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Concert String Orchestra

Beginning String Orchestra


Attending concerts will help your musicians. Look for local concerts near you!

Moorpark High School:

Mesa Verde Middle School:

Chaparral Middle School: Call 805-378-6302 to inquire.

Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras:

Ventura County Orchestras Alliance:


Come join the Moorpark Elementary String Orchestras hosted by Arroyo West Active Learning Academy!


Again this year, Moorpark elementary students are given the unique opportunity to join the Moorpark Elementary String Orchestras! All elementary students in Grades 3 - 5 are welcome, no previous musical experience is necessary!


Why is music beneficial to your child?

Research has shown that children who are actively
involved with music (who play it or sing it regularly):

  • Do better in reading and math

  • Are better able to focus and control their bodies

  • Play better with others and have higher self-esteem

  • Young children enjoy making music with others!!

  • Making music with others gives children a wonderful feeling of belonging to the group.

  • Music makes young children happy!!

  • Children experience much pleasure and joy listening to music, making music and moving to music.


Beginning orchestra students: Wed. & Fri. 7:00-7:55am

2nd and 3rd year orchestra students: Tues. & Th. 7:00-7:55am

Program begins the first week of October

Playing in orchestra is a "team sport!" Come join our team, have fun, make new friends and make beautiful music!

Contact Cheryl Marvin at

Download the 2019-2020 orchestra registration form here

Orchestra Director

Cheryl Marvin

Student Assistants



Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020


Arroyo West MPR, 6:30

All musicians


Thursday, March 5, 2020

District Strings Festival

Moorpark High School PAC (time TBA)

Concert Strings perform, Beginning Strings observe


Wednesday, April 8, 2020


Arroyo West MPR (two sets, times TBA)

All musicians


Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Arroyo West MPR, 6:30

All musicians