Ensembles & Orchestras

CAMERATA – Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 pm 

Beginner orchestra for children who have studied their instrument for at least one year, or at the discretion of the director. Taught by Kathryn Kalmansson. $200/semester.  Red Room.

YOUTH ENSEMBLE OF NEW ENGLAND – Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00 pm strings; 6:30-7:30 woodwinds, brass & percussion

For advanced students, by audition.  YENE is orchestra-in-residence at Thayer. Led by Connie Drexler.  $250/semester. Red Room. 



DOUBLE REED ENSEMBLEOn hold until the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Double Reed Bands have existed since the middle ages and were very popular during the Baroque Period, an example being the Handel Water Music.  They have had a rise in popularity in the late 20th century.  Oboists, English Hornists, and Bassoonists of intermediate and advanced levels are welcome.



FLUTE CHOIROn hold until the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

The Thayer Flute Choir, directed by flutist Maria Ramey, performs spiritual, classical, and traditional music arranged for flutes, alto flutes, bass flute, piccolo and contrabass flute. We enjoy holding our rehearsals and core concerts in the historic Thayer Mansion but are thrilled to also share our music through performances at churches, retirement homes, community centers and more.


ATLANTIC WIND SYMPHONYOn hold until the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

By interview with Director Earl Raney. $150/Semester. Thayer Conservatory students $75. 


Wednesday classes will be September 15, 2021 through January 19, 2022


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