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Youth String Orchestra

Register Now for Spring 2018! 

The Youth String Orchestra is open to all school-age string students, from beginners to advanced musicians. This ensemble provides an opportunity for string players, at any level, to improve their playing skill in a high energy, positive environment. Students will focus on their musicianship through the practice and performance of high quality, accessible repertoire. The students will perform on the stage of historic Elizabeth Hall in a concert at the conclusion of the fall semester. Violin, viola, cello and bass players are welcome. The Youth String experience will foster a love of music for string instrumentalists and provide a great time of learning how to be a part of an ensemble.

  • Spring 2018 rehearsals: Tuesdays, beginning January 23, 2018, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Tuition: $120 per semester
  • Location: Presser Hall room 352
  • Spring 2018 Concert: Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.
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Caitlin Brown, Conductor

Caitlin Brown is pursuing two degrees from Stetson University, a Bachelors in Music Education and a Bachelors in Music, Performance. She is in her senior year and anticipates graduating with both degrees in May, 2018. While at Stetson, she has held the position of concertmaster of both the Stetson University Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. She has also had the opportunity to study instrumental and opera conducting under the direction of Dr. Douglas Phillips and Mr. Anthony Hose. Outside of Stetson, she has assisted with All-County orchestras and led string sectionals and rehearsals at several schools around Volusia and Orange County. She comes highly recommended by both the administration and faculty of the Stetson School of Music. After graduation, Caitlin plans to become a middle school orchestra director.

More Information

For more information, please contact our office at or (386) 822-8962.