Here is a list of events happenning in the orchestra program.
Middle School Orchestras
Chicago- The final Chicago payment will be due on March 2. All students will recieve a final payment installment sheet at the end of Feb. (The trip will take place on May 4-5)
Fundraisers- We are currently running two fundraisers, Enjoy the City booklets, and a Spring Catalog sale. Both order forms and money are due on Feb 22
Concerts- I am looking to add a middle school orchestra concert towrds the end of March. The date will be detrmined soon.
High School Orchestras
Pre- Festival Concert- There is a pre-festival concert schedule for Feb 23. This concert will feature all the bands and orchestras at the high school. The bands will start at 7:00pm and the orchestras will start around 7:45. Order is as follows:
MSBOA Orchestra Festival- This year the MSBOA district 8 band and orchestra festival will be held at Okemos High School on March 1st and 2nd. All aspects of the festival are open to the public. We would love to have as many parents there as possible to support the orchestras. The orchestra times are as follows:
Thursday March 1 (the concert band and symphonic band are also scheduled for Thursday this year)
1:20 pm - (Encore Strings)
Friday March 2
11:55 am (Concert Orchestra)
3:35 pm (Symphonic Orchestra)
State Solo and Ensemble- For those students who registered, the state solo and ensemble festival will be held at Okemos High School on March 24. Individual times are TBD