Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12
Course Duration:  Year

Orchestra includes musicians who play the violin, viola, cello, string bass, piano, and harp. Emphasis throughout the year is preparation and performance of the finest orchestral literature. Rehearsals stress fundamentals of proper string technique, music reading, music history, and music theory. Orchestra presents musical programs for both the school and the community, which include concerts, festivals, seasonal programs, and the Spring Musical. Attendance at all rehearsals and performances is required.

2021-2022 National Orchestra Award

2022-2023 Concert Schedule

  • October 6, 2022 LHHS Fall Concert @ LHHS
  • December 16, 2022 LHHS Winter Concert @LHHS
  • March 4, 2022 IVC Concert @ Irvine Valley College
  • March 7, 2023 Spring Concert @LHHS
  • March 9, 2023 SVUSD Festival @ MVHS
  • March 23, 2023 SCSBOA Festival @SJHHS
  • May, 12, 2023 POPS Concert @ LHHS


Dress theme for concerts is Black Tie or Tuxedo Style. This means formal and conservative black—no other colors permitted unless otherwise directed.