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Friday, March 10, 2017

Unit Orchestra Rehearsal and Apparel Update

Reminders regarding the upcoming Unit Orchestra concert and rehearsals:

Event:  Unit Combined Rehearsal #1
Date:  Tuesday March 14
Time:  4-6 pm
Location:  NCHS Cafeteria

Event:  Unit Combined Rehearsal #2
Date:  Monday March 20
Time:  6:30-8:30 pm
Location:  Normal WEST High School

Event:  Unit Orchestra Concert
Date:  Tuesday March 21
Time:  7:00 pm
Location:  Normal WEST High School
Dress:  Concert Black (uniforms)
Call Time:  6:20 pm

**Please note that rehearsal times are what time tuning is to begin.  Students are expected to be 5-10 min early so that they are seated and ready to begin before tuning starts.  Students are expected to be picked up from rehearsal PROMPTLY at the time the rehearsal is scheduled to end.**

Unit 5 Orchestra spirit wear is once again available and can be ordered online.  Products will be delivered to students at school and the deadline for orders is March 22nd at 8 am.  Show your orchestra pride!!!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NCHS ORCHESTRA PROGRM!!!!  We took 2nd in the STATE at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble contest this past weekend!!!  There were 22 solos and 25 ensembles that participated, and all of those students contributed to our win!  Congratulations to Ethan, Felicia, and Bradley on their piano trio's "Best of Day" at the event as well.  Well done, Iron Strings!!!

The orchestra program would also like to congratulate Ethan on his 2nd place finish in the senior youth division of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra's "Talent Among Us" competition last month. Well done!!!