Orchestra class fulfills the current course requirement for fine arts.  This class is performance based, requiring participation in all school, county and state orchestra activities as determined by the director.  After school rehearsals are required in preparation for these adjudicated events. Additionally, orchestra class performs at both the winter and spring concerts.

Auditions are open to all students.  STEM students are welcome and highly encouraged to take advantage of the after school Music Activity Period to receive their Fine Arts Credit (for STEM students only).

Orchestra Attire

Students in the Orchestra Performance Group concert attire guidelines will be published by August 30, 2022.

Female Students

The women’s concert attire is .

Male Students

The men’s concert attire is .


Orchestra students are assessed fees to offset the expenses associated with managing the South River orchestra program including music, instrument repair, transportation and much more. 

Student Leadership

Congratulations to this year’s South River High School orchestra leaders.


For questions regarding the orchestra program, please contact Mr. Cavanaugh at 410-956-5600 or by email at [email protected].