Crockett M.S. Orchestra Program
BEGINNING VIOLA COURSE*
BEGINNING CELLO* /BASS COURSE
Beginning Violin*, Viola* or Cello* courses are open to any 6th grade student, new to orchestra program.
Enrolled students WILL need to have their own instruments.
Local music stores ("In Tune", "Music World", "Paesano")
provide wide range of affordable options, including rent to own.
In addition to local music stores many other options are available: teacher approved affordable instruments can be found at Musicalmart.net with prices starting at $49.99. or check various local newspapers or Internet sites
Beginning bass students, SCHOOL INSTRUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE !
Please keep in mind that signing up for orchestra does not guaranty you a school instrument.
Students will have opportunity to learn basic playing techniques on the instrument of choice (VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO or BASS) and international language of music (reading, writing and counting music notation) as well as fundamentals of music appreciation.
After successful completion of this course, students will be ready for exiting performing opportunities as a 7th grade member of Intermediate or Advanced Orchestra.
Intermediate Orchestra Course
(open to 7th grade students )
This course is designed to improve, re-teach and transition students from elementary to intermediate level of playing.
Available to 7th grade students who enrolled and completed 6th grade beginning level
Advanced Orchestra Course
(open to 7th grade students )
This course is open to 7th grade students, who completed all requirements of first year learning with excellence and demonstrated satisfactory conduct and positive attitude. This course is designed to transition students from elementary to intermediate and concert level of playing.
Due to instrument shortages, Crockett Orchestra instruments will be assigned to orchestra students in the following order: Concert Orchestra students first, followed by Orchestra Two , Orchestra One and and then Beginners.
Parents/students who want to apply for a school instrument are expected
to sign and return required ECISD Instrument Loan Form with
non-refundable payment of $35.00 for instrument & supplies maintenance cost
(Checks should be made payable to Crockett Orchestra)
Note: All school instruments must be returned after Spring Graduation Concert in May for inventory and repairs. Students who use school instruments will be unable to practice during the long summer break. Therefore, if at all possible, please consider obtaining your own instrument.
CONCERT ORCHESTRA COURSE
(open to 8th grade orchestra students by teacher's placement only)
Designed for orchestra players who would like to excel in solo, ensemble, orchestra performance and sight-reading on instrument of their choice.
This course will provide students with hands-on learning experiences through daily rehearsals .
All eligible students may gain valuable orchestra, solo and ensemble concert experience through participation in many opportunities for excellence, provided by ECISD FINE ARTS PROGRAM:
E.C.I.S.D. Solo and Ensemble Contest;
All-City orchestra,UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest,
UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest,
Winter, Spring & West Side Orchestra Concerts,
Eligible orchestra students participate in exciting & entertaining
Orchestra is FUN!
Welcome to join us!
Dr. Bairamova (Dr. B), Crockett M.S. Orchestra Director
2301 N Conover, Odessa, TX. 79763
(432) 332-1451 (ext. 538)