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The Mount Vernon High School Orchestra program, under the direction of Jacob Scherr. The orchestra program is made up of young people attending Mount Vernon High School, freshmen through seniors, with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, excellent musical ability, and good academic records.  All of the orchestras perform in many concerts in the Skagit area throughout the school year.


string ensemble performing on stage at McIntyre Hall


This is our non-auditioned orchestral ensemble. All orchestra students at MVHS are a member of this ensemble. These students do amazing work coming from all levels of skill, with students just starting out, to students who have been playing for years. 

chamber orchestra performing on stage at Western Washington University


This is our student-led small orchestral ensemble. These students are extremely dedicated and work hard to hone their skills as an instrumentalist as well as a leader within a music setting. 

rock orchestra performing on stage at McIntyre Hall


This ensemble is a combination of Synergy, Jazz I, and String Ensemble. Rock Symphony perform contemporary music at a dedicated concert with professional artists in our community. In this ensemble, students experience what it is like to play in a full symphony.

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