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Orffestra Club


Description of club: 3rd and 4th graders who love to make music, play xylophones and work hard.


Days/Time club meets:   Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:00 a.m.


Requirements (if any): Orffestra members must attend every Wednesday/Friday practice.   Only 3 unexcused absences allowed.  Students must commit to the entire year of Orffestra and maintain an "2" or higher in the Behavior Learning Targets in all classes.


How will participants be selected:    Students will audition to participate in Orffestra.  No music knowledge or instrument knowledge is required!!!!  Mrs. Jacobs will teach students how to play the xylophones and a short song for the audition.  Students who are able to play with correct hand position, steady beat and correct notes will be chosen.


Audition Dates:        Wednesday, September 26th at 8:00 am

                                    Friday, September 28th at 8:00 am


Auditionees should arrive at the school a little before 8:00 each morning of the audition and wait patiently on the front porch of the school.  Mrs. Jacobs will let the students in at 8:00 and walk them down to the music room.


A letter will go home Monday, October 1st to let students know if they were accepted into Orffestra club or not.     *****Students wishing to be in Orffestra MUST ATTEND BOTH AUDITION DAYS!!!!!!!! *****


Any specials events your club will participate in: Orffestra has a Christmas concert at WCES on Thursday, Dec. 4th at 6 pm,  Night of Percussion at TMH (Usually a Saturday in late February) and The Fine Arts Festival performance at THS Saturday, May 4th.