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(updated November 27, 2016)  Please scroll all the way down the page because I keep adding things.
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The second quarter is well under way.  6th graders are about to play recorder.  I have lots, but the kids are welcome to bring one from home.  The 7th graders are starting the piano in class.
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Here is the ensemble schedule for this week.

MONDAY, November 28 (Day 3)  Orchestra
TUESDAY, November 29 (Day 4) Jazz Band, Concert Band
WEDNESDAY,  November 30 (Day 5) combined Symphonic Band, All-City Orchestra
THURSDAY, December 1 (Day 6) Jazz Band, Orchestra
FRIDAY, December 2 (Day 2) split Symphonic Band

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Please visit the individual page for your child's class or ensemble.
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UPCOMING CONCERTS!  (also, please see the Upcoming Concerts page on this site)
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Is your child on the Notereading Honor Roll?  Ask...?
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Each instrument case MUST have a nametag on it!

Each child will be expected to play our ensemble music to the best of their ability. Please help your child set up a good routine as early as possible. Your child will need a metronome, a music stand, and a quiet place in the home for practice. Percussionists will also need a practice pad, and a stickbag for their
drumsticks and mallets.

Please note the concert dates on the Music Department Dates page, and make sure they get written on the family calendar.  Unlike elementary school, your child will receive a report card grade for Band or Orchestra.

DON'T MISS A CONCERT!  Students in band and orchestra receive a report card grade.  The concert is their term assessment.  Excused absences include illness or injury, and urgent family business.  Anything else is considered an unexcused absence.  If a student misses a concert for an unexcused reason, he or she will be called to the music room to play through the program in order to demonstrate preparation for the class, or, the report card grade will drop.

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or telephone- 617-559-6828

or by fax-  617-552-7752

(but email is best!)






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