• 8th Grade Orchestra Information

    2023-2024 School Year


    Welcome 8th graders! Here is the Orchestra Handbook, which is also posted to Schoology. 


    8th Grade Winter Early Morning Schedule 

    8th Grade Orchestra Early Morning Rehearsal Schedule!

    We meet every Tuesday at 7:20 AM. Kindly drop off your children via Catherine Road / at the lower circle. Buses are not provided. We start playing at 7:20 AM. Please arrive by 7:10 AM for attendance, rosin, tune, warm up, etc. Tardiness is not appropriate as it interrupts the experience for all the students. Violin/Viola students are expected to bring their own instruments for morning rehearsals.

    Winter/Spring Schedule
    Tuesday, 2/27
    Tuesday, 3/5 (might be rescheduled to Friday, 3/8) -- confirmed -- this is now moved to Friday, 3/8
    Friday, 3/8 
    Tuesday, 3/12
    Tuesday, 3/19
    Tuesday, 3/26
    Tuesday, 4/2
    Tuesday, 4/9
    Tuesday, 4/16 (on stage)
    Tuesday, 4/30
    Tuesday, 5/7
    **Thursday, 5/16
    Tuesday, 5/21 (on stage)
    **Spring Concert -Tuesday  5/21/24 @7:00. Students report to the orchestra room @ 6:30 in concert attire. 
    Fall/Winter Schedule:

    Early Morning Rehearsal Dates:

    September 26

    October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

    November 14, 21, 28

    December 5, 12, 18 (Monday, Concert Day/Morning)

    Monday, December 18th Concert Schedule:

    Arrive by 6:30 PM for attendance, warm-up and procedures. All musicians are expected to bring their home instrument and music folder for the concert performance.

    The winter concert performance will begin at 7:00 PM

    A message will be sent to families about concert details as we approach our concert performance.