String Orchestra is a course in covering a wide range of orchestral styles of music of varied styles and periods. Students must possess the ability to perform at the high school level. At times, the group will perform as a full orchestra with the addition of wind and percussion players from the AHS Bands. A number of concerts will be performed each year for the general public and at music festivals. This class is open to students who already play a string instrument, but with teacher permission a student who wishes to learn to play an instrument may be considered.