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Music

The Music program at Simonds is 100% funded through the SMTF. Without your financial support, our students wouldn’t be enriched with a well-rounded education that includes free weekly music instruction in each grade and yearly grade-level performances.  

Simonds students will be learning and singing again this year with our unique music program

provided by Mrs. J from Rhythm and Moves.  


EXTRACURRICULAR MUSIC PROGRAMs

SMTF works with several outside vendors to offer extra-curricular music programs that run September - May. For the 2017-18 school year, SMTF is proud to offer three optional programs: Choir, Strings, and Band. 

Choir - enrollment closed

There's no better way to start a day of learning than by singing with the Simonds' Superstars three mornings per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) from 8:00am - 8:45am. Simonds is pleased to have Choir Director, Karen Donnelly, from Starting Arts returning for another school year! Members of the choir will perform in the winter and spring choir performances (parents invited!) and at many other school events throughout the year (Carnival, Walkathon, Multicultural Fair, to name a few). This is a wonderful opportunity to enrich your child's education with music!

Quick Facts:

  • Cost per child is $250 (one-time payment)
  • Participants receive a Simonds Performing Arts t-shirt
  • Choir runs September 2017 - May 2018
  • 3 mornings per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) from 8:00am - 8:45am
  • Choir start date - Tuesday morning, September 5th
  • Directed by Karen Donnelly, Starting Arts
  • 100 participants, first come, first in.

STRINGS - enrollment closed

Under the leadership of Mrs. Mica Johnson and volunteers, Simonds’ String program meets on Wednesday evenings to prepare students interested in learning the violin. Students may borrow the SMTF-purchased and district-owned violins when available or use their own.  There is a $300 registration fee to cover instrumental rental (when available), accessory, and music book costs. Simonds' String program prepares students to enter Castillero Intermediate Orchestra. There are performances in the fall and spring (parents invited!). For students enrolled in strings, click here to view Mrs. J's webpage for strings info!

Quick Facts:

  • Violin runs September 2017 - May 2018 every Wednesday from 6:45pm - 7:30pm
  • First class is Wednesday evening, September 13th
  • Cost per child is $300 - One-time payment includes instrument rental (when available), accessories, and music book
  • Participants receive a Simonds Performing Arts t-shirt
  • Directed by Mrs. Johnson with the assistance of volunteers
  • Winter and spring performances

BAND- enrollment closed

Under the leadership of Mr. Ron Bowman and many volunteers, Simonds’ Band meets on Wednesday nights from 6:45 - 7:30 PM to prepare students interested in learning an instrument. The instruments that are focused on include: flutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and percussion. Students may borrow the SMTF-purchased and district-owned instruments when available or use their own.  There is a $300 registration fee to cover expenses. Simonds' Band prepares students to enter middle school Intermediate Band. Mr. Bowman is the director for the Castillero Middle School band and can answer any questions regarding requirements and skills needed to enter the band program there. There are performances in the fall and spring (parents invited!). 

Quick Facts:

  • Band runs September 2017 - May 2018 every Wednesday from 6:45pm - 7:30pm
  • First class is Wednesday evening, September 13th
  • Cost per child is $300 - One-time payment includes instrument rental (when available), accessories, and music book
  • Participants receive a Simonds Performing Arts t-shirt
  • Directed by Mr. Bowman with the assistance of volunteers
  • Winter and spring performances

2017 - 2018 CALENDAR OF MUSIC PROGRAM events (tentative dates)

Kinder Pow Wow: Nov. 22, 2017 9:30am

 

Evening Performances

Cast A: 6:00pm  /  Cast B: 7:00pm

1st Grade Musical: Mar. 6, 2018

2nd Grade Musical: Jan. 16, 2018

3rd Grade Musical: Nov. 14, 2017

4th Grade Performance: Apr. 3, 2018

5th Grade Performance: Feb. 6, 2018

 

2017 - 2018 CALENDAR OF extracurricular MUSIC PROGRAM EVENTS (tentative dates)

CHOIR

Practice Start Date: Sept. 5, 2017

Tuesday - Thursday: 8-8:45am

 

Choir Concerts: 7:00pm

Winter Concert: Dec. 5, 2017

Spring Concert: May 8, 2018

 

STRINGS

Practice Start Date: Sept. 13, 2017

Wednesday evenings: 6:45-7:30pm

 

Strings Concerts: 6:00pm

Winter Concert: Dec. 12, 2017

Spring Concert: May 22, 2018

 

BAND (BEG AND ADV)

Practice Start Date: Sept. 13, 2017

Wednesday evenings: 6:45-7:30pm

 

Band Concerts: 6:00pm

Winter Concert: Dec. 12, 2017

Spring Concert: May 23, 2018

 

If you have questions about program registration, please contact president@smtf.org.