DURING THE PAST THIRTY YEARS, Virginia’s Charlottesville High School Orchestra program has grown from eight members to 150 and has earned a national reputation for excellence. Consisting of String Ensemble and Concert Orchestra, we have garnered top prizes in music festivals in the United States—from New York to Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, and Myrtle Beach—and abroad in the Caribbean; London, England; Vienna, Austria; Florence, Italy; and Paris, France. We have performed by invitation at five VMEA conferences and at the Mid-West International Band and Orchestra Clinic.
Laura Mulligan Thomas and the CHSO String Ensemble at TEDx November, 2013
CHSO String Ensemble recording of Overture: Our Creed is Our Shield, March 9, 2015:
- CHS Symphony Concert and Arts Celebration • Wed Feb 10
CHS Symphony with the CHS Choir • CHS Jazz Band
Visual Art Display • Teaser from “Aida”
Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.
CHS MLK PAC • Free Admission!