Sara White, Director. whiteSAW@fultonschools.org

                Ninth  Edition, 11/21/ 2019  
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Hello Orchestra Families!

* As you read this, there will be only 2 instructional days left until our Winter Concert on December 3rd! ALL CHAMBER STUDENTS HAVE REHEARSAL AT 7:15 AM ON FRIDAY MORNING!!! Look at this beautiful program cover!

* Our orchestra students have been busy doing AMAZING things!  Eric Dukes made it through the first round of GHP (Governors Honors Program)!  We also had many students entertaining the masses at Publix and at Bulloch Hall.  See below!

* Georgia College has several matinee concerts coming up that I would encourage you to attend (and maybe get in an impromptu college tour!).  Please see the dates below:
Mar. 4, 2020 | 11:15 a.m.        Wind Symphony
Mar. 26, 2020 | 11 a.m.     University Chorus
Mar. 26, 2020 | 2 p.m.       Women's Ensemble
Mar. 27, 2020 | Noon       
Max Noah Singers
April 2, 2020 | 11:15 a.m.
Jazz Band

* Our Honor Orchestra students had a magical experience practicing, performing with and learning from experts!

* Canned Food Drive!  1st period students are participating in a canned food drive.  Please send what you can and spread the word!

* EXTRA! EXTRA! We are now selling RHS notepads and notecards as part of a fundraiser.  Please use the link below to purchase.  They make great stocking stuffers!


November 23rd at Lassiter HS-
Georgia Philharmonic Presents a Night at the Movies
Please copy and paste the link below for this fantastic opportunity coming up!

Please use the link below to access photos from the Legacy of Excellence Awards!


How Can You Help In Other Ways?

Immediate Needs:
We need everyone to either sign up for the RHS Orchestra Booster Club or donate what they can in order to meet our goal for the year.  Every penny counts! Due to funds already collected, we were able to purchase extra goodies for the reception.

Ms. White is in desperate need of TISSUES and HAND SANITIZER.  Thank you!

An Evening at the ASO

Please use this link to see the photos of our trip to the ASO:


Many thanks to our  business sponsors!

King Galleries
Antiques and Estates

Carissa Boles Photography

Johnny's Pizza
550 W Crossville Rd


Due to FCS making our original Spring Concert date, April 21st, into a digital learning day, we have rescheduled for April 16th at 6:30.

Enormous thanks to all those who have volunteered to support our Roswell Orchestra Booster Club!  There are still many opportunities you can learn more about by clicking here.



President- Becky Nelson

Vice President - Robert Shearin

Treasurer- Stephanie Grahl

Members at Large - Greg Botelho

Director of Events - Sandra Davis

Finance Committee - Ilka Mendoza

Chaperone Committee Chair - RAchel Wilson

Middle School Liaisons -Sowmya Garton and Amy Brown

Newsletter- Deidre Kinoshita

Website Coordinator - David Garton

Concert Program - Robin Jenkins

Uniforms- Carissa Boles

Volunteer Committee - 13 of 15 slots filled!

Social Media Committee - 4 slots filled!

Publix Reward Cards
Please use your reward cards when you shop at Publix. 

String Shops
Atlanta Violins:
Full service violin shop in Roswell. They strive to provide outstanding value in the instruments they lease as well as sell.
387 S Atlanta St.
Roswell, GA 30075

Beau Vinci Violins:
Family run business committed to making customers happy.
116 N Main Street
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Mandarin Strings:
Featuring John Bodor, a nationally recognized luthier with 40 years of experience including repair and restoration of Stradivari, Maggini, Guarneri and others. 
1735 Roswell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062

Ronald Sachs Violins:
Featuring Ron Sachs a second generation violin maker who studied under luthier Quince Edens and bow maker Joseph Regh.
836 Pleasant Hill RD.
Lillburn, GA 30047

East Cobb:
3100 Johnson Ferry Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062
KSU Concerts Streamed live:
Concerts at Kennesaw State University are streamed live! For a list of upcoming concerts please visit their website at 
h ttp://arts.kennesaw.edu/music/events.php
and to watch them live go to http://arts.kennesaw.edu/music/streaming.php

If you are volunteering as a chaperone for the ASO trip on 10/27, please click here to complete the volunteer registration process required in all FCS schools.

Upcoming Dates:

November 23
Georgia Philharmonic's Night at the Movies

Concert Dates

December 3
Winter Orchestra concert

April 16
Spring Orchestra Concert

Booster Club Meetings
All meetings begin at 7:30PM.
Notifications will come out through Infinite Campus
All are welcome!

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January 21
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"Without music, life would be a mistake"  
  Friedrich Nietzsche.