ORCHESTRA is part of the Instrumental Music Department at Asawa SOTA. Instrumental music students are required to study ear training, sight-reading, music theory, and musicianship. Students perform in a variety of ensembles including full orchestra, chamber orchestra, concert orchestra, mariachi ensemble, Middle Eastern ensemble, and other groups. 

The Orchestra strand of Instrumental Music focuses on the string instruments. Students receive instruction in orchestral, chamber, solo, and collaborative musical performance as well as musicianship and musicology.