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Sep 20 / admin

2018 Fall Concerts!

Fall Concert Season is here! All Fall Orchestra Concerts are open to the public.

Secondary School Orchestra Concerts will have group photos taken in the PAC Commons area immediately after their performance.

We will see you there!

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018 –  Ford/LFC/AHS Orchestra Concert – AHS PAC
Allen High School Sinfonietta Orchestra – 5:25 p.m.
Ford Middle School Concert Orchestra – 5:50 p.m.
Ford Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra – 6:15 p.m.
Lowery Freshmen Concert Orchestra – 6:40 p.m.
Ford Middle School Sinfonia I Orchestra – 7:05 p.m.
Lowery Freshmen Center Sinfonia Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.
Ford Middle Chamber Orchestra – 7:55 p.m.
Allen High School Concert Orchestra – 8:25 p.m.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Curtis/AHS Orchestra Concert – AHS PAC
Allen High School Philharmonia Orchestra – 5:50 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Sinfonia Orchestras – 6:15 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Concert I Orchestras – 6:40 p.m.
Allen High School Camerata Orchestra – 7:05 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Concert II Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Chamber Orchestra – 7:55 p.m.
Allen High School Sinfonia Orchestra – 8:25 p.m.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 – Ereckson/LFC/AHS Orchestra Concert – AHS PAC
Ereckson Middle School Concert Orchestras – 5:50 p.m.
Lowery Freshmen Camerata Orchestra – 6:15 p.m.
Ereckson Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra – 6:40 p.m.

Ereckson Middle School Sinfonia I Orchestra – 7:05 p.m.
Ereckson Middle School Chamber Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.
Lowery Freshmen Chamber Orchestra – 7:55 p.m.
Allen High School Chamber Orchestra – 8:25 p.m.

Friday, October 12, 2018 – String Orchestra “Honors” Festival – AHS PAC
Allen High School Chamber Orchestra – 9:00 a.m.

Monday, October 15, 2018 – 6th grade Concerts – AHS Cafeteria
(5:30 p.m. Ereckson MS Cluster Start, 6:30 p.m. Curtis MS Cluster Start, & 7:30 p.m. Ford MS Cluster Start)

Please check the High School, Middle School, and Elementary sections for more information.
All orchestra events are listed in the Calendar Section of this website.  Check for updates.

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