Monday, September 17, 2018

I have placed a project on to Donor’s Choose, to raise money for Hand Drums – Finding The Beat Can Be Tricky.  A HUGE thanks to everyone that has supported my project – it is HALFWAY THERE, it still needs a little bit of love to get fully funded!!  Thank you so much for your ongoing support – you guys are the best!!!

Club fees are now due for this academic year.  Thank you.

At the end of afternoon clubs, please collect your children promptly, from the music room.  If you child usually walks home, please e-mail with written permission for your son/daughter to walk home.

Schedule:

Monday, September 17 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 19 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 19 – Minimum Day Guitar Grooves will not meet

Friday, September 21 – Advanced Strings will not meet.

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Monday September 24 – Friday October 5 – Fall Break

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Monday, October 10 – Teacher day – Beginner Strings will not meet

Wednesday, October 12 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, October 12 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, October 14 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Performance Dates:

Thursday, December 20 at 6pm – Wolf canyon Winter Music Festival

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Please sign up for text updates I use the app ‘Remind’.  You can sign up by texting the club code to 81010.  If you have any questions about this process please e-mail me at lowri.casimiro@cvesd.org or come and see me in room 701.

Guitar Grooves, please text @wcgui to 810-10

String Orchestra, please text @wcstr to 810-10

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For string orchestra, instrument Loans are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, instruments MUST be returned Monday morning so that they are available for use in music class.  Late returns will jeopardize future loans.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument for your child to enable daily practice.  For rentals, I am suggesting Harmony music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and have a good range of quality student instruments.  For purchase I recommend the Hoffmann Range if string instruments from Shar Music.  Please e-mail me if you wish to check the size of the instrument your child requires.

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Practice:

Beginning Guitar Grooves:  Yellow submarine, Okey Pokey, Get Up stand up, Eleanor Rigby

Beginning Strings: Statue of Liberty, The Ant Song, See The Little Monkey, Bow holds, First Finger Rock

Adv. Strings: Holly & The Ivy, Jingle Bells

Monday, September 10, 2018

I have placed a project on to Donor’s Choose, to raise money for Hand Drums – Finding The Beat Can Be Tricky. A HUGE thanks to everyone that has supported my project – it is HALFWAY THERE, but still needs a little love to get fully funded  Thank you so much for your ongoing support, you guys are the best!!!!

 

Club fees are now due for this academic year.  Thank you.

At the end of afternoon clubs, please collect your children promptly, from the music room.  If you child usually walks home, please e-mail with written permission for your son/daughter to walk home.

Schedule:

Monday, September 10 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 12 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 12 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, September 14 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Monday, September 17 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 19 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 19 – Minimum Day Guitar Grooves will not meet

Friday, September 21 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Monday September 24 – Friday September 28 – Fall Break

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Performance Dates:

Wednesday September 12 at 2:15pm – Piano Dedication Ceremony.  Advanced Orchestra will perform.

Thursday, December 20 at 6pm – Wolf canyon Winter Music Festival

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Please sign up for text updates I use the app ‘Remind’.  You can sign up by texting the club code to 81010.  If you have any questions about this process please e-mail me at lowri.casimiro@cvesd.org or come and see me in room 701.

Guitar Grooves, please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra, please text @wcstr to 81010

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For string orchestra, instrument Loans are free of charge from Friday afternoon toA Monday morning, instruments MUST be returned Monday morning so that they are available for use in music class.  Late returns will jeopardize future loans.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument for your child to enable daily practice.  For rentals, I am suggesting Harmony music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and have a good range of quality student instruments.  For purchase I recommend the Hoffmann Range if string instruments from Shar Music.  Please e-mail me if you wish to check the size of the instrument your child requires.

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Practice:

Beginning Guitar Grooves:  Yellow submarine, Okey Pokey, Get Up stand up

Beginning Strings: Statue of Liberty, The Ant Song, See The Little Monkey, Bow holds.

Adv. Strings: Impulse, Holly & The Ivy, Jingle Bells

Monday, September 3, 2018

I have placed a project on to Donor’s Choose, to raise money for Hand Drums – Finding The Beat Can Be Tricky.  I would greatly appreciate any and all support towards the success of this project. 
At the end of afternoon clubs, please collect your children promptly, from the music room.  If you child usually walks home, please e-mail with written permission for your son/daughter to walk home.

Schedule:

Monday, September 3 – Labor Day

Wednesday, September 5 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 5 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, September 7 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Monday, September 10 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 12 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 12 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, September 14 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Please sign up for text updates I use the app ‘Remind’.  You can sign up by texting the club code to 81010.  If you have any questions about this process please e-mail me at lowri.casimiro@cvesd.org or come and see me in room 701.

