FWES ADVANCED & BEGINNER ORCHESTRA
REHEARSALS & LESSONS—2016-17

LESSONS
All string students will start small group lessons in the orchestra room 114 beginning MONDAY 9/12/16--as indicated on the schedule below.

ORCHESTRAS
On Tuesday Oct. 18th , 7:30am Advanced Orchestra rehearsals will commence for 4th & 5th graders. On Wednesday Oct. 19th, 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 10
th and Tuesday May 9th—the daytime concerts are at 2pm, and the evening concerts are at 7pm on 1/10/17 and 5/9/17

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

FWES ORCHESTRA SCHEDULE 2016-17
Starting Monday 9/12/16

Monday 12:30
Honors Orchestra
5th grade
Tuesday 12:30
5th gr. Bass
Olivia Vitella 5C
Wed. 12:30
5th gr. Violas
Pippin Lochstet 5B
Rebecca Waldron 5B
Melanie Powell 5D
Casey Tomlinson 5D
Thurs. 12:30
Make ups
Friday 12:30
Honors Orchestra
5th grade
Monday 1:00
4B Violins
Abby Miller
Priscilla Kim
Oliver Gill
Matthew Gregg
Claire Herman
Tuesday 1:00
4th gr. Cello/Bass
Isabella Park 4A
Rae Takiff 4A
Dane Conte 4C
Michael Rothkopf 4C
Wed. 1:00
3rd gr. Bass
Jacob Keenan 3A
Elliot Doody 3D
Graham Rothman 3D
Thurs. 1:00
4A Violins
Evelyn Gallagher
4C Violins
Samantha Black
Kelly Kim
Maisie Yuen
Friday 1:00
4D Violins
Ozan Ertekin
Selena Liang
Ryan Watt
Jason Woo
Zachary Yolacan
Monday 1:30
3C Violins/Violas
Gavin Fountain
Alysa Lowry
Mei Li Marcucci
Paige Sunday
Vincent Zhou
Tuesday 1:30
5th grade Violins
Toby Brown 5B
Lilly Gallagher 5C
Matthew Horowitz 5C
Albert Zeng 5C
Emmeline Coplan 5D
Melinda Shen 5D
Wed. 1:30
3rd gr. Cello
Christopher Idi 3A
Grafton Keyes 3A
Madeline Shapiro 3A
Evelyn Yun 3A
Solomon Fishman 3B
Jessie Motelson 3B
Drew Rothman 3B
Quinn Ryan 3B
Luca Serrao 3B
Anna Yoon 3B
William Claxton 3C
Asher Levin 3D
Garrett Haggar 4D
Thurs. 1:30
3A Violins/Violas
Aria Beauchamp
Aubrey Brown
Hailee Channick
Isabelle Fishman
Isabella Ford
Ava Haimes
Evan Pepe
Delaney Steinberg
Friday 1:30
3B Violins/Violas
Avery Horowitz
Joseph McGriff
Lili Murphy
Ava Shohen
3D Violins/Violas
Kaly Clark
Abby Guidi
Claire Jeon
Jaxon Smith

Tuesday 2:00
Adv. Violins
Alexander Freilich 4D
Liam Nguyen 5A
Owen Nguyen 5D



*NOTE*7:30 am orchestras start Tuesday 10/18/16 for Advanced Orchestra and Wednesday 10/19/16 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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