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Prelude

Prelude is a string ensemble for students in fourth through sixth grade. There is no audition required to join, only a teacher recommendation is required. Prelude rehearses twice a month, on average, between October and their performance at the Ware Center in downtown Lancaster in the beginning of May.

Full season tuition: $175 (A sibling discount is available for the second sibling to register in a family)

Intermezzo Strings

Intermezzo Strings is a strings only ensemble for students in grades six through nine. There is no audition to join Intermezzo Strings, only a teacher recommendation is required. Intermezzo Strings rehearses, on average, twice a month between October and their performance at the Ware Center in downtown Lancaster at the beginning of May.

Full season tuition: $175 (A sibling discount is available for the second sibling to register in a family)

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Intermezzo Winds

Intermezzo Winds is a wind, brass and percussion ensemble for students in grades five through eight. There is no audition to join Intermezzo Winds, only a teacher recommendation is required. This group aims to help young wind students become independent players who are ready to perform in a full orchestra setting. Intermezzo Winds rehearses, on average, twice a month between October and their performance at the Ware Center in downtown Lancaster at the beginning of May. 

Full season tuition: $175 (A sibling discount is available for the second sibling to register in a family)

Overture

A challenging but developmental group conducted by Zach Levi, Overture is a full symphonic orchestra. Through more demanding music and high quality instruction, students develop advanced abilities on their instruments, as well as understanding of how to perform in a full orchestra setting. Participation in Overture is open to students in grades eight through twelve by audition.

Full Season Tuition (3 concerts): $275

Partial Season Tuition (2 concerts): $225

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Allegretto

Nextgen's premiere ensemble directed by Dr. Brian Norcross. Allegretto demands the utmost musicianship and professionalism of students in a chamber orchestra setting. Students in this ensemble receive guidance and instruction to perform standard and newly composed orchestral music. Acceptance into Allegretto is open to students in grades eight through twelve by audition. 

Full Season Tuition (3 concerts): $275

Partial Season Tuition (2 concerts): $225