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Recent Achievements

  • Congratulations!!! The following 8th grade ARVIDA Orchestra students were accepted into the 2015 High School Music Magnet Programs: Coral Reef Senior High School  Violin: Kyle Villota Ho-Yeun Lee Victoria Pena Manuela Zuleta Gabriela Smetana Eduardo Pena Gabriel Rodriguez-Roig Viola: Stefany Desroches Matthew Noya Mariana Molano Bass: Arquimides Cala   New World School of the Arts Violin: Rosmely Gonzalez   South Miami Senior High Cello: Sergio Aguilar   Robert Morgan Viola: Ernesto Perez    We are very proud of each and every one of them and would like to commend them for their hard work and great effort on their 2015-16 Magnets Auditions. Wishing you all the best of success and the happiest of times in High School.
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 7:11 AM by Arvida Ok
  • Congrats for the Superior at 2015 OrlandoFest!! Our performing orchestras did an amazing job under the direction of Mrs. Vivian Ventura and Ms. Katherine Schmicker, and wowed the Orlando-Fest judges! The performance scores were extremely high and the comments were very positive. At the Orlando-Fest Awards Ceremony, held at the Animal Actors Stage in Universal Studios, we were thrilled to receive the following news: o    The BEGINNERS ORCHESTRA scored a total of 259-Superior and they received a SUPERIOR AWARD TROPHY in their category. o    With a total score of 272, the judges gave Superior to the ADVANCED ORCHESTRA and they also received a FIRST PLACE AWARD TROPHY in their category. o    From the AMS Advanced Orchestra, Rosmely Gonzalez received 2 outstanding soloist medals       They ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 6:49 AM by Arvida Ok
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Recent Announcements

  • ARVIDA Viking Fest 2015 COME ONE, COME ALL! Please join us for full day of live music, rides, great food, games and entertainment. The Arvida Middle School Orchestra will hold its Music Festival “Viking Fest” on        Saturday April 11th, 2015 from noon to 5 p.m. ·         Bring your family and friends even if they don’t go to ARVIDA. ·         Buy $20 Viking Fast Wristbands for unlimited rides and you will automatically be placed in a raffle to win Miami Heat Tickets! Excludes food, dunk tank & competitions. ·         Wristbands will go on sale from March 30th to April 10th ·         Sign up for $10 to the Faculty versus Students Basketball game and become a winner. ·         Tickets for rides will be sold on the day ...
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 7:39 AM by Arvida Ok
  • Valentines Grams! Do you want to show someone you care this Valentine's day?Send a rose to your Friends, Teachers or to that special someone on this Valentine’s Day. ©Single for $3    ©©Two for $4      ©©©Three for $6Each order will include a special note card and it will be delivered on: Feb. 13th by Orchestra Students. Sponsored by Viking Music Patrons Association - VMPA
    Posted Feb 9, 2015, 3:49 PM by Arvida Ok
  • Lion King Musical
    Posted Oct 27, 2014, 2:38 PM by Arvida Ok
  • Fall Fundraising Campaign The Arvida Middle School Orchestra & Piano is proud to announce our fundraising campaignThe earnings from this fundraiser will go entirely to the music program for music purchases, piano music, instrument acquisitions and repairs, new strings, and so much more.We will be raising this money by taking orders for the wonderful “Family Classics Gourmet” cookie dough & more.¯  For every 2 items sold get hippo with a nice lanyard. ¯  For every 10 items sold get a glow-in-the-dark hippo in addition to the previous.¯ Every student that sells 8 or more items will be attending to a Chocolate Fountain Party PLEASE TURN IN YOUR ORDER IN THE MONEY COLLECTION ENVELOPE, WITH STUDENTS NAME & PERIOD, ON MONDAY OCTOBER 27 ...
    Posted Oct 17, 2014, 5:38 PM by Arvida Ok
  • McMusic Night Join us at McDonald’s Kendall Lakes location this Tuesday Oct 21st  from 5pm to 7pm for a good meal and support the Viking Music Patrons Association booster club to help us raise money for our Orchestra Program.Special performance by Arvida Orchestra Volunteers Students.This is definitely the event for your family and friends to attend to and enjoy a beautiful melodic music while you are eating.The VMPA booster club will receive a percentage of all proceeds earned during the fundraiser hours. As always, we thank you for your continued support and generosity. We would not be possible without you!
    Posted Oct 4, 2014, 12:59 PM by Arvida Ok
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Homework Assignments

  • DDEOC Below is a link with the Middle School Orchestra District-Developed End-of-Course (DDEOC) Exam Study Guide. Please print it out the study guide and bring it to class ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2015, 9:03 AM by Arvida Ok
  • Orchestra Pictures will be taken on Fri, Nov 21st during class time Pictures will be taken during 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th period and Beginner Orchestra Students will be only photographed if they are purchasing a photo package ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2014, 3:48 PM by Arvida Ok
  • Forms to turn in by Fri Aug 29th Welcome to the 2014-15 School Year. Please read the Music Handbook and return the last page signed  by Friday August 29th.Viking Music Handbook Instrument Rental FormFill out ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2014, 4:55 PM by Arvida Ok
  • Music Composers The following is the list of Music Composers for our Class. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809 ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2014, 9:19 AM by Arvida Ok
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