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Students at the High School Level are able to earn a letter in orchestra. There are several requirements to fulfill if the student chooses to obtain an orchestra letter.

HMS Orchestra Lettering Policy

1. Participate in WDA and/or State Music Festival

2. Audition for and/or Participate in two extra-curricular music events
examples: Strolling Strings, All-State Audition, Church Performance, etc.

3. Attend two college level or above instrumental concerts

4. Must be a member in good standing of the orchestra.
Member in good standing status is based on the following:

i. Eligibility
ii. Maintainence of a 3.5 average in orchestra
iii. Appropriate behavior in the ensemble at all times
iv. Classroom effort/cooperation must be good
v. No Unexcused Absences from Concert

Students interested in Lettering for orchestra their 9th grade year should contact Mr. Overbeck. Students will then receive all paperwork to be filled out and turned in by the end of April 2012.

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