Strings


Beginner Violin Class

Learn violin in a fun and inspiring environment using the Suzuki Method with Lisa Stewart (Acacia Quartet) for kids ages 4 – 8.

Tuesdays 3:45pm – 4:30pm, $100/term.


Junior String Ensemble

A young string students first step into orchestral playing. Each week they explore the fundamentals of group playing while expanding their knowledge of note reading and musical concepts in a fun environment. For beginners who can read music to approx. AMEB Grade 2.

Wednesday 4:00pm – 4:45pm $95/term.


The ConChords

An intermediate string orchestra that extends rhythm, intonation and sight reading skills, explores advanced musical concepts and orchestral etiquette. With a focus on learning challenging and exciting repertoire, this is the perfect ensemble for the advancing string student. Targeted at AMEB Grade 3 and above players as a pathway towards joining OYO.

Tuesday 5:10pm – 5:55pm. $95/term.


Cello Ensemble

Led by ORC cello teacher Andrew Callaghan, our new cello ensemble is an exciting opportunity for cellists to work together outside of the orchestral environment to further develop ensemble skills while learning and performing interesting repertoire.

Saturday 12:15pm – 1:00pm $95/term


Orange Youth Orchestra

The Orange Youth Orchestra provides young musicians from Orange and surrounds with high quality orchestral education and performance experiences. Under the leadership of conductor Ben Macpherson OAM, the orchestra seeks to extend young musicians and provide them with the chance to play a wide variety of orchestral repertoire.  OYO is open to ALL young orchestral musicians of an AMEB Grade 5 playing level or above and are currently seeking new members!

Saturday 1:15pm – 3:10pm  $120/term.


Encore Adult Orchestra

Encore is an inclusive and diverse group of musicians who share a love of orchestral and chamber music. The group focuses on expanding ensemble skills, musicianship and learning new repertoire under the leadership of conductor Phil Moran. Encore rehearse each week, perform regularly throughout the year and is open to all members of the public.
Adult musicians of all skill levels and backgrounds are invited to join this inspiring, fun and social group and are encouraged to come to a rehearsal to learn more.

Wednesday 7:30pm – 9:00pm  $120/term.