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:  Orchestra at Coyote Creek

Beginning Orchestra: Tuesdays, 3:35 - 4:50 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra:  Thursdays, 3:35 - 4:50 p.m.

Instructor: Mr. Pordesimo

Beginning Orchestra starts Sept. 3.  

Intermediate Orchestra starts Sept. 5.


Option 2: Orchestra at Eldorado

Beginning Orchestra: Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Instructor: Ms. Greenberg

Beginning Orchestra starts Sept. 4

Intermediate Orchestra starts Sept. 9.


Option 3: Orchestra at Saddle Ranch

Beginning Orchestra: Mondays, 3:35 - 4:50 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Wednesdays, 3:35 - 4:50 p.m.

Instructor: Mr. Pordesimo

Intermediate Orchestra starts Sept. 4.  

Beginning Orchestra starts Sept. 9.   


Option 4: Orchestra at Stone Mountain

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

Intermediate Orchestra: Thursdays & every other Friday, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Instructor: Ms. Grachek

Beginning Orchestra starts Sept. 3.  

Intermediate Orchestra starts Sept. 5. 


Option 5: Orchestra at Trailblazer

Beginning Orchestra: Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Instructor: Ms. Grachek 

Beginning Orchestra starts Sept. 3.  

Intermediate Orchestra starts Sept. 5.