🎵 Orchestra Notes 🎵

Week 6

Upcoming Events: A brief overview (details below)

October 28 - Pumpkin Decorating contest submission deadline

October 30 - Region Auditions


November 1 - Fall Concert

November 18 - Orchestra Thanksgiving

November 8 - November 30 - Orchestra Gives Bach!


December 3 - Orchestra Winter Social

December 9 - Winter Concert

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Orchestra will be having a pumpkin decorating/carving contest and you will have a chance to vote for best pumpkin at our fall concert!

We love to see the creativity of our orchestra students 🎃 Submit your pumpkin photos at the link below before 11:59 on October 28th to participate

October 30 - Region Auditions

Region audition sign-up was at the beginning of the school year. If you are not already signed up for region auditions, this information is not for you.


We will be having mock auditions during legend time on the following days for students who are participating in region auditions:

Wednesday, Oct. 27

Thursday, Oct. 28

Please plan to attend at least one mock audition legend time.

You will need to bring your own region music.

Friday, October 29th – Exact audition cuts will be posted in the morning. Please bring your region music and plan to spend our class time and legend time working through the exact region cuts.

Saturday, October 30th – Region Auditions.


Your personal audition time and audition reminders will be emailed directly to you once assigned times are emailed out to directors.

November 1 - Fall Concert @Centennial HS

November 18 - Orchestra Thanksgiving

Mark you calendars for our Orchestra Thanksgiving Potluck!

Games, food, and community.

More information and sign-up will be sent out in early November.

November 2 through 29 - Orchestra gives Bach

Every year, the orchestra 'adopts' one or two children in need to help provide them with essentials and gifts for the holiday season. We will start collecting donations for our adopted 'angels' in November.

December 3 - Winter Social

Mark your calendars for our Orchestra Winter Social!

Gingerbread house decorating, hot cocoa, holiday movies, and fun!

December 9 - Winter Concert

Required event for ALL Orchestra students.


Concerts are a Major Grade and the culmination of a learning unit in orchestra. All students in orchestra are required to perform.


Call times will vary. Look for details to be sent out after our Fall Concert.

Lawler Middle School Orchestra

Christine LaLonde - Orchestra Director, lalondec@friscoisd.org

Kevin Sluder - Orchestra Director, sluderk@friscoisd.org

Young Park - Harp Instructor, parky@friscoisd.org