E.H. Phillips Elementary Orchestra

  • Cycle Day 1:

    4th and 5th grade lessons are scheduled throughout the day

    5th grade orchestra- 3:00-3:30pm (during recess)

    4th grade orchestra- 9:10-9:40am (during morning meeting)

     

    Orchestra students are responsible for: 

    Taking care of their instruments

    Bringing it to and from school on cycle day 1

    Follow a practice routine and practice at least 4 times a week

    Purchasing a book to use for lessons and orchestra

     

    Student Book Information:

    Essential Elements for Strings, Book 1- Violin

    Essential Elements for Strings, Book 1- Viola

    Essential Elements for Strings, Book 1- Cello

    Essential Elements for Strings, Book 1- Double Bass

    * You can purchase a book for the instrument your child plays from a local music store such as Menchey Music (Union Deposit Road near Gabes) OR Forte Music (North Mountain Road), or use the link above to purchase one online.

     

    *Please do not buy instruments off the internet.  Only purchase/rent from a MUSIC STORE to ensure the quality of the instrument and also have help with repairs if/when something might go wrong.  Check with Mrs. Forgas if you have questions about purchasing an instrument!

    E.H. Phillips Concert Dates:

    Thursday, December 7th 2023- 5th grade band, chorus and orchestra only @ E.H. Phillips 6:30pm

    Wednesday, April 3rd 2024- 5th grade orchestra only @ CD EAST HIGH for MEGA STRINGS, time TBA

    Thursday, May 9th 2024- 4th and 5th grade band, chorus and orchestra @ E.H. Phillips 6:30pm

     

    Contact the teacher: 

    Mrs. Lauren Forgas

    Elementary Instrumental Music Teacher

    E.H. Phillips- Cycle Day 1

    Email: lforgas@cdschools.org