Orchestra Times - November

The official newsletter of Centennial Orchestra

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Titan Orchestra 2022 Spring Trip - Registration Opens Wednesday 11/10 6pm

Trip Dates

Saturday May 14th - Monday May 16th

Trip Destination - Austin/New Braunfels

Trip Cost - $450/student

Trip Enrollment based on charter bus capacity (wait list between 48/96/144)

The trip is open to all students

Students must be academically eligible

Registration opens Wednesday 11/10 6:00pm (check Canvas/E-mail)

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Due 11/18 - Register and Purchase your ticket!

Trip Details (Optional Trip) Saturday December 4th, 2021 Depart CHS at 1:00pm Arrive at SIx Flags - 1:45pm Depart Six Flags - 9:30pm Arrive at CHS - 10:00pm Tickets $35 per person Chaperones Needed!

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Titan Orchestra Hoodies For Sale!

Purchase your Titan Orchestra Gear here!

Titan Orchestra Hoodies are great for the winter months as it gets cold! Perfect for Christmas for loved ones, buy one while they last!

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Enjoy & Share Titan Orchestra Fall Concert Performances

Audio and Video Recorded by A.J. Blessing Editing and Production by Xavier Ayala and Ethan Reyes (Some performances are still in production so check back if you don't see yours!)

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Student statements with a balance are sent out each month through Charms office Students with a 0 balance will not receive a statement unless they request one.

Students renting a school instrument can pay their school rental fee through Online School Fees.

All other fees can be paid through our Titan Orchestra store by clicking the button below

  • Yearly Orchestra Activity Fee (all)
  • All-Region
  • Solo & Ensemble
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Titan Orchestra Concert Uniforms

Each student will be issued a concert uniform

  • Black dress ($60 value if lost or damaged)

    • Removable sewn hems are permitted for dresses, but permanent alterations should not be made.

  • Tuxedo jacket ($60 value if lost or damaged) and bowtie ($3 value if lost or damaged).

Students were fitted for their uniform during class and are responsible for their uniform for the entire school year.

What you are expected to provide

Dress Uniform

  • Black dress shoes (Close-toed, no more than 2” heels)

Tuxedo Uniform

  • Black dress shoes

  • Black socks

  • Black dress pants

  • Formal, long-sleeved white tuxedo shirt

Routine care of uniform

After each performance, it is strongly recommended that the black dress or tuxedo jacket be taken to the cleaners and dry-cleaned. Do not iron the dress or tuxedo.

Collection of Uniforms

Any student who does not return the gown or tux by the announced date at the end of the year will have an “unclear record” form submitted to the office, and he/she will be unable to receive grades or register for the next semester until this obligation is met.

Orchestra Tutorials!

We are so excited to see so many of you coming in regularly to practice either before or after school! With your busy schedule, it's easy to come in for 20-30 minutes right before or after school to get in your daily practice! Students who need a practice space can always come practice in the orchestra room!

To get one-on-one support and feedback please make sure to sign up for tutorials moving forward. We want to make sure you are getting the time with a Director that you need! If you need practice support or need to replay a pass-off, please sign up for a tutorial time by clicking the Orchestra Tutorial Link here and it can always be found in the Titan Orchestra Resources. This will allow us to make sure we are available when you have time.

When you come in for a tutorial you should:

  • Unpack
  • Tune
  • Warm up on a scale appropriate for your passoff
  • Review the comments and rubric found in Canvas
  • Practice those skills
  • Wait for a director to work with you

Stay Connected!


Parents may join Remind for regular updates by texting the code for your student's class to the number 81010

All students should be registered for their own class Remind

2021-2022 Orchestra Calendar

Stay up to date on all scheduled Orchestra Concerts, Competitions, and Socials by adding our Titan Orchestra Calendar to your Google calendar!

Charms Office Assistant

Please make sure you have added charmsemailsender@charmsmusic.com to your address book. All program communications will be sent from there. Rising Sophomores - Seniors can go ahead and update your personal information by following the instructions in the Charms Guide

Orchestra Technology Resources

Please access any of the resources below if you have questions about Technology in Orchestra