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Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Orchestra
2445 San Diego Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Audition to join this award winning orchestra, and attend a 3 time Grammy award winning school, ranked among the top 4% in the nation. Emphasis is on music and academics.
Students from all over Northeast Florida participate in the orchestra’s rigorous program. Each orchestra meets 90 minutes a day. For many students, who are in additional orchestra classes such as String Pedagogy and String Chamber Music, this means at least 2 orchestra classes each day. In addition to orchestra classes, students, over the course of their tenure at DA, attend classes in AP Music Theory, Keyboard, Music History, Recording, Jazz History, and Electronic Music.
Academics at DA
Recognized as a National Model School by the U.S. Department of Education, DA students’ performance on AP tests, as well as scores on college-entrance exams have earned DA recognition as consistently being ranked in the top 4% of all high schools in the nation. DA boasts having numerous National Merit Finalists and Semifinalists over the years.
For complete information visit our website: daorchestra.org. Watch youtube.com/watch?v=9T4N9gLnNTM
to see a typical year in the life of a DA Orchestra Student and Parent.