Friday, 27 October 2017


What is an Orchestra?

An Orchestra is a large group of musicians who play together it is made up of four sections or families:Strings,Woodwind,Brass and Percussion.

What are the parts of an orchestra?
The String Family Instruments: Violins,Violas,Cellos, Double Basses and Harp.
Woodwind Family Instruments: Flutes,Piccolos,Oboes,Clarinets and Bassoons.
The Brass Family Instruments: Trumpet,Trombone,French Horn and Tuba.
The Percussion Family Instruments:Timpani,Snare drum,Cymbals, xylophone,Glockenspiel,triangle and woodblock.

Conductor:Somebody who makes sure that the musicians play there instruments on time.

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