Pekin Strings is the orchestra program for schools in Pekin Public Schools. Our mission is to bring the joy of music to our students and into our community.

Fall 2021 Working Orchestra Schedule

6-8th Orchestra Schedules 2021

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Check out the videos from Washington and Edison Orchestras.

While we couldn't gather for a concert we are still practicing hard to be the best we can be!

Washington Orchestra

Washington Intermediate Orchestra Performing Sourwood Mountain.mp4

Edison Orchestra

St. Anthony Chorale, Performed by the Edison Junior High Orchestra, Composed by Franz Joseph Haydn.mp4

Vivace is the group of dedicated students that go out into the community and share the joy of music with others. These students auditioned join and deepen their learning of what it really means to be a musician.

Here they are after performing at the pavillion before the Winter Wonderland Parade in Pekin

On November 2nd 2019, we took 25 Pekin students to play at Western Illinois University

Watch the concert here!

ILMEA 2019 Jr. Orchestra Concert Videos