Strath Haven Middle School Music Department


    Welcome to the SHMS Music Department.  There are many opportunities for your child to participate in the many ensembles offered.  Approximately 50% of the Strath Haven Middle School student body participates in one or more of the music department ensembles.  The Music Department publishes a monthly calendar that includes information about rehearsals, concerts, and special events.  The calendar can be found on our school’s website, in the Friday Flash, and on calendar handouts.



    SHMS Music Rehearsal Schedule Overview
    All of the large music ensembles ( with the exception of 6th Grade Orchestra) meet for rehearsal in the morning on a three-day rotation.  Rehearsal time is 7:00 am - 7:45 am.  Please drop your child off in the Copples Lane Parking Lot entrance to the building by 6:55 am so they have ample time to enter the rehearsal room and be ready to start promptly at 7:00 am.  All of the music rooms are located on the 1st floor of the Copples Lane Entrance to the building.    Many parents choose to carpool to help with the transportation to the morning rehearsals. 
    • 6th Grade Band  ( C128), 7th Grade Chorus ( C125) - Music Day 2:  7:00 am - 7:45 am 
    • 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Chorus - Music Day 1: 7:00 am - 7:45 am 
    • 8th Grade Band, 6th Grade Chorus - Music Day 3:  7:00 am - 7:45 am
    • 6th Grade Orchestra - Mondays: Connections - 3:00 pm  ( students can take the 3:00 pm  Activity Bus ) 



    Music Rehearsal Calendars

    September 2017 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    October 2017 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    November 2017 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    December 2017 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    January 2018 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    February 2018 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    March 2018 Music Rehearsal Calendar

    April 2018 Music Rehearsal Calendar



    SHMS 2018 Spring Concerts  
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 8th Grade Band, 8th Grade Chorus, Cantabile
    Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 7th Grade Band, 7th Grade Chorus; 7th & 8th Grade Orchestra
    Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6th Grade Band, 6th Grade Chorus, 6th Grade Select Chorus, 6th Grade Orchestra
    Concert Attire
    Girls:  white shirt or blouse, black pants, shoes
    Boys: white long-sleeved dress shirt, black pants, shoes
    Hidden Hollow Swim Club Music Picnic - Monday, June 4, 2018
    Permission Slip - please make sure you fill out and sign both sides and enclose payment