Joy of Music String Ensembles


Conductor: Ralph Metcalf

These ensembles, under the nurturing guidance of  Ralph Metcalf, offer young string players the exciting experience of playing in a small string ensemble.   Students will learn a wide variety of pieces by many composers and develop their ensemble skills, including balancing their sound, intonation and stylistic interpretation. Each group will give approximately four concerts in JOMP’s Recital Hall for their families and friends throughout the year, presenting  a new program each time.

Conductor: Ralph Metcalf 
Monday    7:00 - 8:00    
Tuition $550 ($275 - 2 payment option) 

(Level guideline Suzuki book 4  & up)
Please arrive 10 minutes early

In addition, JOMSE performs annually in Mechanics Hall as part of our Spring Gala (pictured right). 

Ralph gives our string ensemble students a superb preparation for orchestral and chamber music playing.  Most of the string players in the JOMP Youth Orchestra (JYO) received their early ensemble training from Ralph.


Conductor: Ralph Metcalf
Tuition $450 ($225 - 2 payment option)
Please arrive 10 minutes early

 II: Monday   6:00 - 6:45   ~ (Level guideline Suzuki Book 3)  
III: Wednesday   5:15 - 6:00   ~   (Level guideline Suzuki Book 1 from Minuet 1 and Book 2)