Frequently Asked Questions


Question: Do I need to have 3 years experience to join orchestra?

Answer: No. An audition is required though in the case of students with less that 2 years experience at the middle school level (or high school for transfer).

Question: Do I need to buy my instrument?

Answer: We have Cello's and Basses for use here at school. Violins and Violas will need to buy or rent as we only have classroom "spares" here for use in an emergency.

Question: Can I join if I play a non Orchestra instrument?

Answer: See Mr. Bell

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