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Louise Rossi, Head Orchestra Director

Orchestra Hall 214-780-3667

2015-2016 Orchestra Events:

**Students need to arrive 30 minutes BEFORE all concerts start for tuning.**

UPDATED Dec 1, 2015


NEW DATE: Wed, 9th- 6th grade rehearsal 3:45-4:30
Wed, 9th-
Winter Concert – 7:00pm – HPMS Auditorium – 6/7/8 graders
(Old Date: Thurs, Dec 3)

Tues, 8 – HP High School Concert – 7:00pm – HPHS Auditorium (not required)



Tues, 26 – HP High School Chamber Music Concert – 7:00pm (not required)


T/W/T, 1/2/3- UIL Concert and Sightreading contest (Honor Orchestra only)

Thurs, 17 – 6th grade rehearsal 3:45-4:30

Thurs, 17 – Concert – 7:00pm – HPMS Auditorium – 6/7/8 graders

Tues, 22 – Highlander Festival Rehearsal – 4:00-5:00 (6th and Honors only)

Wed, 23 – Highland Festival Concert – 7:00pm HPHS Gym (6th and Honor only)


Tues, 17 – HPHS Concert – 7:00pm – HPHS Auditorium

Thurs, 19 – 6th grade rehearsal 3:45-4:30

Thurs, 19 - Spring Concert– 7:00pm – HPMS Auditorium – 6/7/8 graders

TBD- Day at Waterpark (additional fee will apply)

This calendar will be updated periodically.  Please check the orchestra webpage and group e-mails for updates.


Recent Posts

2nd semester 5th grade Demostration

5th Grade Parents,
We hope you can join us next week for our classroom demonstrations. The performance will be held in the Orchestra Room, D103.
Tues, Dec 8 at 10am- Olympians
Wed, Dec 9 at 10am- Patriots
Thurs, Dec at 10am- Chiefs  2:30pm Genius
Fri, Dec 11 at 10am- Titans   2:30pm Super Stars
All parents should have also received an email regarding these performances. Please check in at the front office and bring your volunteer badge if you have one for a faster check in.
Louise Rossi

Updated December Concert Date

Dear Parents,
We have changed the Winter Concert date to Wed, Dec 9th at 7pm. Please update your calendars and we look forward to seeing you that night.
NEW DATE: Wed, Dec 9th- 6th grade rehearsal 3:45-4:30
Wed, Dec 9th-
Winter Concert – 7:00pm – HPMS Auditorium – 6/7/8 graders
(Old Date: Thurs, Dec 3)

Louise Rossi

Fall Hauntcert – 7:00pm – Northpark Mall – 6/7/8 graders

Dear Parents,
We have an exciting concert coming up for students to play at Northpark Mall on Tues, Oct 27 at 7pm while wearing their Halloween costume. Please have your student bring their instruments and 7th and 8th graders need to bring their music stands from home.
While we enjoy creative costumes please keep in mind your student needs to be able to still play their instrument and read music while wearing it. (NorthCourt between Nordstrom and Macy's). Your student needs to arrive by 6:30pm dressed in costume. 6th, 7th and 8th graders will be performing.
We look forward to seeing you Tues, Oct 27.
Louise Rossi

Update to Oct. 1st Demo Concert

Dear Parents,
Please forgive me for all the changes and confusion regarding schedules and the handbook, I am still settling into MIS. I assure you going forward the communication will be much better and updates will be given in a timely manner.
Since the concert is after school now the children will perform in what they wear to school that day.
Concert Rehearsal: Thurs, Oct 1, 3:45pm-4:30pm
Children will be served a snack following the rehearsal
Concert: Thurs, Oct 1 5:00pm-5:30pm (Doors open at 4:45pm)
An updated handbook will be released in the coming days and be sent to you via email. Changes will be made to all related calendars soon.
For any additional questions please contact me via email.
Louise Rossi