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Middle School Chamber Orchestra

Auditions: Thursdays Sept. 24th and October 1st
First rehearsal: October 8th
Audition requirements:

  • scales in D/G/C/F
  • Student’s choice of performance piece minimum grade 2, no pop
  • Sight reading level; end of Blue Book

For Sale

Nice quality, beautiful, 14-inch, Sheng Liu, model No. 6, viola for sale with case and bow, bought at Ellsworth Music for $700, asking $500. Call 304-839-5694.

The Role of the Concert Mistress/Master

​An essay by Madon Isenberg The role of a concert mistress/master is very important to the orchestra.  This grand honor is given to the principal first violinist.  I have been lucky enough to serve in this role for a couple years in the past.  Generally speaking, this is given not only based on who is…


teenage girl playing the violin

Shepherd String Orchestra Camp

The Shepherd String Orchestra Camp will take place during the week of June 22-26 at the Frank Arts Center. String players in grades 8-12 are invited to participate in the day camp. Camp highlights will include string orchestra rehearsals, master classes, chamber music coaching, faculty performances, and a “nal concert to close the week. Dr.…