Ponderosa Elementary Instrumental Music

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Orchestra Classes




Beginning Orchestra

Beginning Orchestra is available to all 4th & 5th Grade students in the Ponderosa feeder area.   In this class, students will learn how to assemble, care for, and begin to play an instrument.  No previous instruction is required.  In orchestra, students can learn to play violin, viola, cello or string bass.



Intermediate Orchestra

Intermediate Orchestra is available to all 4th & 5th Grade students in the Ponderosa feeder area.   In this class, students will build on their fundamental skills and learn to play more complex music in a variety of styles.  Previous experience, such as a year of completed beginning orchestra, is required.




Class Options


Classes are offered for each school, but students are welcome to attend any option that best fits their schedules. 



Option 1:  Franktown Orchestra at Franktown

Beginning Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: every other Tuesday & every Thursday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Petrie

Classes begin Aug. 23 in the Commons.  Tuesday, Aug. 23 will be Beginners only. 

Tuesday, Aug. 30 will be Intermediates only.



Option 2:  Legacy Point Orchestra at Legacy Point

Beginning Orchestra: Mondays and every other Friday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Wednesdays and every other Friday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

        Instructor: Ms. James

Classes begin Aug. 22.  Friday, Aug. 26 will be Beginners only.  The next Friday for Beginners and Intermediates will be Sept. 9.



Option 3:  Northeast Orchestra at Northeast

Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Petersen

Classes begin Aug. 22 on the Stage.  Monday, Aug. 22 will be Beginners only.