Welcome to Orchestra Ms Hickey Orchestra Teacher samantha

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Welcome to Orchestra Ms. Hickey, Orchestra Teacher samantha. hickey@novik 12. org Novimsorchestra. weebly. com

Welcome to Orchestra Ms. Hickey, Orchestra Teacher samantha. [email protected] 12. org Novimsorchestra. weebly. com Lots of info on website: calendar, handbook, and more! Twitter: @Novi. MSorchestra Remind: Text @f 9 e 72 h 2 to 81010

Fall Class Goals Strive toward musical excellence through…. ▪Professional quality classes/rehearsals ▪Developing and building

Fall Class Goals Strive toward musical excellence through…. ▪Professional quality classes/rehearsals ▪Developing and building upon quality fundamentals: posture, tone quality, bowing techniques, etc. ▪Ensuring/reviewing accurate and automatic note and rhythm reading ▪Increasing technical and rhythmic skills ▪Basic and intermediate music theory skills ▪Teamwork and creative thinking skills

Grade Distribution ▪ 20% Home Practice/Participation (5 days/week) ▪ 40% Assignments and Assessment ▪

Grade Distribution ▪ 20% Home Practice/Participation (5 days/week) ▪ 40% Assignments and Assessment ▪ 40% Concerts and Rehearsals

Practice Logs ▪ Info and first log next week ▪ 5 days/week ▪ Due

Practice Logs ▪ Info and first log next week ▪ 5 days/week ▪ Due on Mondays w/parent signature (grace period T-W, late penalty TH-F) ▪ Purpose: regular, thoughtful practice is the ONLY way to achieve substantial musical development

Concert Dates & Attendance ▪ See Orchestra Calendar ▪ Absence Policy: 3 weeks notice

Concert Dates & Attendance ▪ See Orchestra Calendar ▪ Absence Policy: 3 weeks notice with email from parent ▪ Emergency: Contact director ASAP (24 hours) preferably through email ▪ Unexcused= lowered grade by no more than 1 letter

Concert Dress ▪ White Dress Shirt ▪ Black Dress Pants ▪ Black Socks ▪

Concert Dress ▪ White Dress Shirt ▪ Black Dress Pants ▪ Black Socks ▪ Black Dress Shoes ▪ * No skirts, Athletic Pants, Leggings, Jeans, or Tennis Shoes ▪ *Improper dress = no participation in concert

Required Instrument Materials ▪ Violin/Viola: ▪ Instrument, bow, case, shoulder rest ▪ Recommended: rosin,

Required Instrument Materials ▪ Violin/Viola: ▪ Instrument, bow, case, shoulder rest ▪ Recommended: rosin, tuner, metronome ▪ Cello/Bass ▪ Instrument, bow, case, rock stop/endpin strap ▪ Recommended: rosin, tuner, metronome ▪ Books: Not mandatory this year! ▪ Class: ▪ Black folder/binder, pencil, padlock for instrument storage (violin/viola)**

Other information ▪ VOLUNTEERING ▪ Paradise Park ▪ Solo & Ensemble @NMS (info coming

Other information ▪ VOLUNTEERING ▪ Paradise Park ▪ Solo & Ensemble @NMS (info coming soon) ▪ All-State Auditions (info soon to be distributed to students)

THANKS FOR COMING!!!

THANKS FOR COMING!!!