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: Tuesdays & every other Thursday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.m.

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

        Instructor: Ms. DeAngeles

Beginners: Class begins Sept. 12 in the Music Room.  Thursday, Sept. 14 will be Beginners only. (Special Beginning Tech Day on Saturday, Sept. 9!) 

Intermediates:  Class begins Sept. 5 in the Music Room.  Thursday, Sept. 7 will be Intermediates only. (Extra rehearsal on Aug. 22)


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 Sept. 6 in the Music Room.  The first Friday for both groups will be Sept. 15.


Option 3: Saddle Ranch Orchestra at Saddle Ranch

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

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

Instructor: Ms. DeAngeles

Beginners: Class begins Sept. 12 in the Mobile.  Thursday, Sept. 14 will be Beginners only.  (Special Beginning Tech Day on Saturday, Sept. 9!!)

Intermediates: Class begins Sept. 5 in the Mobile.  Thursday, Sept. 7 will be Intermediates only.  (Extra rehearsal on Aug. 21.)


Option 4: Stone Mountain Orchestra at Stone Mountain

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

Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays & every other Wednesday, 3:35 - 4:35 p.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 on Sept. 6 in the Music Room.  Next classes will be Sept. 18 & 20.  (Extra rehearsal on Aug. 14.)


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 Sept. 5 in the Music Room.  The first Friday for both groups will be Sept. 8.