Please click on each orchestra to the left for additional information and audition requirements.



Tuition: there is no charge for students who are taking private lessons with teachers through the String School. For those students whose participation is limited to Orchestra, there is a fee of $115 per semester.



 Leadership Auditions

If you are a string player and have been playing in your current DUSS orchestra for at least one year,  you are eligible to audition for the Leadership Chairs. The Leadership Chairs are the first 4 chairs in each section. (i.e. Vl 1, Vln 2, (Vln 3), Vla, Cello, Bass). (If you are an assistant in the orchestra, or an adult volunteer, you are not eligible for the Leadership Chairs)

Leadership auditions are held at the beginning of each semester.


    • Intermediate I