Guitar Grooves, please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra, please text @wcstr to 81010

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For string orchestra, instrument Loans are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, instruments MUST be returned Monday morning so that they are available for use in music class.  Late returns will jeopardize future loans.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument for your child to enable daily practice.  For rentals, I am suggesting Harmony music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and have a good range of quality student instruments.  For purchase I recommend the Hoffmann Range if string instruments from Shar Music.  Please e-mail me if you wish to check the size of the instrument your child requires.

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Practice:

Beginning Guitar Grooves:  Yellow submarine, Okey Pokey

Beginning Strings: Statue of Liberty, The Ant Song, See The Little Monkey, Bow holds.

Adv. Strings: Impulse, Holly & The Ivy, Jingle Bells

Monday, August 27, 2018

All music clubs are full and registration is now closed, clubs filled to capacity very quickly this year! We start up this week and begin meeting with beginner string orchestra on Monday & Wednesday morning, Guitar Grooves  on Wednesday afternoon and advanced strings on Friday afternoon. 

At the end of afternoon clubs, please collect your children promptly, from the music room.  If you child usually walks home, please e-mail with written permission for your son/daughter to walk home.

Schedule:

Monday, August 27 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 29 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 29 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, August 31 – Advanced Strings 8:00 – 8:45

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Monday, September 3 – Labor Day

Wednesday, September 5 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, September 5 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, September 7 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Please sign up for text updates I use the app ‘Remind’.  You can sign up by texting the club code to 81010.  If you have any questions about this process please e-mail me at lowri.casimiro@cvesd.org or come and see me in room 701.

Guitar Grooves, please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra, please text @wcstr to 81010

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For string orchestra, instrument Loans are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, instruments MUST be returned Monday morning so that they are available for use in music class.  Late returns will jeopardize future loans.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument for your child to enable daily practice.  For rentals, I am suggesting Harmony music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and have a good range of quality student instruments.  For purchase I recommend the Hoffmann Range if string instruments from Shar Music.  Please e-mail me if you wish to check the size of the instrument your child requires.

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Practice:

Beginning Guitar Grooves:  Yellow submarine, Okey Pokey

Beginning Strings: Statue of Liberty, The Ant Song, See The Little monkey, Bow holds.

Adv. Strings: Impuls, Holly & The Ivy, Jinlge Bells

Monday, August 20, 2018

All music clubs are full and registration is now closed, clubs filled to capacity very quickly this year! We start up this week and begin meeting with beginner string orchestra on Monday & Wednesday morning, Guitar Grooves  on Wednesday afternoon and advanced strings on Friday afternoon. 

At the end of afternoon clubs, please collect your children promptly, from the music room.  If you child usually walks home, please e-mail with written permission for your son/daughter to walk home.

Schedule:

Monday, August 20 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 22 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 22 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, August 24 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Monday, August 27 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 29 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 29 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, August 31 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Please sign up for text updates I use the app ‘Remind’.  You can sign up by texting the club code to 81010.  If you have any questions about this process please e-mail me at lowri.casimiro@cvesd.org or come and see me in room 701.

Guitar Grooves, please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra, please text @wcstr to 81010

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For string orchestra, instrument Loans are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, instruments MUST be returned Monday morning so that they are available for use in music class.  Late returns will jeopardize future loans.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument for your child to enable daily practice.  For rentals, I am suggesting Harmony music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and have a good range of quality student instruments.  For purchase I recommend the Hoffmann Range if string instruments from Shar Music.  Please e-mail me if you wish to check the size of the instrument your child requires.

Monday, August 13, 2018

WELCOME BACK!!!!

I hope you all had a fabulous summer and I am looking forward to a very exciting year with the music program!

All music clubs are full and registration is now closed, clubs filled to capacity very quickly this year! We start up this week and begin meeting with beginner string orchestra on Monday & Wednesday morning, Guitar Grooves  on Wednesday afternoon and advanced strings on Friday afternoon. 

At the end of afternoon clubs, please collect your children promptly, from the music room.

Schedule:

Monday, August 13 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 15 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 15 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, August 17 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Monday, August 20 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 22 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday, August 22 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday, August 24 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:00

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Please sign up for text updates I use the app ‘Remind’.  You can sign up by texting the club code to 81010.  If you have any questions about this process please e-mail me at lowri.casimiro@cvesd.org or come and see me in room 701.

