Broken Arrow High School
1901 E. Albany
Broken Arrow, Ok 74012
301 W. New Orleans
Broken Arrow, Ok 74011
Kimberly Ricard has taught orchestra for Broken Arrow Public Schools for over thirty years. She has taught from middle school through high school orchestra classes, as well as AP music theory and private lessons. During this time period the orchestra has grown and has received many superior ratings, sweepstakes awards and other honors. Many of her students have participated in state and national programs. More importantly students have a lifelong appreciation for the arts.
Broken Arrow High School Orchestra
The high school orchestra program is dedicated to the development of musical excellence and leaders of the future. The senior high has two orchestra classes, symphony orchestra and chamber orchestra. The symphony orchestra is made up of string players in the 10th-12th grades. Chamber orchestra is an audition only class comprised of 10th-12th grade students.
Freshman Academy Orchestra
The freshman academy also has two orchestra classes, string orchestra and concert orchestra. String orchestra focuses on the development of more advanced technique along with balance of sound. Concert orchestra begins to refine the advanced technique while increasing the level of repertoire. It is also an audition only class.
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All-State 1st round recording at BAFA, Time TBD (HS only)
State String Contest at Santa Fe HS, Edmond Chamber, Symphony (BAFA only)
2nd Round All-State, Auditions Westmoore HS, Moore, OK, Time TBD
All-State Orchestra, Tulsa PAC
State Orchestra Contest, Santa Fe HS, Edmond, Ok
High School District Solo/Ensemble Contest
Wichita State University Invitational Chamber
State Solo/Ensemble Contest at OSU (HS only)
Spring Concert, BAHS, BAFA, BAMSHO
Silver Dollar City Contest, Branson, MO (BAHS and BAFA )