WELCOME TO THE
                                                                            WILKERSON
                    WILDCAT ORCHESTRA
                                                               2016-2017  Season
                                                            Building Symphonic Musicians!!
     **This Road (website) to Success will always be "under construction"...
                         **visit this site often and check for updates weekly
                        
            It will be a GOLD (medal) year of music and fun!!
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     **Hollywood Bowl-Lego Symphony Orchestra--Picture taken @ Legoland-San Diego


               Mr. David Anderson-Orchestra Director---Wilkerson Intermediate School
                                                                                                   12312 Sawmill Road
                                                                                                   The Woodlands, TX. 77380
                                                                                  832-592-8900       danderson@conroeisd.net
                                                                                         
                                                          GO ASTROS!!   Go RedWings, OU Sooners.....and  BGSU FALCONS!!


                                                     ***WILDCAT ORCHESTRA--5th & 6th Grade Important Information & News
   
                                                 
6th grade Philharmonic Orchestra
                  Morning rehearsals continue--- April 26th  & April 28th  at 7:45 am in the Orchestra Room.
  **Parents, you will be able to drop off your child in the back (by the cafeteria and the bus loading zone) between 7:35 am--7:45 am
                                              
   Hello Orchestra Parents and Students:
     It's hard to believe that there are only 28 more days left in this 2016-2017 school year, HOWEVER, as you know, we are not done , or even close to being done. Our focus now is on  to our Concert/Performance part of the year.  Several performances and concerts for both 5th & 6th graders are coming in about 2-3 weeks.   Below is a update on the dates of these important concerts  (rehearsals)  and performances.   A detailed letter for the Cavalier Music Festival  (click on Cavalier) is provided with a link on this website (for Philharmonic Members)  and a link is provided for the  Lock-In and String Fling information  (click on Lock-In) that will give you the needed information for these concerts.
 
      DATE                                EVENT                                                                Who is Involved                                 Time
   MAY 16th--    The Cavalier Music Festival--@ CPHS                               6th grade Philharmonic Orchestra--          9:00 am--12:30 pm
    MAY 19th--     Wilkerson Orchestra Lock-In-- @ Wilkerson                     ALL Wilkerson Orchestra Members          4:30 pm --8:30 pm
                          
    MAY 24th--     CPHS Feeder Zone- String Fling-@ CPHS                       ALL Wilkerson Orchestra Members          6:30 pm --8:30 pm
   May 25th--      Wilkerson Spring Concerts for School-@ Wilkerson         6th grade Philharmonic Orchestra-            9:00 & 10:00 am

 

                                                       **To all  NEW (and incoming)  5th graders for the 2017-2018 school year  
                                                            that need and or want the Orchestra Information Letter

                                                                       (Click-Welcome Letter Link below)
                                                2017-2018 Welcome Letter--New 5th grade Orchestra Members


FINALLY!!
 Our annual CISD 6th grade Solo & Ensemble contest/festival  was Saturday--April 8th-- and what a GREAT SUCCESS it was.....We had our best year ever!!  Out of 16 entries that performed, 14 of the entries earned a SUPERIOR RATING  (a 1) and a Medal !!  Two of my entries earn the rating of EXCELLENT (2) and will be getting a nice certificate from me very soon. CONGRATULATIONS to ALL my 6th graders who performed.  I also want to thank several of my 6th grade Orchestra members who stayed after school on Friday to help get the rooms ready, and put up signs. For those 6th graders that brought in food, drinks, or snacks for the Judges and other Directors, Thank you as well. Our contest/festival would not have been successful without the great help from those that helped on Friday, or most of the day on Saturday.   THANK YOU again!!



    
 ***Parents..The daily site (link) for 5th, and 6th grade Orchestra--is ACTIVE and ready to visit and view!!...Our 2016-2017 Performance & Event schedule is now on the website, so you can view it whenever you need it, or download the schedule and print it out. Please add these important dates to your calendars if you haven't already so you don't miss these events and concerts.
    

                                  
      
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