Club Orchestra, known affectionately as Club O, is part of El Sistema, a visionary world movement transforming the lives of children and their communities through music, a new model for social change. Club O’s mission is to empower children by providing an intensive orchestra training program that teaches the importance of teamwork, promotes self-confidence, and instills the value of social responsibility.


  • Open to 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students attending Forest Park, South Wayne, and Waynedale elementary schools in the Fort Wayne Community Schools district 
  • Begins October 20 and continues through the school year
  • One day per week afterschool until 4:15 p.m. - Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, depending on Tier
  • Remote options are available  
  • Violins and music are furnished
  • FWCS social distancing/COVID Return plans will be followed


  • Learn to read music
  • Learn to play the violin
  • Perform in an ensemble
  • Teamwork - develop the joy of friendship and support
  • Learn discipline and achievement
  • Pursue excellence
  • Have fun!


Contact Club O Program Manager, Aaron Samra, at with questions.