The Orlando Youth Chamber Orchestra is one of our premiere ensembles. They are an auditioned group of highly motivated student musicians who perform advanced string orchestra literature in a variety of musical styles. Students should be prepared to work on musicianship, interpretation and mindful performance. This ensemble is focused on independent playing and leadership, students should know advanced skills such as 3rd position, 2 octave scales, and vibrato. Individual practice outside of rehearsal is necessary for mastery of our performance material.
The Orlando Youth String Ensemble builds upon the technical and musical foundations students have learned while enrolled in their middle or high school orchestra, or developed through private study. Content includes instruction in performance techniques with emphasis placed on technical and musical skills through the study of standard string orchestra repertoire. All students who have had 1-2 years experience on their instrument are invited join this group. Individual practice outside of rehearsal is necessary for mastery of our performance material.