After having 3 children at our first rehearsal, the second was significantly better attended, with 7.
With 7 children (all having band names such as “Titanium”, “Thunderman” and “Dazzleberry”), one can already play harmony lines, let the more advanced kids support the newer ones, and make it sound polyphonic.
I’m working hard to get more instruments into the orchestra, as at this point it’s more of a “Violin Club” again. We need cellos, and there is a promise of a few guitar kids, too. Other instruments are welcome too.
Thank you, parents and children, for your commitment and enthusiasm! This is the start of something really fun.
Hopefully I’ll have some photos soon.