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APA Orchestra Schedule and Updates- Week of 2/5

APA Orchestra

  • OMG meetings for the rest of the year: 

  • Mar. 6- Wednesday, Austin present

  • April 11- Thursday, Peter present

  • May 1- Wednesday, Austin present

  • June 6- Thursday, Banquet, Senior Center


  • Do you want to get involved?  Next year will be a new beginning for all our programs with many exciting changes and events. We need parents to help lead the way.  First, we need to form a nominating committee to identify candidates.  Please contact Heather Lopez, our Parliamentarian, at

  • Save the Date!! March 30, 2024 and April 20, 2024. We will be hosting the WGASC Color Guard Tournament and WGASC Championships. We still need  Ticketing and Parking Chairpersons.  Please sign up below.  In the next couple of weeks, we will update the sign up to include specific stations/jobs.

  •  We ask that you support Oiler Music Guild by making a family donation to help fund the Specialists, costumes, uniforms, and equipment. 

Schedule- 2/5-9


Tuesday, February, 5th: 


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Piano 1 Group

Percussion Ensemble (More sight reading and sheet music handed out)


3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Piano 2 Group

Brass Masterclass


4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Advanced Orchestra (Copies distributed for Festival)


6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Singin’ in the Rain orchestra read-down #1


Thursday, February 8th:


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Piano 1 Group

Woodwind Masterclass


3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Piano 2 Group

Chamber Orchestra (Sheet music distributed)


4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Advanced Orchestra (possible split repertoire rehearsal with Strings and Winds/Percussion)


5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Strings Masterclass

Saxophone Masterclass


 Upcoming Events


  • “Singin’ in the Rain” Musical Tech Week: March 11th-14th

  • “Singin’ in the Rain” Musical Shows: March 15th-17th, 22nd-24th

  • Philharmonic Society of Orange County Festival @ Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts: March 25th


Additional Notes for Parents/Students


  • Ensemble Placement Results: Click Button Below!

  • Keep an eye out for dates for our upcoming student recitals! Performance dates to be confirmed soon.

  • The ELO Orchestra section had a phenomenal weekend of shows! I’m incredibly proud of all the students involved, and the MMET faculty and students expressed an immense amount of gratitude for a full section of students joining in for such a big production.

  • Singin’ in the Rain rehearsals begin this week, for all Singin Pit Orchestra members.

  • HONOR CORD & LETTER APPLICATIONS are due on March 15th. a. APPLICATIONS can be found on the APA Web Site

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  •  iii. Students can sign up for WORKSHOPS to help fill out the applications:

  • APA FIELD TRIP TIME: Friday, Feb 9th. 8am-1pm 

  • a. Arts College Fair @ Saddleback College… over 25 colleges and universities will be there! 

  • As of last week, there were a few spaces left for APA students. Here is the link: 

  • The standard schedule for January and February can be found here: 

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