Lovejoy Orchestra Newsletter

April 27, 2017


We had a wonderful trip to D.C. and I hope that all of the students have recovered. We are slowly recovering, but we had a wonderful time!

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 Sunday, April 30th . This will give students a bit more time to submit over the weekend.

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 to our dropbox account. Here is the link:

If you have any questions please let us know!

Mr. Sloan

Mrs. Winkler

Spring Concert

Monday, May 1st, 7:30pm

2350 Estates Parkway

Lucas, TX

Our final concert of the year is on MONDAY. All students are to wear their formal uniforms. The high school portion of the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestra's must be here at 6:45 p.m. to get tuned and warmed up. Chamber Orchestra must be here at 7:00 p.m.


Please submit all pictures of orchestra events from this year to our dropbox account:

SENIORS-- we need all of your baby, childhood and senior pictures for a segment on the end of the year video.

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.

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 Booster Club Positions Available!

Dear Orchestra Parents,

The Orchestra Booster Club is an important resource for the Orchestra Directors and Students. We are in need of 4 volunteer positions for the board: President, Membership, Secretary, and Treasurer. Please consider donating your time and experience to the board - the Orchestra Booster Club can't continue without filling these positions. Detailed position tasks below. Please contact me if you have questions and are interested in being on the board.

Requirements forall 4 positions: Attend the 4 (August, October, January & April) Booster Club Meetings throughout the school year (evenings).

All positions have structures in place for an easy transition.

Treasurer Tasks: Tasks include creating and maintaining annual budget, coordinating authorized check signers and providing change for orchestra sales events. Also, bookkeeping duties such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, monthly reconciliation, financial records,financial reports, and quarterly and annual taxes.

Secretary Tasks: Record minutes for all meetings, send Treasurer and President the meetings for their records, communicate with Technology chair all meeting dates for posting on the website.

Membership Tasks: Organize forms for registration(online as well with Technology chair), collect registration information and record in excel, produce reports for CD's, T-shirts, DSO Concert, Decals, Yard Signs, VIP Seating, Committee members. Produce detailed student information for each school Directors. Create detailed deposits based on registration for Treasurer. The majority of the work for this position is in the Fall.

President: Supervise other board positions ensuring tasks are completed, preside at board meetings, execute any contracts(insurance), appoint committee members, and all other general duties.


Lori DiLiegro

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: 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

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


Larry Latanzi - Violin and Viola


Stephen Beall - Violin and Viola


Phillip Taggart - Cello


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


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.

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If you do not have a twitter account, you can receive our tweets as a text message by texting the number "40404" and in the message field type "follow@LovejoyOrch".