Interested in continuing your music studies throughout the summer? Check out these super awesome summer camps! Summer arts camps for high school musicians cater to various specialties – chamber music, symphony orchestras, jazz and improve classes, music theory and composition classes, college audition prep, private lessons, master classes, recitals, concerts, and more! Please visit camp websites and take note of application deadlines, audition requirements, location, and tuition.
Please note that none of the above camps are endorsed or promoted by FCPS. This list was merely created by Miss. Smith as a helpful resource.
Interested in participating in this year's District XII Solo & Ensemble Festival? Forms are up on Blackboard, or click here. Forms and registration fees are due to Miss. Smith by Monday, February 24th.
See Miss. Smith ASAP if you would like help selecting music!
Students, please remember to come by and pick up all of your pie and cheesecake fundraiser items from the orchestra room this Wednesday, February 12th from 2-4pm. Pies & cheesecakes are delivered frozen and need to be given to your customers immediately. All orders that are not picked up will be throw away, as the orchestra has no freezer space to store them.
Interested in taking orchestra all 4 years, but don't know how to fit it into your schedule since you now have to take the required Economics and Personal Finance course? You have a few options!
1) View the following 4-year layout for the advanced or standard diploma as provided by the FCPS Fine & Performing Arts Office:
2) Take the Economics and Personal Finance course online - during the school year OR over the summer! Ask you counselor in Student Services for more information.
3) Take the Economics and Personal Finance and other arts electives for credit at this summer's Institute For the Arts (IFTA)! See more information about this wonderful summer arts program below:
The McLean High School Orchestra Program seeks to develop individual musical artistry, ensemble excellence, and promote a life-long enjoyment of music in each young person. This important goal cannot be attained without a sincere desire, effort, and commitment from each orchestra member.