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PING! 4th and 5th grade Enrichment Workshop - April 7

Come to Beye School on Saturday, April 7 from 12:30 - 3 PM to learn to play Steel Drums - and also get a music lesson with  PING! high school mentor!

All PING! 4th and 5th graders can attend. You MUST RSVP:  lfbauer36@aol.com

Parents - you can also renew your PING! contract for next year 



AUDITION TIPS
 
Many students will soon be auditioning for high school ensembles. Check out this link from the Chicago Symphony Youth Orchestra for tips on how to have a successful audition. 




Middle School Elective Selection at D97 - coming soon

5th Grade PING! families - be sure to talk to your students about their elective choices for 6th grade.  Staying with band or orchestra is an important choice - not only do they get to play music every day, they also can participate[ate in the PING! mentor Program.  See the flyer at the bottom of this page for more information, or contact us at pingoprf@gmail.com/ 


The Latin Percussion Group, directed by Don Skoog,  performed at Friendly Tap on Sunday January 20 as part of a fundraiser for PING! scholarships to the group.


Fall 2018 Elementary Workshop - music in action
Watch for upcoming information about  the Spring 2019 workshop!





2018 Mentor Program Kickoff a Success!
OPRF High School Mentors met their middle school PING! Mentees on Thursday September 27 at the high school. After getting to know each other over pizza and games, the mentees were treated to some music by the high school musicians. 




Congratulations to our OPRF High School Mentors

PING! Mentors have been awarded one of the Oak Park River Forest Community Foundations 2018 Community Foundation Honors. The award will be presented on February 13.  We are so proud of our talented, dedicated and caring mentors who do so much for middle school PING! students. 





2018-19 Mentor lesson schedule is available. 
Go to the "Mentoring Information and Events" page to get the 2018-19 Mentoring lesson schedule. 






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PING! Administrator,
Feb 15, 2019, 8:07 AM