The Symphony Orchestra is designed to challenge the most talented and highly motivated string students at Westlake High School. Concert and contest performances are frequent and include high-level string literature, as well as high-level full orchestra literature of which the Symphony Full Orchestra performance yearly. This is a performance-oriented class in which students are required to attend before and/or after-school rehearsals and performances. Attendance is an integral part of the student’s grade. In addition to group activities, students are expected to participate in individual competitions including All-Region Orchestra and UIL District Solo and Ensemble contests.
Audition-Based Ensemble (10th, 11th, and 12th Graders)
Requires Participation in Individual Contest:
All-Region Audition (Oct.), Solo and Ensemble (Jan.)