Orchestra I

Hannah Vander Wilt - Orchestra
Richland Community Center (location map)
Thursday, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
09/19/19 - 04/30/20 (26 weeks)

1:00 - 1:50  Orchestra I (Experience Required)

Materials Fee:  $20

Class Description:   In this orchestra, beginning strings students can build the basic skills of the violin, viola, or cello and get valuable experience playing in a group. Correct posture, producing a good tone, reading notes and rhythm, following the director's cues and other skills will be taught as we work through the String Basics method book 1. Students are responsible for having an instrument and case, rosin, String Basics Book 1, Steps to Successful Ensembles Book 1, pencil and a thin 3-ring binder or folder, and music stand. Additional music may be supplied in class by the teacher. A shoulder rest is suggested for violin and viola players. Private or small-group lessons outside of this class not required but are helpful to many.  Experience required: student should be able to read and play short pieces using the notes of the D Major scale, or play the first ~80 selections in String Basics 1.