Sunday, February 10 Rehearsals CANCELED

Due to the weather conditions, Sunday, February 10 rehearsals for Debut, Academy, and Conservatory orchestras have been canceled. Please check your email box or FaceBook for further information.

Monday, February 11 – Percussion Class and Prelude Strings is still planned until further notice. Watch your email box and Facebook for updates to this posting.

Side By Side

Experience a SOGO rehearsal
Sunday, March 10, 2019

What: Bring your instrument and music stand.  Come to play along with friends sight-reading concert music.  Parents are invited to attend.

Where: Calvary Chapel Olympia at 919 Division St NW, Olympia WA  98502 (Back side of Jefferson M.S.)

When: Sunday, March 10, 3pm—4:45pm Debut & Academy Orchestras (elementary – early high school) and 5pm – 7:15pm Conservatory Orchestra (hight School – college)


Placement Auditions

Placement auditions are taken during the season.
Schedule an appointment TODAY by emailing studentorchestras@gmail.com!

Experience weekly rehearsals with professional conductors and teaching artists and performances on the Washington Center stage.  This and much more, including music theory and history add to a challenging opportunity afforded to young musicians in the South Sound area.

Email us at studentorchestras@gmail.com or call the SOGO office at 360-352-1438 for a placement audition time.  There is a $45 non-refundable fee charged for the audition ($35 during May 2019).

Tuition:  $450 – Debut Orchestra, $475 – Academy Orchestra, and $550 – Conservatory Orchestra for a full season.  Musicians placed after the first concert pay 70% and after the second concert 40% of the full tuition fee.

For information about the placement audition, go to our Join SOGO page.

REHEARSAL: 5pm – 7:15pm
Advanced musicians (high school – college)
Mr. May, Music Director & Conductor

REHEARSAL:  4:30 – 5:15pm
Members of the Conservatory Orchestra
Mr. Allison, Conductor
Ms. Ward, Assist. Conductor

REHEARSAL:  3pm – 4:45pm
Intermediate (middle to early high school)
Mr. Allison, Artistic Director & Conductor

REHEARSAL:  3pm – 4:45pm
Two years experience – early middle school
Jennifer Marin & Travis Sipher, Conductors