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Updated Information on Music and Parent Orientation

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JOIN US NEXT WEDNESDAY FOR ORIENTATION!

We will have a virtual orientation for PARENTS next Wednesday at 6 pm.


Use this link to join us:

https://mylcps.webex.com/mylcps/j.php?MTID=maaa7c5788139b58add991b426c2f4e52


Passcode:

rJtip6FFC52


We will discuss course selections, what to expect at Simpson, and important dates to remember!


The meeting will be recorded and shared with all families the following week.


There will be a question and answer period.


Hope to see you there!

ALL SIXTH GRADERS TAKE A MUSIC CLASS

We wanted you to know that each 6th grader must take a music class. The options are:


Band

Strings

Chorus

Music Lab


Students must "try out" for Band and Strings. They do not have to try out for chorus.


Here is what you need to know for each:

BAND

For those parents who did not attend the band information night, you can find the recordings and important links here:


Recording

https://live.myvrspot.com/iframe?v=NWExNzcwOWU1MThmNTI5M2Q4MDYyNjljN2FmMzViOGI


Slide Presentation


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1KG4mZ6IQLddgfMHk2RqnZUymXpy70kuB5HQiSla2OfQ/edit?usp=sharing


Students who would like to play an instrument that requires a mouthpiece must attend a mouthpiece trial night.


The last available mouthpiece night is February 15, from 4:30 - 6:30. You can sign up using this link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/10qDDoDV_2P3QSZjdZoxcjLHB8hRkxw6FzU0PieJe8SM/edit?usp=sharing


For questions pertaining to band, please email Ms. Paquette at mary.paquette@lcps.org

ORCHESTRA (STRINGS)

Our Orchestra Nights will be on February 7 and 9 from 6:00 - 8:00. Parents may find out about orchestra using this link:


https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1wmZcY-Ri3xgAtUwUWT5UNPrMS2idASb1zN4evqlODqM/edit?usp=sharing


For questions related to orchestra, please email Ms. Kanakry at alexa.kanakry@lcps.org

CHORUS

We have an outstanding chorus department that students will love! Students will be exposed to chorus from school visits from Ms. Hoey-Johnson, and when they visit Simpson during their school visits.


For questions about chorus, please email Ms. Hoey-Johnson at holly.hoey@lcps.org

Can't wait to see you!

We can't wait to meet our new Mustangs!!