What will I do in orchestra in sixth
Perform at THREE group
concerts--one in September, another in December and one in May
Perform (and have fun) at the Sandy Lake Amusement Park
Compete in a solo competition and be awarded a medal for your hard work!
Go on a spring trip & have fun at Six Flags or Hurricane Harbor
Be a part of cool social events: pizza parties, gift exchanges, skating
parties, laser tag, ice cream socials, movie nights, putt-putt and go-car
events, trips to see the Dallas Symphony.
SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR???? Come and join the orchestra!
What happens after sixth grade?
Most orchestra students (over
95%!) stay in orchestra after their first year. They will be placed in
Philharmonic, Symphonic or Chamber Orchestra where they will explore
advanced playing techniques, more difficult music, and different styles of
playing (fiddle music, pop tunes, even jazz styles using electric
There is also an orchestra program at Lewisville HS that you can continue in
after your time at Durham!