Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 – Orchestra HS/MS Pre-UIL – AHS PAC
Allen High School Concert I Orchestra – 5:20 p.m.
Ereckson MS Concert II Orchestra – 5:45 p.m.
Ford MS Concert Orchestra – 6:10 p.m
Curtis MS Concert I Orchestra – 6:35 p.m.
Ereckson MS Sinfonia II Orchestra – 7:00 p.m.
Curtis MS Sinfonia II Orchestra – 7:25 p.m.
LFC Symphony Orchestra – 7:50 p.m.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 – Orchestra HS/MS Pre-UIL – AHS PAC
Curtis MS Concert II Orchestra – 5:20 p.m.
Ereckson MS Concert I Orchestra – 5:45 p.m.
LFC Sinfonia II Orchestra – 6:10 p.m.
LFC Concert Orchestra – 6:35 p.m.
Ford MS Sinfonia Orchestra – 7:00 p.m.
Curtis MS Sinfonia I Orchestra – 7:25 p.m.
Ereckson MS Sinfonia I Orchestra – 7:50 p.m.
Allen High School Sinfonia I Orchestra – 8:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 15, 2024 – Orchestra HS/MS Pre-UIL – AHS PAC
Allen HS Concert II Orchestra – 5:20 p.m.
Allen HS Sinfonia II Orchestra – 5:45 p.m.
LFC Sinfonia I Orchestra – 6:10 p.m.
LFC Chamber Orchestra – 6:35 p.m.
Ereckson MS Chamber Orchestra – 7:00 p.m.
Curtis MS Chamber Orchestra – 7:25 p.m.
Ford MS Chamber Orchestra – 7:50 p.m.
Allen HS Symphony Orchestra – 8:15 p.m.

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 – UIL MS Orchestra Contest (North Zone) – AHS PAC
Ereckson MS Concert I (Sub NV B) –  9:30 a.m.
Curtis MS Sinfonia II Orchestra (Sub NV) – 9:55 a.m.
Ford MS Concert Orchestra (Sub NV) – 10:20 a.m.
Ereckson MS Sinfonia II (Sub NV A) – 11:10 a.m.
Curtis MS Sinfonia Orchestra (NV) – 12:00 p.m.
Ford MS Sinfonia Orchestra (NV) – 1:05 p.m.
Ereckson MS Sinfonia I Orchestra (NV) – 2:20 p.m.
Curtis MS Chamber Orchestra (V) – 3:10 p.m.
Ford MS Chamber Orchestra (V) – 3:35 p.m.

Ereckson MS Chamber Orchestra (V) – 4:10 p.m.

Forms

Middle School Orchestra forms – Due with payment by 8/25/2023
SCHOOLPAY
– Due 8/25/2023 (payment receipts are posted in Financial section of your Charms account: http://allenorchestra.org/charms/)

Cello/String Bass School Instrument Usage FeePAY FOR YEAR Due 8/25/2023 or PAY FOR 1st SEMESTERDue 8/25/2023 & PAY FOR 2nd SEMESTERDue 1/19/2024
If the contract that is given to the students is lost you will need to print a new one from CHARMS using the directions below:

  1. Login to CHARMS
  2. Click the “Inventory Uniforms” icon
  3. You should see a list of items checked out to the students, click the button labeled “F” to the right of an instrument (not a lock or locker)
  4. Print the form

TMEA All-Region MS Orchestra Fee Payment – Due 10/6/2023

Information

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Curtis MS Orchestras – Handbook
See Addendum for Class Specific Info
Ereckson MS Orchestras – Handbook
See Addendum for Class Specific Info
Ford MS Orchestras – Handbook
See Addendum for Class Specific Info

 

Links

Smartmusic Help – Youtube Videos

Instrument Tuning Help!

 

Online Class Links

Smartmusic

Note naming help and reviewing online:

Violin (D and A string notes)   Viola (D and A string notes)   Cello (D and A string notes)   Bass (notes of the D scale)

Note naming help and review – more advanced:

Violin (all strings, keys of F, C, G, D, A)   Viola (all strings, keys of F, C, G, D, A)   Cello (all strings, keys of F, C, G, D, A)

Cello (tenor clef, keys of F, C, G, D, A)   Bass (all strings, keys of F, C, G, D, A)

Practice your note reading skills for YOUR instrument!

Violin Fingerings   Viola Fingerings   Cello Fingerings   Bass Fingerings

Past Concert Programs