Martin HS Orchestra


Martin HS Orchestra



April Newsletter  

We are in the home stretch - but have a very busy two months ahead of us!


Saturday, April 13th, 6:30pm - MHS cafeteria

This is a show, dinner & silent auction you will NOT want to miss! Tickets are on sale now. This event sells out each year so purchase your ticket now! Go to the booster club portion of the Martin Orchestra website for more information and ticket sales.

This event raises us nearly $20,000 every year! This is a successful event because of YOUR donations. We are asking for monetary & item donations for silent auction baskets daily. Please send a donation item to school by Friday, March 29th. If you have items after this deadline, we will happily accept them!

Solo & Ensemble

Saturday, April 27th at YJH. Specific performance times will be given to students the week prior to contest.

Spring Concert

Friday, May 3rd at 6:30pm, MHS Auditorium

All students are required to stay through the end of the concert. Students will turn in uniforms at the conclusion of the concert.

End of Year Orchestra Banquet

Friday, May 10th at the Fort Worth Club.

Ticket order forms will be available in mid April.

$40 - Senior Orchestra Student Ticket
$50 - Orchestra Student Ticket
$60 - Non-Orchestra Student/Parent Ticket

Tickets are available by first-come first-serve.

2019-2020 Orchestra Placement

Orchestra placement audition music will be sent home by Friday, April 5th.

There are TWO packets. One for orchestra placement in Philharmonia, Symphonic, Chamber & Philharmonic. There is a 2nd packet for the Symphony Audition. These are two separate auditions. The placement audition is recorded in Charms while the Symphony audition is done live during class.

The Orchestra Placement packet will be uploaded here when available. The Symphony audition packet is available only from Mrs. Ovalle and will not be uploaded.

Senior Scholarship

There are FOUR senior scholarships available:

Michael Stringer Scholarship - $1000
Bill Huff Scholarship - $1000
Martin Orchestra Booster Club Scholarship - $500
John Kenneth Engman, Jr. Scholarship - $500

Any senior may apply for the above scholarships. Applications are due Sunday, April 14th by 11:59pm. THIS IS A HARD DEADLINE.

Senior Scholarship

Summer Orchestra Camp Scholarship

We have TEN $200 Summer Orchestra Camp Scholarships available to any current 9th, 10th or 11th grade student. Any student may apply for a summer camp scholarship. Applications are due Sunday, April 14th at 11:59pm. THIS IS A HARD DEADLINE.

Summer Orchestra Camp Scholarship

London Trip

Tuesday, April 23rd, 5:30pm - MANDATORY Trip meeting in Choir Room

If applicable, begin to inform your bank about spending money over seas. Also speak with your phone service provider about a temporary international plan. These things are not required. However, I highly suggest having a plan in place for both circumstances!

Final payments are due on April 11th. Check your balance before submitting your final payment.

London Preview Concert - Monday, May 20th, 7pm at Arborlawn UMC in Fort Worth

Booster Club
Next Booster Club meeting Tuesday, April 9th, 7pm, at On the Border by The Parks Mall

Upcoming Events        

April 13 Hollywood Nights, 6:30pm
April 27 Solo & Ensemble

May 3 Spring Concert, 6:30pm
May 10 Orchestra Banquet


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