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.
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. 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. Cello/Bass students using a school instrument in class – fill out the instrument form and return with $125.00 for the year. You can pay online for items in the Store section. 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. Uniforms will be issued the first two weeks of school in class and are free of charge. We are wearing Polo Shirts for our “informal uniform.” which will be $32.48. Cello/Bass students using a school instrument in class – fill out the instrument form and return with $125.00 for the year. You can pay online for items in the Store section. Check your Charms account for locker information and update your contact information.
Mark your calendars – be ready to make great music this school year!
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 22-26.
Thank you again! Be safe and have a great SUMMER!
- U. of North Texas Bass Camp – June 10-12
- Hardin Simmons U. Summer Strings – June 10-13
- Baylor HS Orchestra Camp – June 14-20
- U. of Texas MS Orchestra Camp – June 14-20
- West Texas A&M U. Chamber Camp – June 14-19
- Plano ISD MS Orchestra Camp – June 15-19
- U. of North Texas Summer Strings I – June 19-26
- Baylor MS Orchestra Camp – June 21-27
- Texas State School of Music Camp – June 21-27
- U. of North Texas Summer Strings II – June 26-July 3
- Sam Houston S.U. Orchestra JH/HS Camp – June 28-July 2
- Texas Chamber Music Institute – UT Arlington – July 5 – 10
- Texas Tech Band & Orchestra Camp – July 5-11
- UT Arlington – Orch. HS/MS Camp – July 12-17
- UTSA Summer Institute – July 20-24
- Stephen F Austin Strings Camp – July 26-31
- TCU Summer String Workshop – July 27-29
- Stanford Youth Orchestra – July 12-Aug. 1
- Oklahoma City University – Bass Camp – July 19-25
Monday, May 11, 2015 – 6th grade Festival – AHS PAC
(9:30 a.m. CMS Elmentaries, 10:00a.m. FMS Elementaries, 10:30 a.m. EMS Elementaries, 11:00 a.m. Lovejoy Elementaries)
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. – Curtis MS Orchestra Concert – Curtis MS Gym & Orch Room
Thursday, May 14, 2015 – Ford MS Orchestra Concert – Ford MS Gym & Orchestra Room
6:15 p.m. – Bolin, Vaughan, Ford Sinfonia, Ford Chamber
7:30 p.m. – Chandler, Rountree, Story, Ford Concert, Ford Chamber
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015 – AHS PAC
Ford MS Symphony Orchestra -6:00 P.M.
Ereckson MS Symphony Orchestra -6:30 P.M.
Allen High School Philharmonia & Lowery Freshman Center Camerata Orchestras – 7:00 P.M.
Lowery Freshman Center Concert Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.
Allen High School Concert & Camerata Orchestras – 8:00 P.M.
Lowery Freshman Center Chamber & Sinfonia Orchestras – 8:30 P.M.
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015 – AHS PAC
Curtis MS Symphony Orchestra – 6:00 P.M.
Allen High School Symphony (Chamber & Sinfonia) Full Orchestra – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 – 7:00 p.m. – Ereckson MS Orchestra Concert – Ereckson MS cafeteria