Welcome to the

website of  the Wheeler

High School Orchestra.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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​​12/1/18        Holiday Showcase

                      Wheeler PAC-- 2 & 4:30 pm

              Ticket Information

       Any tickets purchased after today will

                         be held at Will Call

 

2/7/18        Winter Concert

                    Wheeler PAC--7:00 pm



Monday mornings 7:30-8:10  Cello Choir Rehearsal           

Thursday mornings 7:30-8:10 Fiddle Ensemble

 

Wednesday afternoons 3:45-5:15 Full Orchestra rehearsal

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meet our orchestras

sinfonia orchestra

Intermediate orchestra with a mixture of different grade levels (9-12).  Students start at a grade IV level of music and perform grade V music by the end of the year.

         The orchestra program at Wheeler has grown from 30 members to over 220 members in the past few years. The orchestra program is made of 3 orchestras - Philharmonia, Sinfonia, and Chamber. 

          Membership in each of the orchestras is based on audition. In the last few years, the orchestras have performed at the “North American Music Festival” in Virginia Beach, as well as “Music USA Festivals” in Orlando, winning excellent ratings at these festivals. In 2009, the orchestra traveled to Chicago. In the spring of 2011 and 2014, the

orchestra traveled to New York and participate in an educational masterclass with members of the New York Philharmonic. As a part of the GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluation, the orchestras received ratings of superior in both concert and sight-reading. In 2018, the orchestra was selected to perform at the GMEA In-service Conference in Athens, Georgia. 

of the year. (Music levels are graded from 1- 6, 1 being the easiest and 6 being the most difficult.)

philharmonia orchestra

The beginning orchestra where most students are 9th graders. Focus is technique and performing up to a grade IV level by the end

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Chamber orchestra

Advanced orchestra with a mixture of different grade levels. Students start at a Grade V level of music and perform grade VI music by the end of the year.