Performing Arts Center - Marcus D. Hurlbut Theater - 1000
The 2023 MS and US Christmas Instrumental and Choral Concert will be on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Hurlbut Theater. This concert features Middle and Upper School students performing in Band, Orchestra and Choir. Ensembles include: Grade 6 Choir, Grade 6 Band, Grade 6 Orchestra, Grade 7 Choir, Grade 7 Band, Highlander Chorale, Concert Band, AP Music Theory, Jazz Ensemble, Grades 8-12 Orchestra, and Orchestra Honors. No tickets are needed for this music concert.
On Thursday, Dec. 7, the call time for performers is 6 p.m.
Performance Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Please note: Students may reserve a spot in Extended Day and stay until 5 p.m. However, there is no supervision between 5 and 6 p.m. Parents need to make arrangements for supervision and food for their performers prior to call time.
Concert Attendance Requirement:
In arts classes, Concerts often serve as an important summative assessment. As such, student attendance at Concerts is required. Students are required to stay the entire time. Audience members are also encouraged to stay through the entire performance to support all student performers. There will be no early release of students. At the conclusion of the concert, MS and US performers will be dismissed to the PAC Atrium to meet their families.
For Music Concerts, students in Grades 6–12 band, orchestra and choral ensembles are required to wear concert attire.
Band concert attire:
Band Concert attire includes black dress pants, knee to floor-length dresses/skirts, black 3/4 to long-sleeve blouses, black suit jacket with white shirt and black tie, formal black shoes, and black socks or stockings.
Choral and Orchestra concert attire:
Choral and Orchestra ensembles will dress in concert black. This includes black dress pants, knee to floor-length dresses/skirts, black 3/4 to long-sleeve blouses, black suit jacket with black shirt and black tie, formal black shoes, and black socks or stockings.
Campus Event Parking
We are expecting a wonderful Tartan turnout for our Winter Concert! Please know that the main central school gate on La Novia will be accessible. Once this lot is full, we encourage everyone to park in the OVC Student Lot as overflow (see map). Please park in authorized school parking lots only. Most school parking lots will be open, with the exception of the Pasternack Fieldhouse Lot, which will accommodate our student athletes. If you are parking in the school’s Ortega Village Center or Calle Arroyo lots (adjacent to the Lower School), the pedestrian access gates will be open for entering and exiting throughout the evening.
Importantly, please do not park in any of the adjacent business parking lots in the Ortega Village Center or the Ortega Office Cottages located on Calle Arroyo across from campus. The property managers have informed the school that they will tow unauthorized parked cars.