St. Cecilia Music Center’s Youth Ensembles offer a unique opportunity for students in Grades 3-12 to practice, perform and perfect their instrument of choice. An inspiring place for aspiring musicians, the School of Music offers weekly after-school rehearsals during the school year with each semester culminating in a performance in Royce Auditorium.


ORCHESTRA AND BAND PROGRAM

 Auditions are required for all orchestra and band ensembles. Audition Information

SINFONIA
An advanced entry-level string orchestra introducing beginners to the elements of teamwork and ensemble performance.
Conductor: Erin DeYoung
Rehearsal: Mondays, 5:30-6:45pm
Tuition: $420 per year or $210 per semester
***Ensembles will resume when COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.***


CONCERT ORCHESTRA
A preparatory string ensemble for intermediate students with moderate ensemble experience.
Conductor: Anne Thompson
Rehearsal: Mondays, 6-7:30pm
Tuition: $420 per year or $210 per semester 
***Ensembles will resume when COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.***


PHILHARMONIC
An advanced orchestra, complete with strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion, playing challenging works from classical, musical and film scores.
Conductor: Dan Scott
Rehearsal: Mondays, 7:15-9:15pm
Tuition: is $420 per year or $210 per semester
***Ensembles will resume when COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.***


CONCERT BAND
An advanced middle school wind, brass and percussion ensemble for students in grades 6-10 focusing on mostly traditional band music and challenging works by local musicians.
Conductor: Cullen McCarthy
Rehearsal: Tuesdays, 7:15-8:45pm
Tuition: $420 per year or $210 per semester
***Ensembles will resume when COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted.***

“My daughter has grown as a musician in the time she has spent in Concert Band. She truly enjoys being with other students who have a passion for music. She has enjoyed the musical direction provided by her band director who also clearly has a passion for music. It has been a great experience!”



FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please contact the School of Music registrar, Jessi Carr:
Jessi@scmc-online.org
or 616-459-2224 ext. 209.