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Guitar Orchestra

From classic rock to classical music, Guitar Orchestra covers it all. 

Guitar Orchestra is one of the most popular classes on campus. Our instructors have the uncanny ability to transform beginners into classical musicians in a short amount of time. The advanced guitar orchestra class can be taken as a dual enrollment course for college credit.

Guitar Orchestra performs at various competitions and clinics around the Valley. They are always a popular act at our Winter and Spring Fine Arts Festivals on campus. 



In addition to being the choral director at Notre Dame Prep, Mr. Heyde also teaches our guitar orchestra class. 

Mr. Heyde an active performer and conductor around Phoenix. He served as the choral director at Scottsdale Prep for 7 years. Mr. Heyde is also the choral director at Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church, where he has served in the music department since 2011.

He has performed various operatic and concert roles through Saint Barnabas, the Phoenix Chorale, North Valley Chorale, Solis Camerata and Arizona State University. Mr. Heyde has served as a regional choral chair for the Arizona Music Educators Association, enjoys coaching his sons in Little League baseball and resides in Cave Creek with his wife, Stephanie, and their three young boys, Andrew, Beckham and Hudson.