Lovejoy Orchestra Newsletter

April 6, 2017

Parents,


All student have been working hard on our new music for our upcoming performances. We will have one after school rehearsal for the students who are attending the trip to Washington D.C. on WEDNESDAY, April 19th in the band hall until 5:30 p.m. All students will have one carry on bag and one bag to be checked. Violins and Violas will be bringing their instruments as their 2nd carry on bag, we are renting cellos and basses in D.C.


Students who are attending trip will received a packet of information TODAY, containing an updated itinerary, packing list, trip t-shirt and luggage tags. If you are a chaperone, your student will receive your packet as well.


If you have a senior in orchestra, please look below for information regarding scholarship! The due date is April 28th!!


We have extended the deadline for audition videos to Monday, April 24th. This will give students ONE more week to work on the music.


Philharmonic Orchestra- no audition required

Symphony Orchestra- audition required

Concert Orchestra- this is the NEW group, audition required

Chamber Orchestra- audition required


If you have any pictures or videos of orchestra events, please share them with Clay Parker, see below for his email.


If you have any questions please let us know!


Mr. Sloan

joey_sloan@lovejoyisd.net


Mrs. Winkler

mary_winkler@lovejoyisd.net

Mandatory TRIP REHEARSAL

Wednesday, April 19th, 4:15-5:30pm

Lovejoy High School BAND HALL

This is a mandatory rehearsal for all students that are attending the Washington D.C. trip!!

Senior Orchestra Scholarship!




Lovejoy High School Orchestra Booster Scholarships


The mission of this scholarship is to reward two students who has demonstrated dedication to the Lovejoy High School Orchestra Program. Annually, the LHS Orchestra Booster Club would like to recognize two outstanding senior students who has been involved in various orchestra activities and have used their time and talents to enhance the orchestra program at Lovejoy High School. Presentation of these scholarships will be based on the candidate's dedication to the program, musical accomplishments, expression of professional goals and personal qualifications.


Please complete application and all of its components. http://lovejoyorchestra.com/booster-club/scholarship/


2017 Schedule

April 28 Application Deadline. Return to:_Attn: Lori DiLiegro 1710 Brookcrest Ct, Allen, TX 75002.


May 5 Scholarship winner announced at Orchestra Banquet.

Orchestra Banquet

Friday, May 5th, 6-10pm

440 Country Club Road

Fairview, TX

Lovejoy High School Orchestra Booster Club

Invites you to attend the annual banquet

When: Friday, May 5th, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Social Time, Photo Booth

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Dinner/Program

Where: Sloan Creek Cafeteria

RSVP: lori@diliegro.com by April 29th

Cost: Orchestra Students $5.00

Families & Dates $20.00 per person

Dress: Business Casual

Please Note: Payments must be made prior to the banquet. Make checks payable to LOBC. No funds will be accepted at the door.

Mail payment to: Lori DiLiegro, 1710 Brookcrest Ct., Allen, TX 75002

Lovejoy Orchestra Tour to Washington D.C. April 20-23, 2017

Final Trip Payment is due today!


Final Trip Payment is due on March 9th- $250.


Here are instructions on how to use the online payment system!


The online payment system for the Orchestra Spring Trip is finally available. I know that most everyone sent checks for the first payment, however you may still use the online system for future payments.

Below are the instructions on how to access it. It is a little clumsy since it is also attached to our Charms accounts.


Here is the Link:

https://lovejoy.revtrak.net/tek9.asp?pg=LHS_FineArts


When the link opens click on the Washington D.C. Orchestra Trip button.


In the next window (Charms parent/member/student area)

Enter lovejoyorch in the school code field.


In the next window enter your student's charms password. It should be their student ID ( unless you have changed it)


The next window ask for you to change your password, you do not have to change it. Click on the $ tap at the top of the window and it will take you to the Student Financial Statement window.


In the Student Financial Statement window you will click on the select trip drop down menu and select Washington DC. Click on make payment


In the next window you will enter the amount of the payment you wish to make and click on start payment.


The next window will show the amount of the payment and the trip for which it will be made. Click on go to checkout and follow the instructions to make payment.


Please let me know if you have any difficulties with this process.

PICTURES AND VIDEOS NEEDED!!

If you have any pictures or videos of any orchestra events please email them to Clay Parker at claytparker@me.com. He is already starting to put together our end of the year video for the banquet!

Orchestra Spirit Night at Zoe's Kitchen

Tuesday, April 11th, 4-8pm

102 Prairie Road

Fairview, TX

Our Lovejoy Orchestra Spirit night is at Zoe's Kitchen: Tuesday, April 11th, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Please plan on joining us for a great combo of delicious food, good company, and support of our Lovejoy Orchestra. 15% of the proceeds from our visit will go to the Orchestra Booster Club. When you order please let them know you are with Lovejoy Orchestra. Includes dine in and take out.


Hope to see you there!

Private Lessons

Private Lessons are highly encouraged for every student in orchestra. Private lessons are a one on one lesson with a professional musician.

We have a few teachers who come to LHS and teach privately during class. The lessons are $20 per half class lesson.

Their availability is limited so if you are interested please contact them ASAP.

Here are the teachers and their info.

Trey Anderson - Bass

214-532-4969

guyforest3rd@gmail.com

Larry Latanzi - Violin and Viola

214-868-6925

texasstrad@swbell.com

Stephen Beall - Violin and Viola

304-376-9077

mrbeallsezgopractice@hotmail.com

Phillip Taggart - Cello

214-418-1278

ptcello@yahoo.com

Also here is a Viola teacher who lives in Lovejoy who teaches out of his house or will come to your house.

Samuel Kuang -Viola

972-467-7613

kuang.samuel@gmail.com

LOVE---Lovejoy Orchestra Vend & Exchange


This venue is for all participating Lovejoy Orchestra families that wish to buy, sell, trade, exchange or donate any orchestra items they no longer need. Items including but not limited to: pleated wing tip tuxedo shirts, instrument, case, bow, ect.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0545aaa822a75-lovelovejoy

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