• Welcome to Holman Orchestra Website 2018-19

    8th grade Orchestra Picture 2018

    Congratulations to the group above (8th grade Orchestra) for earning a 1 HONOR RATING at the Large Ensemble Contest, in March 2018 and 1 Honor Rating at the Battle High School Festival in Columbia, MO, March 2018 as WELL!!! 

    This is a very big accomplishment and I am very proud of you all!  Good luck at PHS!! You will be missed at Holman!!!

    Love, Mrs. Goren-Scheer, Orchestra Director,

    Mr. Dunsmoor, Assistant Director, 6th grade Orchestra

    Mr. Knobel, Assistant Director, 7th and 8th grade Orchestra

    Supplies Needed: 2018-2019

    • Please make sure that every instrument and all auxilary materials have your student's name on them.
    • 5th grade: Informational Meeting is on Wednesday, August 22, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Pattonville High School Auditorium.  Classes begin during the week of August 27 at Drummond and Rose Acres and Wednesday, September 5th at Holman for 5th grade STEM students.  
    • Materials needed: Instrument in a good and working condition, rosin, shoulder pad/rest  (violin and viola, rock stop), music stand for home use and for performances, Essential Elements book corresponding with the instrument that your student plays. 
    • 6th grade Materials needed: Instrument in a good and working condition, rosin, soft cloth to wipe of the rosin, the shoulder REST for violin/viola, rock stop for cello for home use and performances, 3 ring one inch binder with 25 sheet protectors to store music in and dividers.  
    • Books: Essential Elements book 1 from last year!!
    • 7th & 8th grade Materials needed: Instrument in a good and working condition, rosin, soft cloth to wipe of the rosin, shoulder REST for violin/viola, rock stop for cello for home use and performances, 3 ring one inch binder with 25 sheet protectors to store music in.   Books: Essential Elements book 2. THIS IS A PURPLE BOOK Mrs. GS will provide other books/materials in class.
    • DRESS CODE FOR 6-8th grade:  White dressy top, black bottom, dressy black shoes and socks for performances.  
    • Orchestra T-shirts will also be recommended for a purchase as they will be used throughout the year for performances.
    • DRESS CODE for 5th grade: Orchestra shirt, black pants and black shoes, and orchestra shirt, and jeans.

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