Lakewood Orchestra Musical Notes

End of October/Early November

What's Happening This Week: FINAL MUSIC MARATHON PUSH

This is our big push for the music marathon. The kids have been doing a great job, put our goal is to introduce the orchestra program to 5 people. Each student is aiming to get 5 sponsorships. They are asking teachers, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors, etc. This fundraiser funds the orchestra program for the year- we need your help, parents!

In this newletter find information about how to donate, sign up to volunteer, what students need to bring on November 5th, Tentative schedule for Nov 5th, Concert information and much more


PARENTS, CLICK HERE to help w/ The Music Marathon

We need food donations and volunteers! THANK YOU

Information for Students and Parents about the Music Marathon Day

Students will report to the LHS Cafeteria at 6:00am (Yes, the can wear their pajamas) with their instruments, music, pillows, backpacks, food item, anything else that will make their day fun.

Students will check in at 6:00am and we will start playing at 6:30am. Students will have rehearsals throughout the day and will also have breaks. The Concert will begin at 5:30pm and end exactly ay 7:00pm!

What food items is my child assigned to bring:

1st violins-Cut Fruit

2nd Violin-Desserts without Nuts, please

Violas-Case of Bottled Water

Cellos- Cut Veggies

Symphony Cellos- Desserts without nuts

Basses- Chips

LP Rhythm Section- Tortilla Chips

Each student is also asked to bring in $5.00 to help pay for lunch which will be Mexican Food.

Food is available all day long- Breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Click to see Tentative Music Marathon Schedule

This is the tentative schedule for the Music Marathon. Subject to change, but it is close

What if my child has a conflict on Saturday, November 5th?

NO Problem. Students are permitted to come and go WITH parent permission. Parents must pick them up. If you have a lesson, sports practice, or something else, please complete this form today!

Music Marathon Concert. "Dessert with the Arts"

Saturday, Nov. 5th, 5:30-7pm

14100 Franklin Boulevard

Lakewood, OH

Come and enjoy our concert "Dessert wit the Arts"- No tickets required, just sponsor and orchestra student

Would you be willing to send a sponsorship form to your friends and familiy?

Washington DC Trip Account Link

See information below for upcoming fundraisers!

Fundraising for the DC Trip

Please remember that we are selling candy bars now. For each box sold, the student earns $18.00 towards their trip.

On November 7th, we will start sell gift wrap. Information will be posted here, in this newsletter, following the music marathon

Have you ever wanted someone else to wrap your gifts OR do you wish you had more gifts to wrap because you love it so much. Have we got an opportunity for you! We are going to host a gift wrapping service fundraiser, if you would like to help and learn more, complete the information below!

Gift Wrapping Service Fundraiser for DC Trip

If you would like more information or want to participate, please sign up here!

If you have not already done so, please take a moment to join. This group is essential to advocating for music in the Lakewood City Schools.

Light Up Lakewood Music Department Volunteers NEEDED

Light Up Lakewood is one of our great city's most joyous event and the Lakewood Music Department enjoys performing for our community. This year, Light Up Lakewood is Saturday, Dec 3rd, 2022. It is ALWAYS the first Saturday of December.

We are looking for a few adults who love the holidays and are willing to grab their best friend and be lead elves at the Lakewood Baptist Church from 10am-5pm (two groups of two could split the day in half). Your role would be to tell music students where to go when they report for the performance time, answer questions for other adult volunteers (there are usually 5 adults every two hours that report to assist).

Mary Bond, whose girls were in orchestra, has been the lead Elf at the Church and the Library since Light Up Lakewood began. She would like to pull back a little and is willing to co lead the Church this year to our SUPER volunteer lead elves so that they can take over next year. (You will never really be alone because Mary is amazing and is always there).

This is an important event for our music department and our musicians, please consider stepping up and helping us! If you are interested, please complete this form TODAY.

Upcoming Events

Sat. Nov 5. Music Marathon Civic 6a-7p

Wed. Nov 16 CCP Recital (Band/Orch) Black Box 6:30p

Mon. Nov 21 Sounds of the Season M Reh Civic 3:30-6:30

Mon. Nov 28 Sounds of the Season Tech/WT Civic 5-9pm

Wed. Nov 30 Sounds of the Season Run Thr Civic 5-9pm

Thurs. Dec 1 Sounds of the Season Concert Civic 7:00pm Purchase Tickets Here

Sat. Dec 3 Light Up Lakewood Baptist Church TTBD

Thur. Dec 8 Silver and Gold Concert Civic 7:30pm

Sat. Jan 21. The Lakewood Project Concert Civic 7:30pm