ALTADENA ORCHESTRA 2016 2017 A little about me

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ALTADENA ORCHESTRA 2016 -2017

ALTADENA ORCHESTRA 2016 -2017

A little about me… § Bachelor of Science – Music Education University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

A little about me… § Bachelor of Science – Music Education University of Nebraska-Lincoln. § Master of Counselor Education ASU. § Doctorate Musical Arts-Boston University § Married and have 17 year old triplets (2 boys and 1 girl). § My main instrument is cello. § I like to travel and spend time with my family.

Forms of communication… I use many different forms of communication for both my students

Forms of communication… I use many different forms of communication for both my students and parents. Below are a few of the resources that will be implemented this year: Traditional forms communication § Email § Phone § Webpage § Yes, even snail mail § Remind. com Text Alerts/Reminders

Remind. com § What is Remind. com? § Take out your phones and send

Remind. com § What is Remind. com? § Take out your phones and send a text using the information in the graphic:

§ 90% Assessments/10% Practice for 8 th grade § 80% Assessments/20% Practice for 7

§ 90% Assessments/10% Practice for 8 th grade § 80% Assessments/20% Practice for 7 th grade § 70% Assessments/30% Practice for 6 th grade

Smart Music Assessements In-Class Playing Assessments Concert Assessments § 90% Assessments 8 th grade

Smart Music Assessements In-Class Playing Assessments Concert Assessments § 90% Assessments 8 th grade § 80% Assessments 7 th grade § 70% Assessments 6 th grade

§ § § 10% Practice for 8 th grade 20% Practice for 7 th

§ § § 10% Practice for 8 th grade 20% Practice for 7 th grade 30% Practice for 6 th grade Instrument and Music 100% Instrument Only 50% Music Only 50% No Instrument and No Music 0%

Expectations Concert black is expected at all concerts throughout the year. It expresses professionalism

Expectations Concert black is expected at all concerts throughout the year. It expresses professionalism and respect for what you are doing and the people around you.

The requirements for girls is: • Long sleeve white shirt • Long black pants

The requirements for girls is: • Long sleeve white shirt • Long black pants • Black dress shoes (with black socks or tights)

The requirements for boys: • Black pants • Long sleeved white shirt • Black

The requirements for boys: • Black pants • Long sleeved white shirt • Black closed toed dress shoes • 6 th graders wear tie • 7 th and 8 th Graders wear cummerbund and bow tie provided by Mrs. Grieser

Orchestra Supply List 2015 -2016 § § 6 th Grade Instrument and Rosin Violin

Orchestra Supply List 2015 -2016 § § 6 th Grade Instrument and Rosin Violin and Viola-Shoulder Rest (Kun or Everest) Cello and Bass-Zero for End Pin Essential Elements 2000, Book 1 3 Ring Binder Concert Black Outfit for Concerts (Long Sleeved White Shirt, Black Pants, Black Shoes). No Tennis Shoes or Black Jeans. Optional 1 Ream of White Paper 7 th Grade Instrument and Rosin Violin and Viola-Shoulder Rest (Kun or Everest) Cello and Bass-Zero for End Pin 3 Ring Binder Concert Black Outfit for Concerts (Long Sleeved White Shirt, Black Pants, Black Shoes). No Tennis Shoes or Black Jeans. Optional 1 Ream of White Paper 8 th Grade Instrument and Rosin Violin and Viola-Shoulder Rest (Kun or Everest) Cello and Bass-Zero for End Pin 3 Ring Binder. Concert Black Outfit for Concerts (Long Sleeved White Shirt, Black Pants, Black Shoes). No Tennis Shoes or Black Jeans. Optional 1 Ream of White Paper

TAX CREDIT § PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING A TAX CREDIT DONATION TO THE ORCHESTRA §

TAX CREDIT § PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING A TAX CREDIT DONATION TO THE ORCHESTRA § $400 MARRIED FILING JOINTLY § $200 INDIVIDUAL § WHO CAN MAKE A DONATION? § ANYONE WHO FILES TAXES IN THE STATE OF ARIZONA § ALL MONEY GIVEN TO THE ORCHESTRA WILL SUPPORT CONCERTS, FIELDTRIPS AND CALIFORNIA 8 TH GRADE ORCHESTRA TRIP.

In Conclusion. . . § I am here to partner with you to help

In Conclusion. . . § I am here to partner with you to help your child learn all they can this year. § If you have any questions or concerns throughout the year, please call or email me: Email: [email protected] org Phone: 480 -541 -6124