The Cello Choir is an entry-level ensemble for the Community School’s pre-college orchestra program. Appropriate for both Suzuki and traditional cello students, emphasis is placed on introducing orchestral performance techniques, developing musicianship, and reinforcing reading skills. Approximately 16 student musicians are accepted each year.
All new and returning students must audition for placement.
Weekly on Wednesdays, 6–6:40 pm
Participants must study privately. No previous orchestral experience is necessary.
Minimum Age Requirement
Cello Choir: 3rd grade; must be eight years old, as of September 1, 2019
Recommended Level of Playing
Scherzo, C. Webster (Suzuki Vol. 3) and ability to read simple rhythms in first position
Audition Date for the 2019–20 Academic Year
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Starting April 1, an audition time may be scheduled by phone at 213-621-4548
Click here to download audition information and application packet, which must be brought with you to your audition. Please note that your current teacher’s signature is required on the application form.