Elementary Strings & Orchestra

Photo of children with violas

Interested in joining Beginning Strings next Fall?

  • Attend our next Information meeting on Saturday, May 18th at 9:30 a.m. at Lakeridge Junior High

    Read more about the meeting and renting an instrument by clicking on the links in the column to the left.

    Registration for 2019-2020 will be open Mid-May.  Check back soon!  Please register by June 15, 2019.

    E-Mail Kristi Stingle (coordinator) to receive e-mail notifications. (stinglek@loswego.k12.or.us)

LOSD Strings Reminders for Spring 2019:

  • LOSD District Orchestra Festival Information

    The LOSD District Orchestra Festival (our final concert for 2019!) will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7 p.m. in the LOHS West Gymnasium. All district string players will be involved, from 4th grade through high school, and will last approximately 1 hour.

    Class Details for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21st and 22nd:

    In preparation for the concert, we will rehearse at LOHS on Tuesday, May 21st during regular class time. Students will be bussed from school to LOHS at the end of the school day.

    On Wednesday, May 22nd, students will depart early from their Elementary Schools at 1:45 PM and will be bussed to LOHS to rehearse with all orchestra students, grades 4 - 12!  It will be an exciting day.

    IMPORTANT: Students will need to bring their Folding Music Stands on both Tues. and Wed.

    *** Location Information for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 & 22 ***

    All Elementary String students (Beginners and Elementary Orchestra) will be

    rehearsing AT LOHS on both Tuesday, May 21st and Wednesday, May 22nd.

    Students will need to be picked up from LOHS between 4:15 - 4:30 PM

    on Tuesday and Wednesday (not Forest Hills).

    Extended Care busses will meet students at LOHS and take them to their regular locations.

    Concert Night Details:

    • 6:30 p.m.: All performers will meet in the LOHS Gym for tuning/warm-up/sound check.
    • Concert clothing: Beginners: Dress up! EO: EO shirt, black dress-up clothing on bottom.
    • 7:00 p.m.: Concert Begins!

    Thank you for your support in helping with the success of our festival. We always fill the gym for this event, so please plan your drop-off and parking time accordingly. We look forward to seeing you for this exciting evening of music making and celebration!




    Elementary Orchestra ends at 4:05 on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays

    Beginning Strings ends at 4:15 on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays

    Pick-Up Reminders: Please make every effort to pick up your child by 4:30 p.m. 

    • Students getting picked up past these times are being tracked and will be sent to Extended Care moving forward if they are picked up late more than two times.
    • Students cannot remain at a school building without an adult.
    • Please make sure your child has your phone number(s) memorized, thanks!!
    • There is room on the Extended Care buses to Lake Grove and Palisades if you would like to utilize that service. 


    8: No class (No school)

    21: Class held at LOHS Gymnasium

    22: LOSD String Festival – All strings students grades 4-12. 7:00 p.m. at LOHS gymnasium (students arrive at 6:30 p.m.)
    23: No class
    30: Last day of Elementary Strings classes

Contact Information

  • Strings Program: 503.534.2459

    Kristi Stingle: stinglek@loswego.k12.or.us