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Aug 5 / admin

2017 – 2018 School Year!

ALL students and parents – be sure to login into Charms and update your information. Directors use this for inventory, finance, and communication. Check our Private Teacher list for lessons and local workshops. Don’t forget to look over the AISD Orchestra Handbook for district Orchestra policies. Please consider joining the Allen Orchestra Booster Club! Memberships help support our AISD Orchestra students through our Boosters.

6th grade students and parents – make sure your instrument is rented from a local string shop and check the list of supplies needed for class. Most instrument companies will deliver your instrument to your school.  Please complete and return 6th grade orchestra forms to your director. Please consider paying online for the 6th grade t-shirt/fee in the Store section (this helps the directors.) Check your Charms account and update your contact information.

Middle School students and parents – make sure your instrument is in good shape by taking it to an instrument shop to have it assessed (bow hair, strings, etc…) Be sure to fill out and return your AISD Fine Arts Medical Release Form and return to your director. Check the Middle School section for your MS Orchestra Handbook, which includes school specific information and forms. Please complete and return MS orchestra fee/t-shirt form to your director. Cello/Bass students using a school instrument in class – contracts will be available when school starts, and are now available in your Charms account for payment of $125.00 Please consider paying online for items in the Store section (this helps the directors.) Check your Charms account and update your contact information.

AHS/LFC Students and Parents – make sure your instrument is in good shape by taking it to an instrument shop to have it assessed (bow hair, strings, etc…)  Be sure to fill out and return your AISD Fine Arts Medical Release Form and return to your director. Check the AHS/LFC School section for your HS Orchestra Handbook, which includes school specific information. Uniforms will be issued for AHS and LFC students at Registration, August 19 between 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  and are free of charge. Please complete and return HS orchestra fee/t-shirt form to your director. Cello/Bass students using a school instrument in class – contracts will be available when school starts, and are now available in your Charms account for payment of $125.00 Please consider paying online for items in the Store section (this helps the directors.) Check your Charms account and update your contact information.

Mark your calendars – be ready to make great music this school year!

Jun 5 / admin

Have a Great and MUSICAL Summer!

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Thank you to ALL students for a wonderful School Year!

The Directors hope you have an enjoyable Summer – and we hope you will consider making music at a Summer Camp.  Links to Summer Camps in Texas are listed here.  Allen ISD 6th and 7th grade students – we hope you will join us at the Allen ISD Orchestra Summer camp June 19-23.

Summer Band & Orchestra Academy – June 19-23

Thank you again!  Be safe and have a great SUMMER!

 

 

 

May 1 / admin

Spring Concerts 2017!

 

16495968468_a87f42ece7_zThursday, May 11, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Curtis MS Orchestra Concert – Curtis MS Gym

 

 

 

 

Monday, May 15, 2017 – 6th grade Festival  – AHS PAC
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(9:30 EMS, 10:00 CMS, 10:30 FMS, 11:00 Lovejoy)

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – 6:15 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Ford MS Orchestra Concert – Ford MS Gym

Friday, May 19, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. – AHS/LFC Orchestra Banquet – AHS PAC

Monday, May 22, 2017 -7:00 p.m.  Ereckson MS Orchestra Concert – Ereckson MS cafeteria

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – AHS PAC
Ford MS Symphony Orchestra – 6:00 P.M.
Curtis MS Symphony Orchestra – 6:30P.M.
Allen High School Philharmonia & Sinfonietta Orchestras – 7:00 P.M.
Lowery Freshman Center Concert & Camerata Orchestras – 7:30 P.M.
Allen High School Concert & Camerata Orchestras – 8:00 P.M.
Lowery Freshman Center Symphony (Chamber & Sinfonia) Orchestra – 8:30 P.M.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 – AHS PAC
Ereckson MS Symphony Orchestra – 6:00 P.M.
Allen High School Symphony (Chamber & Sinfonia) Full Orchestra – 6:30 p.m.

SBOA – June 19-23, 2017