Beginner String Group

Get started on the violin in small group lessons. These classes are a great way for beginners to learn in a fun and social environment.

45 minute shared lesson, $130/perm.

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 4:10pm – 4:55pm. $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.

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!

Rehearsal is each Saturday during school term 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.

Rehearsal is each Wednesday evening during school term 7:30pm – 9:30pm  $120/term.