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Strings: Large Ensembles (Ages 4-17)

Strings: Large Ensembles (Ages 4-17)
Strings Ensembles
  • Available:  January 9, 2021 - May 15, 2021
  • Instructor:  RCS Faculty
  • Discipline:  Strings, Cello, Double Bass, Viola, Violin, Suzuki Cello, Suzuki Violin
  • Course Type:  Large Ensembles, Suzuki Strings (MEPlus)
  • Student Type:  School Aged (4-17)
  • Difficulty:  Beginner, Intermediate

Course Description

RCS students can participate in chamber ensembles and orchestra in addition to their private lessons and theory studies. Ensemble placements are by audition as recommended by the student's teacher.


RCS Preparatory Orchestra

Beginner Preparatory Orchestra introduces children to the basics of orchestra playing in a fun and friendly environment. Open to violin, viola, cello, and bass from RCME grades 1-2 or middle Suzuki book 1 - 3. Students should have at least one year's playing experience on their instrument to participate - or placement by audition.


RCS Elementary (Concert) Orchestra

RCS Elementary Orchestra builds on the skills learned in Preparatory Orchestra to improve ensemble listening skills and develop the ability to perform four-part harmonies, rhythm conversation between sections and ensemble listening skills. Open to violin, viola, cello and bass from RCME grades 3-5 or Suzuki book 3-5. Students should have at least 1 year orchestra playing experience with the ability to read notes comfortably to participate - or placement by audition.


RCS Intermediate (Chamber) Orchestra

RCS's Intermediate Orchestra focuses on melodic and harmonic development in major and minor keys, syncopation, complex rhythm conversation between sections and advancement of ensemble listening skills. Open to violin, viola, cello and bass from Royal Conservatory Level 6+ or Suzuki book 6 - 10. Students should have at least 2 years orchestral playing experience with one of those years in the RCS Concert Orchestra to participate - or placement by audition.


RCS Advanced (Senior) Orchestra

Large String Ensembles at RCS

Winter registration for Preparatory and Elementary Orchestra now open to new students!
 
Ensemble Name Suzuki Level Location Day & Time Instructor(s) Tuition
RCS Preparatory Orchestra Books 1-2 Online Saturdays
11:45am-12:45pm
Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom $259 REGISTER
RCS Elementary
(Concert) Orchestra
Books 3-5 Online Saturdays
12:45-1:45pm
Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom $259 Register
RCS Intermediate
(Chamber) Orchestra
Books 6-10 Online Saturdays
4:00-5:00pm
Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom N/A Contact Us
RCS Advanced
(Senior) Orchestra
Advanced Online Saturdays
5:45-6:45pm
Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom N/A Contact Us