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Aug 2 / admin

2019 – 2020 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 pay online for the 6th grade t-shirt/fee in the Store section (this helps the directors – it is preferred not to receive cash or checks) 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 pay online for items in the Store section (this helps the directors – it is preferred not to receive cash or checks) 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 10 anytime between 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 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 pay online for items in the Store section (this helps the directors – it is preferred not to receive cash or checks) Check your Charms account and update your contact information.

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

Mar 28 / admin

Summer Camps 2019

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Jan 24 / admin

Pre-UIL and UIL Orchestra Concerts/Contests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 4:00p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – 6th Grade Orchestra Concert – AHS Competition Gym

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – Orchestra HS Pre-UIL – AHS PAC
Allen High School Philharmonia Orchestra (SUB-NV E) – 4:00 p.m.
Allen High School Sinfonietta Orchestra (SUB-NV F) – 4:25 p.m. 
Lowery Freshmen Center Concert Orchestra (SUB-NV D) – 4:50 p.m.

Lowery Freshmen Center Camerata Orchestra (SUB-NV G) – 5:15 p.m. 
Allen High School Camerata Orchestra (SUB-NV C) – 5:40 p.m. 
Allen High School Concert Orchestra (SUB-NV A)– 6:05 p.m. 
Lowery Freshmen Center Sinfonia Orchestra (SUB-NV B) – 6:30 p.m. 
Lowery Freshmen Center Chamber Orchestra (NV) – 6:55 p.m.

Allen High School Philharmonic Orchestra (NV) – 7:30 p.m. 
Lowery Freshmen Symphony Orchestra (SUB NV) – 8:00 p.m.
Allen High School Symphony Orchestra (V) – 8:30 p.m. 

Thursday, February 21, 2019 – Orchestra MS Pre-UIL – LFC PAC
Ereckson Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra (SUB NV) – 5:00 p.m.
Ford Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra (SUB NV) – 5:25 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Concert Orchestra (SUB NV) – 5:50 p.m.
Ereckson Middle School Sinfonia I Orchestra (NV) – 6:15 p.m.
Ford Middle School Sinfonia I Orchestra (NV) – 6:40 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Sinfonia Orchestras (NV) – 7:05 p.m.
Ereckson Middle School Chamber Orchestra (V) – 7:30 p.m.
Ford Middle School Chamber Orchestra (V) – 7:55 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Chamber Orchestra (V) – 8:20 p.m.

Thursday, February 28– Friday, March 1, 2019 – UIL HS Orchestra Contest – AHS PAC

Wednesday, March 6 – Thursday, March 7, 2019 – UIL MS Orchestra Contest – LFC PAC