Registration & Tuition

Registration for the 2019-2020 season is now open! Acceptance into your ensemble through audition must be achieved before registering. Members returning to the same ensemble did not need to audition but must register.

A minimum, non-refundable deposit of $75 must be received to reserve your spot for all ensembles. Registration is due July 15.

Visit the Registration form to reserve your spot by paying the $75 deposit. The financial aid application is available on the registration form and must be received by August 15.


Excused Absences

If you’re sick or need to take an excused absence from your ensemble, please complete and submit the Excused Absence form below (click to expand) instead of calling.

Excused Absence Form

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please list any relevant information. Remember that only 2 absences (excused or unexcused) are allowed per concert for Concert and Symphony; three for Strings, Jr. Strings and Wind Ensemble.


Contact Information

  • 757-713-4035 (Junior Strings & String Orchestra)
  • 757-618-1800 (all other ensembles)
  • Members email: [email protected]

Questions about music or seating results

Contact your conductor by email:

Rehearsal Schedules

Detailed rehearsal schedules for each ensemble will be available to view, download, and print by August 1. Weekly rehearsal schedule timings are as follows:

MONDAYS @ Norview Middle School (Norfolk): Junior Strings 5:45-6:45pm (beginning October 7) and String Orchestra, 7:00-8:30pm (beginning September 9);

MONDAYS @ Norview High School (Norfolk): Concert Orchestra 7:00-9:00pm and Symphony Orchestra6:30-9:00pm Symphony Orchestra 6:30-9:00pm (both beginning September 9)

TUESDAYS @ Great Bridge Middle School (Chesapeake): Concert Band 6:30-8:30pm (beginning September 10) and Wind Symphony 6:30-8:30pm (beginning December 3)

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