2014 Magazine Sale

The orchestra program’s annual magazine sale has been kicked off. Students should have brought home paperwork including a catalog, order forms, and reach out booklet. Please take a moment to renew your existing subscription or order a new title either on an order form or on-line at www.gaschoolstore.com. Enter our code 2520013 when placing an order. The sale will conclude on Monday, October 13, with all paper orders due at this time.

Your student graduated or don’t have a student in the program but would still like to support the orchestra program? Order on line at any time throughout the sale and throughout the school year. Just use the website link and code above.

Thank you for the support of our orchestra!

Fiddlers and the Farmers Market

The Mona Shore Fiddlers will be performing Saturday, October 4th, at the Muskegon Farmers Market from 10:00 AM – Noon.

Come get your local produce, meats, bake goods, flowers, cookies, lunch, etc. oh and some good music!!!  If you are one of the few  who have not been to the new Muskegon Farmers Market this is a good excuse to get there.

For more info on the market visit: http://www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com


High School Fiddle Gig Reminder

Attention Fiddlers – Please remember our first performance is Thursday, Aug 28 with a call time of 6 PM at the Mona Lake Boat Club.  We are joining Uneven Ground and entertaining members of the Irish American Society at their summer barbecue.  Although this event is not open to the public, parents of fiddlers may attend and may wish to bring a lawn chair.  Please wear your green fiddle shirt and remember to bring a music stand if you need one (I will bring chairs for our cellists).  Our set list includes: John Ryan (AABB, Solo 1, AB, Solo2, AABB), Star of the County Down (AB, Verse 1 vocal solo, All sing Chorus, Vocal solo 2, All sing chorus, AB, Break, AB), Sally Gardens (Leah and Paul kick off, all join in on B, vocal solo, all play AB, vocal solo 2, all play AB), Road to Lisdonvarna & Swallowtail (AABB, pennywhistle solo, AABB, 5x’s Swallowtail).  See you soon!

Welcome Back

This week begins the back to school process with High School registration and Middle School Ports of Call.  The MSOPA welcomes back orchestra students to a new school year, and also welcomes Mona Shores Alumn Mr. Nick Mosely as the new Middle School Orchestra Director. Mr. Mosely will be teaching Campbell and Lincoln Park 5th Grade Orchestra, 6th Grade Orchestra, & 8th Grade Orchestra.

Middle School: Ports of Call – Early Registration:

Tuesday, Aug. 19 – 6th grade
Wednesday, Aug. 20 – 7th/8th grade
9 am – noon ; 3 pm – 6 pm
Make-Up Date:
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 4 pm – 6 pm
If you have more than one student, please bring them on the same day to save you time!

High School  Registration Dates:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

8:00 – 10:30 am Sophomores (Last Names A-L)
1:00 – 3:30 pm Juniors & Seniors (Last Names A-L)

Friday, August 22, 2014

8:00 – 10:30 am Sophomores & Juniors (Last Names M-Z)
1:00 – 3:30 pm Seniors (Last Names M-Z)

Monday, August 25, 2014 9:00 am – 2:00 pm All Freshmen
Meet in Sailor Center

Mona Shores Orchestra Parent Association


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