Orchestra Director: Jessica Luhrs
Support the orchestra program through
the Band and Orchestra Boosters (BOB)
Spring Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) News
Congratulations to the three orchestra groups which participated in the LGPE's:
Mastery earned a "Superior"
Advanced earned an "Excellent"
Intermediate earned an "Excellent"
Spring Showcase of Performing and Visual Arts (SPAVA)
Thursday, April 12, 2018
New Building Lobby, 6:30pm
SPAVA is held twice each year. Students from all Fine Art disciplines transform the lobby into a gallery of displays, performances and presentations. Student actors, singers, and instrumentalists perform throughout the evening as well. SPAVA is free and open to the community.
Spring Orchestra Concert Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Combined concert with Ridgeview Middle School
Free. Open to the community.
May 16, 2018 Band & Orchestra Banquet
Placement into these classes is by
Fulton County Honor
Held in November each year, students
may audition for this county wide band. Orchestra auditions are on a
first-come, first-served basis. However, the students must be
pre-registered at Riverwood to audition. Students meet for rehearsal
one evening, then again for an entire school day off-campus, and
perform for an audience.
All-State Orchestra is a great
opportunity for students to play with other accomplished musicians from across
the state of Georgia. A three-round audition process culminates in a
professional performance in early March in Athens each year. Inquire
with Ms. Luhrs on how to best prepare for this process.
The orchestra participated in LGPE
(Large Group Performance Evaluation) in March 2017. Often considered
the “final exam” for music groups, the Raider's Intermediate
Orchestra earned a Superior rating while the Advanced Orchestra earned an