Guitar Grooves, please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra, please text @wcstr to 81010

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For string orchestra, instrument Loans are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, instruments MUST be returned Monday morning so that they are available for use in music class.  Late returns will jeopardize future loans.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument for your child to enable daily practice.  For rentals, I am suggesting Harmony music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and have a good range of quality student instruments.  For purchase I recommend the Hoffmann Range if string instruments from Shar Music.  Please e-mail me if you wish to check the size of the instrument your child requires.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Opus

Registration for the San Diego Youth Symphony, Community Opus Program is now officially open for the next academic year.  There is limited availability and space, so please sign up sooner rather than later!  You can enroll you child in the Opus program by following THIS LINK. 

Please refer to Musician Handbook 2018-2019 for further information about the Opus Program.

All student participating is music activities after school MUST be collected from the music room when the club finishes. Please be mindful with regards to the end of club pick up times. I often have my own commitments after school. When you are late collecting your children from clubs, I am late for my own commitments & appointments.

 

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Clubs will not be meeting May 13 – June 1

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Except:

Friday May 25 – Whole Orchestra will meet 8:00 – 8:45

Friday May 24 – Advanced Orchestra will meet 12:30 – 1:15

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Concert Dates:

Saturday May 12 – The String orchestra have been invited to perform at “Hearts for Arts”, an event sponsored by The Rotary Club of Chula Vista, Eastlake, raising money for the VAPA programs of CVESD.  The Event takes place at Gran Rey Church, 871 Harold Place, ste 301, Chula Vista, CA 91914.  We will meet at the venue at 12 noon.  Concert dress – Black bottoms, blue string orchestra shirt & dark shoes.

Tuesday May 29 – Piano Dedication Ceremony, The Wolf canyon Orchestras and GLEE will be performing.  The ceremony will begin at 2pm in the MPR.

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Follow us on Twitter @wolfcanyonmusic

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If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010

Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice: As our young musicians develop their instrumental skill, practice is essential to their progress. You can help stimulate their motivation to practice by allocating a quiet space and time into their routine with gentle but firm reminders! “Come on, it’s 5 o’clock, it’s time for you to practice now!”

Guitar Grooves: Please look in the guitar tab of the blog. Beg – Eleanor Rigby, This land is your land, You are my sunshine. ALL – Brown Eyed Girl

Beginner Strings: The Abandoned Funhouse & Impulse

Advanced Orchestra – Fiddling With The Classics & Dragon Slayer

Instrument loans through school are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, all loaned instruments must be returned by 8am Monday morning so that they are available for other students to use.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument to enable a daily practice routine. For rentals I am suggesting Harmony Music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and they have a good range of quality student instruments. They are offering a ‘reduced deposit deal’. Informational flyers will be sent home. Please e-mail me to ask if you wish to check on the size of the instrument your child requires.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Opus

Registration for the San Diego Youth Symphony, Community Opus Program is now officially open for the next academic year.  There is limited availability and space, so please sign up sooner rather than later!  You can enroll you child in the Opus program by following THIS LINK. 

Please refer to Musician Handbook 2018-2019 for further information about the Opus Program.

 

All student participating is music activities after school MUST be collected from the music room when the club finishes. Please be mindful with regards to the end of club pick up times. I often have my own commitments after school. When you are late collecting your children from clubs, I am late for my own commitments & appointments.

The Schedule for this week:

Monday May 7 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Monday May 7 – Recorder Ninjas meet 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday May 9 – Guitar Grooves meet 3:30 – 4:30

Thursday May 10 – Wolf canyon Music Showcase

Friday May 10 – Strings will not be meeting.

 

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Clubs will not be meeting May 13 – May 18

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Concert Dates:

Thursday May 10, 6:00pm call for 6:30pm start – Wolf canyon Spring Showcase

Saturday May 12 – The String orchestra have been invited to perform at “Hearts for Arts”, an event sponsored by The Rotary Club of Chula Vista, Eastlake, raising money for the VAPA programs of CVESD.  The Event takes place at Gran Rey Church, 871 Harold Place, ste 301, Chula Vista, CA 91914.  We will meet at the venue at 12 noon.  Concert dress – Black bottoms, blue string orchestra shirt & dark shoes.

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If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010

Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice: As our young musicians develop their instrumental skill, practice is essential to their progress. You can help stimulate their motivation to practice by allocating a quiet space and time into their routine with gentle but firm reminders! “Come on, it’s 5 o’clock, it’s time for you to practice now!”

