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
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.