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Fall 2017 Calendar

Please note: classes and lessons will meet on days that the public schools are not in session unless otherwise indicated on this schedule.

Saturday, August 26, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, August 28, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

BCPA 2054

Drop-in registrations for returning students

Tuesday, September 5, 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

BCPA 1070

Third year and higher students: Fall orientation for private lessons and lesson assignments

Friday, September 8

Third year and higher students: private lessons begin

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

BCPA 1070

Second year students: welcome back pizza party (bring your instrument)

Monday, September 11, 6:20 pm

BCPA 1070

High Plains Sinfonia auditions for 6th - 9th graders

Schedule auditions during registration or call (307) 766-3335 / email

Monday, September 18, 7:00 pm

BCPA 1050 (Sinfonia)
BCPA 1070 (String Project Ensemble)
BCPA 1008 (Advanced Chamber Ensemble)

High Plains Sinfonia, String Project Ensemble, and Advanced Chamber Ensemble begin

Monday, October 2, 7:00 pm

BCPA Concert Hall

New student registration

Friday, October 6

BCPA 1016

First year students: classes begin

Monday, November 20

High Plains Sinfonia, String Project Ensemble, and Advanced Chamber Ensemble will meet

Tuesday, November 21

First and second year classes and third year private lessons will meet

Wednesday, November 22 - Friday, November 24

Thanksgiving break: no classes or lessons

Saturday, December 2

First and second year students: private lessons

Individual lessons are scheduled from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, in various BCPA rooms, Sign up with your teacher for a lesson time and location.

High Plains Sinfonia: performance at "Happy Holidays Laramie"

UW Art Museum, details TBA

Tuesday, December 5

Third year and higher students: rehearsals for solo recitals

Ten students per hour, sign up for a time (3:30 pm, 4:30 pm, or 5:30 pm) with your private teacher. Location TBA

These rehearsals will take the place of normally scheduled lessons for the week.

Solos must be memorized

Friday, December 8

Third year and higher students: solo recitals

Location and times TBA. Sign up for a time with your private teacher.

Monday, December 11, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

BCPA Concert Hall

High Plains Sinfonia and String Project Ensemble: dress rehearsal

Tuesday, December 12, 3:50 pm - 5:00 pm

BCPA Concert Hall

First and second year students: concert dress rehearsals

Wednesday, December 13, 4:40 pm

BCPA Concert Hall

Concert for all classes / ensembles

Arrive in BCPA 1050 and BCPA 1070

String Project fees for the Spring semester are due in December; please make payments to "UW String Project" at the December 13 concert.

Spring Start-up Dates

Tuesday, January 23

First and second year classes and private lessons begin

Monday, January 29

High Plains Sinfonia, String Project Ensemble, and Advanced Chamber Ensemble begin.

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James Przygocki, Director and Master Teacher for group instruction

Phone: 307-766-3335


Sherry Sinift, Master Teacher for private lessons

Phone: 307-766-5243


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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