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Alex M. Martino
Junior High School
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Mr. Torbett
Orchestra
Spencer Crossing, Bentley and Martino Jr. High
ctorbett@nlsd122.org

5th Grade Orchestra

Hi everyone! As we continue our "Shelter-in-Place" in Illinois, you can still have things to practice and improve for 5th grade orchestra. I've added files below that have possible concert music for our spring concert, plus warm up sheets that combine some of the things we have worked on since December. Email me if you have any questions!

-Mr. Torbett

Fifth Grade Orchestra is the beginning group for NLSD122 students. No experience necessary! We work on basic fundamentals of string playing, learning proper posture and play fun songs. We start the year in small group sectionals and add morning rehearsals after a few lessons. 

AM Rehearsals
Bentley & Crossing

   MONDAYS & THURSDAYS

   Time: 7:00-7:40AM

   Location: Spencer Crossing 

   **Bentley students will take a shuttle bus back to school after rehearsal.

2018-2019_5th Grade AM rehearsal schedule.pdf


Sectionals

BENTLEY 5th Grade on every FRIDAY

2019_Spring_5th_Bentley_
orchestra_sectionals.pdf

CROSSING 5th Grade on every TUESDAY

2019_Spring_5th_SC_
orchestra_sectionals.pdf


 

   

Additional Opportunities

  • Lincoln Way Youth Strings is an excellent supplement if your child really loves to play. I have quite a few students who play in both their school orchestra and LWYS. Their fall registration is starting now and you can find further Information is at www.lwyouthstrings.com 

  • Private lessons are a great way for students to improve their skills. Many students are surprised how quickly they improve with one-on-one lessons. Here's a link to local private teachers. Private_Teacher_List_2019.pdf