Building a Classically-Based Orchestra and Music Program

B. Sterling Archer June 28, 2014

Presented at:
SCL Conference 2014


This seminar will discuss ways to start and develop a successful ensemble (band or orchestra) in a private school setting as well as avoiding common pitfalls.


Arts Classical Education Music Orchestra


B. Sterling Archer
B. Sterling Archer is the orchestra director at Regents School of Austin. He has bachelors of Music Education from Wheaton College (Music Conservatory). A varied musician, he has played in symphony orchestras, toured the country with rock bands, and won awards as a singer/ songwriter. He has taught music in public schools, international schools, and started the Regents band and orchestra programs 12 years ago. In the spring of 2014, the Regents Band & Orchestra program ranked 2nd in the state of Texas (TAPPS State Music Competition).

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