Orchestra Classes


Beginning Orchestra
Beginning Orchestra is available to all 4th & 5th Grade students in the Legend feeder area.   In this class, students will learn how to assemble, care for, and begin to play an instrument.  No previous instruction is required.  In orchestra, students can learn to play violin, viola, cello or string bass.

Intermediate Orchestra
Intermediate Orchestra is available to all 4th & 5th Grade students in the Legend feeder area.   In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills and learn to play more complex music in a variety of styles.  Previous experience, such as a year of completed beginning orchestra, is required.


Class Options

Classes are offered for each school, but students are welcome to attend any option that best fits their schedules. 


Option 1:  Frontier Valley Orchestra at Frontier Valley
Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:00 - 7:40 a.m.
        Instructor: Ms. Merrill
Classes will begin Sept. 6.


Option 2: Gold Rush Orchestra at Goldrush
Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesday, 7:00 - 7:45 a.m.
        Instructor: Ms. Watkins
Classes will begin Sept. 6.


Option 3: Iron Horse Orchestra at Iron Horse
Beginning Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.
Intermediate Orchestra: (the other) every other Tuesdays & every Thursday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.
Instructor: Ms. Petersen
Prior to Fall Break, Beginners on Tuesdays only, 3:35 - 4:50 p.m., and Intermediates on Thursdays only, 3:35 - 4:50 p.m.  Classes will begin Aug. 31 with Intermediates only.

Option 4: Pioneer Orchestra at Pioneer
Beginning Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.
Intermediate Orchestra: (the other) every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.
Instructor: Ms. Mayes
Classes will begin Aug. 31.  Thursday, August 31 will be Beginners only.
​Tuesday, Sept. 5 will be Intermediates only.  Tuesday, Sept. 12 will be Beginners only.