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    Important Orchestral/String Dates

    8th Grade Orchestra:

    • September 28, 2019-Junior Regional Orchestra Auditions @ Colgan HS Prince William County (not required)
    • October 30, 2019- Halloween Concert @ Stone Bridge HS-7:00pm concert (required)
    • November 8 & 9, 2019- Regional Orchestra Festival @ Fauquier HS
    • December 16, 2019-8th grade/Chamber Orchestra Winter Concert @ 8:00pm (required)
    • December 19, 2019- 5th-grade assembly (8th grade or Chamber Orchestra will be performing & required)
    • December 20, 2019- Music School Winter Assembly (required)
    • January 8, 2020- 1st 5th-grade instrument test drive 6:30 pm (volunteers appreciated-not required)
    • January 13, 2020- 2nd 5th-grade instrument test drive 6:30 pm (volunteers appreciated-not required)
    • January 22, 2020-3rd 5th-grade instrument test drive  6:30 pm(volunteers appreciated-not required)
    • January 24, 2020-All-County Audition team-help set up 3:30 pm after school (volunteers for hours)
    • January 25, 2020- All-County Audition day-Team-runners and assistance (volunteers for hours)
    •     (Snow dates: January 31, 2020, & February 1, 2020)
    • February 26, 2020- After School rehearsal for Assessment (may be canceled if we are ready for our concert)  (Required)
    • February 27, 2020- Pre-Assessment Concert @ Stone Bridge HS (Concert time TBD) - (Required)
    • March 13 or 14, 2020- Assessment/Adjudication Performance @ Farmwell MS (Concert time TBD)- (Required)
    • March 26, 2020- Cluster Concert @ Stone Bridge HS (Block this time out between-4:00pm-8:00pm)
    • April 17 & 18, 2020- All-County Orchestra Festival (Only if you passed the audition)
    • May 19, 2020-Timbre Wolfe Trap Concert for 8th grade (time-TBD) (Required)
    • May 29, 2020-HERSHEY PARK! (not required) 

     

    7th-grade Orchestra:

    • September 28, 2019-Junior Regional Orchestra Auditions @ Colgan HS Prince William County (not required)
    • November 8 & 9, 2019- Regional Orchestra Festival @ Fauquier HS (those who auditioned and made the orchestra)
    • December 12, 2019-After School concert rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm (required)
    • December 16, 2019- Winter Concert @ 7:00 pm (required)
    • January 24, 2020-All-County Audition team-help set up 3:30 pm after school (volunteers for hours)
    • January 25, 2020- All-County Audition day-Team-runners and assistance @ TMS (volunteers for hours)
    •     (Snow dates: January 31, 2020, & February 1, 2020)
    • April 17 & 18, 2020- All-County Festival-for those who auditioned and got into the orchestra 
    • May 12, 2020-Rehearsal after school for spring concert @ 3:30 pm (required)
    • May 14, 2020-7th grade and Chamber Orchestra Concert @ 7:00 pm

     

    6th-grade Orchestra:

          Happening in Class-

    • 8/27/19-Block 5 students bring instruments in for taping
    • 8/29/19-Block 6 students bring instruments in for taping
    • 8/29/19-Electronic syllabus signature due all classes
    • 9/4/19- Block 8 students bring instruments in for taping
    • 9/6/19-Students who have not brought instruments in for taping
    • 9/10/19-Students first day of using instruments during class 
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    • Happening outside of class & School hours-
    • *Classes will be divided between two orchestras-will be announced at a later date
    • 1/23/19-Red Orchestra rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm(required) 
    • 1/28/19-Gray Orchestra rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm (required)
    • 1/29/19-Red Orchestra rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm (required)
    • 1/30/19-Gray Orchestra rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm (required)        *We may have only one rehearsal, if the students are ready for the performance, tbd later. 
    • 2/3/19-Red Orchestra Concert 7:00 pm  & Gray Orchestra Concert 8:00 pm (required)
    • 5/7/20-Red Orchestra Rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm (required)
    • 5/20/20-Gray Orchestra Rehearsal 3:30-4:25 pm (required)
    • 5/21/20-Gray Orchestra Concert@7:00pm & Red Orchestra Concert @ 8:00pm (required)