COUNT DOWN to FINALE CONCERT

PARENT NOTES

NB: Regular Tuesday and Thursday classes take place this week. This is the final week of classes.

Next week: ALL students attend Tuesday June 4th rehearsal and June 7th Concert SEE ALL Details Below in YEAR END EVENTS SCHEDULE.

ADVANCED CLASS AUDITIONS

All Advanced students and interested Tuesday Intermediate students are required to audition for Advanced class placement in September 2019 . Each current Advanced student and Tuesday Intermediate will receive complete information by email this week.. Auditions will be held Sept 4 / 5 2019

PLAYATHON PLEDGES: thank you for your efforts to find pledges for the MATT program! You may wish to finish collecting this week by asking friends to donate to the MATT through the Canada Helps program. Otherwise please hand in your funds to Yogita Thursday May 30 or next Tuesday June 4th. The Prizewinner for most funds raised will be announced at the June 7th |concert!

BINGO

Thank you to the parents who are willing to serve at BINGO. We have now received the dates for MATT volunteers. Please look at your calendar and let Mercy Mantey know which ones you can attend. She will arrange the one hour training session for our volunteers. Mercy will be your contact for all things BINGO from here on in !

Thanks SO much, Mercy!!

Thursday July 11th and 25th 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

Thursday August 15th and 29th 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

Thursday September 5th 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

Wednesday September 25th 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

Thursday October 10th and 24th 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

Thursday November 7th and 21st 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

Wednesday December 4th and 18th 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm

 INTERVIEWS: Make sure you are booked in for your annual personal interview with Andrea. Time slots are available Wed. May 29 and Monday June 3rd. Student progress reports and other info shared . Interviews are held in the 75 Charolais Office , at entrance to the Towers parking lot This important meeting is mandatory for all MATT parents.

YEAR END EVENT SCHEDULE

TUESDAY JUNE 4 -FULL CAST DRESS REHEARSAL complete run through of the performance (no special dress required)

WHERE ? at HOLLAND CHRISTIAN HOMES Heritage Hall, 7900 Mc Laughlin Rd. just south of Steeles, on west side. Enter at MAIN ENTRANCE sign, beside DUCA bank Arrive early to find parking.

WHEN ? STUDENT ARRIVAL TIMES: Beginners- 5 pm, Intermediates 5:45 pm, Advanced 6pm for Pirates rehearsal with all other students before other pieces.

WHAT TO BRING ? music stand with name on it, music for concert in folder, in correct concert order and instruments.

SET UP help needed please :We have many chairs to bring in and many others to move - parent help is needed from 3:30 to 4:15 pm. If you can come and help, please let Yogita know.

FRIDAY JUNE 7th FINALE SHOWCASE CONCERT 7 to 8:30 pm :Complete performance by all students and staff, for your family and guests, and residents of HCH. Entrance is free, but a donation hat is circulated.

WHERE ? at HOLLAND CHRISTIAN HOMES Heritage Hall, Enter at MAIN ENTRANCE sign, beside DUCA bank Arrive early to find parking.

WHEN ? STUDENT ARRIVAL /Tuning TIMES:: Advanced: 5:45 pm, Intermediates: 6 pm Beginners 6:15 pm Go to Harmony Hall immeditaely for tuning, then onto Heritage Hall for performance.

CONCERT TIME 7 - 8:30 pm

WHAT TO BRING ? stands with name on them, music in concert order,in folders and instruments.

WHAT TO WEAR? Dress up in your MATT t shirt with dress pants/ skirt/ best shoes, to show respect for our audience

SET UP help needed please! : from 5 to 6 pm We have many collapsible chairs to bring in and many others to move, plus heavy furniture to lift -. If you can come and help , please let Yogita know.

REFRESHMENTS: All parents are asked to contribute to our refreshment table. We feed the students, parents and audience light finger foods of all kinds, and cold beverages. Please let Yogita know what you will be will be bringing.

YEAR END AWARDS PARTY

The final Tuesday of MATT is a celebration for all students: the presentation of certificates and special awards, swimming, and playing. . A life guard will be hired, but each parent is required to supervise your child. It’s a chance to just have fun and celebrate the 2018/19 MATT Year! The location is MS Andrea’a home 5 min from the Towers- address to follow.


We are planning a wonderful Showcase for our audience- the culmination of all your work this year.

Do YOUR part - PRACTICE well -for a FUN concert experience!!