Education Programs

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Mentorship Programxyliphon_web

Our mentorship program for middle and senior high school students includes exposure to a full range of instruments including all strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. The program was designed to help students who already play musical instruments with improving their technique and musicianship.

Spring Youth Music Mentorship Program:  An 8 week program for young musicians ages 13-18

Dates: To be announced

Thursdays 4:00pm – 5:30 pm             Cost:  Free tuition

Program this session is open to flute, clarinet, violin and cello.

Students will receive mentorship by musicians from Santa Cecilia Orchestra.
The 8 week-long mentorship and chamber music for young and talented musicians,
features mentoring, ensemble playing and chamber music coaching.

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Discovering Music

boyw_trumpetDiscovering Music is the Orchestra’s award-winning educational program that has reached more than 170,000 children in 60 schools in Los Angeles. The initiative is really a series of programs that bring the beauty and power of classical music to students at every level.

coloroful_tubaThe founding program offers elementary school children maximum exposure and access to music, providing one orchestra musician per classroom for every classroom in the school, assuring every child direct and personal contact with the musicians. The musicians’ willingness to share their experiences with music so freely invites a dynamic exchange with the children, who find a fascinating medium through which to explore their own potential. Throughout a school year we offer more than 1,000 individual and chamber performances in classrooms!

String Program

Our String Program consists of weekly one-hour group lessons on violin, viola or cello throughout the school year. The lessons violin-on-laptake place during school hours to augment the regular curriculum and are taught by specially trained string instructors with extensive professional experience in music. Each year culminates in a performance for peers, families and the community.

Music Is for Everyonedis msic

One hour prior to every concert, Santa Cecilia Orchestra invites the audience to experience music by making music. We provide an array of instruments from each of the orchestra families – strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. Adults and children are welcome to try their first instrument, try a new instrument, experiment and have fun. You will never listen to a master performance the same way again!

Every program in Discovering Music is free of charge to the schools, children and families participating.