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The Strings Program and Chamber Orchestra are music performance and education programs involving bowed string instruments including the violin and viola. The program features both individual weekly lessons and the Statesboro Chamber Orchestra. Orchestra meets once a week and performs locally. Lessons are arranged individually. Scroll below for more information about this program.


Fall Semester: August 15, 2023 - December 8, 2023 |  Spring Semester: January 16, 2024 - May 11, 2024

Concert Dates: December 8th, 2023 & May 11th, 2024
 Artistic Director: Jonathan Aceto | Instructors: Jonathan Aceto and Abby Thompson


Schedule an audition for the Statesboro Chamber Orchestra by calling Tony Phillips at (912) 212-2787. It's FUN to play together!

This is 2023-2024 information. We are still tweaking the plans for 2024-2025. We appreciate your patience and understanding. We will post the 2024-2025 as soon as we can.

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The Chamber Orchestra rehearses and performs music by classical composers, ranging from Handel and Bach to Holst and Britten. Its repertoire also includes film music, jazz, Celtic fiddling and popular music. To be eligible, students must be proficient on their instrument and be able to read music easily. In addition to strings, the group will also include select wind instruments. Interested wind players should call to arrange for an audition. Adult amateurs are encouraged to participate! For ALL AGES!

Call 912.212.2787 to register!


all ages

weekly private lessons


$20 rental fee per month

instrument rentals:
call for details

Statesboro Chamber Orchestra

Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30 on the 2nd floor of the main building
Ages: All Ages (Placed by Conduc
Conductor: Dr. Jonathan Aceto
Tuition: $170 per semester ($155 member)

The ensemble play music primarily by Classical composers. The be eligible, you must be proficient on your instrument and be able to read music easily.

Averitt Center Community Choir

Tuesdays 6:30-8:00

Tuition: $100 per session ($75 per session for members)

Instructor: Robert Cottle

Unless otherwise noted, our choir rehearsals are held in 8-week sessions:

Session 1: August 14- October 6, 2023

Session 2: October 9 - December 15th; *No classes October 16 & Nov 20

Session 3: Jan 8 - March 8th; *No classes Feb 12

Session 4: March 18 - May 17; *No classes April 1-5

The Averitt Center community choir is open to anyone age 16 and older who has a desire to sing, have fun, and meet new people! No audition is necessary and all levels of singers are welcome. The goal of our time together is to sing a variety of choral music in 4 parts. 

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