Orchestra is for string players and a selected number of wind and percussion players. The orchestra performs at concerts and assemblies, provides programs for community organizations, plays for the annual musical, auditions for All-State Orchestra, and participates in festivals, state solo and ensemble contests in the spring. Lessons are required and are scheduled on a rotating basis during the school day.
- Advanced tuning skills – by ear
- Intonation skills
- Ensemble skills – Large and small group
- Advanced sight reading skills
- Music theory skills
- Advanced rhythmic skills
- Basic composition skills