Choir/String/Musical Updates for Feb 19

Choir/String/Musical Updates for Feb 19

Hello all, I hope you had a great Family Day weekend! We are going to be getting right back into the swing of things this week after the snowmaggedon of last week!

MUSICAL THEATRE: Firstly let me say a HUGE thank you to all of our cast, crew, parent volunteers and pit band that spent Family Day weekend with us doing some pretty long and intense rehearsals! We were able to run the entire show, and while there were some things to still iron out and rehearse, for the most part it was pretty spectacular. I am so proud of this group of kids, you are doing an outstanding job! Keep working hard and practicing, and make sure you are taking care of yourself these next few weeks. Bravo! Crew please be there on Wednesday after school to keep working on painting the set, we still have lots to do on that front – Ivy your designs are incredible, thank you!

CHORAL COLLABORTION: Choir students please get your choral collaboration forms and money into me by tomorrow so I can ensure we have enough transportation. If you lost the form it is posted on this website, or your parent/guardian can email me permission kkerr@sd61.bc.ca. Remember Choral Collaboration is THIS Saturday, February 23, we are meeting at 8:20am at Reynolds and LEAVING at 8:30am. We will be back for pick up at Reynolds at 3:30 pm. Students will need to bring a water bottle and lunch with them. I will provide snacks throughout the day:) This will be a fantastic day of singing and learning and I can’t wait! Please practice and be prepared. Students can wear Reynolds wear and dress casually for this event, no uniforms are necessary. EVERYONE NEEDS TO ATTEND REHEARSALS THIS WEEK.

PINK SHIRT DAY: Choir and Strings will be performing next week on February 26 at an assembly for Pink Shirt Day. Strings students will play Spring and the Choir will perform You Will Be Found. Students will needs to wear black pants, socks and shoes with a pink shirt of their choosing! Thank for supporting anti bullying within our school!

Here are your updates for the week:

Tuesday:

7:15-8:20 Junior Choir – please be on time and ready to sing, we have lots to review this week to prepare for Choral Collaboration on Saturday! Junior Choir will be singing Pie Jesu, and You Will Be Found. Please bring in your forms for this event if you have not already done so! I hope you have put in some practice time!

3:25-4:45 Senior Choir –  please be on time and ready to sing, we have lots to review this week to prepare for Choral Collaboration on Saturday! Senior Choir will be performing Four Strong Winds and You Will Be Found. Please bring in your forms for this event if you have not already done so! I hope you have put in some practice time!

Wednesday:

7:15-8:20 Strings – please be on time and ready to play, Spring (Four Seasons) needs to be ready for next week on Pink Shirt Day, please ensure you ave practiced it before rehearsal this week!

3:25-4:45 Junior Choir – please be on time and ready to run our set for Saturday’s choral collaboration. I will go over transportation for Saturday and itinerary. Everyone MUST ATTEND REHEARSALS THIS WEEK.

3:25-5:30 Crew – be in working on painting the set, we need to get that done this week. 

Thursday:

7:15-8:20 Senior Choir – please BE ON TIME, we need to run our set for Choral Collaboration so that you feel ready for your performance this weekend. EVERYONE NEEDS TO BE AT REHEARSALS THIS WEEK.

11:17-12:12 Strings – running Spring and working on new repertoire. Thank you for being patient over the past few weeks, it has been a weird schedule and I appreciate your flexibility.

3:25-5:30 Musical Theatre – Music calls and numbers that needed some work and running after watching the run this weekend. Opening song with Michelle, Tina and Deloris, Here Within These Walls, Good to Be a Nun, I Could Be that Guy, Raise Your Voice,  Take Me to Heaven, Bless Our Show, Fabulous Baby Reprise, Spread the Love. I will post on fb for exact schedule and some runs with pit band for soloists. We will just keep practicing each number, the more repetition you get the more confident you will be!

Friday:

1:00-4:00 Crew, come help get everything finished and set painted. Alex will be letting crew know about tasks during show days. Sign up for ticket distribution and ushering during the run of the show. If anyone wants to help with hair and makeup you can talk to Rebecca. If you are interested in sound tech or you are experienced, let me know and you can assist Sam Beaver with sound and shadow him this year for the show.

Saturday:

CHORAL COLLABORATION DAY

Meet at 8:20am at Reynolds (unless your parent is giving you a ride – I need to be told ahead of time). We rehearse and perform from 9-3:00 (with a lunch break in the middle). Students will need to bring their own lunch, water bottle and music folder. There will be options at lunch to hang out with students from other schools or watch part of a movie:) We will leave Belmont at 3:00 and be back to Reynolds for pick up at 3:30.

Sunday:

Musical Theatre: Kanika will be here to clean all of the dance numbers in the show, so be prepared to dance and repeat, many times:)

That’s all for now, a busy and fun week! Take care of yourself and one another and keep trucking through a short(ish) week! Well done to you all, I’m really happy with what you have been accomplishing these past few weeks – outstanding work!:)

Ms. Kerr