• Welcome to Orchestra With Mr. Stelle

    String Parents,

    Caleb M. Stelle


    Office Hours: Mon-Fri. 9-10AM & 3-4PM

    Remind: Middle Paxton - https://www.remind.com/join/33bg9

    North Side - https://www.remind.com/join/c77ch6

    South Side - https://www.remind.com/join/a87ggdc

    Tri-C - https://www.remind.com/join/tricommun

    Google Classroom Codes: signup @ classroom.google.com - Reach out to Mr. Stelle via email for individual codes.



    Course Description: 5 lessons covering varying orchestra topics that require submission/responses.


    Objectives: 4th Grade lessons will focus on maintaining skills taught in the first half of the year as well as learning to bow and use left hand simultaneously. 5th Grade lessons will focus on preparation for middle school orchestra.


    Required Texts and Resources: Instrument and bow, Essential Elements for Orchestra Book 1, stand, rosin, computer, and internet access.


    Office Hours: Mon-Fri. 9-10AM & 3-4PM – Intended for Questions/Comments/Feedback

    Definition of Office Hours: Mr. Stelle sitting at his laptop with his email and remind open to respond. If you’d like to talk via zoom during that time reach out via email/remind.



    • Student will practice their instrument as much as you want! If your child forgets where they left off during the physical school year, please contact teacher.
    • Student will complete the 5 assignments given to them via google classroom. Each lesson will be given 2 weeks to complete. Topics will be the following:

    4th Grade

    5th Grade

    Steady Beat and Counting

    Steady Beat and Counting

    Bow Hold and Bow Position

    Bow Hold and Bow Positioning

    Left Hand Position

    Left Hand Position

    Note Reading (D to D)

    Note Reading  (D to D)

    Bowing and Using Left Hand

    Note Reading (G String)



    Online Resources:

    Mr. Stelle’s Flipped Classroom Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7csdOu9BMCyrGLHmOImGdw?view_as=subscriber

    Online Metronome:



    Happy Practicing, Stay Safe, Wash Your Hands.

    C. Stelle

Last Modified on April 1, 2020