WSSO 1 & 2 Orchestras 2


For String Players in the Primary School, Years 1 to 6

Directors: Andrea Messenger, Melissa Dineen


WSSO is for children who are in primary school and play violin, viola, cello or bass. The aim of WSSO is for primary school string players to gain experience and develop the important skills of ensemble playing in a friendly atmosphere with other young players.

Concerts are held each term. Rehearsals are held every Saturday during school term (from 10am until 12 noon for the No. 1 orchestra, and from 8.30am until 10am for the No. 2 orchestra) at Ashgrove State School.

Membership of the orchestra is by audition. Audition date and orchestra fees are outlined in the application form.

The basic standards are as follows:

WSSO 2 – Minimum 1 year learning, basic note reading essential.

WSSO 1 – Approximately AMEB Grades 1–3

Download WSSO 1 & 2 2013 Application form