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Ensembles in Schools

Principal Horn, Gordon James, interacts with a student during a 2012/13 Ensemble in the School performance.

Principal Horn, Gordon James, interacts with a student during an Ensemble in the School performance.

CSO Ensembles in Schools
September through May

The CSO String Quintet and Wind Quintet introduce the instruments of the orchestra and basic musical concepts with age-appropriate programs for students in area elementary and secondary schools. The programs address Hamilton County (as well as state and national) standards for music education.

For more information, contact Sarah Marczynski at 423.267.8583 x 2100. By reservation only. 

We’ll begin taking reservations for the 2017/18 season in August.

Wind Quintet Ensemble Shows

  • Around the World
  • American Roots
  • Peter and the Wolf
  • Carnival of the Animals
  • Classical Hits

String Quintet Ensemble Shows

    • Animal Kingdom
    • Across America
    • A Night at the Opera

Teacher’s guides for the Ensembles in the Schools performances are available for download.

Imagine This! String Quintet
Around the World Wind Quintet
Across America String Quintet
American Roots Wind Quintet

The 2015/16 season included performances at over 50 schools in the greater Chattanooga area including:

  • East Ridge Elementary School
  • Ooltewah High School
  • Alpine Crest Elementary School
  • Fairyland Elementary School
  • CSLA
  • Bachman Academy
  • Bradley Central High School
  • Cloud Springs Elementary School
  • Signal Mountain Middle/High School
  • Red Bank Elementary School
  • Dade Elementary School
  • East Side Elementary School
  • Michigan Avenue Elementary School
  • Graysville Elementary School
  • City Park Elementary School
  • Cohutta Elementary School
  • Normal  Park Lower School
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal School

Ensembles in Schools sponsored by


with additional support from

The Tucker Foundation

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