Music in the Parks

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Music In the Parks
1784 West Schulykill Road
Douglassville, PA 19518-9100

1-800-323-0974

 

 

 

 

Milpitas High School Music Department

Christopher Kaldy, Regional Coordinator

1285 Escuela Pkwy.

Milpitas, CA 95035

408-635-2800 x4189 

408-635-2849 fax

 

DIRECTOR'S FILES

Some equipment must be requested in advance.

We DO NOT provide: Mallets, Sticks, Guitar Patch Cords, Snare Drums, Cymbals, or Cymbal Stands, Toys, etc.

Director Information

Dear Directors,

  Thank you for attending the festival this year.

 

Reminders:

2 copies of your music for the judges

2 copies of your Performance Selection Sheet

1 Announcer's Form

1 Stage Diagram for each instrumental ensembles:

       Concert Band/Orchestra Diagram 

       Jazz Band Diagram 

 

Equipment:

Please download a copy of our Equipment List

www.musicintheparks.mhsmusic.org

 

Percussion:

Please refer to the Equipment List .  Some equipment must be requested in advance.

Please remember that we DO NOT provide: Mallets, Sticks, Amps, Cords, Snares, Toys, Cymbals, Cymbal Stands, etc. 

 

Bus Parking:

Due to the Solar Panels in all of our parking lots, bus parking is difficult.  Please be patient and follow our parking guide's directions exactly.  Bus Parking Diagram

IMPORTANT INFO FOR BUS DRIVERS: Once parked, DO NOT attempt to move your bus to a different spot unless directed to do so by our parking lot guides. Moving buses to undesignated areas creates hazards for other drivers and blocks exit routes.  

 

Performance Area – Warm Up:

Theater – D2  (directly behind the theater)

Atrium – K1 (dance room)

Dance Studio/Small Gym – D4  (band room)

 

Festival Schedules/Packets:

Schedules and information are also available online at

https://www.festivalsofmusic.net/ext/Login.aspx

 

When you Arrive:

- Plan to arrive at the adjudication site at least 30-60 minutes before your scheduled warm-up.

- Upon arrival, go directly to the Registration Area in the portables near the parking lot. (Please leave your students on the bus preparing for performance).

- All instrument cases should remain on the bus at all times. Please DO NOT take instrument cases into the warm-up or performance areas.

 

At the Registration Area you will turn in:

- 2 copies of your music for the judges

- 2 copies of your Performance Selection /Announcer Sheets

- 1 Announcer's Form

1 Stage Diagram for each instrumental ensembles:

       Concert Band/Orchestra Diagram 

       Jazz Band Diagram 

- Remit payment for any last minute balance due on your Music in the Parks account

- A guide will then lead you and your students into the warm-up area. If you have arrived early, you are welcome to enter the performance area and view other ensembles’ performances.

 

Changing Facilities:

Changing facilities are not available at this performance site. We recommend that you designate buses for male and female changing of uniforms or have students wear casual clothes under their uniform.

 

After your Adjudication:

Return to the registration room to pick up your Amusement Park tickets, Music in the Parks student  souvenirs, and music.  Judges Score Sheets and Recaps will be distributed at the Awards Ceremony.

 

Awards Ceremony:

Please refer to your performance schedule for the exact time and location of the awards ceremony. This information is also located near the front of the packet. The ceremonies generally last 20-30 minutes.  These ceremonies are a great opportunity to bond with your students and celebrate our music programs.  Please plan to have all your students and chaperons attend.  Trophies must be picked up at the Awards Ceremony.  Trophy shipping is not available. 

Atrium - Vocal Ensembles

IMG_9977.JPG IMG_9979.JPG vocal ensemble area Risers and Piano Performer's view No longer used for performances
Status area

Local Hotels

 

Milpitas Courtyard Hotel - Marriott Hotels (South Bay Sales: Adeeba Rashid  510-516-5513)

 

If your traveling from out of the area and are looking for another place to stay, check out http://www.gomilpitas.com/hotel.htm for a list of many Milpitas Hotels that are just minutes from Great America and Milpitas High School.