Music Awards – Thursday, May 11 @ 5PM in the MNHS Auditorium, dessert reception following in room 1520.
Matball Party! – Tuesday, May 16 @ 3:45-6:30 PM All orchestra students are invited to play matball in the MNHS gym, followed by a food party afterwards in room 1520.
Finals – Orchestra students will complete a graded assignment during finals week.Missing Work – Students must check Infinite Campus and complete any missing work by Thursday, May 18 at 4 PM.
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 opportunity to teach private lessons.
UNL Chamber Strings Institute June 11-14
Follow this link for more information about UNL’s summer camp for string players!
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.
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.
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