Myers Corners Elementary School


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Fifth Grade Orchestra

Miss Gricius, Director

Hello, and welcome to 5th Grade Orchestra. I have attached the Orchestra Handbook and Lesson Assignments. Feel free to email me with any questions. The Winter Informance will be scheduled By Mr Kieley and myself and students will be be notified of the date as soon as a date is selected. 
Students are expected to fill out a Practice Log on a weekly basis. Please make sure the students have a completed practice log. I have attached a blank generic form: 

All 5th Grade Orchestra students need:

Essential Elements 2000 Book 1 (Required)
Violins/Violas need a Shoulder Rest 
Cellos should have an anchor
Folding Music Stand (optional)
Extra Strings (optional)

Please contact Ms. Gricius if you have any questions regarding required materials and supplies. Essential Elements 2000 book 1 and 2 can be purchased at your instrument rental supplier or at local music stores. They can also be purchased online at the following music stores:



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