Orchestra Classes

Beginning Orchestra

Beginning Orchestra is available to all 4th, 5th & 6th Grade students in the ThunderRidge 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 ThunderRidge 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:  Coyote Creek Orchestra at Coyote Creek

Beginning Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

        Instructor: Ms. DeAngeles

Classes will begin Aug. 30 in the Music Room.  Tuesday, Aug. 30 will be Beginners only.  Tuesday, Sept. 6 will be Intermediates only.


Option 2: Eldorado Orchestra at Eldorado

Beginning Orchestra: Wednesdays and every other Friday, 7:50 - 8:50 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays and every other Friday, 7:50 - 8:50 a.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Owsley

Classes will begin Aug. 29 in the Music Room.  The first Friday for both groups will be Sept. 9.


Option 3: Saddle Ranch Orchestra at Saddle Ranch

Beginning Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. DeAngeles

Classes begin Aug. 30 in the Mobile.  Tuesday, Aug. 30 will be Beginners only.  Tuesday, Sept. 6 will be Intermediates only.


Option 4: Stone Mountain Orchestra at Stone Mountain

Beginning Orchestra: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

Instructor: Ms. DeAngeles

Classes begin Aug. 29 in the Music Room.  Monday, Aug. 29 will be Beginners only.  Monday, Sept. 12 will be Intermediates only.


Option 5: Trailblazer Orchestra at Trailblazer

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

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

Instructor: Ms. Camp

Classes will begin Aug. 30 in the Music Room.  The first Friday for both groups will be Sept. 9.