Welcome to the AMS Orchestra & Keyboard Web site!

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 MolanoEmely DeJesus-Santia 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 Apr 10, 2015, 5:12 PM 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

  • 2015 Music Gala Thursday June 4th 2015 Reception Palace Ballrooms 14375 S.W. 42 St. (Bird Road) Miami, FL 33175 6:30pm Check-in - 7:00pm Reception -  7:15 pm Dinner CLICK HERE TO RSVP
    Posted Jun 3, 2015, 2:46 PM by Arvida Ok
  • Spring Concert Ads Campaign deadline Fri. May 15th The ads campaign for the  Orchestra 2015 Spring Concert Program is back!!  Get an Ad to recognize your child's achievements, to share a message with the community, to promote your business or just to give thanks and support our award-wining youth orchestra. and support our award-wining youth orchestra.Parents, if your child is an 8th grader, you'll want to get an ad and congratulate them on their years in ARVIDA! If you are interested in this advertisement opportunity, please download and complete the Spring Concert Ad Form and return it with your payment to the VMPA Mail Box in the orchestra room. the concert program is being designed as a Half Letter (standard 8.5 ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 10:04 AM by Arvida Ok
  • 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
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Homework Assignments

  • Forms to turn in by Fri Aug 28th Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year. Please read the Music Handbook and return the last page signed by Friday August 28th. Viking Music Handbook  Instrument Rental Form Fill out ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2015, 8:02 AM by Arvida Ok
  • 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
  • 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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