Oakview Mall Performance – May 6, 2017

Oakview Mall Performance – May 6, 2017

MILLARD NORTH PERFORMS AT OAKVIEW MALL! WHEN:  Saturday, May 6 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE: The Oakview Mall Food Court (3001 S. 144 St.), entrance to the food court area faces southeast, toward Barnes and Noble. We are performing:  Selections from Les Miserables, Titanic, Wicked, and Disney Jazz Medley.  Winds – if you do not have each piece of music, please double with someone who does have the part. Orchestra needs to be ready to play by 2:00 p.m., so you will…

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District Music Contest

District Music Contest

Congratulations to all who participated in District Music Contest this year! Here are the results: I (Superior) ratings: (points) Kelley Kim (10) Jason Kim (8) Shanauk Datta (8) Ruchir Khazanchi (10) Renée Wehrle (9) Helen Whetstine (10)   II (Excellent) ratings: (points) Caden Bair (12) Vishnu Menon (11) Addisson Stugart (12) Adam Rutherford (13) Abby Siebe-Walles (12) Ella Williams (14) Violin Quintet (13) Viola Duet (12) Elizabeth/Shreya/ Heather Trio (11) Isaac Osmanson (11) George Varghese (11) Elaine Whetstine (13)  …

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End of the Year Tidbits – More Information to Come.

End of the Year Tidbits – More Information to Come.

Oakview Concert – We perform Saturday, May 6, 2 PM at Oakview Mall in the food court!  We will set up at 1 PM.  Call time for performers (seniors and selected students in grades 9-11) is 1:30 PM.   FYI – Senior Orchestra students will begin their final projects on Monday, May 8; most of the work can be completed in class. Music Awards – Thursday, May 11 @ 5PM in the MNHS Auditorium – more information to come! Finals – Orchestra students will complete a graded…

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Graduation (Commencement) – Saturday, May 27 – UPDATED TIME!

Graduation (Commencement) – Saturday, May 27 – UPDATED TIME!

  Commencement is Saturday, May 27 at 9:00 a.m. at the U.N.O. Baxter Arena We are performing: Les Miserables, Disney Jazz Medley, Titanic, Wicked, MNHS School Song, The Star Spangled Banner, and Pomp and Circumstance.  Winds – if you do not have each piece of music, please double with someone who does have the part. Orchestra needs to be ready to play by 8:30 a.m., so we will need to leave MNHS by 7:30 a.m. (arrive by 7:00 a.m.) to leave…

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Summer Opportunitites

Summer Opportunitites

  Summer Opportunities – Summer offers many concerts, lessons, chamber music, camps, and volunteer opportunities.  One of them is volunteering with our Millard Summer Orchestra Camp July 10-14.  If students are available and interested, please contact Mrs. M ASAP!  We need to know your T-shirt size.  This opportunity is also available to seniors/alumni!!   Otherwise, keep your string skills sharp this summer so we can hit the ground running in August!  Included in these are the UNL Strings Festival and the…

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School Instrument Check-In and Summer Rental

School Instrument Check-In and Summer Rental

School Instruments – All students using school instruments MUST bring their instruments to school on Wednesday, April 5 for maintenance check.  School instruments may go back home Friday, April 7. School Instruments- Summer Rental – If you are renting a school instrument, you will receive paperwork to rent for the 2017-18 school around May 2.  Please complete the form and send with payment by May 19 if you would like to use an instrument for the summer.    

National Association for Music Education Honor Orchestra

National Association for Music Education Honor Orchestra

NAfME Honor Auditions The 2017 All-National Honors Ensembles will take place on November 26-29, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. This is a wonderful opportunity for our Nebraska 2016 All-State students to work with nationally renowned conductors. Please encourage your students to apply by May 12. Visit http://www.nafme.org/programs/all-national-honor-ensembles/ for more information.

Upcoming Events of Interest in Omaha:

Upcoming Events of Interest in Omaha:

Violin Masterclass: Please join us for a master class given by violinist Paul Huang, http://www.paulhuangviolin.com.  He will be performing with the Omaha Symphony and has graciously agreed to give a master class at UNO on Wednesday  4/5 from 3:30-5pm in room 105.  Parking will be available in the lot E, West of Strauss. The performers include: Rachael Neff, UNO – student of Mary Perkinson and Bill Wolcott – movement from Bruch concerto Isaiah Butler – student of Anne Nagosky and representative from…

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Next concert – April 4

Next concert – April 4

The orchestra will perform their spring concert, themed “Challenge Accepted” on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the MNHS Auditorium.  Students performing should plan to arrive by 6:30 p.m.  This is the senior recognition concert.  Seniors may wear prom attire instead of concert attire!  The concert is required for all students in Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras, as well as 2nd hour Orchestra Winds and Percussion.

Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Recital

Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Recital

Dear Parents of Philharmonic Orchestra Students: Your son/daughter has spent the last several weeks rehearsing in small chamber ensembles. Please join us for a lunch recital on Wednesday, March 15, noon-1:30  p.m. in the auditorium. Student ensembles will perform followed by a potluck lunch room 1520 (the orchestra room). If you are able to attend, please use the main entrance at Millard North High School. Sign in at the security desk.  You will need your driver’s license/state issued photo ID.  You…

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