Band, Orchestra, and Chorus Announcements

Week of September 17, 2018

  1. A big thank you to all of our music students and parents for a successful first week of before-school rehearsals!  We really appreciate your commitment and support of our music programs here at Paxon Hollow and are looking forward to a great year of musical growth!
  2. Any 6th grade student who did not yet have the chance to audition for Tiger Tones - the select chorus - please see Mrs. Hrin this week
  3. Any students who are interested in auditioning for the Jazz Ensemble should see Mr. Marmelstein this week for a copy of the audition music and for audition information.  
  4. The Band & Orchestra Parents Association is selling spirit magnets featuring a neat design created by one of our music parents.  Proceeds benefit the instrumental music program.  If you are interested in purchasing one, please click on this link, complete the form, and return to Mr. Marmelstein.
  5. All Band and Orchestra forms and fee payments are due by Friday, September 28th.  Forms and financial information can be found on pages 52 through 54 of the Paxon Hollow MS Band & Orchestra Handbook, which can be found on this page under the "Important Links for Music Classes" section.


This Week's Before-School Rehearsals:

  • Monday:  7th Grade Band
  • Tuesday:  8th Grade Band and 6th Grade Chorus
  • Wednesday:  No School
  • Thursday:  6th Grade Band and 7th & 8th Grade Chorus
  • Friday:  String Orchestra


This Week's Letter Day Schedule:

  • Monday:  C Day
  • Tuesday:  D Day
  • Wednesday:  No School
  • Thursday:  E Day
  • Friday:  F Day


Upcoming Events:

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:00 PM:  Band & Orchestra Parents Meeting
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 3:00-8:00 PM:  7th & 8th Grade Band Uniform Fitting
  • Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:30 PM:  8th Grade Band Night at MNHS Football Game
  • Week of October 15, 2018:  Jazz Ensemble Auditions Begin
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 - 6:30 PM:  Band Picture Night
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:30 PM:  Orchestra Picture Night
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM:  Band & Orchestra Parents Meeting
  • Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:11 AM:  Veterans Day Parade (Media, PA)
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM:  Band & Orchestra Parents Meeting


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