Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies

Advanced Orchestra

The Advanced Orchestra is comprised of 7th - 8th grade students, and is one of the primary performing ensembles at the Academy.  Emphasis in this class will be on performance practice, musicianship, improving technical abilities, sight-reading skills, conducting, and theory.


Required Technique Books for 2018-19:

  • Advanced Technique for Strings: Technique and Style Studies for String Orchestra  (Michael Allen, Robert Gillespie, and Pamela Tellejohn Hayes; published by Hal Leonard)

  • Essentials for Strings (Gerald Anderson; published by Kjos)


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