This orchestra challenges musicians to a high performance level while experiencing a rich symphonic repertoire. Intensive rehearsals develop high listening, technical and ensemble skills. This impressive orchestra has performed in Australia and Toronto, and was one of the Middle level orchestra to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago.
Skill level: Execution of complex rhythmic combinations; shifting positions for violins 1st ? 5th, viola 1st ? 4th, cello 1st through beginning thumb, bass 1st ? 5th; advanced bow strokes (detache, spiccato, brush, martele, flautando); well-developed vibrato; mature musical phrasing and interpretation. Scales: 3 octave major and 2 octave melodic minor of your choice, quarter note = 120.