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My name is Michael Neal, and I am the orchestra director for Bartlett High School, Bartlett Academy, and Bartlett Elementary School. If you have any questions about any information that you find here, please do not hesitate to email me using the button to the right or simply write to: mr.neal.orchestra@gmail.com.
 

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2017 Rock Concert

Here is our schedule regarding the rock concerts for this year.
 
Wednesday, May 17: Rehearsal from 3 - 5 @ Bartlett HS
Thursday, May 18: Rock Concert I @ Ridgeway HS starting at 7 PM
Friday, May 19: Rock Concert II @ Bartlett HS starting at 7 PM
 
You can get the arrangements for this concert here. Please print your part and have them ready after spring break. Having your music is part of earning your daily grade.
 
Print parts to these songs:
 

Kashmir

Don’t Stop Believin’

Live and Let Die

Enter Sandman

Don’t Stop Til’ You Get Enough

Celebration

Purple Haze

Blackbird

Shake Your Body

Who Are You

Secrets

Shining Star

You Are the Only Exception

Eye to Eye

Bittersweet Symphony

Street Corner Symphony

The Way You Make Me Feel

Fall Concert 12/6

Good job at the concert! I'm very proud of you. We will be keeping one of the pieces and taking it to concert festival.

All West Auditions

If you're planning on participating in the All West auditions, I need $10 from you by October 3. I can take cash or checks made out to Bartlett High School.

9 - 10 All West Prep UPDATE!

The location for the 9 - 10 All West prep has been moved from Kate Bond to Bolton HS from 2 to 4. Please try to be there since we have guests who are coming to instruct the violins and cellos. Sign in and you might receive extra credit!
Bolton
9/17
2 - 4
Take 2nd drive and drop off/park near the North building.

All West Help Reminder!

9 - 10 students should report this Saturday (9/17) to Kate Bond from 1 - 3. We should have a guest cellist to work with students. Please please please come and get a leg up on your auditions.
 
11 - 12 students should report next Saturday (9/24) to Kate Bond from 1 - 3. We should have the same guest cellist this day. Please please please come and get a leg up on your auditions.

Free All West Help!

There will be free All West help available to students auditioning for the 9-10 and 11-12 orchestras. There will be other teachers and/or university students to assist with the event. The dates, times, and locations are below.
 
9-10
Sept 17
Kate Bond
1 - 3
 
11-12
Sept 24
Kate Bond
1 - 3

After School Rehearsals

After school rehearsals begin on September 8. These rehearsals go from 2 - 4 every Thursday (except during breaks, of course) at the high school. Attendance at these rehearsals constitutes 300 points of the corresponding concert grade.

All West Excerpts

I have put a page up for the All West excerpts. At this time, I'm still waiting on the cello music.

Textbooks

Please make sure that you have your textbook with you. We will spend a large portion of our immediate future doing skill building and scales.

After School Tutoring

Hello, everyone! I hope the year is off to a great start. After school tutoring will begin Monday. Our August tutoring schedule is below. Students, if you know that you are attending tutoring, please let me know. Otherwise, if no one is present by 2:30, I will assume no one is coming.
 
August Tutoring
M: 2 - 4
T: 2 - 4
W: 2 - 4
R: 2 - 4

Remind and Edmodo

Here are the codes for Remind and Edmodo. I will be using these as much as I am able this year.
Remind: Text @bart9orch to 81010
Edmodo: mxw89u