Welcome to Orchestra at Gateway Middle School & Jackson High School

    Mrs. West, Director of Orchestras, mwest@everettsd.org, 425-232-9466

    Jackson Orchestra Classes

    Concert Orchestra 

    • Intermediate Level, Non Auditioned Orchestra for students with good basic skills. Students will learn shifting, vibrato, theory, and bowing techniques. 

    Symphonic Orchestra 

    • High Intermediate level class for students who have recieved approval from Mrs. West. Students will continue to delelope mature skills and facility to play high intermediate and advanced music.  

    Chamber Orchestra 

    • Advanced Level Auditioned Orchestra for ambitious students who demonstrate a high level of accomplishment on their instrument. Chamber Orchestra include small ensemble work and emphasised participation in Solo & Ensemble.
     8th Grade Corner

    Information for 8th Graders

    What Orchestra Class do I register for?

    • Concert Orchestra

    How Do I audition for Symphonic & Chamber Orchestra?


    JHS Orchestra Registration Video


    JHS VIRTUAL CONCERT ORCHESTRA - December 9th, 2020


    JHS Why Orchestra?


    Current Students Visit Canvas for all course information