December 2018

Teaching During the Holidays

The most important part of playing is watching for direction from the conductor. When all eyes are on the conductor, all musicians know what they need to be doing during the action of an arrangement, the change in a concerto, the drama of a development, the evolution of a musical essay, the maneuver of a melody, the counts of a cantata, or the movements of a manuscript.


Parents, Students, and Friends -


Parents, if your child has been tardy more that three times in any one class period this school year, he/she will be receiving a Detention Notice. This practice goes on throughout the school year as a consequence for tardiness, sluffing, and unexcused absences. It is important that students are on time for classes so they do not miss instruction and so classmates’ learning is not disrupted upon a late entry. The guidelines for detention are as follows: