To the parents of the East Lansing High school orchestra and band:
Concert attire will be distributed on:
Thursday, September 29th - Juniors and Seniors
Tuesday, October 4th - Freshman and Sophomores
Orchestra students come during regular orchestra rehearsal time. Band students come during excel.
1. Each article of clothing is numbered and signed out to a student. You are responsible to have the same numbered clothing that is checked out to you when you turn them in, in the spring.
2. Boys need to bring in the cleaning fee: $10 for tux with shirt, $7 for tux without shirt.
(Boys have the option to purchase your own shirt. Cost will be $12. I will order shirts for the boys once we know their sizes.)
3. Some pants or dresses may need to be hemmed. Please do not use masking tape or staples for hems. If you need recommendations for someone to hem for you please contact me.
4. A students' size may change during the year. Please contact me, we can get them a different size dress or tux.
Any questions contact Malia Pruitt 455-7155 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2011-2012 school year is off to a great start.
7th and 8th grade- First practice sheets were due Friday, September 16th.
Solo and Ensemble forms are due with money by September 30th. It is very important to get this in on time, so I can register you online with MSBOA.
All violin and violas students should have a shoulder pad.
Congrats to Theo and Monica on making it into the Mid Michigan Youth Symphony!
Middle School goals for this month are:
7th grade- (Essential Elements, Book 2)
Proper playing posture
Playing with bigger tones
3rd position work (Essential Techniques, Book 3)
D minor scale
Symphonic orchestra, the chair tests will begin on Wednesday September 21st. We will start with seniors, juniors, then sophomores.
All- State forms have gone out to those students who want to audition. Please get the All- State worksheet and money back to me ASAP. Online registration has begun.
All violin and viola student should have a locker and lock. (I need the combination)
“Night Out” is coming up on October 2nd. Group sign up sheets are on my door. Please keep groups to 4-5 members.
Car wash will take place on Oct. 8th.
Congrats to Kevin, Michaela, and Olivia and on making it into the Mid Michigan Youth Symphony!
High School goal for this month:
Improving ensemble and individual intonation through