Orchestra Concert @Canyon del Oro High School Fine Arts Auditorium 

Wednesday May 11, Concert starts at 6:30pm, students to arrive at CDO @5pm

Call time 5pm  (What time students need to arrive at the Canyon del Oro High School, Fine Arts Building. 25 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley, AZ, Fine Arts Building is located SW corner of the campus)

Please drop students off at the end of the bus loop, the door will be open from 4:45pm.

For the performance please park in the West parking lot for the performance, we open the doors to the auditorium at 6pm. 

Cross Middle School Students – to the Band Room, unpack, leave cases

Music folders will be shared with Advanced and Intermediate Orchestra, we will be using the Advanced Orchestra Music Folder. I will bring the folders from Cross to CDO, then back to Cross after the concert. 

5:00pm – Advanced Orchestra to the Stage, rehearse on stage. (you will eat after rehearsal)

Bring instruments back to the band room after rehearsal.

5:00pm – Cross Intermediate Orchestra can start eating pizza. Hallway

5:25pm – Intermediate Orchestra to the Stage, rehearse on stage

leave your instruments/music on stage after the rehearsal. 

6pm – Audience members can enter the auditorium,

6:28pm – Intermediate Orchestra to the Stage, Advanced Orchestra to the side of the stage 6:30pm – Intermediate performs. Round Round-up, Scottish Fiddle Medley, Over the Rainbow, after performing do not pack up, watch the Advanced Orchestra perform from the back stage. 

6:40pm – Advanced performs.Danse Diabolique, The Sprint, Pirates of the Caribbean

After the performance, both orchestras will go back to the Band room to pack up, then to the audience to listen to the CDO Orchestra with your family members. (Attendance is not required, but strongly recommended). 

7pm – CDO Orchestra performs, this portion will be about 1 hour long. 

Concert Attire: Cross MS: Orchestra t-shirts with long pants/skirts/leggings, closed toe shoes

Thank you,

Toru Tagawa

Orchestra Director

Canyon del Oro High School

Cross Middle School 

Listening Links:
Intermediate: Rondo Round-up, Over the Rainbow, Scottish Fiddle Medley
Advanced Orchestra, Dance Diabolique , The Sprint

by Hope Toensing
By Amaya Chavez

Intermediate Orchestra: Legend of Dark Mountain, Samba la Bamba,Can Can,

Advanced Orchestra: American Fiddle Medley Espana Cani, Blue Rhythmico


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Remind: 81010 text @crossorch

Toru Tagawa, 520-696-5797
Orchestra Teacher, Cross Middle School
E-mail address:, website:

Important Dates
October 6 (Wed) Fall Concert at 6:30pm, CDO Auditorium, 5pm Call 
Intermediate: DAD, Egg Song, Dragon Hunter, Subatomic
Advanced: Moonlight Tango, Creatures, Into the Sky Brandenburg No.5
December 8 (Wed) WinterConcert at 6:30pm, CDO Auditorium, 5pm Call
Intermediate: Anchored, Rhythm and Blues, The Kings of Christmas
Advanced: Centrifuge, Mythos, Alla Tchaikovsky
March 2 (Wed) CDO Feeder Concert at 6:00pm, CDO Auditorium,5pm Call
May 11(Wed) Final Concert at 6:30pm, CDO Auditorium,5pm Call
5pm Call – means students are to arrive at the site at 5pm. There will be food provided for students by the Canyon del Oro High School Orchestra Booster Club. 

Concert Attire for Performances
Orchestra T-Shirts, nice pants or jeans, closed toe shoes

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