MVHS orchestra students participate in first-ever orchestra camp
MVHS orchestra students loaded buses and said goodbye to family members on Saturday, Jan. 13 as they drove up to YMCA Camp Campbell in the Santa Cruz Mountains for the first-ever orchestra camp, where they spent three days growing as musicians and as people. Orchestra camp has been 10 years in the making, according to Music Director Jason Kneebone. Like those held by Marching Band and choir, the orchestra retreat aimed to create student bonds and improve their playing. Students participated in events from musical clinics to team-building activities like archery and ropes courses. According to junior Camille Shiu and senior Zakriya Bashir-Hill, getting to know new people throughout the combined orchestras was a highlight of the trip. “Orchestra doesn't really have that social culture that band Read More