ILMEA JAZZ BOPPIN'
THIS letter went out to all Orchestra students on 10/10/18
PARENTS and STUDENTS - PLEASE NOTE:
We are going GREEN! J
Detailed Information regarding each activity can be found on the
Dunlap Valley Middle School website at least one week prior to each activity.
Dunlap Valley Middle School Music Department Add/Drop Dates
Students currently enrolled in Dunlap Valley Middle School may add/drop choir, orchestra or band courses from their schedules at the beginning of each semester.
FALL SEMSTER-The deadline for fall semester add/drop is Thursday, August 30, 2018.
SPRING SEMESTER-The deadline for spring semester add/drop is Friday, January 18, 2019.
Students who move into the district during a given semester MAY add music courses to their schedule upon enrollment.
Music Department Shirt Order Form
Music Information Packet
DATE EVENT STUDENTS/SITE/APPROXIMATE TIMES
Oct 13 ILMEA District Auditions SELECT DVMS orchestra students @ DeKalb, IL 6:00am until mid-afternoon
District bus pick-up and return to DVMS
Oct 18 All-District Choral Festival 6-7-8th Chorus; 1:45pm Dress Rehearsal @ DHS. District bus will pick-Handout up/return to DVMS. 7:00pm Concert @ DHS. Call Time: 6:45pm
Oct 22 All-District String Festival 6-7-8th Grade Orchestra @ DHS. 7:00pm Concert @ DHS. Call Time: 6:40pm
Nov 1 Fall Masquerade Concert 6-7-8th Grade Chorus, Band and Orchestra Members. 7:00pm Concert @ DVMS. Call Time: 6:45pm
Nov 3 ILMEA District 2 Jazz Festival SELECTED 7-8th Jazz Band @ Streator. Members from 10/6/18 auditions
Nov 10 ILMEA District 2 Festival SELECTED 7-8th Band, Choir Members from 10/6/18 auditions @ Augustanta College, Rock Island, IL. 6:00am – 6:00pm approximately. District
transportation TO venue. Parents transport home @ end of day
Nov 17 LMEA District 2 and 8 Festival SELECTED 7-8th Orchestra Members from 10/13/18 auditions @ DeKalb 6:00am – 6:00pm approximately. District transportation TO venue. Parents transport home @ end of day
Nov 26 Instrument Step-up Night Interested Band Families Only 5:00 – 7:00pm @ DVMS Music Studio
Dec 13/15 PACC Choir Festival @ 5 Points SELECT DVMS Choir students. Washington Five Points Center
Dec 18 DVMS Winter Music Concert ALL 6-7-8th Grade Chorus, Band and Orchestra Members. 7:00pm Concert @ DVMS. Call Time : 6:45pm
Mar 8 IGSMA Solo Ensemble Contest Select 6-7-8 Choir, Choir and Orchestra Students @ ICC. 1:30 – 9:15pm /
Specific Times TBA. District provides bus to ICC, East Peoria. Parents may
attend! Parents provide transport home @ Conclusion of student’s
Apr 15 DVMS Spring Music Concert ALL 6-7-8 Band, Choir and Orchestra. 7:00pm concert @ DVMS. Call Time:
Apr 26 Organizational Invite Contest ALL 6-7-8 Band, Choir and Orchestra Members @ DHS. After school to
throughout evening. Exact performance times are TBA
May 7 DVMS Tour of Feeder Schools All 7-8 Band, Choir, Orchestra. Field Trip during School Day. CLOSED to the
Public. Members In Good Standing*
May 14 Shoppes Concert Field Trip
during School Day OPEN to the Public, 10:39 - Noon. All 6th Grade Choir, Band, Orchestra
Members In Good Standing* @ Shoppes of Grand Prairie, Center Court