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5th Grade Orchestra

5th Grade Orchestra is offered as an after-school program to all fifth graders in the district. Students meet twice a week: once at their home elementary school and once at River Bluff Middle School for large group ensemble rehearsal. In 5th grade orchestra, students are introduced to playing violin, viola, cello, or bass and learn the basics of their instrument as well as music reading.

Need to sign up for orchestra? Click this link to fill out the registration form:

5th Grade Strings Registration Form

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year closes at 3pm Sept. 1st, 2019.

Needed Materials

  • Instrument of proper size and in good playing condition
  • Sound Innovations for String Orchestra Bk 1 (Blue Cover)
  • Rosin
  • Violins/Violas: Shoulder Rest
  • Cellos/Basses: Rock Stop
  • Soft Cleaning Cloth
  • Pencil
  • Music Stand for home practice

*Financial assistance is available for students who need help obtaining an instrument or supplies. Please contact Mrs. Meyer for more information.

Weekly Schedule

Mondays: Fox Prairie 3:05-4:00 pm

Tuesdays: Kegonsa 3:05-4:00 pm

Wednesdays: Large Group Rehearsal at River Bluff 3:05-4:00 pm

Thursdays: Sandhill 3:05-4:00 pm

*Please note that bus transportation is available each night for students who are bus eligible. On Wednesdays, all students are bused to River Bluff for rehearsal.

Important Dates

  • May 7th: 5-8th Grade Orchestra Concert, 7 pm, Stoughton High School Performing Arts Center