Junior Strings

Program Details

Enrollment for the Winter Session is now OPEN!

Rehearsal Day & Time: Mondays from 6:15 – 7:30pm

Location: Charlottesville High School, Choir Classroom

Program Start: September 11, 2023

Program End: Monday, May 22, 2023

Description: Serves as YOCVA’s preparatory string orchestra. It develops beginning strings players and prepares them for future membership in the Evans Orchestra and Youth Symphony. No audition required.


Emily Thomas Waters, Conductor

Annual Tuition Fee: $425

Prorated Tuition: (Joining on 11/28/23): $345

Click the button below to register for the  Winter and Spring sessions.  

The Winter session begins Monday, November 27th, 2023. Prospective students can try free of charge for 1 week. The final deadline to register and pay tuition is Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Entry Requirements

There is no audition required to join Junior Strings.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Members of this group should be able to play in major and minor finger patterns, use a full bow with slurring abilities, and read music. This usually translates to being at the beginning of Suzuki Book 2.