String Programs

Beginning String Orchestra

Studying music of all genres, students will also focus on technique, music theory, ear training, tone, scales, counterpoint, and preparing pieces for the Winter and Spring Concerts.  

 

String Orchestra students include: violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

Equipment Needed: Instrument, portable black music stand, and own instrument cleaning and maintenance items.

Students should bring a pencil to class. 

Prerequisite: No previous experience is needed. Beginning Strings is for students grades 4+.

Wednesdays  /  5:30 6:30 pm

Meets weekly for 50 minutes 

Instructor:  CBU Music Major Student instructor

Intermediate String Orchestra

This group will build on the player’s previous experience by introducing new keys, bowing techniques, higher positions. Growth opportunities in musicianship and masterclasses will enhance the young musician’s ability to play in sectional ensembles.

Prerequisite: Minimum 2 years Beginning String Orchestra or meet the proficiency requirement. 

Equipment Needed: Instrument, portable black music stand, and own instrument cleaning and maintenance items.

Students should bring a pencil to class. 

Prerequisite: Students must audition. 

To schedule an audition contact Professor Wheeler via text: (951) 897-7235 (Prefers Text)

Wednesdays  /  5:30 - 6:30 pm

Meets weekly for 50 minutes 

 

Ruth Noemy Wheeler, CBU Faculty conductor

Honor String Orchestra

Designed for the more advanced high school-aged musician, CBU Young Musicians String Orchestra offers young musicians a full 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 masterclasses will enhance this phenomenal experience.

 

Prerequisite: by audition. 

To schedule an audition contact Professor Wheeler via text: (951) 897-7235 (Prefers Text)

Mondays  /  6:00 to 7:00 pm

Meets weekly for 1 hour 

Ruth Noemy Wheeler, CBU Faculty conductor

2020 - 2021 Music Season

 

Fall Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday  / Thursday

Spring Semester Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday Classes

 

ADDRESS

 

P.O. Box 56443 Riverside, CA 92517

(951) 901-6176 (Office voicemail)

iemusicalarts@gmail.com

CLASS LOCATIONS

 

Magnolia Church

8351 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92504

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