Achievements

Congratulations!!!

posted Mar 20, 2015, 7:08 AM by Arvida Ok   [ updated Apr 10, 2015, 5:12 PM ]

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

Emely 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.

Congrats for the Superior at 2015 OrlandoFest!!

posted Mar 20, 2015, 6:49 AM by Arvida Ok

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 got wonderful trophies to bring back and be so proud of. All our orchestra students have worked so hard to prepare for this competition and they were recognized for that achievement.

Congratulations for Solo and Ensemble performance

posted Feb 9, 2015, 3:46 PM by Arvida Ok

ARVIDA Orchestra students received more Superior and Excellent ratings than any other participant school, both middle and high, on the 2014-15 FOA (Florida Orchestra Association) Solos & Ensembles competition.  

Our Orchestra students brought home:
  • 58 Superior medals, including 8 Superior with Distinction, the best score possible.
  • 50 with an Excellent rating
  • We had over 100 students participate and our school took more medals than any other school
Congratulations to our orchestra students for their phenomenally performance this weekend at District Solo and Ensemble.

CONGRATULATIONS! FL-ASTA Middle School Honors

posted Dec 13, 2014, 9:16 PM by Arvida Ok

The following ARVIDA MS Students made into 2014-2015 FL-ASTA Middle School Honors Ochestra!

Violin

Amanda Acosta

Ashley Gomez

Eduardo Pena

Gabriel Rodriguez

Ho-Yeun Lee

Ismael Bouhenguel

Kyle Villota

Luvyana Marquez

Manuela Zuleta

Melissa Zamora

Rosmely Gonzalez

Viola

Mariana Molano

Cello

Favian Valdes

Jonathan Leon

Simon Lau

Bass

Antony Galliano

Arquimides Cala

Blake Garcia

McMusic Masters! Thanks!

posted Oct 27, 2014, 2:51 PM by Arvida Ok   [ updated Dec 7, 2014, 7:37 PM ]

Guests held their Big Macs and swayed to the soothing rhythms kids played. Kids conducted with fries, many people danced in their seats and others on the floor. 
Where was this...at McDonalds!.

 

You came out for more than Happy Meals on McMusic night! You came out to have a night filled with smiles, laughter and make memorable memories!

The ARVIDA Middle School Orchestra and Piano under Mrs. Ventura’s direction can convert a McDonalds to an all-out cultured event!


Parents, thank you for everything you do contributing to your children's musical craft. Together we are building dedicated, responsible, and productive members of society. our sincerest Thank You for your continued support is not enough!

Congratulations!

posted Apr 9, 2014, 2:35 PM by Arvida Ok   [ updated Apr 11, 2014, 1:08 PM ]

Congratulations to the following 15 ARVIDA Orchestra students that were accepted into the Music Magnet Programs at Coral Reef Senior High School and The New World School of the Arts:

 

Alain Alvarado

Matthew Calle

Mario Calvo

Andres Caveda

Jose Cespedes

John Conde

Hannah Forbes

Paula Gonzalez

Nicolas Guerra

Stefan Lutschg

Ethan Olaguibel

Gabriel Sanchez

Brandon Vega

Calen Willis

Kirsten Villota

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 2014-15 Magnets Auditions.

Congratulations on earning BEST in CLASS & GOLD at 2014 Fetival Disney!!!!

posted Mar 21, 2014, 3:12 PM by Arvida Ok   [ updated Apr 11, 2014, 1:09 PM ]


Our performing orchestras did an amazing job under the direction of Mrs. Vivian Ventura and wowed the Festival Disney judges!

The performance scores were extremely high and the comments were very positive. At the Festival Disney Awards Ceremony, held in Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Lights, Motors, Action Theater, we were thrilled to receive the following news:

*      The BEGINNERS ORCHESTRA scored an average of 89.8 and they received an EXCELLENT AWARD TROPHY.

*      With an average score of 91.2, the ADVANCED & INTERMEDIATE ORCHESTRA received a SUPERIOR AWARD TROPHY and they also got the GOLD  their category.

At the end of the exciting awards ceremony we were beyond thrilled when we heard:

 

ARVIDA Middle School ADVANCED & INTERMEDIATE Orchestra was given the “overall highest ratingin the Orchestra Category

and they received

BESTIN CLASS


They got a wonderful trophies to bring back and be so proud of. All our orchestra students have worked so hard to prepare for this competition and they were recognized for that achievement.



Miami-Dade County Middle School Honors Orchestra 2014

posted Jan 19, 2014, 9:48 AM by Arvida Ok   [ updated Jan 19, 2014, 9:50 AM ]

ARVIDA Members in the 3rd Annual All County Middle School Honors Orchestra
at the University of Miami Frost School of Music.
 

Killian Curr Expo Performance

posted Nov 23, 2013, 11:41 AM by Arvida Ok   [ updated Dec 9, 2013, 2:08 PM ]

Our orchestra students performance in the SOUTH REGION CURRICULUM EXPO at Miami Killian Senior High School was wonderful. Thanks to all the amazing students volunteers who participated in this event.



McMusic Masters!

posted Oct 29, 2013, 7:46 AM by Arvida Ok

Guests held their Big Macs and swayed to the soothing rhythms kids played. Kids conducted with fries and many people danced in their seats and others on the floor. Where was this...at McDonalds!. 

You came out for more than Happy Meals for McMusic night! You came out to have a night filled with smiles, laughter, and made memorable memories!

Who but only the ARVIDA Middle School Orchestra and Piano can convert a McDonalds to an all-out cultured event!.

Parents thank you for everything you do in contributing to your children's musical craft. Together we are building dedicated, responsible, and productive members of society. 

But our sincerest Thank you for your continued support is not enough! 

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