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APA Orchestra Schedule and Updates - Week of 4/22

APA Orchestra Schedule and Updates

'Volunteers don't necessarily have the time; they just have the heart'

                                                                                                 -Elizabeth Andrew


Thank you so much to all of you who helped out with WGASC this weekend! It was an exhausting day, but we made it through. We are so grateful to all of you!


 All of our programs have events coming up and we always need volunteers! Every moment of time, every item, and every dollar donated, makes our programs better! Click the link below to see our upcoming Drumline, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and Color Guard events and find out how you can help!

Current OMG Happenings


  • OMG meetings for the rest of the year: 

  • May 1- Wednesday, Austin present

  • June 6- Thursday, Banquet, Senior Center

  • At our May 1st OMG Meeting we will be voting in our nominees for the 2024-2025 OMG Board. Do you like to plan events? We are still looking for Tournament Chairpersons for Band Champs in the Fall and Color Guard Tournaments in the Spring. If you are interested in helping next school year, please contact Heather Lopez, our current Parliamentarian, at if you would like to get involved.

  • Julie Mitchell- nominated to be OMG Secretary

  • Linda Farrow- nominated to be OMG Parliamentarian  

  •  Spring donations are due! Please pay your donations for Drumline, Wind Ensemble, Winter Guard and Jazz Band.  It pays for the Specialists, costumes, props, and equipment.  It is tax deductible. Thank you for your support!!

  • We are looking for photos to add to a slideshow for the Year End Banquet. Please click "Photos" below to upload any photos/videos you wish to share.

APA Orchestra- 4/22-26


Thank you to everyone who contributed during the WGASC Finals hosting last Saturday!

Regular week this week, with next week shifting to our “crunch time” prep for Fanfare and the return of Advanced Orchestra. One small adjustment: Pianos 1 will meet at their regular times on Tuesday and Thursday.

With AP Exams rapidly approaching, along with all of the concerts and the conclusions of the performance calendars, make sure you’re staying on top of coursework and assignments!


Tuesday, April 23rd:


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

Pianos 1 (MPR)


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

Brass coaching (Brass choir)

Pianos 2 (MPR)


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

Select Winds (+ all Chamber Orchestra)


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

Saxophone coaching (Sax ensemble)


Thursday, April 25th


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

Pianos 1

Woodwind Chamber coaching

Rooms available for small ensemble rehearsals


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

Pianos 2

Chamber Orchestra


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

Strings Chamber coaching (Group 1)


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

Strings Chamber coaching (Group 2)

Rooms available for small ensemble rehearsals


Friday, April 26th


APA Auditions (Round 2), times TBD


Upcoming Events


  • Fanfare Dress rehearsals: May 7th and 9th (schedule TBD)

  • Fanfare: May 10th @7:00 p.m.

  • May 21st @ 7:00 p.m.: Student Chamber Recital  

Additional Notes for Parents/Students


  • The student chamber recital is scheduled for May 21st, 2024 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Black Box Theater. All students in small groups and pianos will perform this evening.

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