The Ames High Orchestra has a tradition of excellence and many performing opportunities for . Students enrolled in orchestra during high school have the opportunity to perform in string orchestra and full orchestra. Extracurricular opportunities include chamber orchestra and pit orchestra.
Ames Orchestra News
A bi-weekly summary of Orchestra Events.view here
Iowa High School Music Association
The Iowa High School Music Association sanctions high school orchestra events. Through involvement in orchestra, students learn valuable life skills including teamwork, concentration, focus, and confidence.IHSMA website
Friends of Ames Strings
The Friends of Ames Strings (FOAS) is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to support string and orchestra programs for youth in the community. FOAS is a parent guided organization that helps raise funds and present opportunities for orchestral string players in the Ames School District. It also presents opportunities to students from the surrounding communities of Ames, Iowa.Follow us on Facebook