Honor String Orchestra

High School Honor String Orchestra students with their Scholarship Award certificates for participating

in the CBU Honors String Orchestra

Conductor Ruth Noemy Wheeler

Honor String Orchestra

Designed for the more advanced high school-aged musician, the Honors Orchestra offers young musicians a string orchestral experience. A large ensemble working at a very high level, the orchestra sight-reads, rehearses, and performs the finest symphonic literature from a variety of musical style periods. In-depth musicianship classes and master classes will enhance this phenomenal experience.


Auditions Requirements: student grades 7-12, must audition.

The ensemble has been opened for students 7th grade to 12th grade. All students must pass an audition. 

Audition Guidelines:

2-3 Octave scale, free piece of students choice (any style), and site reading assessment. The audition will last about 10 minutes.

CBU Scholarship Credits Earned: Students earn $1500 for each semester enrolled in the class. Scholarship funds are only accrued by students in grades 9-12. 

Class: Tuesdays / 6:00 - 7:00 pm / CBU Music Building 

Conductor Professor Ruth Noemy Wheeler, CBU Faculty 

Music Season Rehearsal Days


Fall Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday  / Thursday

Spring Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday Classes




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