Choir Atlanta 2012

Orchestra Summer Stuff!


Link to Orchestra Library


You should practice! If you are trying out for ILMEA, you should be working on that music every day. Everyone else should play at least twice a week to keep in decent playing shape.

Click here for the Orchestra Fun Packet (includes pop and jazz music)

Click here for this fall's ILMEA audition music

Or play your favorite old music! Or buy or download new stuff! Go here, here, here, or here for cool music.


Honors String Ensemble Retreat—Tuesday, August 7, 1:00-8:00 pm

(note time change)

This is for ALL members of both levels of Honors String Ensemble. We will rehearse together in the Orchestra Room for a few hours. Then we will eat dinner (provided) and board buses to travel to Schaumburg and volunteer at Feed My Starving Children.

No money is needed, but bring your instrument and the completed permission slip (page 2 of this document).

Work Day (for all student leaders)—Thursday, August 9, 1:00-4:00 pm

We will decorate the Orchestra Room and do some goal-setting and team-building. All student leaders should plan to attend.

Orchestra Night (for everyone!)—Friday, August 17, 2:30-9:00 pm

This is a school day! We will start right after school.

2:30     Fun and games in the Orchestra Room. If you are in a fall sport and have practice, simply come when you are done with practice!

4:00     Pizza dinner (please bring $5)

4:30     Depart for Millennium Park, Chicago (Parents/guardians are needed to chaperone! Please let me know if you can do this.)

6:30     Watch Grant Park Orchestra perform “Carmina Burana”

9:00     Arrive at Glenbard East

Please bring the completed permission slip (page 3 of this document) and $5 for pizza.

Questions? Contact Mr. Fawkes at 630.424.6752 or