Open Enrollment Information & Application

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Beginning November 1, 2021, we will accept Open Enrollment applications for the 2022-23 school year. Open Enrollment students will be offered placement subject to capacity (school, grade level, program and/or services). The Open Enrollment application deadline is January 30, 2022 to be included in the Early Bird Lottery. If the number of applications exceeds capacity limitations, a random lottery selection will be made on January 31, 2022. - Tanque Verde USD


Welcome to Orchestra!! 


Besides the wonderful music we will make together, the best part about being in an orchestra is the group of students who become friends who become a family.  

Concert Dates

Concert Dates 2021/2022

December VIRTUAL 5th and 6th grade concert

Monday, February 28 District 5th-12th grade concert 
@ TVHS 7:00pm (arrive at 6:00)**

Monday, May 2, 2022 5th and 6th grade concert
@ EGJH 7:00 (arrive at 6:15)**

**Concerts may switch to virtual. If a virtual concert is needed, students will perform concert during school hours and parents will be sent a recording of the performance.

What do I need for Orchestra?

All students will need the following supplies:
  • 5th grade: Essential Elements for Strings book 1; have students write their name on the cover
  • 6th grade: Essential Elements for Strings book 1&2; have students write their name on the cover
  • A well maintained instrument; have students write their name on a luggage tag 
  • A folder or a 1" binder to keep Method book and supplemental music papers safe; with name and classroom teachers name on the front
  • Folding music stand to practice at home 
  • Rosin (size or color does not make much difference. Some stores do offer allergy friendly rosin if needed) 
  • Soft rag or towel to wipe off instrument belly and strings after practicing 
  • Tuner/Tuner app to help guide tuning 
Individual Instrument Needs: 
  • Shoulder Rest or Sponge
  • Chair Strap or Rock Stop
Double Bass
  • Rock Stop 
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