• Dear Advanced/5th Gr. Orchestra Parents,                                                                                                    

    Our final rehearsal at KDM is this Thursday Dec 2 at 7:30am. Then it’s concert time! 😊 Please read carefully for all the details!

    The District-wide 5th Grade Orchestra concert is on Thursday December 9, 2021 at General Wayne Elementary at 7:00pm.

    The schedule for December 9:

    7:50am – All Orchestra students may start arriving at GWE (report to auditorium). Please to not arrive earlier than 7:50am.

    8:00am – Promptly begin final rehearsal at General Wayne. This is our final run through and is mandatory. I will take attendance and lunch count at rehearsal. 

    8:50am – Move cases/bookbags to the cafeteria. Line up for concert.

    9:15am – Morning concert at General Wayne. We will play for 4th grade classes only.

    School clothes are fine!

    9:45am –Students (KDM/CT/ST) will take the bus to their home school after the concert.

    *cellos can keep their instruments at GWE for the evening concert if they choose to.

    6:30pm – Arrive to GW for tuning and last minute emergencies.
    ** Please do not arrive any earlier than 6:30pm. The doors will not open to the auditorium until 6:30. With 530 seats, the auditorium will easily accommodate all families!  Families are asked to wear masks and social distance from others. Sit with your household in the auditorium.
    7:00pm – Concert!


    Concert dress: 
                  Boys:  Black pants, white shirt.  Dark shoes and socks.  Ties would be nice!
                  Girls:  Black dress or skirt or dress pants and white top.  Please be sure
                skirts are an appropriate length for being on a stage and playing the cello.
                  All: Please no blue jeans, T-shirts, sneakers, etc.
                  Feel free to add a pop of color and be festive! 😊


    If you have any questions or concerns please contact me (email is the best).  Please don’t worry if you do not match dress code exactly. Just do the best/closest you can! Thank you so much for your support of the Strings Program!  We are looking forward to performing for you!

    Mrs. Joy Deminski                                                                          
    District Elementary Orchestra Director