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MORLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

77 Bretton Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06119
Phone: 860-233-8535
Fax: 860-233-7705

Ryan Cleary, Principal 

Instrumental Music

Band

Instrumental Music at Morley School

Students in grades four and five have the opportunity to participate in the instrumental music program. Lessons on band and orchestra instruments are offered weekly for one half hour, with fourth grade string students receiving two half hour lessons each week.  The goal of the program is for students to apply the skills learned in vocal music, while learning new musical skills specific to an instrument.  In addition to weekly lessons, students participate in performing groups.  Our school orchestras and bands rehearse once a week, and perform two concerts during the school year. During these rehearsals, students are exposed to literature at various levels, develop group learning skills, and apply individual musical skills within a performing ensemble.

 

 Rehearsal Schedule

Fifth Grade Band: Tuesdays from 7:50 – 8:30 a.m.

Fourth Grade Orchestra: Tuesdays from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. (recess)

Fourth Grade Band: Thursdays from 7:50 – 8:30 a.m.

Fifth Grade Orchestra: Fridays from 7:50 – 8:30 a.m.

 

 Concert Dates

Our Winter Concert was held in December. Our Spring Concert will be held in May.

 

Concert Dress

Girls: White top, long black skirt or pants, black shoes. (It is recommended that girls who play cello wear black pants.)                                                                            

Boys: White button-down shirt, black pants, black shoes.                                                                

No sneakers, please

 

Questions?

Mrs. Bilello can be reached on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 860-233-8535, ext. 150 or anytime at Lauren_Bilello@whps.org.

Orchestra

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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