Camellia Juniors and Cadets Orchestras

The Camellia Symphony Orchestra has two student orchestras: Cadets is the beginner/intermediate level orchestra, and the Juniors Orchestra is the intermediate/advanced level. Our goal is to provide the students with an orchestra experience outside of their school that will challenge and advance their music-making skills, while also being fun and rewarding.


Sunday, October 30
3 PM, CLARA Studios
1425 24th Street


Sunday, December 11
1 PM, State Capitol Museum
1315 10th Street


Saturday, February 4
2:30 PM, Sac City Performing Arts Center


Saturday, April 29
2:30 PM, Sac City Performing Arts Center


For questions or to set up an audition, contact Paolo Reyes at (209) 914-3597 or

Fall Auditions Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10am-12:30pm & 1:30-6pm at the Sacramento State University School of Music, Capistrano Hall

Audition Requirements: Auditions are brief and informal. Students should prepare the following:


1-2 Octave for Cadets

2 Octaves for Juniors (2-3 for Junior Strings)

A prepared piece of the candidates choosing (2 pieces for Juniors)

Sight reading


Tuition is $250 per student for the year, scholarships are available for those who can demonstrate financial need. Camellia Symphony Orchestra Juniors and Cadets parents receive a nontransferable season pass for Camellia Symphony Orchestra’s Concerts. Juniors and Cadets may attend Camellia Symphony Orchestra concerts for free.

Please note there will also be opportunities for students to obtain community service hours in fulfillment of the requirements some of them may have for school.