Deadline to Register is September 20, 2019
Founded in the fall of 2014, Neighborhood Orchestra is a tuition-free music program open to any student in grades K through 12. All students are welcome, regardless of experience or skills level. For students with two or more years of experience, the intermediate/advanced ensemble offers an opportunity for students to continue working on developing their musicianship and performance skills in an accelerated ensemble setting. Our current beginning instrumental ensemble offerings include, recorder ensemble, trumpet, string ensemble, and beginning chamber ensemble. Our intermediate/advanced offerings include, guitar ensemble, harp ensemble, and the intermediate/advanced string ensemble. Neighborhood students have unique and exciting performance opportunities. Past performance highlights include YMF’s Community Arts Festival, the Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park’s Summer Concert Series, and the D’Addario Foundation’s Instrument Drive at the Ace Hotel.
"My hopes are that my daughter continues to play violin. This experience definitely enlightened our whole family and will be one we talk about and look back on for some time to come. Thank you all so much for the awesome experience and opportunity. p.s. The concert rocked."
— Violin Parent, Neighborhood Orchestra
"To many people including myself, music is their best friend. It calms you down. Music feels like someone is talking to you."
— Guitar Student, Grade 6, Sacred Heart Elementary School