Ms. Mary Jo Mallchok

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Ms. Mary Jo Mallchok, orchestra instructor
Elementary School Orchestra
Emerson Elementary
Grant Elementary
Harrison Elementary
Hayes Elementary
Horace Mann Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Roosevelt Elementary (Mrs. Renee Wagner)

To contact Ms. Mallchok, use the teacher message line.
Dial 216-227-5701, after the prompt "Direct messaging to"
Please press 18370#.  Please leave a message! OR email: 

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 FREE tutoring with a LHS Orchestra student starting TH Jan.10th!

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Best Communities in Music Education

The George P. Read Music Department of Lakewood City Schools has won the 2017 and 2018 Best Communities of Music Education Award!! 

Click here to read more about it!

Students and Parents: Click here to find out what supplies are needed for orchestra!

With the changing weather, tuning will be an issue.  Students can finger silently or air bow or both.  All concert songs have been passed out in a blue folder.  Plus, all concert songs can be found under "Pages' (to the left).  Many songs can be listened to on my website!  You can check with area music stores but be advised: some actually charge to tune ($10-15).  Really loose strings (aka spaghetti) results when contraction from cold causes strings to 'let go'.  If all four loosen extremely, the bridge can come down.  No worries!  We put them up all the time.   Have students bring their instruments carefully back & forth to school.  Please do not leave in a cold car, or put next to a radiator at home.  Extremes can cause tuning to go way out.

Please note: Students and or parents attempting tuning has resulted in broken strings.

If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to email me.  Thank you.

Tutoring Schedule February 2019

February 7-Tutoring  (3:45 students changed to 4:00 - 4:30 pm)

February 14 NO TUTORING

February 21 Tutoring

February 28-Tutoring- no 3:45-4:15 tutoring (State contest)

Parents: please do not hestitate to call or email - Dial 216-227-5701, after the prompt "Direct messaging to"
Please press 18370#.  Please leave a message! OR (preferred) email: 

Lakewood Music Boosters: A phenomenal support group for all Lakewood music! To join, click here

A day without music is like....just kidding!


Clink here to learn how to care for your instrument