Fair Lawn School District

FLHS Orchestra

FLHS Symphonic Orchestra
Williams Concert Oct 2016

Course Descriptions
 String Orchestra  The string orchestra program is offered for all students Grades 9 through 12. Students will expand on their knowledge of instrumental technique acquired in middle school while working in a large-ensemble setting. There are always plenty of opportunities for student-leadership (student-led sectional rehearsals) and performance opportunities. Orchestra meets during Period 8.
 Symphonic Orchestra  The Symphonic Orchestra includes members of the String Orchestra with additional woodwind, brass, and percussion students from the Band program. The Symphonic Orchestra performs standard symphonic literature. Band students interested in performing with Symphonic Orchestra should see Mr. Avidon for more information.
 Honors Orchestra The Honors Orchestra program is intended for those string students who excel at their instruments and are interested in further studies in more advanced literature. There is a GPA minimum students must maintain and attendance of rehearsals are mandatory. Open auditions will be held twice yearly at the start of September and end of December/early January. Honors Orchestra meets twice a week during Period 9 (Tuesday and Thursday) and once on rotation during Periods 1 through 4 on Thursday.

  Orchestra Lesson Rotations
   3/7  3/14 3/21 3/28
 Period 1 
 Violins Honors Bass Viola/Cello
 Period 2  Viola/Cello Violins Honors Bass
 Period 3 Bass Viola/Cello Violins Honors
 Period 4 Honors Bass Viola/Cello Violins
Weekly lessons are mandatory, unless studying privately with an instructor outside of school. 
 Students must submit the Lesson Excusal Form (below) to be exempted from in-school lessons

Upcoming FLHS Events
4/30 - Chaplin Preview @ 8:50 AM
4/31 - Chaplin Show @ 7:30 PM
5/1 - Chaplin Show @ 8 PM
5/2 - Chaplin Show @ 8 PM
5/3 - Chaplin Show @ 8 PM
5/27 - FLHS Broadway Trip to Fiddler on the Roof, all-day
6/24 - FLHS Spring Concert Part 1 @ 7:30 PM
6/28 - FLHS Spring Concert Part 2 @ 7:30 PM
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