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Learn to play the violin, viola, cello, or bass in the Copper Canyon Orchestra!!

(No prior musical experience necessary)

  • Copper Canyon Elementary welcomes students’ grades 4th through 6th to join the orchestra.
  • Classes will be taught by Bonnie Heaton for the 2020-21 school year.
  • Fourth through sixth grade students will receive two lessons per week.
  • Beginning students (4th graders) will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:15 am to 8:00 am.
  • Advanced students (5th and 6th graders) will meet Thursdays and Fridays from 7:15 am to 8:00 am.
  • Classes will begin the week of November 3, 2020.
  • Tuition is $150.
  • Instrument rental is $60.
  • Fee waivers must be approved by the office prior to attending class.
  • Cellos and violas may be rented on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Violins must be supplied by the student. Contact Bonnie for rental company suggestions.
  • COVID-19 Protocols will be followed


Materials needed for class
  • Method book: Sound Innovations Book I, by Bob Philips, Peter Boonshaft and Robert Shelton. Available at Riverton Music
  • Rosin
  • Pencil
  • 3 ring binder
  • Rock stop for cello/bass

Please contact Bonnie Heaton, Orchestra Teacher, with any questions you may have.

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Music Is What Feelings Sound Like!