Fees: $30.00 class fee; ASB card verification; orchestra uniform (guys: tuxedos, ladies: dresses); renting of instruments (if applicable), and field trips. Assistance is available upon review.

Learning Recommendations: Audition or director invitation required. Please go to this website for audition information:

http://connect.issaquah.wednet.edu/high/skyline/staff/mr_cook/m/skyline_silver_symphony_audition_materials/default.aspx

Student must provide their own instrument. For Cello and Bass players, instruments will be available for school use – students must have their own instrument for home practice.

 

General Description: The Skyline Silver Symphony is a class open to string students in grades 9 through 12 who complete a successful audition or receive an invitation from the director. Students will learn advanced elements of music, with an emphasis on classical string repertoire and at an accelerated pace. Performances for school, community and music festivals outside of the school day are part of the class curriculum and participation is required.

Content:

  • Rehearsal technique
  • Ensemble technique
  • Music theory and history.

Strategies:

  • Daily rehearsals
  • Concerts, contests, and clinics
  • Individual practice

Equipment to be provided by student: Instrument and performance attire. Celli and basses will be provided for school use with the payment of a rental fee.