ORCHESTRA UPDATE: JANUARY 7

Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful Holiday Season and that your New Year is off to an exciting beginning!

  • SPRING TRIP PAYMENT 2 DUE THIS MONDAY
  • UIL SEASON & DATES
  • AHS GRADUATION –  SYMPHONY & PHILHARMONIC ONLY
  • FUTURE TRIP PAYMENTS & REQUIRED TRIP MEETING
  • SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AFTER-SCHOOL REHEARSALS

1.  SPRING TRIP PAYMENT 2 DUE THIS MONDAY – JANUARY 10

The second payment of $200 for the Spring Trip is due this Monday, January 10. Please bring cash or check made payable to “AHS Orchestra” or pay online by going to  http://ahsorchestra.com/forms-docs/ and clicking on “AHS Orchestra Trip Payments.” 

2. UIL SEASON & DATES

UIL Season is here! Please make sure you are bringing instruments home and practicing. Don’t forget to bring them back to school for class!

Please mark your calendars for these dates: 

UIL  Wed, February 23, Call time for your orchestra will be announced next weeK

Pre-UIL  Tuesday through Thursday, March 1 – 3, Precise dates and times TBD

3. AHS GRADUATION – SYMPHONY & PHILHARMONIC

Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras combine to perform for the AHS Graduation. This is a REQUIRED AND GRADED PERFORMANCE. Please mark your calendars:

Graduation Rehearsals: TBD, usually one of the last days of school and the day before Graduation. 

Graduation: Wed, Jun 8, 8:30 AM 

        Call Time: 7:00 AM at AHS then Bused over to graduation venue

        Return Time: 11:00 AM, approx. 

4. FUTURE TRIP PAYMENTS & REQUIRED TRIP MEETING

Mon, Jan 10 $200 Payment 2 Due

Mon, Feb 7 $250 Payment 3 Due

Mon, Mar 7 $250 Final Payment Due

Tues, Mar 22 REQUIRED Trip Meeting, Student & 1 Parent

5. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AFTER-SCHOOL REHEARSALS

Symphony Orchestra will receive the full UIL Rehearsal/Performance schedule Monday in class. 

Mon, Jan 10, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Tues, Jan 18, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Mon, Jan 24, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Mon, Jan 31. 3:30 – 5:30 PM