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Schools Orchestra Program

The Schools Orchestra Program

The Schools Orchestra Program is tailored for students at secondary schools, but includes primary school students as well. The program began September 2001. Many young persons from secondary and primary schools and the communities have been taught to play woodwind and brass instruments and have moved on to play in the National Schools Orchestra; earned music certificates; and, established music careers. Once a month, participants come together for a general rehearsal.    


  • To teach students how to play woodwind and brass instruments.
  • Teach students how to read and write music scores.
  • Create performing ensembles that promote the development of leadership and team-work skills.
  • To bring students to grade 3 level in practical and theoretical exams according to the ABRSM Regulations.


Days Time  Venue
Wednesdays and Fridays  2:00 p.m. Grenada Boys Secondary School, St. George
Wednesdays and Fridays  2:30 p.m. Wesley College, St. George
Thursdays 2:30 p.m. St. Mark's Secondary School, St. Mark