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Honors String Orchestra 2019

September 16 – November 11, 2019

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Wayne Art Center’s Honors String Orchestra brings together the finest teen musicians ages 13 – 19 to rehearse and perform outstanding original works of string orchestra literature by notable composers from a variety of time periods. Concerts often provide the opportunity for students to work with exceptional adult professional soloists.

This exciting ensemble enhances and supports school orchestra programs and provides an opportunity for home-schooled students and other outstanding young adult musicians to benefit from an ensemble experience.

Through the pursuit of musical excellence, young adults will experience the joy of music making, develop a lifelong passion for music, reinforce leadership potential, and enrich the surrounding community by sharing their talents through a high quality concert experience.

Auditions will be held on August 29, September 5, and September 10.

Please contact Mrs. Joyce Prichard: joyce@wayneart.org to set up an audition time. For those accepted, please REGISTER HERE

Rehearsals will be on Monday evenings from 7:15 to 8:45 pm beginning Monday, September 16, 2019. The program will culminate with a concert on Monday, November 11, 2019. Registration must be complete by Monday, September 16, 2019

Honors String Orchestra Conductor-Joyce S. Prichard
Joyce S. Prichard has been inspiring area youth for decades through enriching ensemble experiences. Her award-winning groups have garnered attention at the state and national level. She has served as guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator throughout Pennsylvania, and conducted youth ensembles in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. Her articles on string pedagogy have appeared in numerous state and national music educators journals.  Mrs. Prichard is an active performer, violin section leader in, and co-founder of Orchestra Concordia, an adult community orchestra in Wayne, PA.

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