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Concert Highlights

Bravo to the nearly 40 musicians and 2 co-directors of our Honors Orchestra for a wonderful performance! Hear highlights from the show and from orchestra members on what they've learned by being part of the program.

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2020 Concert

The 2020 Honors Orchestra performed its 2019-20 concert in early March playing: Spartacus, Deep River, Allegro in D Major, "Scherzo" from Serenade No. 1 in D Major, "Tonight" from West Side Story, Fiddle Dance and Can-Can.

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The 2020 Honors Orchestra included nearly 40 musicians.

Honors Orchestra

​​​This premier orchestra is for any student, regardless of district, in grades 4-8 and provides an outstanding orchestral opportunity for students wishing to further their music education.

Ability to read and perform literature at Suzuki Book level 2 or equivalent required (Level 3 book recommended).​


Auditions are held in the fall (usually around the first week of October) at Crestview Middle School. 


Rehearsals will be Mondays from 4:30-6 p.m. at Crestview Middle School beginning the second week of October. Attendance at rehearsal is mandatory. There is a concert at the end of the program. Fee of $145 is payable after acceptance into program.

About the Directors

Rockwood orchestra teachers Michael Blackwood and Lauren Holzen direct the orchestra.