Thank you! / Our Awesome Students / America's Got Talent / November Newsletter

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 by Michael Garcia | Uncategorized

Message from the Owner:

I'd like to take a moment to thank all of our parents and students for supporting our school.  We  have such amazing clients that change and enrich our lives each day.  From the bottom of our heart, thanks for being a part of our community and allowing us to serve in yours.  We are proud of each and every one of you!

That being said, check out what our awesome students are doing these days:

Isabella Hebert - Our most recent Student Spotlight with a beautiful acoustic performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llxwt7pXnX0

Jack Saxena - An amazing 1 man performance of a 21 Pilots song (drums/vocals/piano/bass) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACtT9itenik

Caleb Sheffield (Sheffi J) - For all EDM fans check out one of our young producers: https://soundcloud.com/sheffi

Carlos Ruiz (aka D.J. Cuban) - For all Rap/Hip-Hop fans check out this blossoming producer: https://soundcloud.com/user-787682531

Shayne Luther (D.J. Shaynea) - Fresh off of his Winter Tour, listen to our youngest new producer: https://soundcloud.com/user-265775991

Hendrickson High School Marching Band - If you didn't already know, Hendrickson High School will be performing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade next week!  Watch NBC and support our local heroes!

America's Got Talent:

Guess what?  America's Got Talent will be in Austin this weekend!  If you think you've got what it takes then head to the Austin Convention Center this Saturday November 19th.  For more details click here: http://www.americasgottalentauditions.com/audition-cities/austin/

2016 Winter Recital:

Recital is almost here and we just can’t wait to celebrate everyone’s achievements! Just a quick reminder, all students should have their song picked out by November 30th.

Parents, if you have a specific recital time you'd prefer please reply back to this email or contact us with your desired recital time. Recitals will be two hours long and the times available are 12:00, 2:00, 4:00 and 6:00; please note that the deadline to request a recital time is November 20 th  .

Group photos will be taken at the end of each time slot, so please plan to stick around until the end of your group's recital. We have changed the length of recitals from 3 hours to 2 hours in hopes that it will be easier to do so.

T-shirts are available for order through December 1 st  at http://outofthisworldmusicschool.com/tshirt-orders/ . There will be a few shirts available for sale at the recital, however, sizes will be limited and price will increase from $20 to $25.

We know how important it is to capture the amazing moments at the recital, so we will have a professional photographer on site and photo packages will be available for sale after the recital. Proofs will be sent out to each family as soon as possible.

If this is your first recital to attend you are in for a treat! As you know, students will work hard for weeks to prepare their performances and our students are some of the most talented, awe inspiring musicians in their time! Make sure to invite your family and friends for a relaxed day of sharing music and once in a lifetime performances. Dress attire is casual and the event is open invite. The Recital is set to be at Hanover's: 108 E Main Street, Pflugerville TX 78660

School closures:

Fall vacation - Both locations will be closed from November 21st through November 27th. Classes will resume on November 28th at normal times.

Winter vacation - Both locations will be closed from December 22nd through December 28th. Classes will resume on December 29th at normal times.

If you are planning to miss dates other than those listed, please let us know and we will be happy to reschedule.

We hope that your vacations are filled with music! We encourage you all to make time for practice, share songs that bring you joy, perhaps even perform for your friends and family. The most wonderful part of music is sharing it and we thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for the opportunity to share music with you.


The Staff@

Out of This World Music School

http://www.outofthisworldmusicschool.com

512.638.0468

Winter Recital / STUDENT SPOTLIGHT / October Newsletter

Friday, October 21, 2016 by Michael Garcia | Uncategorized

Greetings! We hope you and your family are having an excellent week! We have some exciting updates and a new Student Spotlight video to unveil.

FALL & WINTER SCHOOL VACATIONS:

Fall vacation - Both locations will be closed from November 21st through November 27th. Classes will resume on November 28th at normal times.

Winter vacation - Both locations will be closed from December 22nd through December 28th. Classes will resume on December 29th at normal times.

At Out of this World Music School, we do our very best to align our school closures with common vacation times.


2016 WINTER RECITAL:

The 2016 winter recital will be held on Sunday, December 11th at Hanover's in Pflugerville: 108 E Main St, Pflugerville, TX 78660. We will be splitting this recital into 4 different groups: 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, & 6:00 pm. We want to remind everyone that if you need to participate in a specific recital to please inform us no later than November 20th. If you do not request a specific time we will schedule you/your child during the most ideal time slot.

