Correia Middle School Music
The Correia Middle School Instrumental Program offers students the opportunity to learn cooperation, responsibility and self-discipline through musical expression in a group activity. Students have fun meeting new friends and participating in exciting activities. In addition, the music programs at Correia challenge students in areas of personal growth as they achieve musical appreciation that will last a lifetime.
CMEA Band & Orchestra Festival
Friday | March 16, 2018 - Marshall MS
Students in Orchestra, Jazz, and Advanced Band will be participating in the CMEA Band & Orchestra Festival being held at Marshall Middle School on Friday March 16. Students will be transported by bus to Marshall MS to perform for judges and receive a clinic that will help them improve in their ensembles. It is important that all students attend this graded performance as it will help us prepare for the Forum Music Competition held on April 6th.
Permission slips and information went home this past Wednesday and are due on Monday March 12th. Reprints of this is available at this link. Please return all permission slips by Monday, March 12.
Double Peak MS Jazz Festival (formally San Elijo)
March 21 - Double Peak MS
Correia's Jazz Ensemble will be participating in the Double Peak MS Jazz Festival on Wednesday March 21st. Students will be leaving Correia Middle School around 1pm and will return around 8:30pm. During the festival, students will have the opportunity to watch performances of other MS Jazz Ensembles and also perform for judges who will score their performance and provide comments as well as. Students will also receive a clinic to help them improve as an ensemble. The festival culminates in a fun evening performance/awards ceremony provided by the ensemble teachers including Mr. C, Mr. Dwyer, and Mr. Flores!
It is important that all students attend this graded performance. Information and a permission slip went home last Wednesday but is also available at this link. Please return all permission slips by Monday, March 12.
Correia Music Spring Fundraiser
Starting Friday, Correia Instrumental Music Association will begin a student fundraiser selling Hershey Chocolate products. This fundraiser will run March 9th through March 23rd. Funds raised during this drive will support the many needs of our music department including new strings for Orchestra and Guitar instruments, new music for the Spring Concert, and funding guest artists such as Glen Fisher. Since every music student at Correia Middle School will benefit from these funds, we highly encourage each student to sell at least one box.
While we hope to get strong support, students and families should not feel pressured to participate. If you would like to opt out of this fundraiser please fill out and return the decline slip available here.
Forum Music Festival & Knotts Berry Farm
April 6, 2018
March 1, 2018: Permission Slip Deadline
Advanced Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra will be attending the Forum Music festival and Knott's Berry Farm on Friday April 6. The students will be performing for a panel of judges and competing with other Southern California schools. Students will be excused from school the entire day and will return late in the evening. As this is a competition, it is helpful for all students to attend this festival in order for our ensembles to perform at their best.
If your student has not already signed up for this trip but would like to attend please use the forms provided. Return the permission slip and all forms to room 601 by March 1st, 2018
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