Winter Break Reminders:

Best Wishes for a Wonderful New Year

To-Do:  Relax and Prepare for 2016!

  •  Please check the music download section for music!
    • Middle school students:please get started on the ASTA National Orchestra Festival music. Our competition is coming up!!!

Upcoming (See performance schedule below or on website)

 

Citywide Orchestras Rehearsal Schedule

DPS City Wide Orchestra rehearsals and concerts are fast approaching.

Info and music parts are available on the Citywide website (http://dps-citywideorchestras.wikispaces.com/

) under the “Practice Tools” section.

Intermediate Honor Orchestra 
Rehearsal: Fri, Jan 8, 10a-4:30p, West High School
Rehearsal: Sat, Jan 9, 9a-2p, West High School
Performance: Sat, Jan 9, 3p, West High School

 

Advertising in the Concert Brochure

We’d love your help to secure community support for DSAO visiting artists and travel!  If you are ready to roll up your sleeves, check out our updated concert ad brochure.  Businesses or families can take out ads that appear for the remainder of the season (2 concerts) or just once as a note of congratulations.
Please put “Advertising”  in the subject line and contact Chari Pashman at kcdawg@comcast.net.  This is also a good way to put a personal message of congratulations for your student, to be displayed in the program.

 

 

 

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Master Mentor/Visiting Artist Program

If you have not already set up a contribution, we wanted to remind you about the $350 fee,  per family,  for our Master Mentors program.  This is an expectation for all DSAO families.

Contributions can be made by check or through the DSA Friends Foundation at www.dsafriends.org.  If you can’t make the payment all at once, please do so in monthly installments.   Please make checks payable to DSA Friends Foundation, and put “Orchestra family contribution” or “master mentor” in the memo line.  Please give checks to Tracy Holt in the main office.

This is also a fantastic way for family and friends to support your student! Please pass along the dsafriends.org website link to those you know are interested in supporting our programs.

For further information, please visit the OFA Fundraising website.


Volunteer Positions

SLOTS STILL OPEN!

Please visit this page to see if you can help with some of our open positions. It really does take a village, so let’s share the responsibility and help our kids!

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054ba9a92aa5f94-20152016

VISITATION DAYS 2015
Please sign up here to help with Visitation Days for prospective students!
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C054BA9A92AA5F94-visitation

No contribution is too small.  Every minute of volunteer time is valuable and appreciated.

Investing in DSAO

Advertising in the Concert Brochure

We’d love your help to secure community support for DSAO visiting artists and travel!  If you are ready to roll up your sleeves, check out our updated concert ad brochure.  Businesses or families can take out ads that appear for the entire season (4 concerts) or just once as a note of congratulations.
Please put “Advertising”  in the subject line and contact Chari Pashman at kcdawg@comcast.net.  This is also a good way to put a personal message of congratulations for your student, to be displayed in the program.

Schedule a House Party

Schedule a house party featuring DSAO musicians and ask the attendees to support  this year’s trips.  It’s a fun and easy way to introduce friends, family and community to the excellence of our program and could garner DSAO fans for years to come.

 Buy groceries, support DSAO

Make sure you purchase a reloadable King Soopers card! It’s simple to get started with a $2.50 card.  Each time you reload the card, DSAO gets 5% back! Everyone buys groceries, so it a very easy way for friends and family to contribute as well. You may email Carol Fennell for information about purchasing a card.

DSA is collecting Boxtops!

DSA receives free money for each box top turned in.  Please group the box tops in a bag or envelope, and mark them with “Orchestra” so that the funds will come to us.  The collection box is located in the main office.


Concerts for 2015-2016

2015-16 CONCERT SCHEDULE AVAILABLE NOW! This year is better than ever and we can’t wait to share our talent with you! Please visit  http://dsa.dpsk12.org/performances/ as each concert date approaches (usually at least 3 weeks ahead of concert dates). You will be able to purchase tickets online!

MIDWINTER’S MUSIC
Orchestra Concerts
February 26, 2016 7:00 P
February 27, 2016 3:00 PM

SPRING INTO THE SEASON WITH DSAO!
Chamber Music Concerts
May 6, 2016 7:00 PM
May 7, 2016 3:00 PM

Orchestra Concerts
May 14, 2016 7:00 PM
May 15, 2016 3:00 PM

Colorado Chamber Players

Shostakovich Year One