Below you will find information about our orchestras, auditions, and please fill out the information sheet at the bottom. Don't forget to click 'submit.'
Freshmen Orchestra: Most students take advantage of this class, which is the next step from Middle School Orchestra. No audition required.
Philharmonic Orchestra: Our most advanced orchestra class. We study professional level repertoire while refining technique and musicianship. Audition is required. Details are below.
Sinfonia: Small chamber orchestra which meets after school (Thursday afternoon) during the first semester. Audition takes place in August.
Symphony Orchestra: Full orchestra, including wind players from the VBHS Band. Rehearsals take place after school (Thursday afternoon) during the second semester.
All Instruments: Solo of your choice, which best demonstrates your technical and musical abilities.
Violin and String Bass: Two Octave Scales in the keys of D Major and F Major.
Viola and Cello: Two Octave Scales in the keys of G Major and B flat Major.
You may contact Mr. Shuping to schedule an in-person audition, or they may be videotaped and sent to Mr. Shuping.