Intermediate Traditional Strings Plus Orchestra

Price: $735

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This course is currently closed for the 2017/2018 school year. Please contact Student Services at 312.786.9428 to discuss other options that may be available. Financial aid is extremely limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please inquire with Student Services at studentservices@meritmusic.org for more information.

Grades: 3rd-8th

Most students will have completed at least 2 years of instruction. This class is available to students via teacher recommendation or placement audition.

Most students begin string orchestra in the third year of study, when they come together to play alongside one another while continuing in their instrumental musical classes. The string orchestras will showcase their skills in the winter and spring concerts.

Students will learn:
  • to use all four strings
  • advanced finger positions
  • to count basic rhythms and begin counting rhythms
  • to identify common intervals aurally and visually
  • to identify common key signatures
Classes meet once per week for 2 hours (29 weeks)

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