Month: October 2014

Fall Concert Instructions

Greetings Mustang Orchestra:

The Killian Orchestra is excited to present its first concert of the year! This concert is a Major Grade for your student and represents the capstone of the first 9 weeks.

Please review the following carefully for us all to have the best concert experience.

Concert Program:

The concert program will be presented digitally. A link will be emailed out the day of the concert and posted to the orchestra website. A QR code will be posted at the concert for fast access. Bring your own technology (or borrow your student’s) but please make sure to silence all devices for the concert. In addition to standard concert etiquette, please observe the following guidelines:

House Lights are on: Devices may be out, on silent
House Lights are off/Stage lights are on: A performance is in progress. Please turn off and put away all devices while an orchestra is on stage

Cameras: Please be discreet with photography during the concert. Video cameras should be in the back without obstructing the view of the audience. No flash photography. If any movement is required please hold this for between pieces.

Concert Attire:

Professional conduct is one of the goals of the orchestra program as outlined in the TEKS guidelines. Please make every effort for your student to be dressed appropriately for the concert. Uniform violations will receive either a grade deduction or the student might not be allowed to play in the concert. Thanks to your generosity the Concert Closet has received many donations.

Feel free to take items your student can use for our concerts!

Concert attire for boys:
Solid black button up dress shirt (no polos), solid black dress pants, black belt, black dress shoes

Concert attire for girls:
Solid black long dress; Or solid black dress pants and solid black blouse; closed toed black dress flats, minimal jewelry

Concert Volunteers:

The orchestra is requesting parent volunteers before the concert. Volunteers must have a completed LISD volunteer form with LISD HR. If you are available to help please visit the following Sign Up Genius and submit your information. We really appreciate it!

Day of the Concert:

Tuesday, October 14
Killian Cafeteria
Student drop off at Fine Arts entrance at the back of the school.

6:00PM: Students arrive and uncase in the orchestra room. Re-rack violin and viola cases.
6:00PM: Uniform inspection for All Orchestras
Beginners: Report to Cafeteria Stage
Camerata: Band Room – Please reset room as found.
Chamber: Orchestra Room
6:45PM: Orchestras take seats in auditorium. Line up cellos and basses behind stage.
7:00PM: Concert Begins

Anticipated concert time is 45 minutes

Thank you for your support and please let me know if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you at the concert!