Music Notes for 4.27.2018

Music Notes for 4.27.2018

Hello Teachers,

Thank you so much for a great day at Music Contest last week.  The judges were very complimentary of the students and the teachers.

The next couple of weeks are very busy, so I though an email would be helpful!

I have tried to include all of the dates and information for the next month.  Wow there is a lot going on!!  If you have any questions, please contact me.

Friday, April 27

  • All classes will meet this Friday, but see note about 10:10 optional performance
  • Start Student Evaluations.  Forms will be in the Music Library on Friday.  Give to student when you have finished the evaluation.  Some younger classes have offered incentives to insure they get to the parents.  Bring evaluation back with a parent signature for a ticket or a piece of candy, etc.
  • Go over judges written comments. I will have them for you on Friday.
  • 10:10-10:40 in the Sanctuary will be a performance from the Springfield Symphony Brass Quintet

o   All students are invited, but it is up to the teacher

o   Meet at 10:00 in your regular room, then escort students to the Sanctuary and sit together.  Return to class afterwards as a group

o   If you don’t want your 10:00 theory or performing class to attend the 10:10 assemble, please let me know.  I will also put that in the parents notes.

  • Combined Practice for Graduation of musicians only that perform  Agnus Dei or The Lord Bless You and Keep You
  • Teacher Luncheon at Noon in Room 102-103.  No official teacher meeting, but please enjoy lunch!!  Teacher checks for April with be ready on May 4 with pick up at the Information Table.
  • Harp Ensemble meet in Room 150
  • 1:00  Beethoven musicians and graduates meet in Sanctuary to practice processional



Saturday, April 28 First Annual PSHP Graduation

  • 1:30     Musicians arrive
  • 2:00     Sanctuary doors open and prelude starts
  • 2:30     Graduation starts, with a reception to follow

For more information about the rehearsal on Friday and the Graduation on Saturday click on this link:

Graduation Notes for April 28, 2018

Friday, May 4

  • All Friday Classes will meet

Please pay for your adjusted student bill, plus your $7 concert fee and $7 for church usage fee. Your bill will be adjusted for any cancelled Fridays.

Combined high school classes rehearsal, 12:00-12:30 in Sanctuary

Open House for Prospective New Members at 9:15, 10:15 and 1:15

                        Recorder Students Visit Instrumental Classes 8:45-10:00 to see choices

                        Teachers finish Student Evaluations

The church’s Bazaar is scheduled for May 5, so please avoid use of Kitchen and Fellowship Hall as much as possible


Saturday, May 5

Beginner Orchestra, Intermediate Orchestra, Advance Intermediate Orchestra, Bach Orchestra, Beginner Guitar, Intermediate Guitar, Recorder, Beginner Band,

Intermediate Band, Singers and Mezzo will perform at Asbury for the Church Bazaar between 10-12:30 in the Sanctuary.

              10:00  Beginner Orchestra 10:55 Singers Choir       11:30  Beginner Band
                  10:10  Intermediate Orchestra 11:10 Mezzo Choir       11:45  Intermediate Band
                 10:20  Advance Intermediate


10:35  Bach Orchestra


11:20 Recorder       12:00  Younger Beginner Guitar

12:10  Older Beginner Guitar

12:20    Intermediate Guitar


Friday, May 11

Regular Friday classes

Continue Student Evaluations

Open House for Prospective New Students at 9:15, 10:15, and 1:15


Thursday, May 17

11:30  performance of either Concert Choir or Bel Canto for the Springfield Symphony Guild Luncheon at  Bambino’s on Battlefield


Friday, May 18

Friday Classes

            Finish Student Evaluations and give to students.

Teacher’s Virtual Meeting for program information for May 21 and May 22 Concerts.  Please send info to Kathy by Sunday, May 20, 8:00 pm.

Last day for Theory Classes, last day to meet at Asbury

Bring All Incentive Tickets for Prizes, Prize Store Room 104 Open from 11:00-3:30.

Combined high school classes rehearsal, 12:00-12:30 in Sanctuary

Music Composition Recital at 4:00 in Sanctuary *(Beethoven will meet from 2:45-3:20, Brahms will meet from 3:20-3:50)





Monday  May 21

Mandatory Final Concert at 6:00 pm at  Location either at Asbury or at High Street Baptist

This is our big grand final concert of the year!!

This will be a come and go concert.

Each student will be recognized and given a certificate.

It is great to acknowledge the great accomplishments of everyone.


6:00    Beginner Orchestra 7:05  Intermediate Guitar
6:15    Recorder 7:17   Intermediate Orchestra
6:25    Young Beginner Guitars 7:30   Intermediate Band
6:30     Older Beginner Guitars 7:42   Advance Intermediate Orchestra
6:40    Singers Choir 7:55   Mezzo Choir
6:50   Beginner Band 8:15   Bach Orchestra


Tuesday, May 22

Mandatory Final Concert at 6:00 pm at Location probably at High Street Baptist.

This is our big final concert of the year!!

Performances by Beethoven Orchestra, Brahms Orchestra, Advance Guitar, Classical Guitar Ensemble, Praise and Worship, Concert Choir, BelCanto, Adoration Band, Select Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, and Harp Ensemble

Each student will be recognized and given a certificate.

It is great to acknowledge the great accomplishments of the students and honor all of the teachers.


Friday, May 25

End of the Year Picnic from 11:30-2:30

Teachers, please plan to stop by if you can.  The students love to see you in a relaxed atmosphere and to sign their yearbooks.

            Smith Park at 1536 E. Division

            Bring your lunch;   Bring goodies or dessert to share

Honor all PSHP Graduates; Cake cutting and pictures at Noon!

YEARBOOKS will be ready.  Signing Party at the Picnic!