String Orchestra is open to all orchestral string musicians. The instrumentation of the ensemble consists of violin, viola, cello, and double-bass. A wide variety of literature is studied from early baroque to modern compositions. Emphasis is placed on proper technique, musicianship, building responsible rehearsal habits, and developing listening and music reading skills. This is a performance-oriented ensemble, and therefore, campus and community performances are required component of the class.
Course # 17480
Course Term: Yearlong
Grade Levels: 9-12
Graduation Credit: Visual & Performing Arts
CSU/UC: Visual & Performing Arts(f)