Academie Orchestras

Vivace Orchestra*Ensembles will not take place in Fall 2020 due to COVID-19*

Students 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