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
- wash cloth and bathing towel
- travel alarm (optional)/phone
- CDs or mp3 player with appropriate choice of music (optional)/phone