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Orchestra and Percussion

"Orchestras are like people. They're the sonic embodiment of their communities."  -Simon Rattle
The Mission of the Indian River Charter
High School Orchestra Program is to
create life-changing experiences for its 
members and the school community.
We promote a culture of acceptance,
mutual respect, leadership and integrity.
We are proud to be a part of a 
community that values music and
arts education.
premier orchestral ensemble.
Performing repertoire of the highest
caliber, this orchestra consists of our
most advanced orchestral musicians
as an Honors Level ensemble.  The 
Chamber Orchestra performs in and
out of the area in a variety of concert
of our intermediate level orchestral
musicians who have at least one year 
of string experience.  This orchestra
performs repertoire from the classical
through pops genres focusing upon
string techniques while exploring
historical and cultural influences.
The percussion ensemble is under Mr. Mundy’s direction. There are no prerequisites to join; the course is open to the entire student body. Students learn a variety of techniques on the staples of percussion (snare drum, keyboards, and hand drums), and apply these techniques to a diverse array of repertoire. Students perform on VAPA shows and at various other concerts throughout the year.