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Princeton High School Orchestras
 

Mr. Snyder, Principal
151 Moore Street
Princeton, NJ 08540

Tel: 609.806.4280
Fax: 609.806.4281
Guidance: 609.806.4282


REPERTOIRE ORCHESTRA

Prerequisite: None

This orchestra, consisting of string, wood-wind, brass, and percussion instrumentalists, is the preparatory orchestra of the high school orchestral program; it will serve to develop the musical skills that are a prerequisite for membership in Sinfonia. Emphasis will be placed on improving individual technique, tone production, ensemble skills, and sight-reading. All Repertoire Orchestra members will participate in the regularly scheduled high school orchestral con-certs. This course may be taken two to five days a week for two to five credits respectively.


SINFONIA

Prerequisite: Audition scheduled individually with the high school director

Designed for freshmen through seniors, this course will serve to develop the musical skills that are a prerequisite for membership in the PHS Orchestra. Emphasis will continue to be placed on developing individual technique, tone production, ensemble skills, ear training and sight-reading. All Sinfonia members will participate in the regularly scheduled high school orchestra concert.

PHS ORCHESTRA

Prerequisite: Audition scheduled individually with the high school director

Designed for advanced musicians, this course provides the opportunity to study and perform the varied orchestral literature of the 17th through the 21st centuries. In addition, emphasis will continue to be placed on developing individual technique, tone production, ensemble skills, ear training, and sight-reading. Repertoire will vary annually.