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  • Credit=1 (2 Semesters)


Pre-Requisite:  Philharmonic Orchestra or Instructor Approval

Course Description:    The MIHS Orchestra classes study string and symphonic orchestra literature. Age- appropriate technical development is emphasized. All 9th Grade orchestra students are enrolled in Philharmonic Orchestra; thereafter, students proceed to Symphonic Orchestra or audition into Chamber Orchestra. Orchestras perform several concerts per year and travel to perform at festivals across the state and country. Assessment includes participation, concerts, and tests. Evening rehearsals and concerts are a required component of this class. More information can be found at

Work Load:  Group/Individual; Formative/Summative

Why would you be interested in the Class:   Students interested in expanding their experience with Orchestral and Chamber music performance as well as their personal skills on violin, viola, cello, and bass.

  • Fine Arts - Performing