Concert/Festival Week and Beyond

Just some quick reminders about the Band and Orchestra events this week and beyond:


The Spring Orchestra Concert will be on Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00 pm. All Orchestra students need to arrive at 6:15 pm to rehearse our two combined grades 4-8 tune, "Themes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens". The 4th grade orchestra students will be joining us for this tune. Dress is black and white.


The Spring Band Concert will be Thursday, May 5th at 7:00 pm. All Band students need to arrive at 6:15 pm to rehearse our combined grades 4-8 tune, "Selections from The Star Wars Saga". The 4th grade band students will be joining us for this tune. Dress is black and white.


Thursday afternoon, May 5th at 2:00 will be our Spring Concert Assembly for the entire Middle School population. This will be a "best of" concert, featuring all orchestras, bands and choirs. Dress is black and white.


Finally, our High Note Festival/Great America Trip for grades 6-8 is Friday, May 6th. Students and chaperones need to arrive at 6:30 am; we will leave at 7:00 am. The performance schedule is as follows:


Band 9:00

Choir 9:20

Orchestra 9:40


We will depart Great America shortly after 5:00 pm when the park closes for the day, returning to Pleasantdale around 6:30 - 7:00. Dress for this event will be our new gray/blue Music Department T-shirts and jeans. T-shirts will be distributed on Thursday after the school concert assembly.

Thanks in advance to all chaperones who will be joining us!


Beginning on Tuesday, May 10th, all 5th grade Band students will join our 6th and 7th grade Band students for Morning Band rehearsals on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 am through Thursday, June 2nd to practice graduation music. Graduation is Tuesday evening, June 7th at 7:00.


All other morning and after school rehearsals will end after next week's concerts.

Pullout lessons during the school day will continue through the end of May.


Any questions? Please let me know!