(11/30-12/2, 12/4)  - Beginning Orchestra - Open House & Advanced Orchestra - Open House

(12/1)  Nipher Orchestra     *      (12/2) North Orchestra     *     (12/10) KHS Orchestras


The elementary school strings program begins with fourth and fifth grade instruction and currently provides education for nearly 160 students. Instruction is offered in a before school setting in two 40-minute group lessons per week.


Keysor and Westchester students meet at North Middle School on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30-8:15am.  The first class will begin on Wednesday,

Sept. 9.


Robinson, North Glendale and Tillman students meet at Nipher Middle School on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30-8:15am.  The first class will begin on Tuesday Sept. 8.

4th & 5th Grade



Who are my teachers


I'm a 4th grader & I play the..



    - Patrick Jackson...



    -Joseph Kaminsky....

    - Anna Lackschewitz...



    -Fariga E. Drayton...



I'm in the 5th grade...

    so my teachers are....


    -JoEllen Lyons!

    -Cynthia Bowermaster!




HEY :)

YES! You do have to practice 30 mins everyday if you want to get better!

O-M-G-! You are growing..your arms are getting longer.. and that instrument just doesn't feel right.  Check with your teacher to see if it's time to "upgrade"

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Upcoming Concerts


Open House

Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2, 4

During Regular Class Times




Feb. 17, 2016 7:30pm

KHS Gymnasium

Festival of Strings

Students are asked to arrive for tuning at 6:15pm.  Students are asked to dress nicely.  Please no jeans, tennis shoes or t-shirts.


The dress rehearsal is closed to all parents.  Seating for the concert will begin at 7:20pm



May 11, 2016 7:30pm

KHS Gymnasium

Spring Concert