Middle School Orchestra


    Please make sure you are asking your classroom teachers before you come down for lessons. A meeting will take place the first cycle of school and lessons will begin the second cycle of school.  


    Listen to the pieces for our concert:

    Winter - 

    Still, Still, Still

    Secret Agent Sugar Plum

    Variant on an Old English Carol


    Upcoming Concerts:

    Concert are at the HIGH SCHOOL

     See cover page


    MEBC Jr. County Orchestra:

    Students in grades 7, 8, and 9 are eligible to audition for Jr. County Orchestra. Forms are due to Mrs. Dowd in mid January.

    6th Grade String Fest:

    Students in 6th grade are eligible to participate in the MEBC 6th grade string fest. The festival is usually held in March on a Saturday. More information to come.


    PMEA Intermediate Band and Orchestra Festival:

    Students in 7th and 8th grade are eligible to be nominated to participate in the PMEA District 10 Intermediated Orchestra Festival.


    Here is an exercise website to test your knowledge of key signatures. Aim for 100%!

    Violins - www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/bo9yyyy

    Violas - www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/ro9yyyy

    Cello/Bass - www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/no9yyyy