MPSHome Alumni Calendar Contact MyMPS
Washburn Orchestra Program

The Washburn Orchestra program is one of the strong anchors of the Music Department. Hosting 2 Orchestras;

Chamber Orchestra, an auditoned group fo 9-12 graders playing at a very high level, is our lead orchestra. many students take private lessons and play with the local youth symphonies, as well as partciiaptein our Pit orchestras for our musicals. This group participates in our region ensemble contest, and tours out-of-state every other year. Spring of 2018 tour to Chicago. 

Our Concert Orchestra is mostly made up of 9th graders. This is a strong group of student musicians, is learning about what it takes to be a musician in high school. Many students also take private lessons and play in the local youth symphonies as well.