Choir & String Updates- Week of Sept 24

Hello Everyone,

Last week was full of great rehearsals in Choir and Strings, thank you for being on time (and if you weren’t, make the effort this week) and being ready to play and sing. Judging from the progress just in the first week – we are in for a fantastic year in the Music Program!

MUSICAL AUDITIONS START NEXT WEEK AFTER SCHOOL– make sure you are signed up outside the theatre and have a song prepared to sing for the panel – come see me if you need any help!

VOCAL JAZZ AUDITIONS START THIS WEEK! Auditions are on Tues, Wed at lunch in my Office in the band room and after school on Thursday in my Office. Please have a jazz or pop tune prepared that shows your range and style. You will also sing a chromatic scale and to some call and response. I am looking forward to hearing you all sing!

CHOIR STUDENTS: Please be at rehearsal as I will be handing out info sheets for the Comox Choir Festival this week – participation in this event will be dependent on your attendance and participation.

Here are your Updates for the week:

Monday:

Afternoon extra help for any questions on Musical or Vocal Jazz or Strings -come see me!

Tuesday:

Junior Choir 7:15-8:20am in Annex C, please be there on time as we will be learning a lot of new music and I will be handing out important information for the Comox Festival in November.

Vocal Jazz Auditions – 11:17-12:12 in my Office in the band room – if you signed up I will see you then!

Senior Choir – 3:25-4:45pm, please be there on time and ready to sing – we have lots of music to learn and will be doing some sectional work this week to woodshed parts. Looking forward to hearing you sing again this week!

Wednesday:

Strings – 7:15-8:20am in Annex C. Please be there on time, get tuned and ready to play so we can make the most of our time together. This is going to be such a fantastic group, I’m excited to start getting into the music even more this week!

Vocal Jazz Auditions – 11:17-12:12 in my Office in the band room – if you signed up I will see you then!

JUNIOR CHOIRNO REHEARSAL AFTER SCHOOL. This is an Early Dismissal Day, I need to attend the first Collaboration Staff Meeting and I will arrange a time to collaborate that does not conflict with our class. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OF THE OTHER EARLY DISMISSAL COLLABORATION DAYS WE WILL HAVE CHOIR from 2-3:00.

Thursday:

Senior Choir – 7:15-8:20am in Annex C. Be on time this week, a lot of late starters last week – you know the drill, I start right at 7:15 and we have lots to do:)

Strings – 11:17-12:12 in Annex C. Bring your instruments and bring your lunch and let’s play!

Vocal Jazz Auditions – 3:15-4:00pm in my office in the band room. If you signed up, I will see you then!

Friday:

*Extra help in the afternoon available if needed, come find me in the band room!

Uniform Distribution from 4-6– Choir Scarves and Choral Binders will be available for purchase as well as used Black Dress Shirts for $10 if anyone is interested!

Saturday:

9:00am BCMEA Regional Rehearsal at Belmont for those students in Honour Choir this year- please be on time and represent your school well by showing dedication to this outstanding musical opportunity!

Uniform Distribution Day and Cops for Cancer Bottle Drive (sign up on this website and our Facebook pages) from 9-3:30 –¬†Choir Scarves and Choral Binders will be available for purchase as well as used Black Dress Shirts for $10 if anyone is interested!

I’m looking forward to a great week of music and giving back during our Cops for Cancer events throughout the week – looking forward to seeing some shaved heads and waxed legs! Feel free to stop in any time and chat!

Ms. Kerr