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March 4, 5 - District Concerts

March 11 - Concert Under the Stars (tentative)

May 11, 18 - Spring Concerts

(Updated 9/11/19)

 

 

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Kurt Gray, Director

Apryl Garcia, Asst.

Mesa Verde Middle School
14000 Peach Hill Rd.
Moorpark, CA 93021
(805)378-6309 x275            fax. (805)531-6620

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Weekly Schedule

MONDAY

8:00-9:00 Jazz A

9:00-9:55 Wind Sym.

10:00-10:52 Chamber Str.

10:57:11:49 String Orch.

Lunch

12:34-1:26 Puma Band

1:31-2:23 Puma Strings

2:28-3:20 Wind Ensemble

 

TUESDAY

8:00-9:00 Jazz B

9:00-9:55 Wind Ensemble

10:00-10:52 Wind Sym.

10:57:11:49 String Orch.

Lunch

12:34-1:26 Puma Band

1:31-2:23 Chamber Str.

2:28-3:20 Puma Strings

 

WEDNESDAY

8:00-9:00 Jazz A

9:00-9:55 Puma Strings

10:00-10:52 Wind Ensemble

10:57:11:49 String Orch.

Lunch

12:34-1:26 Puma Band

1:31-2:23 Wind Sym.

2:28-3:20 Chamber Str.

 

THURSDAY

8:00-9:00 Jazz A  

9:00-9:55 Chamber Str.

10:00-10:52 Puma Strings

10:57:11:49 String Orch.

Lunch

12:34-1:26 Puma Band

1:31-2:23 Wind Ensemble

2:28-3:20 Wind Symphony

 

FRIDAY

8:30-9:30 Jazz B

9:40-10:30 Wind Sym.

10:35-11:15 Chamber Str.

11:20-12:00 String Orch.

Lunch

12:50-1:30 Puma Band

1:35-2:15 Puma Str.

2:20-3:00 Wind Ensemble

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Thursday
Sep052019

Puma Band/Strings Instrument Selection

Greetings parents, and congratulations!  Your son or daughter’s instrument selection for the year has been finalized.  After being guided through introductions, live demos, and several videos, your son or daughter has come to a decision and met approval with our ensemble goals for balanced instrumentation in the class.

 

What to do next…

 *Percussionists will use school equipment, but please purchase this pack if you are able to:

https://www.steveweissmusic.com/product/liberty-i-xavier-university-stick-pack/stick-mallet-pack

Rent

By far, the best option for most students is to rent an instrument from Nick Rail Music.  Though the initial process is usually not without its bumps, since Nick Rail services most music programs in Ventura County, it’s still the most convenient option, with most rentals being a part of a rent-to-own program.  Confirm the details of the RtO program with Nick Rail.

Simply go to: http://www.nickrailmusic.com/t-Rent.Instrument_Selection.aspx , select the correct instrument and size (strings), our city and school, and proceed to checkout.  Note that a “Starter Pack” is recommended but not required, and a “Shoulder Rest” is *highly* recommended when selecting accessories.

If you plan on renting, please complete the online form by Sunday, September 8 in order to ensure the best chance that your instrument is available for pickup at Nick Rail Rental Night on September 12, 6pm at the MVMS Music Room.

 

Buy

If you’d rather buy an instrument right off the bat, PLEASE contact me first at kgray@mrpk.org, as most brands available on popular sources (Amazon, Guitar Center, etc.) are of low quality and are not a sound financial investment.

 

Borrow

If you need to borrow an instrument from school, they will be assigned on a financial need basis.  We do ask for a $35 donation to help offset the cost of maintenance if you borrow an instrument. Please note that our inventory is limited, and we cannot guarantee the correct size, initially.

 

Private Lessons

Also, please check http://www.mesaverdemusic.com/, and click on “Private Lessons” for information about practicing with an expert on your instrument!

 

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