Gahanna Orchestras

On Tuesday, we will honor each of our HS students and award the Patricia McKown, Directors, and National School Orchestra Awards!

Backstage. Post-Concert. #chaos

Orchestra Potluck & Cookout 2019

We're looking forward to our annual orchestra cookout/potluck 🌭🍔 on Wednesday, May 29 from 5-7. This is open to all 6-12 orchestra families 🎻, and is our way of celebrating the last day of school!! 👨‍🏫☀️

Sign-up here! Woodside Green Park, Wednesday, May 29 from 5-7 p.m. Open to middle and high school orchestra students and their FAMILIES! Hotdogs will be provided by the Gahanna Lincoln Instrumental Music Boosters (GLIMB).  Come and enjoy the conclusion of a successful school year!

[05/14/19]   You're invited!
We're looking forward to seeing YOU at tonight's final concert of the year. 🎻

GLHS Aud. at 7:30 p.m.

Mrs. Ross rehearing (and faux-drumming) with Symphony I on ‘Born To Be Wild’! See you at tomorrow’s concert!

The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Symphony concertmaster Joanna Frankel will play the $35 million, 276-year-old violin once owned by Niccolo Paganini at the Ohio Theatre, and was given a short time to rehearse on it in the Columbus Museum of Art.

Take a look at what you'll hear!

We hope you'll join us this Tuesday, May 14 for a tremendous performance by our high school orchestras! The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m., is free and open to the public!

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Here’s a short sample of next week’s HS Orchestra ‘Finale’ Concert! 🎻Join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday for an exciting performance in the high school auditorium. Gahanna-Jefferson Schools

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Camp is a great way for siblings to spend time together!

Here we see two brothers in their native orchestra camp habitat. Look at the speed and grace with which they show their familial bond - using color powder.

We are grateful to have MANY siblings and great field photographers to capture these moments in our orchestra program! #siblings #youhavesomethingonyourface #letmegetthatforyou #colorwar #poof #brothers

Camp 2019

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@cityofgahanna new Sunpoint Park ☀️ has outdoor instruments! @gahannaarts @gahannajeffersn

Paganini Violin Exchange – Greater Columbus Sister Cities

ICYMI: Paganini's violin (nicknamed "The Cannon") is coming to the Columbus Museum of Art and Columbus Symphony. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and hear this 276-year-old instrument outside its home in Genova, Italy.

Made is 1743, Paganini's violin was made by one of Italy's great luthiers - Guarneri. This Italian national treasure is on permanent display at the Palazzo Doria-Tursi in Genoa and has not been in the United States since 2003! Greater Columbus Sister Cities International, with the generous support of Columbus City Council, Commune di Genova, the Harold C. Schott Foundation, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus Symphony, Columbus Museum of Art and CAPA, is proud to host this Italian national treasure in Columbus from Ma...

NO SPOILERS! We promise. Just enjoy and share freely. GLHS Chamber Orchestra at the Gahanna-Jefferson Schools. #noconductor #becomeone #watching

Camp 2019

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Camp Pre-Registration

Have a middle school string player? Be sure to sign them up for our 4th annual Summer Orchestra Camp! Please let us know if your family is considering enrolling your middle school musician in the Gahanna Orchestra's Summer Camp. Rehearsals. Games. Activities. Fun. Concert! July 22-26, 2019 from 9:00-4:00 Gahanna Lincoln High School Cost: $50 (collected on-site) For students on free and reduced lunch...

Counselor Application 2019

Counselor Applications for our summer orchestra camp are due Monday! Counselor Training and Set-up: July 21 (12-5 p.m.) Camp Dates: July 22-26, 2019 The application will be due in a week. We need honesty when filling out the form, and if there is anything that you think we might need to know, please tell us so we are prepared.

Why Arts Matter to Colleges: Set Yourself Apart when Applying in STEM

Want to learn how the Arts set students apart during the college search and application process? Be sure to register, attend, and take notes during this FREE presentation on April 17th. Join presenter Meredith Graham to discover why the Visual and Performing Arts are critical to success in both applying to college and life beyond! Meredith is a trained chemist and experienced college admissions professional, having worked at Cornell, Boston University, Kent State, and Purdue. Her b...

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426 days until we travel to NYC. It seems a long way off, but it will be here before you know it!

We're in New York City watching a gorgeous sunset glinting off the Empire State Building.

Happy 'Music in our Schools' Month!

450 Days until the Gahanna Orchestras head to New York City!

Congratulations to the MSS Orchestras on a wonderful performance this evening!


A great opportunity with our friends at BGSU College of Musical Arts this summer! June 16-21, 2019. Are you a string student looking for a challenging atmosphere where you can have fun and improve your skills? Join us this summer for the SMI String Camp at BGSU and meet many string players just like you! As a violin, viola, cello or bass player, you will receive individual guidance from our talent...

SAVE THE DATE! Our 4th Annual Summer Camp pre-registration has begun!!

Congratulations to the three orchestras that performed this weekend at OMEA State Orchestra! We prepared exciting and challenging programs and today we are reviewing the adjudicators' comments.

Also, we received numerous compliments on how well- organized our site operated and the professionalism and etiquette of our students!

Just a few days until we host 700 musicians in 17 different orchestras!!! Performances in the GLHS Auditorium begin Friday, March 1 at 4:00pm and continue until 9:55pm, THEN things pick back up Saturday, March 2 at 9:00am until 11:55am.

2019 NAfME Electronic Music Composition Competition - NAfME

Electronic Music Composition Competition by NAfME! About the Competition The NAfME Electronic Music Composition Competition recognizes outstanding compositions and highlights the effectiveness of music technology in the school curriculum. Entries will be judged based on their…

We will be hosting 17 area orchestras on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 for the OMEA - Ohio State Orchestra Adjudicated Event! Gahanna-Jefferson Schools' groups perform at the following times in the GLHS Auditorium.

[02/19/19]   Congratulations to our students who participated in OMEA - Ohio Solo & Ensemble this weekend at Pickerington Schools - PLSD. 340 days until the next one!

2019 NAfME Student Composers Competition - NAfME

Calling all student composers! About the Competition NAfME is seeking original music written by student composers for featured performance in the Young Composers Concert. Teachers and students are invited to submit original compositions by students…

Coming up this Tuesday! This is our annual "in-progress" concert where we have an opportunity to receive feedback about our current level of performance PRIOR to OMEA Large Group State Orchestra Adjudicated Events (March 1-2, 2019)

Chamber is back home from Cleveland. Safe and sound!

We’ve arrived!

Chamber Orchestra photoshoot with Christy Rice Photography. We’ll show you the awesome finished shots soon!

Just a few more hours to enroll in the NYC/2020 trip! Spots are filling up quickly!

Today's the day!

Tomorrow's the deadline to register for NYC 2020!

Did you hear the news? We are headed to NYC next year! Orchestra families, be sure to check your email to not miss the enrollment deadline.

Tomorrow is the last day for 2018-2019 spirit wear. The next opportunity will be autumn of 2019 with new designs!

[12/08/18]   The penultimate selection from last evening’s performance. If you can’t see the chorus that’s because the audience is largely filled with local choristers seated in SATB voice parts. A surround sound experience! Thanks, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, for being such a great community partner and world class ensemble.

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