Welcome to Ms. Photiades's webpage! I am the 6th grade orchestra teacher for River Valley and Woodgate Intermediate Schools. Please check this site often for updates and information. Weekly Practice Spots are listed in the links column for each school and will be updated every Friday with the following week's assignments.
I can be contacted at the following locations:
River Valley (AM): (254)-761-5699 ex 4807
Woodgate (PM): (254)-761-5690 ex 4133
Announcements for the week of April 14th, 2013
-Scholarship forms for the Baylor Private Lesson Scholarship due Tuesday, April 16th
-Our performance of Eleanor Rigby with the 5th grade guitar students is Thursday, April 18th and Thursday, May 30th
-Auditions for Middle School Chamber Orchestra will be conducted in class Wednesday, May 1st. Audition music is located on my website
-Auditions for our final Seating Test will be Friday, May 3rd in class.
-To watch the PBS Documentary Film "Orchestra of Exiles" which while be available for streaming through May 14th, click here: http://video.pbs.org/video/2363841799.
Students who wish to receive extra credit for watching the movie can complete a short quiz for me available in class.
-Our spring trip to Dallas to see the Symphony is Thursday, May 23rd
-New Music PDFs are located in the "Orchestra Music" tab. Click on your part and print off the music so you may begin practicing! Violins, please print off both the Violin 1 and Violin 2 parts!
Here are our concert dates for the 2012-2013 school year. Please mark them on your calendar!
Combined River Valley and Woodgate Concerts at the Midway Performing Arts Center (PAC):
Spring Concert: Thursday, May 16th at 6:30 PM