Orchestra Uniforms

Orchestra Uniforms

Students in Philharmonic Orchestra will try on sample uniform dresses today during class and will bring home an order form.  Please complete the form and send payment by next week so we can place the order and have the dresses in time for our Sept. 20 concert!

Football Concessions!

Football Concessions!

Fall means back to school, which means it’s football season! Orchestra families have a great fundraising opportunity that doesn’t involve door-to-door sales, lugging cookie dough, or washing cars.  We get to sell delicious food to people attending our home football games!  The money raised through selling concessions has gone to hire judges for chamber orchestra auditions, purchasing new folder racks for student music storage, as well as paying for student awards and other necessities for our program!  This year, a…

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Handbook Links

Handbook Links

Your first Orchestra Assignment is to: 1) Read the handbook for your orchestra; 2) Mark the concert dates on your calendar; 3) Download the handbook; 4) Print the LAST PAGE ONLY; 5) Complete the last page and return to Mrs. Martinez by August 19.  *These will also be available in Google Classroom. Here are the Links: 1st and 2nd Hour Symphony: SymphonyHandbook2016-17 5th Hour Philharmonic:PhilharmonicHandbook2016-17  

The excerpts are in!

The excerpts are in!

Hey folks! Get ready for All State Auditions! Scales, etudes, and excerpts are posted at https://nmea.memberclicks.net/2016-all-state-audition-mater…

All State Audition Information

All State Audition Information

Summer is a great time to prepare for your upcoming All State Audition!  You will need to prepare the etude and all scales for your instrument.  You should also listen to the repertoire selections to prepare for the release of the audition excerpts. All State Scales and Etudes may be found by following this link: (scroll down to find the right section): http://www.nmeanebraska.org/2016-all-state-audition-materials   2016 All-State Orchestra Repertoire Anthony Elliott, Music Director of the Dexter Community Orchestra, and Conductor of the…

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MNHS Orchestra Goes to Nashville!

MNHS Orchestra Goes to Nashville!

We are excited to present this unique opportunity to our students!  Contracts and deposit are due August 15, 2016. Travel dates are March 22-25, 2017. Email Mrs. Martinez for an electronic copy of the trip paperwork!