proper bowing
- following a conductor
- basic instrumental technique
- ensemble practice and performance
Rehearsals take place on Mondays from 5:30pm-6:30pm and will begin on September 14th and rehearse for 15 total weeks. Rehearsals will take place in Lattimer Hall.
This program is lead by Faculty Teaching Artist, Ann Johnson