The Franklin Orchestra program is comprised of three performing groups: String, Chamber and Symphony Orchestra.
Mrs. Way is a Franklin graduate and former FHS orchestra member. She can be seen performing with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra as a first violinist as well as in other concerts in the El Paso area.
Mrs. Way is available for conferences by appointment and is available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Orchestra is offered periods 1, 2, 5, 6 Mrs. Way teaches 5th grade orchestra at Rosa Guerrero Elementary School in the afternoons.
The Franklin Orchestra year is outlined as follows:
Fall Semester: -All-Region and All-State Orchestra audition preparation through October for our most advanced students. -Fall concert preparations in all performing groups through October -Winter concert preparations in all performing groups through the end of the fall semester -UIL Concert & Sight-Reading preparations throughout the fall semester in performing groups.
Spring Semester: -All-Region Orchestra clinic in January -UIL Solo & Ensemble preparations for participating students in January-February -UIL Concert & Sight-Reading preparations throughout the spring semester in performing groups. -Jazz Festival preparations after UIL Classical and Sight-Reading Festival March-April End of the year concert preparations through May.