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Port Moody Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Port Moody Secondary School Strings Orchestra

Welcome to PMSS Strings, offering instruction on bowed string instruments (violin, viola, cello and double bass) through diverse repertoire.​

Term 3 Playing Test material: "King of Pop", bars 64-80. 

Class Schedule: The 2017-18 Strings schedule will be: Tuesdays 4:30-6:30, Thursday 3:00-4:10.

For the foreseeable future, there are no rehearsals scheduled with or at Heritage Woods.

Beginners regularly meet for extra help on Thursday mornings, 7:45-8:20 (in addition to Strings Orchestra class).

This year's Strings orchestra is bigger than ever! Thanks for being part of our ongoing success! ML

Strings Retreat 2018: Port Moody Strings will be enjoying a retreat to Alexandra Neighbourhood House April 6-7 (overnight) in Surrey/White Rock. Cost per student in $95. The itinerary is as follows:


Fri., April 6
3:00pm- bus leaves PMSS for Alexandra Neighbourhood House by school bus

4:00pm- PMSS arrives at Camp Alexandra and sets up

4:45 – Full ensemble rehearsal

6:00pm – dinner in the Dining Hall
7:00pm-8:30pm – tutti rehearsal/clinic
9:00 – 10:30pm – hot chocolate and evening group activities

10:30-11:00 – prep for sleep

11:00 pm lights out



Sat., April 7
8:00am - Breakfast
9:00am – sectional/small ensemble rehearsal

10:00am  full rehearsal

10:45 – group photo

12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm – load bus and depart to PMSS
2:00pm- arrive at PMSS


What to bring

  • your instrument - extra strings, rosin etc. recommended
  • your music folder & pencil
  • sleeping bag & pillow
  • wash cloth and bathing towel
  • toiletries
  • warm jacket
  • layering  casual clothes
  • comfortable shoes
  • slippers
  • wrist watch/phone
  • travel alarm (optional)/phone
  • Camera (optional)/phone
  • CDs or mp3 player with appropriate choice of music (optional)/phone



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