Information for Families
HYP MERIT SYSTEM
To be eligible for the spring trip, students must earn 8 full merits by Spring Break.
ACTIVITIES WORTH 1 MERIT
Participation - work a two-hour shift at a fundraising event. Parent work also counts for merits but cannot exceed half of total merits earned. Fundraising events include (but are not limited to):
Car washes Night of Dance String Spectacular Spaghetti Supper
Fundraising - sell the required amount of tickets, or use your HYP Grocery Store Cards. Each of the following is worth 1 merit:
Sell 4 Night of Dance tickets Earn $25 profit through grocery cards Fulfill initial SnapRaise email request
Donations - donate food, paper goods, etc. for 2 different fundraising events as needed.
Special Ensembles - perform in 2 special ensembles earns 1 merit. These include, but aren't limited to:
BHSN Evening of the Arts BHSS Fine Arts Night Spaghetti Supper
ACTIVITIES WORTH 2 MERITS
ISSMA Contest - participate in at least 2 events at District Solo-Ensemble, or participate in State Solo-Ensemble
First Chair - fulfill all special responsibilities that are required by being a section leader: model example of leadership, effort, classroom/rehearsal conduct, dedication, number measures, bowing, play in special ensembles, holiday concert decorations, pep talks, and sectional meetings.
Private Lessons - take private lessons on your orchestral instrument. Full year attendance required and confirmed by the private teacher on a form distributed by Mr. Hansen and Ms. Enzinger.
Summer Music Program - attend a bona fide summer music camp program that runs at least one week (summer before the school year). Must have performed on your orchestral instrument. Participation is confirmed in writing on a form distributed by Mr. Hansen and Ms. Enzinger.
ACTIVITIES WORTH 4 MERITS
All State Orchestra - be selected for and participate in the Indiana All State Honors Orchestra. Listen in class for announcements about the audition procedure and deadline.
Executive Council - complete the duties of your elected office.
Manager's Crew - be part of the crew that assists the manager in ste up and/or tear down at each formal concert and rehearsals. Attendance is taken. Members are expected to be early/stay late and work for every event (limited space on crew).
Middle School/Elementary Manager's Crew - be part of a small crew that assists in set up AND tear down at elementary and middle school events. You must be available on the applicable dates.
Outstanding Honor - may be awarded by Mr. Hansen and Ms. Enzinger for an outstanding musical honor, such as a concerto award.
Booster Chair - a parent who serves as a chair or co-chair of an activity earns 4 merits for his/her child
If a freshman, sophomore, or new to the orchestra, please pay the $100 fee for concert attire. 3 ways to pay:
Write a check made out to HYP, give it directly to Ms. Enzinger in orchestra class
Pay by Venmo: @HYP-Treasurer; note that you will be charged a 3% ($3) credit card fee. Please include a note with the student's name, grade, and school.
Pay by PayPal: @hyporchestra -OR- paypal.me/hyporchestra; note that you will be charged a 3% ($3) credit card fee. Please include a note with the student's name, grade, and school.
Skyward: information sent out by Jon Hansen and Juli Enzinger
- sent to all parents of students enrolled in orchestra classes
Booster president email list (Mailchimp) signup: http://eepurl.com/gxZnwj
- emails sent to all subscribers by the booster organization president
- HYP (Hoosier Youth Philharmonic) ~ News & Events
Year Long Event Calendar
HOOSIER YOUTH PHILHARMONIC
Things change, and changes are all the more likely this year! For the most updated information, always consult/double-check the official HYP calendar on our website: https://www.bloomingtonhyp.org/
*Please note: items in bold are required rehearsals and/or performances. Restaurant nights and other events will be added as they become available. North=North High School; South=South High School.
T 8/9 HYP Welcome Dessert 7:00 PM South Cafeteria
M 8/15 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM North Orchestra Room
Sa 8/20 HYP Car Wash 9:30 AM-2:30 PM Southgate Shopping Plaza
M 8/22 North Gold Class only Open House 5:30-6:00 PM North Commons Area
W 8/24 South only Open House 6:30-7:00 PM South Atrium
W 9/7 HYP Rehearsal in Concert Attire 7:00-9:00 PM South Orchestra Room
M 9/12 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM North Orchestra Room
T 9/13&14 SnapRaise Fund Raiser begins
Sa 10/1 HYP Picnic 12:00-3:00 pm Lower Cascades Waterfall
M 10/3 HYP Rehearsal for Fall Concert 3:30-5:00 PM North Auditorium
W 10/5 HYP Fall Concert 7:00 PM North Auditorium
F 10/7 HYP Trip Parent Meeting 7:00 PM North Auditorium
M 10/10 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM North Orchestra Room
W 11/2 HYP Night of Dance Rehearsal 3:30-5:30 PM North Auditorium
F 11/4 HYP Night of Dance 7:00 PM North Commons
M 11/7 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM North Orchestra Room
T 11/15 Deadline for ISSMA Solo/Ensemble Entries
M 12/5 HYP Holiday Concert Rehearsal 3:30-5:00 PM South Auditorium
T 12/6 HYP Holiday Concert 7:00 PM South Auditorium
M 12/12 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM North Orchestra Room
M 1/9 HYP String Spectacular Rehearsal 3:30-4:30 PM North Auditorium
Tu 1/10 String Spectacular Concert 7:00 PM North Main Gym
M 1/23 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM South Orchestra Room
Sa 1/28 ISSMA District Solo/Ensemble All Day North High School
TBD Two Days (1 North Orch and 1 South Orch) Run Outs to Elem Schools TBD
F 2/10 HYP Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser 5:00-7:00 p.m. South Cafeteria
M 2/13 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM South Orchestra Room
Sa 2/25 ISSMA State Solo/Ensemble All Day Indianapolis
M 3/6 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM South Orchestra Room
W 3/22 HYP Trip (3/22 pm-3/26 pm) depart from BHSS
M 4/3 HYP Parent Booster Meeting 7:00-8:30 PM South Orchestra Room
TBD South only Fine Arts Night (ensemble) TBA South Atrium
TBD North only Evening of Arts (ensemble) TBA North Library
4/21 or 22 ISSMA Organizational Competition TBA TBA
M 5/1 BHSS only Senior Honor Night 6:30-7:00 PM South Stage
TBD Evening of the Stars (ensemble) 5:30-8:00 PM Convention Center
M 5/8 HYP Rehearsal 3:30-5:00 South Auditorium
Tu 5/9 HYP Night of Musical Celebration 7:00 PM South Auditorium
Sa 5/27?? BHSS only HS Graduation TBD South Purple gym