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 ENSEMBLES
An entry-level string orchestra introducing beginners to the elements of teamwork and ensemble performance.
Conductor: Erin DeYoung
Rehearsal: Mondays, 5:30-6:45pm
A preparatory string ensemble for intermediate students with moderate ensemble experience.
Conductor: Anne Thompson
Rehearsal: Mondays, 6-7:30pm
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
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, 7:00-8:30pm
Auditions not required to register.