Winter Waltz tickets on sale from Thursday evening, Dec. 14th

Our 25th annual Winter Waltz is at Benaroya Hall on January 14th, 2018!

Tickets will go on sale starting on Thursday evening, December 14th. Early bird pricing (tickets only, does not include reserved tables) is available through the end of December. If you would like to reserve a table, please put your name on a table number. If you would like others to join you at your table or a table near you, please let them know what table they should reserve when they purchase tickets. Student tickets are $5.oo.  Orchestra players do not need to purchase tickets.

The Waltz theme is masquerade this year – please bring a masquerade mask if you are able to!

Please stay tuned for more details!

 

 

Join the Garfield Orchestra for Handel’s Messiah – Friday, December 8th.

Come and sing the Messiah Oratorio along with the Garfield High School Orchestra under the direction of Kim Roy.  The music and signing starts at 7:30 PM at Seattle’s First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave.

Tickets are now available online at Brown Paper Tickets.

General Admission tickets are $15, Seniors and Students $10.

Bring your own score, or rent one at the door for $5. You don’t need to be an accomplished choral singer this sing-along concert is for everyone who loves singing and Handel’s immortal oratorio.

Desserts and beverages available during intermission.

Act Quickly for Free Tickets to NW Sinfonietta, Thursday 11/9

We just got an offer for up to 2 free tickets per student to attend the NW Sinfonietta performance on Thursday November 9th at 7:30pm.  BUT YOU NEED TO GET THE INFORMATION TO KIM ROY TODAY SINCE SHE NEEDS TO E-MAIL THE LIST BY 5:00 PM ON THE 8TH.

Kim’s e-mail is: kmroy@seattleschools.org

The program poster is attached. They will do an amazing work by Hans Krasa, written in the Thereseinstadt concentration camp, as well as a contemporary concerto telling the story of WWII survivor Curt Lowens, who saved countless Jewish children and 2 American pilots while working with the Dutch Resistance.  The program ends with a classic- Beethoven Eroica symphony.

Unofficial “Field Trip” to see the Seattle Symphony perform Shostakovich – 10

Join your fellow Garfield students and parents at the Seattle Symphony for Shostakovich – 10.

Tickets for students will be only $5 through Teentix and adult tickets are discounted to $20 if you order through us.

The order form is due back to Kim Roy by Monday October 9th so don’t delay!!!

Symphony Discounted Tix Order From – 10-29-17

To learn more about this event check out our event page and the link to Seattle Symphony.

https://garfieldorchestra.org/?event=seattle-symphony-shostakovich-10

Friends of Garfield Orchestras Family Social — Sunday, September 24

Friends of Garfield Orchestras invites all students and parents to a Family Social!  

Sunday, September 24, 4:00-7:00 pm
Informational Meeting at 4:30 pm sharp in the Garfield Orchestra Room, followed by pizza/potluck dinner in courtyard.
Pizza, utensils, plates, cups and napkins will be provided!

If your last name begins with:

·         A – H:   Please bring a Salad

·         I – O:    Please bring Drinks

·         P – Z:   Please bring Dessert

This will be a great opportunity for new and returning families to meet Kim Roy, to get to know each other, and to find out more information about orchestra performances and activities planned for the year. 

Questions? Email Bonnie Steele and Kitt Day, FOGO Co-Presidents, at President@GarfieldOrchestra.org

 

Information for joining the Garfield Orchestras in 2017-18

Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Freshmen Strings

New strings DO NOT NEED an audition. ALL 9th Grade string players join the Freshmen Strings class.

New Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion

Auditions for new woodwinds, brass & percussion after school – Date TBA. First come basis. (I’d like to hear a major and minor scale; 2 mins. of a solopiece or etude; and 1 min. of sightreading)

  • PE REQUIREMENT can be waived with Music participation.
  • Occupational Education credit available for juniors and seniors.
  • Fine Arts credit available for freshmen and sophomores.
  • 15 orchestra members are currently taking two (or more) music classes.

More info:

kmroy@seattleschools.org