Resources and articles for orchestra members and friends.
One of the greatest joys of being able to play a musical instrument is that it affords you the opportunity to make music with others. Joining an orchestra can be an incredibly rewarding and enriching experience.
There are over 1,800 orchestras in the US alone. However, only about 20% have professional musicians (source: League of American Orchestras). The other 80% are volunteer or community orchestras made up of musicians who gladly donate their time and efforts to entertain, educate, and inspire their local community.
Article from Strings Magazine: 10 Leadership Tools I Gained From Playing Violin
Here are some pictures of our 2018/2019 end-of-year-ice-cream-party at Knudsens in Castro Valley. <click here>. Thank you Theresa!