COA students have unique opportunities to learn how to play in a variety of musical ensembles. In doing so, students learn how to listen to each other in many different musical contexts.
Chamber Orchestra offers students opportunities to play ensemble music written for violin, viola, cello, and bass. Students learn how to play with each other under the guidance and artistry of a conductor. Skills learned in playing in a chamber orchestra apply to those needed to play in chamber ensembles and in larger symphony orchestras. Click here to register for Chamber Orchestra.
Chamber ensembles consist of two or three students who play together. Each student has their own part in duets and trios. In chamber ensembles, there is no conductor; instead, students learn how to play with each other under the guidance and artistry of a teacher. Skills learned in playing in chamber ensembles apply to those needed to play in chamber orchestras and in larger symphony orchestras.