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Fall 2017 IOP Combined rehearsal and concert dates

Posted in General News | Posted on 10.02.2017

Rehearsals and Concerts for Instruments of Praise Fall 2017 semester

Beginner Band-
Combined rehearsal–Monday, December 4th -7:00-8:00 P.M. at Founders Baptist (Gym) 24724 Aldine Westfield- Spring, TX 77373
Main Concert (all Beginner bands) – Tuesday, December 12th – 6:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

Intermediate Band-
Combined rehearsal –Monday, November 27th 7:00-8:00 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist (Gym) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Ministry Concert – Saturday, Dec. 2nd – 10:00 A.M. –Brookdale Willowbrook Park Retirement Community- 7575 Willow Chase Blvd. Houston, TX 77070
Main Concert-Tuesday, December 12th at 7:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

Advanced Band-
Combined rehearsal-Monday, November 27th -8:00-9:00 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist (gym) 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Ministry Concert – Saturday, Dec. 2nd – 11:00A.M. – Brookdale Willowbrook Park Retirement Community- 7575 Willow Chase Blvd. Houston, TX 77070
Main Concert- Tuesday, December 12th at 8:15 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

Full Honor Orchestra-
Combined rehearsal- Monday, November 27th at 5:30-6:30 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Ministry Concert- Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 P.M. at Spring Creek Village -20305 Holzwarth Road -Spring, TX 77388
Full Honor Orchestra and Advanced String Orchestra Party- Saturday, December 2nd at 4:00-9:30 P.M. at the Sommer’s home
Main Concert- Monday, December 11th at 7:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022 (Alumni welcome to play “Sleigh Ride” . Please contact Mrs. Sommer if you plan to play with the orchestra on this song.)

Advanced String Orchestra-
Combined rehearsal- Monday, November 27th at 4:30-5:20 P.M. at Founder’s Baptist 24724 Aldine Westfield-Spring, TX 77373
Ministry Concert- Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 P.M. at Spring Creek Village -20305 Holzwarth Road -Spring, TX 77388
Full Honor Orchestra Band and Advanced String Orchestra Party- Saturday, December 2nd at 4:00-9:30 P.M. at the Sommer’s home
Main Concert- Monday, December 11th at 7:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. – Houston, TX 77022

Intermediate String Orchestra-
Ministry Concert – Saturday, Dec. 2nd – 10:30A.M. – Brookdale Willowbrook Park Retirement Community- 7575 Willow Chase Blvd. Houston, TX 77070
Main Concert- Monday, December 11th at 6:30 P.M. at Lindale Assembly -503 Reid St. Houston, TX 77022

All Band and orchestra classes resume starting September 5th

Posted in General News | Posted on 09.02.2017

Goodbye Harvey! We will return to the normal band and orchestra class schedule starting Tuesday, September 5th!

See you all soon!

IOP adds new BEGINNER BAND in the Woodlands

Posted in General News | Posted on 08.11.2017

Instruments of Praise Bands and Orchestras would like to invite all home school or private school students 9 years old and older to a BRAND NEW beginner band location in the Woodlands on
Tuesdays from 3:40-4:30 P.M.

The beginner band will meet at:
Christ Community School
1488 Wellman Road
The Woodlands, TX 77384

The instruments that we have in the beginner bands are:
flutes, clarinets, alto saxophones, trumpets, trombones and bell kits (percussion) No experience necessary!

On August 15, 2017 at Christ Community School, from 3:30-4:30 P.M. your child can try each of these band instruments with a free personal appointment with Mr. Paul Sommer, the director of Instruments of Praise. Please contact us at 832-454-6300 to let us know if you will be attending this meeting.

The other beginner band locations are:
Oak Ridge – Thursdays 2:00-2:50 P.M.
Spring – Mondays 12:30-1:20 P.M.
Northwest Houston – Tuesdays 12:45-1:35 P.M.
Katy-Wednesdays 3:10-4:00 P.M.

There are also Intermediate and Advanced Bands and
Intermediate Strings, Advanced Strings and Full Honor Orchestra Classes at various locations.

If you are interested in having your children be a part of an exciting and dynamic homeschool band and/or orchestra program in the Fall 2017 semester,
let us know!

For further information and to register, we invite you to visit our website at www.instrumentsofpraise.org or call today at 832-454-6300 or email [email protected]

IOP Open Houses to Tryout instruments-Sign up today!

Posted in General News | Posted on 06.22.2017

Instruments of Praise Homeschool Bands and Orchestras offers Beginner Band (no experience needed), Intermediate Band, or Advanced Band once a week! Also, Intermediate String Orchestra, Advanced String Orchestra and Full Honor Orchestras. Classes are held in Spring, Northwest Houston, Oak Ridge, The Woodlands,and Katy. For more information or to register for these classes please visit www.instrumentsofpraise.org

Instruments of Praise Homeschool Bands and Orchestras will be at the Texas Homeschool Coalition Convention held July 20-22nd at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott 1601 Lake Robbins Dr. The Woodlands, TX 77380 . On Thursday , July 20th the vendor hall will be open from 5-7 P.M. free of charge for the public to visit the vendor booths. He will have beginner band instruments there for your student to try with Mr. Paul Sommer, the director of Instruments of Praise! The instruments in the beginner band are flute, alto sax, clarinet, trombone, trumpet and bell kit (percussion). If you are interested in attending please email him at [email protected]

If you are unable to come to the convention, Mr. Sommer would invite you to a band drive held on July 25th or August 8th.They will be held at his home studio at 3303 Sunlight Hill Lane, Spring, TX 77386. He will be auditioning new advanced band and orchestra players and trying instruments with interested beginner band students. Contact him at [email protected] or call 832-813-8901 to set up a time for your child or children to be a part of this band drive.