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Forms

Middle School Orchestra forms – Due with payment by 8/27/2021
SCHOOLPAY – Due 8/27/2021 (payment receipts are posted in Financial section of your Charms account: https://allenorchestra.org/charms/)

Cello/String Bass School Instrument Usage FeePAY FOR YEAR Due 8/27/2021 or PAY FOR 1 SEMESTERDue 8/27/2021 & 1/21/2022
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 fee (for students who wish to audition for TMEA Region XXV Orchestra placement)
SCHOOLPAY –  Due 9/17/2021

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 17, 2021 – MS/HS Region Help Session – Curtis MS

Monday, October 4, 2021 – Ford/LFC/AHS Orchestra Concert – AHS PAC
Allen High School Concert I & Concert II Orchestras – 5:25 p.m.
Ford Middle School Concert Orchestra – 5:50 p.m.
Lowery Freshman Camerata Orchestra – 6:15 p.m.
Ford Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra – 6:40 p.m.
Ford Middle School Sinfonia I Orchestra – 7:05 p.m.
Lowery Freshman Chamber Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.
Ford Middle Chamber Orchestra – 7:55 p.m.
Allen High School Symphony Orchestra – 8:25 p.m.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 –  Ereckson/AHS Orchestra Concert – AHS PAC
Ereckson Middle School Concert Orchestras – 5:50 p.m.
Ereckson Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra – 6:15 p.m.
Allen High 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.
Allen High School Chamber II Orchestra – 7:55 p.m.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 – Curtis/LFC/AHS Orchestra Concert – AHS PAC
Curtis Middle School Concert Orchestras – 5:50 p.m.
Lowery Freshman Concert Orchestra – 6:15 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Sinfonia II Orchestra – 6:40 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Sinfonia I Orchestra – 7:05 p.m.
Lowery Freshman Center Sinfonia Orchestra – 7:30 p.m.
Curtis Middle School Chamber Orchestra – 7:55 p.m.
Allen High School Sinfonia I Orchestra – 8:25 p.m.

Information

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Curtis Orchestras 21-22

Curtis MS Orchestras – Handbook
See Addendum for Class Specific Info

Ereckson Orchestras 21-22

Ereckson MS Orchestras – Handbook
See Addendum for Class Specific Info

Ford Orchestras 21-22

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