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Classes for Orchestras

Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra

Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra

Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Spring 2024 rehearsals begin January 24
Lebanon Middle School

Play symphonic repertoire in a community orchestra.

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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia 2

Mondays 5-5:45 pm
Spring 2024: January 8-May 20
Fall 2023: September 18-December 4
First Congregational Church - Parish Hall

Students will learn how to play in a section, holding their own on a part that is rhythmically & melodically different than other parts of the ensemble.

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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia 1

Mondays 4-4:45 pm
Spring 2024: January 8-May 20
Fall 2023: September 18-December 4
First Congregational Church - Parish Hall

Students will learn how to play in a section, holding their own on a part that is rhythmically & melodically different than other parts of the ensemble.

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Violins Performing

Tour Group

September 11-May 13
Monday 7-8 pm
First Congregational Church, Lebanon

Tour Group is a conductorless chamber ensemble for strings students.

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student violinists with conductor

Note Reading Explorers

Not currently offered

Boost your music-reading skills in a fun environment with other students.

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Four teenage violinists developing ensemble skills

Advanced Performance String Ensemble

Not currently offered

For advanced violin, viola, cello, and bass students ages 11 and up with a high level of commitment, APSE offers a chance to develop ensemble and solo skills at a high level.

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Mark Nelson conducts yough ensemble performance

Vivace Orchestra

Not currently offered

Students 8 and up will learn to create dynamic contrasts, shape phrases, understand how different parts work together to create the whole piece, and how to build a group sound.

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young students perform in an orchestra

Orchestra Explorers

Not currently offered

Orchestra Explorers is for string students who are just starting to read music, designed as a supplement to their lesson note reading in a group setting.

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