+ Beginning Orchestra 6:00-6:45pm
+ Intermediate Orchestra 7:00-8:00pm
+Contact Terra Jean for class dates (808-346-1522)
Beginning players (no experience necesary) will learn to play a stringed instrument (violin, viola or cello) as well as gain their first ensemble experience. Playing in the Kauai Youth Orchestra will give them an invaluable opportunity to play with other like-minded children and form friendships. Intermediate players will work on advancing their technical and musical knowledge, and be introduced to concepts such as following a conductor, music theory and a variety of musical styles. Teamwork is emphasized in a supportive environment. Students will need to have their own instrument and music stand. Music will be provided. Ages 8 – 17. Intermediate players should be able to read music at Suzuki Book 2 level.
$160 for 8 week course (includes music)
*partial scholarships available
$40 off for Bandwagon members!
For More Info Contact Terra Jean!
TERRA JEAN OTTO – CONDUCTOR
Biography: Ms. Otto taught beginning strings and middle grades orchestra for twelve years at a private school in Washington, and has taught privately for 25 years. She is a classically trained violinist, violist and cellist. as well as a skilled improvisor in any musical style. She studied with Florizel Von Reuter, Richard Greene, Darol Anger, and Vassar Clements. In addition to three years in the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Symphony, Ms. Otto has performed with Vassar, Peter Rowan, David Grisman, String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, John Cowan and many others.
Professional evaluation: “The teacher is to be commended for the overall standard of play by this group. The teacher leads by example and thus inspires the students. It was truly a pleasure to witness such a high caliber program in which the students find fulfillment and joy.”
Parent feedback: “She’s remarkable in her ability to accommodatedifferent learning styles and personalities.” “You have singlehandedly inspired my daughter musically. A life has been changed because of you…with appreciation and respect.”