Information for joining the Garfield Orchestras in 2017-18

Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Freshmen Strings

New strings DO NOT NEED an audition. ALL 9th Grade string players join the Freshmen Strings class.

New Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion

Auditions for new woodwinds, brass & percussion after school – Date TBA. First come basis. (I’d like to hear a major and minor scale; 2 mins. of a solopiece or etude; and 1 min. of sightreading)

  • PE REQUIREMENT can be waived with Music participation.
  • Occupational Education credit available for juniors and seniors.
  • Fine Arts credit available for freshmen and sophomores.
  • 15 orchestra members are currently taking two (or more) music classes.

More info:

kmroy@seattleschools.org