2016-2017 Music Volunteers Needed!

Volunteer Opportunities in the Music Program at Vista Academy

I am hopeful that we can accomplish much together this year at Vista Academy.  

Parent Help with Groups

It would be outstanding to have regular parental help for the following events:

  • Kindergarten and First Grade Arts Classes
    • At least one or two adult helpers for each music class
    • Could be weekly or monthly
  • Tuesday After School Choir--Bulldog Pups
    • Require at least one adult helper for each Tuesday from 2:45-4:00 PM
    • Assist with bathroom breaks, snacks, student needs and projects while Ms. J is teaching
    • If you choose, you can help with one of the other volunteer projects as time allows
  • Wednesday After School Choir--Vista Voices
    • Require at least one adult helper for each Wednesday from 2:45-4:30 PM
    • Assist with bathroom breaks, snacks, student needs and projects while Ms. J is teaching
    • If you choose, you can help with one of the other volunteer projects as time allows

Additional Volunteer Projects

Weekly Dusting and Cleaning

  • Room 316--dust instruments and surfaces
  • Room 314--dust surfaces
  • Outdoor tables and benches

Percussion Instrument Repair

  • African Drums:  Help fix and prepare African Drum
    • Foot on one drum
    • Missing or loose screws on older drums
    • Put protective cover on sharp screws on older drums
    • Fix/cover metal handle
  • Finger Cymbals
    • Repair with new elastic holders
    • Clean and shine?
  • Crash Cymbals
    • Repair with new handles
    •  Clean and shine
  •     Hand Drums
    • Repair tape where head joins the wood
  •     Mallets
    • Repair and glue sticks and tops that are separated
  •     Orff Barred Instruments
    • Fix attached holders on some
    • Attached end wooden bar on some
    • Refresh and repair pins and rubber strip on some
    • Clean inside of instruments once a year
    • Shine and clean metal bars as needed        

Teaching Visuals and Manipulatives

  •         Help with cutting and laminating
  •         Help with sorting flashcards
  •         Sharpen and sort pencils, crayons, markers, etc.
  •         Organize Reading Corner
  •         Help with labeling instruments

Organize and Plan for Performance Outfits

  • Assemble wardrobe rack
  • Sort through costume storage to locate performance dresses and tuxedo parts
  • Organize outfits on hand
  • Organize T-shirts, polo shirts and jackets on hand
  • Work with Ms. Jorstad to plan for performance outfits