Chiles High School has three orchestras: Camerata Orchestra for incoming ninth grade students, Concert Orchestra for tenth through twelfth grade students, and Chamber Orchestra for technically and musically advanced student musicians. Membership in Camerate and Concert Orchestras is non-auditioned, but Chamber Orchestra is through audition only.
Honors-level credit is offered for students who have successfully completed Orchestra I and Orchestra II. Honors students fulfill an additional set of requirements to earn the weighted credit.
For the 2017-2018 school year the Orchestra class schedule is
Chamber Orchestra ( Orchestra I, II, III, IV, V, VI ) period 4
Concert Orchestra (Orchestra II, III, IV, V ) period 5
Camerata Orchestra ( Orchestra I ) period 6
Mandatory orchestra performances for the 2017-18 year are
September 5, 7:00 Parent meeting and mini/concert
October 10, 7:00 Fall Concert
December 4 & 5, 7:00 Holiday Concerts ( both)
February 13, 7:00 Masterworks Concert ( Chamber Orchestra only)
February 27, 7:00 Pre-MPA Concert ( Camerata and Concert Orchestras only)
April 24, 7:00 Spring Concert