Three separate groups allow students to advance as they grow and progress. Each group rehearses for a time appropriate to their skill and attention level. Each orchestra is directed by a dedicated, motivated and caring conductor who is supported by coaching staff.
Philharmonia: Full Orchestra
As the premier ensemble, “Phil” showcase some of the most advanced musicians performing the greatest symphonic works in the world. This group is typically perfect for high school level players with substantial school music experience and a private lesson history, although private lessons are NOT required for participation. Any student demonstrating musical excellence will be admitted. Expectations for each musician are high. Technically, students should be proficient in every technique common to their instrument.
Youth Symphony: Full Orchestra
Youth Symphony features accomplished junior high and high school musicians and performs music of various styles.This group is perfect for strong players who are seeking a full-orchestra experience in addition to their school music classes. Most players are involved with private music studies, though private lessons are NOT a requirement for participation. Any student demonstrating musical accomplishment can be accepted.