Academie Orchestras

Vivace OrchestraStudents must participate in their school orchestra to participate in Academie Musique orchestras. Academie Musique offers three levels of string orchestras for students who are in private lessons and/or a school program. These are not instructional orchestras for learning to play the instrument. New students will audition to be placed in the appropriate orchestra.

AN AUDITION AND/OR TEACHER RECOMMENDATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS.

Primo Orchestra

This is a beginning level orchestra for students playing the equivalent level of late Suzuki Method Book 1 & early Book 2. Audition required.

Director: Alex Sellers
Cost: $220 (includes registration)

Wednesdays, 5 – 6 p.m.  Room 7

Intermezzo Orchestra

This is a mid-level orchestra for students playing the equivalent level of Suzuki Method Book 3 & early Book 4. Audition required.

Director: Shelby Bogucki
Cost: $220 (includes registration)

Wednesdays, 5 – 6 p.m. Room 2


Dress For Formal Concerts
(Primo & Intermezzo):
Men: Black slacks; white dress shirt.
Ladies: Black skirt/slacks; white dress blouses

Dress for Informal Concerts:
Academie Musique T-shirt; black jeans or skirt

Vivace Jr. Youth Orchestra and Chamber Music

This is an advanced level orchestra for students playing the equivalent level of late Suzuki Method Books 4 and up. Audition or teacher recommendation required.  This class includes 30 minutes of orchestra, and 90 minutes of Chamber Music.

Director: Preston Patterson and Chamber Music coaches
Cost:  $275  (includes registration)

Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Reiter Rehearsal Hall


Dress For Formal Concerts
(Vivace)
Men: Black slacks; white dress shirts, ties
Ladies: Black skirt/slacks and black dress blouses