Advanced Chamber Orchestra

Winter Orchestra - Mendelssohn No.

Advanced Chamber Ensemble (ACO) PA2600 is an auditioned ensemble of experienced string, woodwind, brass and percussion students from BHS Orchestra and BHS Concert Band. Experienced pianists are also welcome to apply. ACO students explore challenging symphonic and choral repertoire from Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary and non-European traditions. ACO students are challenged to cultivate leadership, personal responsibility, and interpersonal collaboration within the ensemble throughout the rehearsal and performance process. Rising 9th through 11th graders can audition for ACO in late February- early March.

Prerequisite: Placement through audition and co-enrollment in String Orchestra, Concert Orchestra or Concert Band