Middle School Teachers
Amy Tonaki and Melissa Marberryorchestra-teachers

Sycamore Community School District is proud to offer orchestra to students in grades four through twelve. Learning to play an instrument and belonging to the school orchestra is a wonderful opportunity! Middle school students participate in three concerts each year in addition to Solo & Ensemble contest. In addition to music, students learn self-discipline, group cooperation, problem solving, goal setting, self expression, memory skills, concentration, poise, enhanced physical coordination, high self-esteem, and the importance of team work – skills in great demand for almost every aspect of life.

Sycamore Orchestra Staff

Melissa Marberry 
4/5 grade cello and bass lessons
6th Grade Lesson Teacher

Amy Tonaki 
Middle School Orchestra Teacher
Jazz Strings Director

Ken Tonaki
4/5 grade violin and viola lessons
High School Orchestra Teacher