Orchestra Letter Requirements

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					                      Orchestra Letter Requirements
                                 2009 – 10 School Year

To receive a letter in Orchestra, the student must complete the following:

1)     Demonstrate a positive attitude towards the orchestra program.
2)     Attend all required rehearsals and performances. (missed performances must be
       excused in advanced unless there are special circumstances)
3)     Accumulate 400 points to receive the first letter award of the letter and pin.
4)     Points follow the student from grade to grade. This point system will begin with
       the 2009-10 school year.
5)     Students must obtain an authorization signature verifying participation in each
       event. (Whoever is in charge of the event – church music director, private
       teacher, choir director, etc.)
6)     Points accumulated for first semester must be turned in at the end of the first
       semester. Second semester points should be turned in prior to the final awards
       concert so that awards can be properly prepared.
7)     For each additional 400 points earned over and above the first 400 points, the
       student will receive a bar, which signifies an additional letter.
8)     “Double Bars” are awarded to those students who earn 800 points or more in one
       school year. “Triple Bars” are awarded for 1200 or more points in one year and
       “Quadruple Bars” are awarded for earning 1600 points or more in one school
       year.
9)     For Orchestra Activities not listed on this form, please discuss with Mrs.
       Casanova.

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First Semester (2009-10 School Year)

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Points Activity (Lettering – )Point system


10             Participating in an Orchestra fund raiser (10 points per fund raiser)
40             School concert (40 points per concert)
10             Set-up or breakdown of staging area for performance
30             Student conductor
Points to be
Determined     Services to Orchestra – Publicity, etc. (discuss this with Mrs. Casanova)
20             Participating in solo and ensemble contest
25             All-State Orchestra Audition
25             Western States Audition
25             All-State Orchestra Participant
25             Western States Participant
25             All County Audition
25             All County Participant
25             Participating in Youth Orchestra (DYAO, Front Range Youth) (points per
               semester)
40             Enrolled in private lessons (points per semester)
10             Helping w/Display night for elementary students (10 pts per night)
10             Assisting the orchestra class at an elementary or middle school (points per lesson)
10             Active involvement in school or church musical group (10 points per semester)
25             Solo performance at church, recital, etc. (this must be on your orchestral
               instrument)
15             Ensemble performance
50             Musical (pit, tech, chorus, etc.)