KOHS Orchestra

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One hour till we open for Little Women!

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Congratulations to the KOHS Full Orchestra for placing 5th in the TMEA Honor Full Orchestra Competition! Let's get back at it and see what 2019 will bring! GO Oak!

[06/09/18]   Congratulations to the following Orchestras that have advanced to the Final Round of the TMEA High School Honor Full Orchestra competition.

Listed in alphabetical order:
Allen HS Symphony Orchestra, Allen ISD – David DeVoto
Klein HS Symphony Orchestra, Klein ISD – Creston Herron
Klein Oak HS Symphony Orchestra, Klein ISD – Tanner Ledford, Chris Rapacki, Lacey Thwing
Liberty HS Symphony Orchestra, Frisco ISD – Julie Blackstock
Martin HS Symphony Orchestra, Arlington ISD – Jamie Ovalle
Westwood HS Symphony Orchestra, Round Rock ISD – Joshua Thompson

The final round will take place Thursday, July 26th at TODA. Directors are invited and encouraged to listen.

KOHS Orchestra's cover photo

KOHS Orchestra's cover photo

Amazing performance by the Klein Oak Mariachi Band! What a fun group! ❤️


Winter Social at the Christmas Tree Farm

Good evening,

Tuesday, December 5th, 6pm at Klein UMC - Applied Music and Ensembles Concert
- This evening the applied music students, Cello Choir, and Viola Ensemble will perform to wrap up the fall semester with these gropus.

Thursday, December 7th at The Old Time Christmas Tree Farm 7:30-9:30 - Winter Social.
- Sign up for this social via the following link and bring $10 for your entrance ticket by Tuesday. If you wish to participate in the white elephant gift exchange bring a gift of up to $10 to participate.


Thursday, December 14th at the Klein Oak Auditorium, 7pm - Winter Concert
- Come celebrate the season with the Klein Oak Orchestras. All six groups will be performing and alumni are invited to join us at the end for the final 3 selections. Alumni use the following link to sign up so we know how many of you to expect. On the link is a link to the music.


Happy Holidays!
Mr. Ledford and Mrs. Thwing

signupgenius.com Sign up for our winter social at the Christmas Tree Farm on Thursday, December 7th from 7:30-9:30pm. There is a $10 cash fee due by Tuesday to participate. We will use the email addresses provided when you sign up to send details.

[12/09/16]   Fantastic concert tonight! Wonderful musicianship and communication. Enjoy it tonight and back to work tomorrow!

Orchestra Banquet 2016

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Hello all! If you have not completed the survey for this year's orchestra favorites (or your student has not), please copy and paste the following link to cast your votes! - https://eSurv.org?u=orchestrasuperlatives2016

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[04/26/16]   Really enjoyed hearing Full Orchestra today! Great sound & wonderful musicianship! Y'all should be proud. Keep up the hard work. ❤️Mrs.E

[10/25/15]   The Orchestra Officers are in need of donations for their booth for the annual Klein Oak Homecoming Carnival! Students may donate $5 or a box of Oreos and their name will be put in a drawing for a $15 Chick fil A gift card! There will be 2 winners, so please help out and remember to donate this week!

[10/23/15]   Very well done fall concert tonight! Excellent work by Lacey Thwing and Kayla Reeves and all of our KO students. We're really looking forward to our next performances December 7th and 8th.

Fantastic first concert Klein Oak! Thank you to Fayla Curry for preparing such talented dancers. Congratulations Orchestra!

[10/10/15]   See you all tomorrow at the Centrum for Chamber's fall concert at 7pm. Admission is free. We will be featuring works by Haydn, Mozart, Nielson, and Piazzolla. The musicians have worked hard and would love for you to join us!

KOHS Orchestra's cover photo

[09/05/15]   Welcome back to school! Everyone enjoy this long weekend. We will see you at open house on Tuesday night, September 8.

[06/06/15]   Congratulations seniors! You made us proud. We will miss you but we'll always be there for you.

[05/27/15]   It was great to see Erin Simons, Christie Etter, Sarah Holvensky, Emily Barnett, and other alums tonight!

[05/27/15]   Good job orchestra! What a fantastic show of poise and musicianship! Great end if the year!



Here you go guys!

Steven McMillanTexas Orchestra Directors Association (TODA)
Two practice speeds--ALL STATE: (violin)

60bpm--RODE #5: https://youtu.be/CdOEq58AIUM

70bpm--RODE #5: https://youtu.be/0M_ypGpISM8

youtube.com Steven McMillan inventor of the SureTone Shoulder Rest performs Rode: Caprice #5, Moderato, from Twenty Four Caprices (Galamian), Intenational Music Co. This...

[05/07/15]   New website is up and running!

We had a great time in New York City!

[03/11/15]   All children are safe with their families. Good trip! See you after break!

[03/11/15]   We have landed! We'll be back at KOHS by 11 pm.

[03/10/15]   KOHS Orchestra on board ready to return to Houston! We'll update you when we get to IAH.

[03/07/15]   KOHS Orchestra at the MET! About to experience Don Giovanni.

[03/06/15]   KOHS Orchestra is on the plane ready to depart for NYC. Here we go!

[12/20/14]   All KOHS Symphony members back home! Great performance! Happy Holidays! It was an honor to share the stage with you!

[12/09/14]   http://eepurl.com/-CuAn


Getting closer


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us9.campaign-archive2.com Congratulations to all students who submitted pumpkins for the first annual KO pumpkin decorating contest. All the entries were so creative it was really hard to declare winners. The two winners were the Cookie Monster and the Sweeny Todd/Friday the 13th Pumpkins. We can't wait to see what is ent…

[09/28/14]   Please bring boxes of cookies, Oreos, or bags of fun-sized candy by Thursday for our homecoming booth. Each item brought enters you for a chance to win a $10 chickfila gift card! $5 donations will also be accepted as an entry.

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