Orchestra Newsletter 3/29/23
Good morning, orchestra families!
Here are some weekly updates from the orchestra department. As always, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns, thank you!
FAIR SHARE AND OBLIGATIONS- Student who have still not paid their $60 Fair Share for the 2022-2023 school year can make payments here: https://www.drphillipsorchestras.com/pay-fair-share
The fee for this year has been added to students' obligations, so students will need to email Mrs. Allen proof of payment (receipt) OR make payment to Ms. Blair in the media center in order to remove it from their obligations account.
STATE SOLO & ENSEMBLE- State S&E is this Saturday, April 1st, at Strawberry Crest High School in Brandon, FL. The schedule of performances is attached, as well as a checklist of suggested tips for success!
DISTRICT SOLO & ENSEMBLE- For those who did not participate in the first district Solo & Ensemble in February, the second one will also take place this Saturday, April 1st, at Southwest Middle School. The schedule of performances is attached, as well as a checklist of suggested tips for success!
SOUTHWEST MIDDLE SCHOOL FINE ARTS FESTIVAL- Members of the Premiere Orchestra will once again be supporting our arts colleagues and future Panthers at SWMS's annual Fine Arts Festival! Warm-up is at 7:30pm in the orchestra room, and performance is at 7:40pm. Come out to see some fantastic performances from the arts departments in the Southwest Learning Community and support the arts in YOUR community!
BASS DAY- Bass students who are interested in improving their playing ability in ONE DAY, meeting new bassist and making new friends, should check out the 2nd annual Bass Day Workshop and Concert on Saturday, April 29th! Read more information and register if interested here: https://cflbassday.weebly.com/
SPRING CONCERT- Our final concert of the year will take place on May 2nd at 7pm in our beautiful Performing Arts Center on south campus! Please join us for some wonderful final performances and our annual senior farewell!
CELLOBRATION- Cello students who are interested in improving their abilities in ONE DAY, meeting new cellists and making new friends, should check out the Central Florida Cellobration Workshop and Concert on Saturday, May 6th! Read more information and register if interested here: https://cflcellobration.com/
SUMMER CAMPS- Check out our Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/dphsorchestras/ to read about summer music camps available through Florida Southern College, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, and Florida State University!
Sincerely, Mrs. Raine Allen Director of Orchestras, Dr. Phillips High School Conductor, Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras 407-355-3200 ext. 6052667 www.drphillipsorchestras.com Book time to meet with me