Guitar Grooves: Please look in the guitar tab of the blog. Beg – Eleanor Rigby, This land is your land, You are my sunshine. ALL – Brown Eyed Girl

Beginner Strings: The Abandoned Funhouse & Impulse

Advanced Orchestra – Fiddling With The Classics & Dragon Slayer

Instrument loans through school are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, all loaned instruments must be returned by 8am Monday morning so that they are available for other students to use.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument to enable a daily practice routine. For rentals I am suggesting Harmony Music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and they have a good range of quality student instruments. They are offering a ‘reduced deposit deal’. Informational flyers will be sent home. Please e-mail me to ask if you wish to check on the size of the instrument your child requires.

Monday April 30, 2018

All student participating is music activities after school MUST be collected from the music room when the club finishes. Please be mindful with regards to the end of club pick up times. I often have my own commitments after school. When you are late collecting your children from clubs, I am late for my own commitments & appointments.

The Schedule for this week:

 

Monday April 30 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Monday April  30 – Recorder Ninjas meet 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday May 2 – Guitar Grooves meet 3:30 – 4:30

Friday May 4 – Beginner Strings meet 8:00 – 8:45

Friday May 4 – Advanced Strings meet 12:30 – 1:30

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Monday May 7 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Monday May 7 – Recorder Ninjas meet 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday May 9 – Guitar Grooves meet 3:30 – 4:30

Friday May 10 – Beginner Strings meet 8:00 – 8:45

Friday May 10 – Advanced Strings meet 12:30 – 1:30

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Concert Dates:

Thursday May 10, 6:00pm call for 6:30pm start – Wolf canyon Spring Showcase

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If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010

Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice: As our young musicians develop their instrumental skill, practice is essential to their progress. You can help stimulate their motivation to practice by allocating a quiet space and time into their routine with gentle but firm reminders! “Come on, it’s 5 o’clock, it’s time for you to practice now!”

Guitar Grooves: Please look in the guitar tab of the blog. Beg – Eleanor Rigby, This land is your land, You are my sunshine. ALL – Brown Eyed Girl

Beginner Strings: The Abandoned Funhouse & Impulse

Advanced Orchestra – Fiddling With The Classics & Dragon Slayer

Instrument loans through school are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, all loaned instruments must be returned by 8am Monday morning so that they are available for other students to use.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument to enable a daily practice routine. For rentals I am suggesting Harmony Music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and they have a good range of quality student instruments. They are offering a ‘reduced deposit deal’. Informational flyers will be sent home. Please e-mail me to ask if you wish to check on the size of the instrument your child requires.

Monday, April 23, 2018

All student participating is music activities after school MUST be collected from the music room when the club finishes. Please be mindful with regards to the end of club pick up times. I often have my own commitments after school. When you are late collecting your children from clubs, I am late for my own commitments & appointments.

The Schedule for this week:

Monday April 23 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Monday April  23 – Recorder Ninjas meet 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday April 25 – Guitar Grooves meet 3:30 – 4:30

Friday April 27 – Beginner Strings meet 8:00 – 8:45

Friday April 27 – Advanced Strings meet 12:30 – 1:30

 

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Monday April 30 – Beginner Strings 8:00 – 8:45

Monday April  30 – Recorder Ninjas meet 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday May 3 – Guitar Grooves meet 3:30 – 4:30

Friday May 5 – Beginner Strings meet 8:00 – 8:45

Friday May 5 – Advanced Strings meet 12:30 – 1:30

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Concert Dates:

Thursday, April 19, grade 2 extravaganza, Folk Tales from Around The World

Thursday May 10, 6:00pm call for 6:30pm start – Wolf canyon Spring Showcase

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If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010

String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010

Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice: As our young musicians develop their instrumental skill, practice is essential to their progress. You can help stimulate their motivation to practice by allocating a quiet space and time into their routine with gentle but firm reminders! “Come on, it’s 5 o’clock, it’s time for you to practice now!”

Guitar Grooves: Please look in the guitar tab of the blog. Beg – Eleanor Rigby, This land is your land, You are my sunshine. ALL – Brown Eyed Girl

Beginner Strings: The Abandoned Funhouse & Impulse

Advanced Orchestra – Fiddling With The Classics & Dragon Slayer

Instrument loans through school are free of charge from Friday afternoon to Monday morning, all loaned instruments must be returned by 8am Monday morning so that they are available for other students to use.

Please consider renting or purchasing an instrument to enable a daily practice routine. For rentals I am suggesting Harmony Music Company, they are local to Chula Vista and they have a good range of quality student instruments. They are offering a ‘reduced deposit deal’. Informational flyers will be sent home. Please e-mail me to ask if you wish to check on the size of the instrument your child requires.