Davis Senior High School Orchestras
Official website of the Davis High School Orchestra Program, including the Symphony Orchestra, the Baroque Ensemble, and the Chamber Orchestra
The Davis Senior High School Orchestra program comprises three orchestras: The Symphony Orchestra, Baroque Ensemble, and Chamber Orchestra. All are under the direction of Angelo Moreno.
DHS Symphony Orchestra
The Symphony Orchestra is designed to provide string, wind, brass and percussion students with a thorough background of various styles of music. Acceptance in the Symphony Orchestra is by audition only and consent of the conductor. Auditions are held each spring for the following school year. For further information about auditions, please contact music instructor Angelo Moreno.
DHS Baroque Ensemble
The DHS Baroque Ensemble (DHSBE) is an auditioned orchestral ensemble which will focus on Early Music, Baroque and early Classical Orchestral Music. Auditions announcements are in January and live auditions will take place in early spring. This performance ensemble is open to the following instrumentation: violin, viola, cello, bass, Key Board- Harpsichord. The orchestra will perform on Baroque instruments, which includes string instruments converted to Baroque style with gut strings and Baroque style bows. The DHSBE is for those students interested in the study and performance practices of early music including Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods. The DHSBE will meet daily for rehearsals and direct instruction and will maintain an active performance schedule throughout the school year. Auditions are held each spring for the following school year. For further information about auditions, please contact music instructor Angelo Moreno.
DHS Chamber Orchestra
The Chamber Orchestra is designed to provide string players the experience of learning a broad range of chamber music composed specifically for strings only. The Chamber Orchestra is open to all string students. No audition is required for enrollment. However participation in junior high orchestra or equivalent experience is a prerequisite.
What's New at the Davis High School Orchestras?
Holmes Junior High Advanced Orchestra playing the National Anthem December 20, 2016
Auditions are required to join the Davis High School Symphony Orchestra and Baroque Ensemble. Auditions are held in the spring semester for the following school year. Auditions will be held February 27-March 2, 2017. The sign-up deadline is Thursday, February 17, 2017.
the 2015 Carnegie Hall Tour Slideshow is now online