EIGHTH GRADE PRACTICES FOR WINTER CONCERT
WENDY WARNER VISITS MILTON
On November 15, cellist Wendy Warner performed for NMS orchestra students. Thank you to Mr. Rodriguez for setting this up, and to Mrs. Nath and Mrs. Garrett for being our chaperones!
MILTON MASCIADRI VISITS MILTON
On November 2, Northwestern Middle School seventh graders and all bass players enjoyed a wonderful master class performance by Dr. Milton Masciadri from the University of Georgia, and one of his doctoral students. NMS bassists had a front row seat!
NMS STUDENTS ENJOY PUMPKIN POPS PREVIEW AT MILTON
On October 19, Northwestern Orchestra students got to hear the Milton Orchestras perform their Pumpkin Pops dress rehearsal! Thank you, Mr. Rodriguez!
SUMMIT PIANO TRIO AT MILTON
Orchestra students enjoyed a great concert by the Summit Piano Trio at Milton on October 2. Many thanks to the performers violinist Helen Kim, pianist Robert Henry, and cellist Charae Krueger, and to Mr. Rodriguez, the Milton Orchestra Director, for hosting us!
MUSICON IS A SUCCESS
Thank you to everyone who participated in the MUSICON fundraiser. We had a great time celebrating on September 22!
Participation levels were
Eighth Grade: 67%
Seventh Grade: 76%
Sixth Grade: 80%
CONGRATS to the following families who will have reserved seating at the orchestra concerts:
8/14/2017– Great news! At our GMEA meeting this evening the middle school orchestra directors agreed to have a Middle School Honor Orchestra– selected by audition, with the Middle School Honor Clinic. See the letter on the handouts page.
8/7/2017– Welcome back! The room is all set up and I can’t wait to see everyone!