The Music Man

The FCHS Drama Department is putting on Meredith Willson’s The Music Man.  Performances are December 4-6 at 7:00 pm.

Students may use this performance for their Semester Concert Attendance.  Please remember that your write up should not be a synopsis of just the plot of the musical.

Tickets are $5.00 for students and $8.00 for adults.

Check out the trailer below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK0-kiH63bs&feature=youtu.be

Week of 12/1

Weekly Schedule – Posts events that occur outside of normal rehearsals

Monday 12/1 – W
– Pit Orchestra – 5:15 – 9:00 pm
– 5:15 pm – Warm-Up and Tune in Band Room
– 6:00 – 9:00 – In Auditorium

Tuesday 12/2 – W
– Pit Orchestra – 5:15 – 9:00 pm
– 5:15 pm – Warm-Up and Tune in Band Room
– 6:00 – 9:00 – In Auditorium

Wednesday 12/3 – G
– Pit Orchestra – 5:15 – 9:00 pm
– 5:15 pm – Warm-Up and Tune in Band Room
– 6:00 – 9:00 – In Auditorium

Thursday 12/4 – G
– The Music Man – 7:00 performance
– Pit Orchestra – Call time 6:00 pm

Friday 12/5 – W
– The Music Man – 7:00 performance
– Pit Orchestra – Call time 6:00 pm

Saturday 12/6
– The Music Man – 7:00 performance
– Pit Orchestra – Call time 6:00 pm

Up Coming Events
– Wednesday – December 10th – Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal – 2:30 – 3:30 pm
– Thursday – December 11th – Winter Concert – 7:00 pm

District X Orchestra Audition Results

Congratulations to the following students for a successful audition into the District X Junior and Senior Orchestras.  They will be representing Falls Church High School at the 2015 District X Junior and Senior Orchestra event in January. Congratulations on all your hard work!

District X Senior Orchestra

Hannah McMullin – Violin I (Seat 13)
Sabrina Ramirez – Violin I (Seat 14)
Andrew Chin – Violin I (Seat 17)
Emily Burke – Violin I (Seat 19)
Roxanne Hoch – Violin I (Seat 23)
Erica Truong – Violin II (Seat 11)
Jessica Hernandez – Violin II (Seat 14)
Ryan Strand – Violin II (Seat 15)
Kyle Major – Viola (Seat 9)
Will Schmitt – Viola (Seat 12)
Meg Verhagen – Viola (Seat 15)
Jimin Jun – Viola (Seat 16)
Tenzin Tashi – Viola (Alt 2)
Victoria Gianopoulos – Bass (Seat 1)
Max Miller – Bass (Seat 4)

District X Junior Orchestra

Joseph Mac – Violin II (Seat 17)
Vinh Nguyen – Violin II (Seat 22)
Tori Fuller – Cello (Seat 15)

T-Shirt Design Contest

The FCHS Orchestra Department is holding a T-Shirt design contest.  Submissions are due on Friday 12/5.

T-Shirt Design Contest Form

Please see Mr. Lisowski with questions.

Week of 11/17

Weekly Schedule – Posts events that occur outside of normal rehearsals

Monday 11/17 – G
– No Activity

Tuesday 11/18 – W
– 6th Period – Messiah Podcast Activity due by class
– District X Jr and Sr Orchestra Auditions – Lee HS
– Registration is from 3:30 – 6:30
– Students are responsible for their ride to and from Lee HS

Wednesday 11/19 – G
– Sweetz Cheesecake delivery – Cheesecakes MUST go home that day (Chamber Orchestra does not meet this day)
– Pit Orchestra – 4:00 – 6:30 – Prepare Act II

Thursday 11/20 – W
– 7th Period – 2nd Quarter Playing Exams
– Pit Orchestra – 4:00 – 6:30 pm

Friday 11/21 – G
– 5th and 7th Period – 2nd Quarter Playing Exams
– Winter Concert Written Assignment is due by 2:30 pm (6th Period does not meet this day)

Saturday 11/22
– Pit Orchestra – Sitz Probe – 9:00 – 1:00 pm

Up Coming Events
– The Music Man – December 4-6 – 7:00 pm
– Wednesday – December 10th – Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal – 2:30 – 3:30 pm
– Thursday – December 11th – Winter Concert – 7:00 pm

District X Junior and Senior Orchestra Auditions Information

The District X Junior and Senior Orchestras auditions are on Tuesday, November 18th.  All students in Chamber Orchestra are required to audition.  Please see previous post for the excerpts and scales.

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the auditions.  Please make everyone has a ride.

Registrations starts at 3:30 pm.  Lee HS has asked not to arrive before 3:30 pm on that day.

Please see the District X Junior Orchestra Audition Information Sheet and the Senior Orchestra Audition Information Sheet for additional information.  Email Mr. Lisowski with questions.

Winter Concert Written Assignment

This assignment is due on Friday, November 21 by 2:30 pm.

Assignment is also on Blackboard.  Please note the assignment is the Winter Concert even though it says Fall Concert.

Chamber – Winter Concert Written Assignment 2014
Concert – Winter Concert Written Assignment 2014

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