• Welcome to the string world at Montford Middle School!

    You can refer to your class section in the tabs (Guitar or Orchestra). The calendar will show important information for both classes. I will update announcements and assignments weekly - please check each week. 

    9:30-10:32 - Guitar

    10:37-11:29 - Orchestra 1

    11:34-12:59 - Orchestra 1

    1:04-1:56 - Orchestra 3

    2:01-2:53 - Orchestra 2 

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    Course Supplies for Orchestra I:

    1. Essential Elements 2000 Book 1 by Allen, Gillespie, & Hayes (I will order and deliver once fees are paid).
    2. Folder (to be delivered in class)
    3. Agenda
    4. Small notebook (for notes and recording practice time)
    5. Pencils to be kept in the binder/folder
    6. Class fee (will be announced in class)
    7. Spare set of strings in instrument case
    8. Soft cloth
    9. Rosin
    10. Shoulder rest (violin and viola)
    11. Rock Stop/Cello belt (cello and bass)

    Course Supplies for Orchestra II/III:

    1. Essential Elements 2000 Book 2 or 3 by Allen, Gillespie, & Hayes (I will order and deliver once fees are paid).
    2. Folder (to be delivered in class)
    3. Agenda
    4. Small notebook (for notes and recording practice time)
    5. Pencils to be kept in the binder/folder
    6. Class fee (will be announced in class)
    7. Spare set of strings in instrument case
    8. Soft cloth
    9. Rosin
    10. Shoulder rest (violin and viola
    11. Rock Stop/Cello belt (cello and bass)

    Course Supplies for Guitar:

    1. O.T. Explore It! Guitar & Style by Nancy Marsters (no CD) - I will give this to each student as he or she turns in fees.
    2. Pencils to be kept in binder/folder
    3. $15 class fee
    4. Medium gage pic (for steel strings ONLY)
    5. Agenda
    6. Extra set of guitar strings
    7. Guitar tuner (I recommend Snark!)