FWES ADVANCED & BEGINNER ORCHESTRA
REHEARSALS & LESSONS—2017-18

LESSONS
All string students will start small group lessons in the orchestra room 114 beginning MONDAY 9/11/17--as indicated on the schedule below.

ORCHESTRAS
On Tuesday Oct. 17th , 7:30am Advanced Orchestra rehearsals will commence for 4th & 5th graders. On Wednesday Oct. 18th, 7:30am Beginner orchestra will commence for the 3rd graders.All morning orchestra rehearsals will occur in room 114. No one is to arrive prior to 7:30am—there will be no supervision until Mrs. Herrmann arrives @ 7:30am. Students will unpack their cases in the hallway.

*All 4th grade advanced orchestra students will need to purchase the Sound Innovations, Book II Basic Edition for their particular instrument by November.

If you completed an instrument rental online in July and requested the string instructional package, these items have been delivered to the school and will be distributed at the first lesson. If you need to review the status of your instrument rental, please do so ASAP with the Music and Arts Store in Horsham.

For families who own the instrument that your child uses in school, it is highly recommended that you specifically include this instrument on your home-owners insurance policy.

NOTE:On late arrival days due to inclement weather, 7:30am morning orchestra is cancelled—however, all students should bring their instruments to school for regularly scheduled and specially rescheduled group lessons that day.

For the early dismissal days on Wednesdays, the students regularly scheduled on these early dismissal days will be rescheduled to a different lesson day for that week only—and a reminder will be sent home prior concerning the rescheduled lesson time.

After the January evening concert, 7:30am school orchestra will be suspended until mid February—however, lessons will continue as per usual. Details concerning the concerts will follow in a letter to be distributed one month prior to the concerts.

The concert dates are TuesdayJanuary 9
th and Tuesday May 15th—the daytime concerts are at 2pm, and the evening concerts are at 7pm on 1/9/18 and 5/15/18.

If there are any questions, please feel free to call or send an e-mail.

FWES ORCHESTRA SCHEDULE 2017-18
Starting Monday 9/11/17

FWES ORCHESTRA SCHEDULE 2017-18--Starting Monday 9/11/17
Monday 12:15
Honors Orchestra
Matthew Gregg 5B
Zachary Yolacan 5B
Maisie Yuen 5B
Selena Liang 5D
Rae Takiff 5D
Michael Rothkopf 5D
Tuesday 12:15
5th gr. Cellos
Isabella Park 5B
Rae Takiff 5D
Michael Rothkopf 5D
Wed. 12:15
5th gr. Violins
Claire Herman 5A
Matthew Gregg 5B
Zachary Yolacan 5B
Samantha Black 5D
Ryan Watt 5D
Thurs. 12:15
5th gr. Violins
Priscilla Kim 5A
Kelly Kim 5A
Abby Miller 5B
Maisie Yuen 5B
Selena Liang 5D
Friday 12:15
Adv. 5th gr.
Alex Freilich 5D
Monday 1:15
3A Violin/Viola
Jeffrey Broade
Maia McClure--vla
Rebekah McSpadden
Dominick Powell-vla
EJ Shaw-vla
Laya Subramanian-vla
Mason Wang
Tuesday 1:15
3B Violin/Viola
Bailey Fichter
Mia Guagliardo-vla
Sam Guglielmi-vla
Arden Kearney-vla
Ira McLaughlin
Ben Shervin-vla
Jaedyn Cyrus 4C
Wed. 1:15
3rd gr. Cello
Emily Waldron 3A
Dulcie Anderson 3B
Pierce Burns 3B
Owen Haberbusch 3B
David Jones 3B
Ellie Kuznits 3B
Natalie Sawka 3B
Max Buehler 3C
Lily Cohen 3D
Julia Gregg 3D
Kristen Kane 3D
Thurs. 1:15
3C Violin/Viola
Ethan Au
Aiden Bray
Ariana Dai
Abigail Harris-vla
Sloane Hurlburt
Louella Watt-vla
Alisa Zeng
Friday 1:15
3D Violin
Barnabas Chang
Haley Lebby
Jim Lozada-Cabello
Mackenzie Mesick
Nathan Miller
Matthew Rothkopf
Julia Slivka
Monday 1:45
4th gr. Violin
Aria Beauchamp 4A
Kaly Clark 4A
Delaney Steinberg 4A
Hailee Channick 4B
Aubrey Brown 4C
Isabella Ford 4C
Kathleen Kang 4D
(Abby Guidi 4D)
Tuesday 1:45
4th gr. Cello
William Claxton 4B
Asher Levin 4B
Madeline Shapiro 4B
Grafton Keyes 4D
Drew Rothman 4D
Garrett Haggar 5D
Wed. 1:45
3rd gr. Bass
Grant Budurka 3B
Sophia Vitella 3C
Kirsten Clark 3D
Rory Duffy 3D
Sofie Serrao 3D
Thurs. 1:45
4th grade Bass
Jacob Keenan 4A
Friday 1:45
Honors Orchestra
Matthew Gregg 5B
Zachary Yolacan 5B
Maisie Yuen 5B
Selena Liang 5D
Rae Takiff 5D
Michael Rothkopf 5D

*NOTE*7:30 am orchestras start Tuesday 10/17/17 for Advanced Orchestra and Wednesday 10/18/17 for Beginner Orchestra—room 114.
On late arrival days due to inclement weather, morning orchestra is cancelled—however, all students should bring their instruments to school for regularly scheduled and specially rescheduled group lessons. Info posted @
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ORCHESTRA CALENDAR


3rd grade orchestra book
Sound Innovations for String Orchestra—Book 1
(blue & white colored with instrument photos)
Phillips, Boonshaft, & Sheldon—Alfred Publishing
Be sure that it is for the correct stringed instrument—and that it is the
Director’s Edition for the UDSD Elementary Orchestra

4th GRADE orchestra--Sound Innovations for String Orchestra—Book 2
(red & white colored with instrument photos)
Phillips, Boonshaft, & Sheldon—Alfred Publishing
Be sure that it is for the correct stringed instrument—and that it is the
BASIC EDITION

5th grade orchestra
String Techniques for Superior Musical Performance
By Robert S. Frost, published by Kjos
Sound Innovations for Sound Development--Intermediate String Orchestra
By Bob Phillips & Kirk Moss, published by Alfred
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