The Ensemble

The District 214 Honors Orchestra is comprised of the top string, wind, and percussion students from District 214’s six high schools.  
The ensemble’s goal is to create music at the highest level while inspiring a generous and passionate commitment to music and
performance among the district’s student musicians. Students are selected for participation through audition.  

Recently Performed Repertoire
"Pictures at an Exhibition"  by Mussorgsky/Ravel
Symphony No. 8 by Dvorak
Overture from "La Forza del Destino"  by Verdi
Symphony No. 2 by Borodin
Academic Festival Overture by Brahms
Scherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov
"Mars" and "Jupiter" from The Planets Holst
Overture from "Russlan and Ludmilla" by Glinka
Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz