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Jul 30 / admin

2018 – 2019 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 11 anytime between 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 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!

May 11 / admin

Summer Camps 2018

summer-violinSummer Orchestra Camps 2018 

Ra’s Summer Camp for Beginners


Texas Tech Band & Orchestra Camp
 – July 8 – 14
Stephen F Austin Strings Camp – July 8 – 13
UT Arlington – Orch. HS/MS Camp – July 15 – 20
U. of North Texas Summer Strings I – July 15 – 22
U. of North Texas Summer Strings II – July 22 – 29
TCU Summer String Workshop – July 23 – 25
Chloe Trevor Violin Academy – July 29 – Aug. 11

Apr 16 / admin

Spring Concerts 2018!

 

16495968468_a87f42ece7_z Monday, April 30, 2018 – 6th grade Festival – Lowery Freshmen Center
(9:30 FMS, 10:00 EMS, 10:30 CMS, 11:00 Lovejoy)
CREDIT CARD or WEBCHECK – Due 4/13/2018

 

 

Thursday, May 10, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.  Curtis MS & 6th Feeders Concert – Curtis MS Gym

Thursday, May 10, 2018 –  Ford MS & 6th Feeders Concert – Ford MS Gym

Friday, May 11, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. – AHS/LFC Orchestra Banquet – AHS PAC Commons

Monday, May 21, 2018 –  Ereckson MS & 6th Feeders Concert – Ereckson MS cafeteria

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 – AHS PAC
Curtis MS Symphony Orchestra – 6:00 P.M.
Ford MS Symphony Orchestra – 6:30P.M.
Lowery Freshman Center Concert and Camerata Orchestras – 7:00 P.M.
Allen High School Philharmonia & Sinfonietta Orchestras – 7:25 P.M.
Lowery Freshman Center Chamber and Sinfonia Orchestras – 7:50 P.M.
Allen High School Concert & Camerata Orchestras – 8:15 P.M

Thursday, May 24, 2018 – AHS PAC
Ereckson MS Chamber Orchestra – 6:00P.M.
Allen High School Symphony (Chamber & Sinfonia) Full Orchestra – 6:30 p.m.

SBOA – June 18-22, 2018 – ALL DAY  – AHS