Richardson Advanced Orchestra

Richardson Advanced Orchestra 2016-2017

Richardson Advanced Orchestra 2016-2017

Richardson Advanced Orchestra

Richardson Advanced Orchestra is a Middle School String Orchestra whose members are 7th and 8th grade students that have at least one to four years of previous Instrumental Music experience.  

Students are accepted through an audition process or by progressing in our Beginning and/or Intermediate Music Programs.  

This ensemble will typically perform 10 to 15 shows per year which include; Family Movie Nights; Halloween, Veteran's Day, Holiday and Spring Concerts; Performances at local theme parks and community events; and Music Festivals and Competitions.  


2017-2018 Performances Below


The 2017 Halloween Concert was held at Arroyo ValleyHigh School Auditorium on October 17th, 2017at 6:30 pm.   Both Advanced Orchestra and Advanced Band Performed at their first concert of the 2017-2018 school year.   

Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Halloween Concert @ Arroyo Valley H.S. - October 17th, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Halloween Concert @ Arroyo Valley H.S. - October 17th, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Halloween Concert @ Arroyo Valley H.S. - October 17th, 2017

2017-2018 Performances Below


Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Spring Concert - May 23rd, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Spring Concert - May 23rd, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Spring Concert - May 23rd, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Spring Concert - May 23rd, 2017

SCSBOA Regional Music Festival at Palm Desert High School on May 20h, 2017.  The Advanced Orchestra received an Excellent Rating for their performance and a Superior Rating in Sight-Reading.

Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Dragon Dances - May 20th, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Regional Festival - May 20th, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Regional Festival - May 20th, 2017

Music in the Parks Festival Performance at Segerstrom Fundamental High School on May 6th, 2017.    The Advanced Orchestra received an Excellent Rating and 1st place in Division A String Orchestra.  They also received the  Overall Trophy for Middle School String Orchestra and helped earn Richardson PREP HI Middle School's 7th consecutive Esprit De Corps Trophy at Music in the Parks.

Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Music in the Parks Festival - May 6th, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Music in the Parks Festival - May 6th, 2017
Richardson Advanced Orchestra - Music in the Parks Festival - May 6th, 2017

SCSBOA District Music Festival at Pacific High School on March 16th, 2017.  The Advanced Orchestra received a Superior Rating for their performance and a Superior Rating in Sight-Reading.

District Festival Performance @ Pacific H.S.March 16th 2017 - Advanced Orchestra
District Festival Concert @ Pacific H.S. March 16th 2017 - Advanced Orchestra
District Festival Concert @ Pacific H.S. March 16th 2017 - Advanced Orchestra

The Pre-Festival Concert took place on March 13th, 2017 at Pacific High School.  This purpose of this performance was to prepare the Advanced Orchestra for the SCSBOA District Music Festival.

Richardson PREP HI Middle School Advanced Orchestra PRE-Festival Performance @ Pacific H.S. March 13, 2017
Pre-Festival Concert March 14th 2017
Pre-Festival Performance March 14th 2017 - Advanced Orchestra