2022 Sessions

Beginning Strings Class

Meeting Tuesdays: 5:00-5:50p.m.

Fall 2022: September 13 – December 13, 2022 – (no class Nov 22)
Fall Concert Dec 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This class is for students who have no experience playing the violin, viola, or cello and would like to learn.  Parents are also invited to learn along-side their children.  

Continuing Strings Class

Meeting Tuesdays: 5:00-6:00p.m.

Fall 2022: September 13 – December 13, 2022 (no class Nov 22)
Fall Concert December 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This class is for students who have taken our beginning orchestra or early intermediate orchestra class and are ready for the next level of instruction. Students continue to practice reading notation and playing parts independently in a group ensemble. This course will focus on skills needed to refine musical development including the use of vibrato, performing extreme dynamics, shifting into 2nd and 3rd position, and playing 2 octave scales. Students will perform music requiring increased technical skill, improve sight reading skills, and prepare for entry into higher level ensembles.  

Beginning Orchestra Class

Meeting Tuesdays: 5:00-5:45p.m.

Fall 2022: September 13-December 13, 2022 (no class Nov 22)
Concert December 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This class is for students who have no experience playing the violin and would like to learn. 

Resonance Ensemble

Meeting Tuesdays: 6:00-7:00p.m.
(Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation)


Fall 2022:
September 13-December 13, 2022 (no class Nov 22)
Concert December 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This class is for students who have taken our beginning, early intermediate, and continuing orchestra courses and are ready for the next level of instruction. This course will focus on skills needed to refine musical development including the use of vibrato, extreme dynamics, shifting in 2nd- 5th positions, 3 octave scales. Students will perform music requiring increased technical skill, and improve sight reading skills. The repertoire will include a mix of pop, contemporary, and classical music.

Continuing Orchestra 

Meeting Tuesdays: 5:15p.m. – 6:15p.m.

Fall 2022: September 13-December 13, 2022 (no class Nov 22)
Concert December 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This class is for students who have taken our early intermediate orchestra course and are ready for the next level of instruction. This course will focus on skills needed to refine musical development including the use of vibrato, extreme dynamics, shifting in 2nd and 3rd positions, 2 octave scales, and play the all-state orchestra audition piece. Students will perform music requiring increased technical skill, improve sight reading skills, and prepare for entry into higher level ensembles. 

 

Jesse L. Suggs, Jr. Chamber Ensemble

Meeting: Tuesdays – 6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.
(Prerequisite: Audition)

Fall 2022: September 13-December 13, 2022 (no class Nov 22)
Concert December 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This ensemble is for students who have advanced technical skill, refined vibrato, demonstrate mastery shifting in 3rd-6th positions, and fortitude to practice on their own. Students are expected to practice and perform at a high level. At least 2-3 additional hours of practice is expected per week outside of class to master advanced chamber and orchestral literature written by diverse composers.

Beginning Guitar or Piano/Keyboard

Guitar - Tuesdays, 5p.m. - 6p.m.

Piano - Tuesdays, 6p.m. - 7p.m.

Fall 2022: September 13-December 13, 2022 (no class Nov 22)

Concert December 13, 2022 @ 6:00p.m.

This class is for students who have no experience playing the acoustic guitar or keyboard/piano and would like to learn.  

 

Fall 2021

Beginning Violin Class

Meeting Tuesdays: 5:00-5:45p.m.

September 14, 2021 – December 7, 2021.
(No Class Nov. 23 due to Thanksgiving.)
Fall Concert Dec 7, 2021 @ 5:45p.m.

This class is for students who have no experience playing the violin and would like to learn. 

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summer class information

Summer dates are June 22 – July 29, 2021

Continuing Orchestra 

Meeting Tuesdays: 5:15p.m. – 6:15p.m.
September 14, 2021 – December 7, 2021.
(No Class Nov. 23 due to Thanksgiving.)
Fall Concert Dec 7, 2021 @ 5:45p.m.


This class is for students who have taken our early intermediate orchestra course and are ready for the next level of instruction. This course will focus on skills needed to refine musical development including the use of vibrato, extreme dynamics, shifting in 2nd and 3rd positions, 2 octave scales, and play the all-state orchestra audition piece. Students will perform music requiring increased technical skill, improve sight reading skills, and prepare for entry into higher level ensembles. 

Advanced Chamber Orchestra 

Meeting: Tuesdays – 6:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. 
September 14, 2021 – December 7, 2021
(No Class Nov. 23 due to Thanksgiving.)
Concert Dates: Dec 7, 2021 @ 5:45p.m. and Dec. 12, 2021 at 9a.m.
 
WFCYO’s Advanced Chamber Orchestra is for students who have experience playing in advanced string duos, trios, and quartets. Students enrolling in this class must have advanced technical skill, refined vibrato, mastered shifting in 3rd-6th positions, and fortitude to practice on their own. The repertoire will include a mix of pop, contemporary, and classical music which requires advanced technical skill and ability. Students are expected to practice and perform at a high level. At least 2-3 additional hours of practice is expected per week outside of class to master the material. Students will 
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PARTNER SCHOOLS

Thales Academy

Tuesdays: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Spring Session I: 

Spring Session II:
Concert:
TBA

Location:
K-1 Building – Art Room
3121 Heritage Trade Dr.
Wake Forest, NC 27587

East Wake Academy

Mondays: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Spring Session I:  
January 13- March 9, 2020 
No Class on January 20 and Feb 17 

Spring Session II:  
Concert: March 9 at 4p.m.

Location:
Music Room
400 NMC Drive
Zebulon, NC 27597

Rolesville Charter

Tuesdays: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Grades 3-8

Spring Session I: 
February 25 – May 5
No Class April 7 (Spring Break)

Spring Session II:  
Concerts: TBA

Location:
Eagle Scholars Drive –
Rolesville, NC 27571 
Music Room:30

Vance County

Thursdays:4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Cohort I: October 17, 2019 – Feburary 13, 2020
Concert: Feb 13 at 5p.m. 

 

Cohort II: February 20, 2020 – May 28, 2020
Concert: May 28 at 5p.m.

 

Location:
E.M. Rollins Elementary School (in Henderson) 1600 Garnett St. Ext.

(All 10 elementary schools meet at EM Rollins)

Louisburg Elementary School

Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cohort ITues. or Thurs.- Oct. 15, Oct. 24, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Nov. 26, Dec. 5, Dec. 12, Dec. 19, Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30
Concert: January 30

Cohort II: Tues. or Thurs.- Feb. 6, Feb. 13, 
Feb. 20,  Feb. 27, Mar. 5, Mar. 12, March 19, 

Mar. 26, Apr. 2, April 7, April 23, April 30,
May 7, May 14
 
Concerts: February 20 and April 7