• Meadowlark Middle School Orchestra Page
    Welcome to Orchestra Mustang Nation!!!
    Fabrice Dharamraj, Orchestra Director
     
     
     
     
    MMS Orchestra classes are on A-Days (2021 - 2022)
     
    Fabrice Dharamraj MMS Orchestra Director Biography
     
    Orchestra Class Schedule
     
    Class Materials
    • Instrument choices: (violin, viola, cello, or bass with an appropriate bow)
    • Method Books:
      • Beginning Orchestra 6th and 7th grade: Essential Elements for Strings Book 1 (violin, viola, cello, or bass)
      • Intermediate 7th grade: Essential Elements for Strings Book 2 (violin, viola, cello, or bass)
      • Advanced 8th grade: Essential Techniques for Strings Book 3 (violin, viola, cello, or bass) 
    • Rosin (for bow) 
    • Pencil (every day) 
    • Shoulder rest: (Violin and Viola students only)
    • End Pin Holder: (Cello and Bass students only  
    • Music Folder

    Mustang Orchestra Handbook

     
    Orchestra Events
     
    • Fundraising
    • All-County Orchestra (Virtual Auditions)
    • Winter Orchestra Concert
    • All-County Orchestra Clinic
    • Elementary School Recruitment Field Trip
    • Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) Field Trip
    • Spring Orchestra Concert
    • Festival Contest and Carowinds Field Trip
    • Other events (TBD)

     

    Fundraising Information

     

    All-County Orchestra Audition Information

    • Solo Requirement (All Instruments):
    • Scale Requirements: (must be memorized)
      • Violin: 2 octave G major + arpeggio
      • Viola: 2 octave C major + arpeggio
      • Cello: 2 octave C major + arpeggio
      • Bass: 1 octave G major + arpeggio (2 octave optional)

    Winter Orchestra Concert

     
    All-County Orchestra Clinic
     
    Elementary School Recruitment Field Trip
     
    Music Performance Adjudication (MPA)
     
    Spring Orchestra Concert
     
    Festival Contest and Carowinds Field Trip