Welcome to the Ravenna String Orchestras!


Our mission is to provide string players at all levels (over age 13) a welcoming, low-pressure opportunity to make music with wonderful people and explore great repertoire. We're perfect for musicians wanting to keep up their skills or get back into playing after taking some time off.

We currently offer two groups. The Monday group (The Ravenna Second Strings) is directed by Nathan Harrison and is at a beginner/intermediate level, focussing a little more on technique and musicianship. The Thursday group (The Ravenna Strings) is directed by Joseph Pollard White and is at an intermediate/advanced level, focussing a little more on repertoire.

There are no auditions. Musicians are invited to choose whichever group suits their needs. Some folks go back and forth between groups (and some even do both!)

We rehearse at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N in Seattle from 7pm to 8:15pm. There is parking at the Center and some on the street. It is well served by Metro bus line 5. We offer 3 terms (Fall, Winter, Spring) with a joint free concert at the end of each term. Click Concerts and Schedules for the latest rehearsal schedule and concert information.

Our concerts this year will be at St. Andrew's Church 111 NE 80th St. in Seattle.

The fee to participate is: $150/term regular, $90/term reduced (student, senior, etc.) There is also a 'Pay what you wish' option. No one will ever not be allowed to participate due to finances. REGISTER

We are a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Donations help us keep our fees low and are tax-deductible. DONATE

If you have any questions, please contact us at ravennastrings@gmail.com

We hope you can join us!


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