Martin HS Orchestra


Martin HS Orchestra



December Newsletter  

It’s Concert Week for all Freshman, Philharmonia, Symphonic, Chamber and Philharmonic!!!

JV Winter Concert
Who: All Orchestras EXCEPT Symphony
When: THIS Friday, December 7th, 6:30pm
Where: MHS Auditorium
Call Times:

Concert 2 6:00 Stage
Concert 1 6:00 Orchestra Room
Philharmonia 6:30 Mirror Room
Symphonic 6:45 Choir Room
Chamber 7:15 Mirror Room
Philharmonic 7:15 Band Hall

Varsity Winter Concert
Who: Symphony Only
When: Tuesday, December 11th
Where: Arborlawn UMC, Fort Worth, 7:00pm

Symphony will leave campus to go to Arborlawn at lunch time. They will need to bring all items, including uniform, on the bus to Arborlawn. Symphony members must have a ride home at the conclusion of the concert.

Thank you for supporting another successful Snapraise Campaign! With your help, the orchestra raised over $20,000!

Poinsettia & Tamale Fundraiser - Booster Club Fundraiser!
Please pick up Tamales and Poinsettias on Wednesday, December 5th between 2pm-4pm at MHS in room 254. This classroom is very close to the Upper Gym/Auditorium Lobby. Please enter through the Main Auditorium entrance, NOT through the loading dock.

Spring Trip Payment
Wednesday, December 5th
Disney - $300

Want to pay online? Click Here

Remember to check your child’s Charms account for account balances. Please contact Mrs. Ovalle should you have any questions.

**Itinerary is not yet available for the London trip – I will release this information as soon it is available. 

MANDATORY Disney Trip meeting
*Students MUST have a parent present

Tuesday, January 29th at 7:30pm – MHS Auditorium

We will go over rules, regulations, what/how to pack and itinerary.

TMEA Information
The Symphony Full Orchestra is Number ONE in the State of Texas! They will be traveling to San Antonio in February for their honorary concert at TMEA.

If you are planning to travel to San Antonio for our concert, you will find this information useful:

When: Thursday, February 14th, 6:30pm
Where: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Lila Cockrell Theater

Symphony members will be leaving the morning of Wednesday, February 13th and coming home the evening of Friday, February 15th.

We are staying in North San Antonio, in the Quarry area. 7615 Maltsberger Rd. 78216. If you want to stay on the Riverwalk, book your hotel ASAP. TMEA is the largest convention that visits San Antonio so the hotel rooms go quickly! Our travel agent will NOT book your hotel room.

There is a MANDATORY TMEA Trip Meeting On Tuesday, January 29th 6:00pm. Students MUST have a parent present.

Booster Club
Booster Club meeting Tuesday, December 4th, 7pm, at Cindy Mitchell Rohan’s home (NOT at Colter’s!).

Upcoming Events        
December 7th             JV Winter Concert at MHS, 6:30pm
December 11th            Varsity Winter Concert at Arborlawn UMC, 7:00pm
December 17th Secret Santa Day!
December 18-19         Semester Exams - half day

Looking Ahead
January 8th 1st Day of School
January 25-26 All-Region Clinic & Concert
January 29th Mandatory Trip Meeting - TMEA & Disney

February 8th PreUIL - ALL ORCHESTRAS
February 11th Pre-TMEA Concert
February 14-16 TMEA
February 26-28 UIL


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