Private lessons are strongly encouraged! Private lessons are a wonderful way to quickly progress on the instrument as every lesson is specifically tailored to your needs. Please make sure the private teacher is qualified!
Middle School Sinfonia
Students interested in the Middle School Sinfonia must have these minimum requirements for their audition:
1) Understand and play ALL of the scales in 2 octaves or more
2) Vibrato- controlled
3) Understand and play ALL of the notes in 3rd position (hopefully 2nd, 4th, 5th)
4) Sight Read- simple melody & rhythm
5) Play musically (understand and use dynamics and different types of bowings)