Course description

This orchestra offers an exceptional opportunity for young musicians to develop their ensemble skills in a supportive environment. This is the entry-level ensemble for strings. All first year orchestra members will start in this group. Members should be a minimum of 7 years old and have at least 2 years playing experience (minimum RCM Grade I / end of Suzuki Book I level). No maximum age is set. The orchestra concentrates on basic orchestral skills.


An audition is required before registering. Sign up HERE


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Section title
Preparatory Strings 1/2 yr
G - Group Classes
5:15PM to 6:15PM
Jan 09, 2024 to May 21, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Group Classes (Conservatory)  
Course Fee(s)
TV23 non-credit $187.50
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 05, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 05, 2024
  • Christina Visy
Section Notes

No rehearsal: Jan. 2nd, Mar. 26th, and Apr. 2nd.

Dates are inclusive of rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and concerts including the Spring Showcase & dress rehearsal on May 26th which is the final class of the term.


An audition is required for admission to Conservatory orchestral programs. For those wishing to join the orchestra please contact the program facilitator, Michael van der Sloot, for addtional details and audition requirements.

Registration and auditions are available throughout the year and students are admitted based on their successful audition.

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