Allegro is a strings-only orchestra intended to provide students with valuable performance experience and an enrichment opportunity for developing orchestral technique. Students are expected to read music, be able to follow a conductor, and have a working knowledge of all strings and 1st position finger patterns. Approximate Suzuki or school orchestra book level 2 to 3 and up. Seating is rotated often, and is determined by what works best for the orchestra. No audition is required. A teacher recommendation, appropriate playing level, and ability to focus for a 90 minute rehearsal are expected. Students should expect to spend time outside rehearsal practicing the music for Allegro.
Students are being accepted for second semester, at a reduced tuition rate. See Allegro google form: https://goo.gl/forms/ZXEiqgfELsXMWSz13 To register for Allegro 2017-18 contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out if there is space, as rehearsals have begun for the season.
Rehearsals: Monday evenings 6:30-8 pm, with additional sectionals and dress rehearsals as scheduled. Rehearsals begin Sept 18th.
Students will need to bring a folding stand to rehearsal each Monday.
Rehearsals are held at:
Wesley United Methodist Church 1600 4th Ave N. Grand Forks.
Concerts: fall and spring, Nov 18th and March 11th this season. Optional other performances and fundraiser volunteering also available.
Kara Hartten, Conductor, Allegro Orchestra