Orchestra Classes


Beginning Orchestra

Beginning Orchestra is available to all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade students in the Mountain Vista feeder area.   In this class, students will learn how to assemble, care for, and begin to play an instrument.  No previous instruction is required.  In orchestra, students can learn to play violin, viola, cello or string bass.


Intermediate Orchestra

Intermediate Orchestra is available to all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade students in the Mountain Vista feeder area.   In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills and learn to play more complex music in a variety of styles.  Previous experience, such as a year of completed beginning orchestra, is required.



Class Options


Classes are offered for each school, but students are welcome to attend any option that best fits their schedules. 



Option 1:  Bear Canyon Orchestra at Bear Canyon

Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & every other Wednesday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays & every other Wednesday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. DeAngeles

Beginners: Class begins Sept. 11 in the Music Room.  Wednesday, Sept. 13 will be Beginners only.  (Special Beginning Tech Day on Saturday, Sept. 9!!)

Intermediates: Class begins Sept. 6 in the Music Room.  Next classes will be Sept. 18 & 20.  (Extra rehearsal August 30.)


Option 2: Copper Mesa Orchestra at Copper Mesa

Beginning Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 7:25 - 8:25 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 7:25 - 8:25 a.m.

Instructor: Mr. Dale

Classes will begin Sept. 7 in the Music Room. 

Thursday, Sept. 7 will be Beginners only. 

Tuesday, Sept. 12 will be Intermediates only.


Option 3: Heritage Orchestra at Heritage

Beginning Orchestra: Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Thursdays, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Sectionals: every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. Behm

Classes will begin Sept. 7 in Mobile Room #93. 

The first Friday Sectional will be Sept. 15.


Option 4: Northridge Orchestra at Northridge

Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & every other Friday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Wednesdays & every other Friday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

Instructor: Ms. Camp

Classes will begin Sept. 6 in the Music Room. 

The first Friday, for both Beginners and Intermediates, will be Sept. 15..


Option 5: Sand Creek Orchestra at Sand Creek
Beginning Orchestra: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:15 - 9:00 a.m.
Intermediate Orchestra: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
Instructor: Mr. Shugert
Classes will begin Sept. 7 in the Music Room.

Option 6: Summit View Orchestra at Summit View

4th Grade Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 11:25 - 11:55 a.m.

Beginning 5th/6th Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:15 - 10:55 a.m.

Intermediate 5th/6th Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10:55 - 11:25 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. Camp

Classes will begin Sept. 6 in the Mobile.