The Orchestra at Melbourne High School in Melbourne, FL is a 140+ member program featuring five string orchestra classes, a symphony orchestra, IB Music, Tri-M Music Honors Society, and Happy Harmonies, a community outreach group. The MHS Orchestra seeks to create lifelong musicians who respect and care for the world around them while maintaining a high standard of performance. Consistently earning Superior ratings at District and State Music Performance Assessment, "Mel High" Orchestra students are well-rounded individuals, striving for personal academic achievement while also participating in various sports, clubs, and activities on- and off-campus.
The Orchestra Director is Michelle Eggen, cellist and graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelors and Masters in Music Education, and the String Consultant is Gary Mousseau, bassist and graduate of University of South Florida with a Bachelors in Music Education. Both Mrs. Eggen and Mr. Mousseau play in the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and are active judges and clinicians.
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