Welcome to the Interlake Music Parents Association homepage!
The Interlake Music Parents Association ("IMPA") supports the award winning Interlake High School music program. At Interlake, you will find music at its best. Superior award-winning ensembles, directed by highly skilled faculty, in a supportive community with high expectations and a commitment to excellence. The Music Program offers a wide variety of musical opportunities to its students, and is committed to their growth as musicians and as young adults.
Dear Music Parents –
See details for the Choir retreat!
Annual IMPA Meeting
Thank you to all the parents who were present at the IMPA meeting on Wednesday September 9, 2015. We hope you had a chance to connect with some parents and also had a chance to meet up with the music director that your student is working with. If you couldn't make it to the meting, here is some of the information that was presented:
Presentation for the meeting
We are always looking for volunteers to assist with various Interlake Music Parent activities. Please contact Blair Murri (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you can help.
Interlake Music makes news...
Here are some new Jazz Band videos produced by Villy Vassdal, be sure and thank him next time you see him set up to record a concert!:
2015 Crossroads Student Fest, Interlake High School Jazz II Band
2015 Crossroads Student Fest, Interlake High School Jazz I Band
2015 Bellevue Jazz Festival, Interlake High School Jazz II
2015 Bellevue Jazz Festival, Interlake High School Jazz I
Congratulations to the Interlake Chamber Orchestra! They were a finalist in The American Prize competition in Orchestral Performance and received an excellent rating at the ASTA National Orchestra Festival in Salt Lake City. See photos on the Interlake Music Facebook page here!
Additional congratulations to each of the three Orchestra groups- Chamber, Sinfonia, and Concert - they all received superior ratings at the Eastshore Orchestra Festivals.
We have some immediate and ongoing needs for parent volunteers. Please see the Volunteer page at the General Information tab on this website.
Our Facebook page contains photos of both the Choir and Orchestra concert as well as the All Bands concert.
If you have videos or photos of the Interlake Music Program and would like to share, please send links to IHSMUSIC@Outlook.com.
Music Letters YOU CAN LETTER IN MUSIC! Music Students Have you been collecting information and tracking your points to letter in Music? Check with your instructor or download the requirements form here.
Congratulations to the Interlake Music Program for being awarded the following Enrichment & Innovation grants!
See full Music Calendar for details!
Music Activity Letter Form: Doc
Field Trip Forms:
- During School Hours
- Parent Acknowledgement
- Extended Field Trip (Permission and Health Forms)
Music Student News!
The Mobius Quartet consisting of Interlake Orchestra students Marie Leou (violin), Fiona Soetrisno (violin), Jay Yang (cello) and Léo Dage (viola), performed in July at Columbia Park as part of Summer Music in the Parks 2015. They were selected by King FM.
Emily Sun (senior violinist) has been accepted to the 2015 All-National Honor Ensemble and will be traveling to Nashville, TN to perform with other students selected from around the country.
Great News! Interlake Marching Band won 1st place at the Ballard Parade! The band has placed 2nd the last two years, but has not won 1st place since before Mr.Kim came to Interlake, so this is an awesome achievement! Congratulations to all of you band members, and to Mr. Kim and Mr. Gillespie. What an amazing way to end the marching season!
Thanks as always to Villy Vassdal for filming and producing!