Preparations for our February concert

Our February Pre-Assessment concert will take place at 7 pm on Tuesday, February 21 in the Langley auditorium. Cooper Middle School’s top 2 orchestras will be joining us as our schools prepare for Assessments. As always, our concert is free and will be video recorded.

Students are required to wear Langley Orchestra formalwear – either the Langley Orchestra dress or a black tuxedo with white shirt, black bowtie and black cummerbund. Please note that solid black socks and solid black dress shoes are also required… no sneakers or boots. Also note that Doc will be grading students on their concert attire, as we prepare for Assessments and Carnegie Hall. Please be sure to double check all concert attire.

Students are required to attend concert-day rehearsals and attendance will be taken. The rehearsal schedule is:

  • 3:00 Concert Orchestra
  • 3:45 Symphonic Orchestra
  • 4:30 Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 5:00 Preconcert Dinner (cafeteria)
  • 6:15 Hospitality – Langley Hall
  • 7:00 Concert Begins
  • 8:30 Class of 2023 Photo

SENIORS! A class photo will be taken at the conclusion of the concert. Please stay dressed in your formalwear for the photo.

Hospitality – please consider donating food for our reception area and/or volunteer to help with the preconcert dinner or our hospitality tables. We would especially like to make a positive impression on all of the Cooper MS families coming for the concert!

Preconcert Dinner – will include a choice of Dominos pizza, side salads, focaccia bread and sodas/waters. Please be sure to sign up and pay the $12 at CheddarUp by Wednesday, February 15th.

Donut Fundraiser – a quick reminder that starting at 3:25 pm on concert day, Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be sold in Langley Hall. Sales will be CASH ONLY – $10 for a box of 10 glazed doughnuts. Note that we have been asking Krispy Kreme to include only 10 doughnuts per box to make our cash sales easier at $10 per box instead of $12.50 for a full dozen.

Trip Rehearsal & Meetings February 28th – the MANDATORY Carnegie rehearsal takes place on Tuesday, February 28th. Trip students are required to attend this rehearsal (cellists/bassists bringing their own instruments to Carnegie will be required to bring their instruments to this rehearsal) from 3:00-5:00 pm. Rooming assignments will be shared after rehearsal and students will enjoy a pizza dinner in their chaperone groups from 5:00-6:00 pm. Parents will then join the meeting from 6:15-7:30 pm (cafeteria).

Assessments on Saturday afternoon, March 4th – Assessments will take place at South Lakes HS on Saturday afternoon, March 4th. Symphonic Orchestra is scheduled for early afternoon, and Philharmonic Orchestra is scheduled for later in the afternoon. Specific arrival times/schedule will be posted shortly.