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Thursday, January 23, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. – 8th Grade OrientationHANDOUT

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. – Curtis MS  Pre-TMEA Concert – LFC Auditorium

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 –  Orchestra Pre-UIL Concert – AHS PAC
AHS Concert II Orchestra (Sub NV-F)  – 5:20 p.m.
Ereckson MS Concert II Orchestra (Sub NV-C) – 5:45 p.m.
Ford MS Concert I Orchestra (Sub NV-B) – 6:10 p.m.
Curtis MS Concert II Orchestra (Sub NV-B) – 6:35 p.m.
Ereckson MS Sinfonia II Orchestra (Sub NV-A) – 7:00 p.m.
Ford MS Sinfonia II Orchestra (Sub NV-A) – 7:25 p.m.
Curtis MS Concert I Orchestra (Sub NV-A) – 7:50 p.m.
LFC Symphony Orchestra (Sub NV Full) – 8:15 p.m.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – Orchestra Pre-UIL Concert  – AHS PAC
AHS Concert I Orchestra (Sub NV-E) – 5:20 p.m.
Ereckson MS Concert I Orchestra (Sub NV-B) – 5:45 p.m.
LFC Concert Orchestra (Sub NV-D) – 6:10 p.m.
LFC Camerata Orchestra (Sub NV-G) – 6:35 p.m.
Ford MS Sinfonia I Orchestra (NV) – 7:00 p.m.
Curtis MS Sinfonia Orchestra (NV) – 7:25 p.m.
Ereckson MS Sinfonia I Orchestra (NV) – 7:50 p.m.
AHS Philharmonic Orchestra (NV Full) – 8:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Orchestra Pre-UIL Concert – AHS PAC
AHS Sinfonia I Orchestra (Sub NV-A) – 5:20 p.m.
AHS Sinfonia II Orchestra (Sub NV-C) – 5:45 p.m.
LFC Sinfonia Orchestra (Sub NV-B) – 6:10 p.m.
LFC Chamber Orchestra (NV) – 6:35 p.m.
Curtis MS Chamber Orchestra (Varsity) – 7:00 p.m.
Ereckson MS Chamber Orchestra (Varsity) – 7:25 p.m.
Ford MS Chamber Orchestra (Varsity) – 7:50 p.m.
AHS Symphony Orchestra (Varsity Full) – 8:15 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4 – Thursday, March 5, 2020 – UIL MS Orchestra ContestAHS PAC

Forms

T-Shirt Order Form & Handbook Acknowledgement Form – Due with payment by 8/23/2019
CREDIT CARD or WEBCHECK – Due 8/23/2019

Allen ISD Performing Arts – Permission and Emergency Release Form – Return to your Orchestra Director – Due 8/23/2019

Cello/String Bass Usage Fee – CREDIT CARD or WEBCHECK – Due 8/23/2019
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

2019 – 2020 Allen Orchestra Booster Club Membership & Donation Drive Form

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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

SmartMusicLogoSmartmusic Login! Students and parents – you can see past Smartmusic assignments here!
(login is the same as at school)

 Smartmusic iPad Help video – what we are using in class for Smartmusic quizzes.

 How to purchase Smartmusic for your iPad or Computer use at home (use same account login as at school)

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