Rutherford County Orchestra League

Students will learn the basic techniques of playing the violin, viola, and cello, as well as reading music and playing within a group setting, in this team-based performance ensemble. This is a beginning-level program and no prior experience is required.


Grades 3-5 
Grades 6-8

ADULT  (includes HS students)

Violin (8)
Viola (4)
Cello (2)

Each team can accept up to 14 players. Minimum of 6 players required to form a team. More teams will be added with enough interest. You may contact Wild Roots to see what positions are available.

Students are expected to be on good behavior at all times, being attentive and listening to instructors. Anyone that is constantly disruptive may be asked to leave the program.

*An artistic and creative alternative to the high-demanding sport leagues. 

*A positive and productive group experience; each encouraging and empowering one another in order to make the best team possible.

*Learning skills that can be applied and utilized for a lifetime of enrichment.

*Each team will meet once a week to practice together. 

*All teams will come together several times to practice as a group.

*Several "games" will be played throughout the year at different venues.


Fall Session 2023 Schedule:

12 Practices, starting Tuesday, Sept 19 - Dec 12 (No practice Oct 31)

TEAM Grades 3-5: Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00

TEAM Grades 6-8: Tuesdays, 5:15-6:15

TEAM Adult (includes HS): Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30

2 All-Team Combined Practices: Sundays, Oct 22 & Dec 3, 2:30-4:30

First Game (concert): TBA

Coach: Eben Mann

Location: First Presbyterian Church of Forest City

Family Discount: 1/2 off tuition price for additional family members 
*Monthly payment option available - contact [email protected] 
There will be no refunds for missed practices. 

Instruments are available for rental. Rental fee is due at the first practice.

Violin/Viola: $50 for Fall Session 2023

Cello: $100 for Fall Session 2023

Registration For FALL SESSION 2023