Roller Skating Night! – Thursday, Nov. 7th from 6:00-8:00pm

ROLLER SKATING NIGHT!!!

Thursday, Nov. 7th from 6:00-8:00pm

 

Thunderbird Roller Rink

3200 Thunderbird Lane

Plano, TX 75075

 

  • Open to all Dowell Orchestra Members!
  • Admission for roller skates is covered by orchestra! If you would like roller blades, provide $3 cash as you enter.
  • No experience needed! Skating aids are available for purchase ($3)
  • Concessions and Arcade games are available for purchase!

 

Wear your 2019-2020 Dowell Orchestra T-Shirt.

Hope to see you there!

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Field Trip

Our Dallas Symphony Orchestra Field Trip is on Friday, Nov. 1st for participating students!

 

Students stay after school and have pizza and other food items before we go! We’ll depart around 4:45pm and return around 10:15pm.

 

Costumes are encouraged for the live music movie performance of Tim Burton’s ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’.

 

Hope to see you there!

Beginner Level Movie Night!

Calling all beginner orchestra students! We are having our Beginner Level Movie Night on Friday, Oct. 18th from 4:00-6:30pm in the Orchestra!

 

Bring pillows and blankets, and we’ll provide the food (including pizza)! We’ll be watching the new live action movie ‘Aladdin’.

 

Hope to see you there!

String Fling Concert: Thursday, Oct. 10th at 7:00pm

Our String Fling Concert is only two weeks away from today on Thursday, October 10th at 7:00pm in the DMS Cafeteria.

 

  • Students need to arrive to the Orchestra Room at 6:40pm for tuning and setting up.

 

  • Students take home their instruments after the concert, in which they begin practicing for a grade the next week. For Cello/Basses – Please make sure you bring a car that can adequately transport the instrument. Please do not put any instruments in the bed of a pickup truck!

 

  • Dress: School issued Dowell Orchestra T-Shirts, Nice Jeans, Tennis or casual shoes (no Flip Flops)

*Note: We are having some technical difficulties with the T Shirts. I’ll keep you all updated.

 

This concert is always a blast, and the beginners have been doing absolutely fantastic this year. Please let me know if you have any questions! Can’t wait to see you all there!

Dowell MS All-Region Workshop: Friday, Sept. 20th from 4:00-6:00pm

Dowell MS is conducting their All-Region Workshop on Friday, Sept. 20th from 4:00-6:00pm in the Fine Arts Wing.

 

Students will work with clinicians on their All-Region Music with their respective instruments. This event is required for all Honors level students, and open to any student interested in auditioning for the All-Region orchestra.

 

Hope to see you there!

Upper Level Movie Night – Friday, Sept. 6th from 4:00-6:30pm

Greetings,

 

Dowell Orchestra is having their upper level movie night on Friday, Sept. 6th from 4:00-6:30pm.

We will watch a newly released movie (PG rating), and then have a pizza dinner in the cafeteria afterwards!

This movie night is open to all Upper Level Students (Philharmonic, Sinfonietta, and Honors), beginners will have their in October.

 

Hope to see you all there!

First Day of School and Upcoming Dates

We are so excited for tomorrow!

 

Students do not need their instruments for the first day of school, but please have them bring it on Friday.

 

Here are our upcoming dates:

Orchestra Parent Meeting (All Orchestra Students): Tuesday, August 20th at 6:30pm – DMS Cafeteria

 

Fine Arts Fun Night (Open to All Orchestra Students): Sunday, August 25th from 6:00-8:00pm at the APEX Center in McKinney. Entry fee is $5

 

Upper Level Movie Night (Philharmonic, Sinfonietta, and Honors Students): Friday, Sept. 6th from 4:00-6:30pm in the DMS Orchestra Room/Cafeteria. Pizza Provided.