This string ensemble is string players in grades 9 – 12 and is open to all interested students without an audition. The HS Orchestra meets 3 hours a week and prepares high-level repertoire throughout the year. This graded class gives 3-5 concerts per year, one being for the annual Advent Service at the Berliner Dom in December. Other concerts are performed at various churches in Berlin or at the JFKS Aula and/or for graduation. Students have the opportunity to take this class as a Grundkurs with additional project work assigned. Membership is approximately 40.
(Students who are members of this group have the opportunity to audition for and participate in the High School Honor Orchestra (grades 9-12) sponsored by AMIS (Association for the Music in International Schools)).
When? Tuesday, 10th period; Monday and Friday, 6th period
Director: Robert Hale