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: Mondays & every other Friday, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

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

        Instructor: Ms. Haislet

Classes begin Aug. 24 in the Music Room.  

The first Friday for Beginners is Aug. 24.  The first Friday for Intermediates is Sept. 7. 



Option 2:  Legacy Point Orchestra at Legacy Point

Beginning Orchestra: Mondays & every other Friday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: Wednesdays & every other Friday, 4:05 - 5:05 p.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Petersen

Classes begin Aug. 27.  The first Friday, for both Beginners and Intermediates, is Aug. 31.



Option 3:  Leman Orchestra at Leman Academy

Beginning Orchestra: every other Monday & every Wednesday, 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

Intermediate Orchestra: every other Mondays & every Wednesday, 3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

        Instructor: Ms. Petrie

Classes begin Aug. 27.  The first Monday for Beginners is Aug. 27.  The first Monday for Intermediates is Sept. 10.



Option 4:  Northeast Orchestra at Northeast

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

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

        Instructor: Ms. Petersen

Classes begin Aug. 27 on the Stage.  The first Friday, for Beginners and Intermediates, will be Aug. 31.