Welcome back to a new semester of musical growth!!

2018 Pre LGPE Camp, Jan 19, 20

Dear Lassiter Orchestra Parents,

We hope you all enjoyed a wonderful holiday with your family and friends!

The orchestras are now beginning preparation for their Large Group Performance Evaluations.  Our students have made significant progress first semester and rehearsals this week were beyond our expectations!  We believe you will be so pleased with the outstanding music-making going on in each ensemble and at such a high level.  January 19th and 20th is our Winter Orchestra Camp.  We have an outstanding staff lined up who will not only take our students to the next level, but will inspire them along the way.  Our camps are built to provide a fast-paced yet thorough understanding of string technique coupled with building the ensemble as a musical team.  Every member of each ensemble is important to our musical progress and presentation.  Please contact the directors with any Winter Camp schedule conflicts at Lassiterorchestras@gmail.com.
Our Pre-LGPE performance is Thursday, February 8th at 7pm.  We look forward to performing this wonderful literature for our orchestra families and friends!

Sincerely,
Carol Doemel and Koji Mori

 

ZAXBY’S ORCHESTRA SPIRIT NIGHT

Come out & support your orchestra!

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24th

4:00-7:00 PM

2756 Sandy Plains Rd (near Post Oak Tritt Rd)

Bring the whole family and invite your friends for dinner & a concert, featuring:

  • *** Trivia contests!
  • *** Games!
  • *** Prizes!
  • *** Musical entertainment from our very own orchestra musicians!

15% of sales (excluding drive-thru) will be donated to Lassiter Orchestra.

 

8th Grade Orchestra Parents 

There will be an informational meeting for all upcoming freshman orchestra parents on Thursday, January 11th at 6:30pm in the Lassiter Orchestra Room.  Topics of discussion will be:

  • Transition from middle school to the high school orchestra program
  • How to schedule Orchestra as part of a well-rounded education
  • How your sport, AP classes, clubs work with Orchestra
  • The thrill of the National Stage!
  • The Lassiter High School Orchestra Association and how it benefits your child

 

2018 Orchestra Spring Tour

Please ensure you are current on payments.
Details about trip and Payment Coupons.

 
Has Your Insurance Changed?

Please send your parent volunteers a copy of both the front and back of your new insurance card.  It’s important for us to have this in the event a student requires medical attention while on a trip. We will be checking for current health insurance cards prior to our Washington, DC trip.  Please don’t wait until the last minute as there are many tasks your parent volunteers need to do to ensure we are prepared for travel.

You may send a scan of your card to secretary@lhsoa.org , or you may send in a copy for the drop box with your student.  Remember front and back please if you have a new card for 2018.  Thanks for your cooperation!

Valid Government Issued ID

Students are required to bring a valid Government Issued ID (with photo and DOB) on the trip for verification at some tourist sites they will be sight-seeing. IDs maybe a valid Drivers License, Passport. The Georgia Department of Driver Services also issues a Georgia State ID card if a student does not have an ID. Check here for <<Details>>.

‘Mulch Madness’ Fundraiser – Volunteers needed

 Looking for volunteers for a one-time volunteer opportunity.  This ‘Mulch Madness’ fundraiser is a one day event and we need volunteers to load mulch onto customer vehicles. If interested contact Victoria Moller fundraising@lhsoa.org.

String Day 2018, Saturday Feb 24th

KSU School of Music invites high school and middle school instrumentalists with at least one year of experience to join us for KSU String Day – a day of learning, performance and fun led by KSU’s exceptional string faculty. Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 8, 2018 Participation fee: $30 per participant. Click here for <<Details>>

Lassiter String Academy

January lesson payments are due now, please drop it in the LSA box. If you have any questions about balance contact Amy Fudger stringacademy@lhsoa.org. Thank you.

Easy ways to donate effortlessly! 

<<Click here>> to shop on Amazon Smile and contribute toward the LHS Orchestra Association. Thank you!!

Kroger Community Rewards 

If you are a frequent shopper at Kroger with a Kroger Plus Card choose the LHSOA as the organization to support. Lassiter’s Kroger Community Rewards number is 68865Enroll here to choose LHSO to receive your Kroger Community rewards. It takes only a couple of minutes to set up, and it keeps giving every time you shop for the school year!!  Last quarter 23 households contributed $35.77 to the LHSOA just by shopping at Kroger, enjoying their savings and supporting us, Thank you, families. If you have any questions, please email kcr11@kroger.com. Thank you for your continued support of your local Kroger store.

Lassiter’s Publix Partners Card is available at the customer service desk at the Highland Plaza store.  Simply swipe while you pay for shopping at Publix and the money comes directly to us – easy!

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