Group photos will be taken at the end of each time slot, so please plan to stick around until the end of your group's recital. We have changed the length of recitals from 3 hours to 2 hours in hopes that it will be easier to do so.

If this is your first recital to attend you are in for a treat! As you know, students will work hard for weeks to prepare their performances and our students are some of the most talented, awe inspiring musicians in their time! Make sure to invite your family and friends for a relaxed day of sharing music and once in a lifetime performances. Dress attire is casual and the event is open invite.


T-SHIRT ORDERS:

We will be selling shirts again this year and as always, the front design will be a surprise and recital participants will have their names and performances listed on the back. T-shirts are available in both youth and adult sizes and cost $20 if paid for by December 1st. Please click here to order: http://outofthisworldmusicschool.com/tshirt-orders/. All online orders will be added to your next Invoice. We will have a few extra shirts to sell at the recital but sizes will be limited. Shirts that are not paid for by December 1st will cost $25.


PHOTOGRAPHER & PHOTO PACKAGES:

You want pictures of the performances but you want to be able to enjoy the show, so we will have a professional photographer on site to capture these magic moments. Photo packages will be available for purchase and proofs will be sent to each family to choose from.


COLLABORATING:

If you or your child is interested in collaborating with their peers, please reach out to us. We love to see people playing music together and do our best to pair like minded individuals. Remember, although you are limited to one song per instrument at recitals, you can play in multiple songs when collaborating!


NEW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT VIDEO:

We are excited to announce the release of our new Student Spotlight video- "Little Things" by Isabella Hebert. Please share and pass on this wonderful new artist!

https://youtu.be/llxwt7pXnX0


As always, thank you for the opportunity to share music. We are so lucky to have such amazing musicians developing here at Out of this World Music School!


All the best,

The Staff @

Out of this World Music School

http://www.outofthisworldmusicschool.com

512.851.7437

SPRING RECITAL ANNOUNCEMENT/MARCH NEWSLETTER

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by Michael Garcia | Recital Information

SPRING RECITAL ANNOUNCEMENT/MARCH NEWSLETTER

 

Good afternoon! All of us at Out of this World Music School would like to thank you for the amazing opportunity to share music; we are so grateful for your continued support! 

 

SPRING BREAK VACATION:

The schools will be closed from March 13th through March 19th for spring break and resume on Sunday, March 20th. We hope everyone has an awesome vacation!

 

2016 SPRING RECITAL:

We are excited to announce that the 2016 spring recital will be held on Sunday, May 1st at Hanover's in Pflugerville: 108 E Main St, Pflugerville, TX 78660.  We will be splitting this recital into 3 different groups:  1:00 pm, 3:30 pm, & 6:00 pm.  If you have a specific scheduling request, please let us know ahead of time so we can make that happen.  If you do not request a specific time we will schedule you/your child during the most ideal time slot.  Group photos will be taken at the end of each time slot, so please plan to stick around until the end of your group's recital. Photo packages will be available for purchase a couple weeks after the recital.  The grille will be open all day for the event.

If this is your first recital to attend you are in for a treat!  As you know, students will work hard for weeks to prepare their performances and our students are some of the most talented, awe inspiring musicians in their time!  Make sure to invite your family and friends for a relaxed day of sharing music and once in a lifetime performances.  Dress attire is casual and the event is open invite.

INVOICING:

We try to be as green as possible, so if you would like to go paperless and receive your invoices via email please respond to this email and let us know. We can also set up recurring payments should you prefer.

 

STUDENT PORTAL & SCHEDULING:

 Every student/family should have a login to our student portal at OutofthisWorldMusicSchool.com/student-portal.  If you don’t, please let us know and we will be happy to send you one. With this login, you will be able to view your schedule, view/pay invoices and access instructor/studio information, schedule make-ups, sign up for classes or change your appointment time (if 24 hours in advance).

 

NOTIFICATIONS:

If you have a preference on how you receive notifications, please respond to this email and let us know; we can either email or text.

 

INSPIRING VIDEOS OF THE MONTH:

Check out the new video by OK Go! This video was done in zero gravity; what would your dream music video look like?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWGJA9i18Co

 

 

If you haven’t seen the Student Spotlight video for Rachel Sill yet, you are in for a treat!  She did an amazing job with her 3 part mash-up to Jessie J’s “Price Tag”, Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop”, The Postal Service’s “Such Great Heights”.

https://youtu.be/QXUFe4adaDY

 

As always, thank you for your support and for helping spread the love of music one note at a time.

 

All the best,

 

The staff at Out of this World Music School

http://www.outofthisworldmusicschool.com

512.638.0468 AM Office

512.851.7437 PM Office