Concert Week! Choir/Musical/Strings Updates Dec 16-20

Concert Week! Choir/Musical/Strings Updates Dec 16-20

Hello all,

I hope you are enjoying your weekend and are putting in a bit of prep time for our final concerts this week – let’s end 2019 with a lot of fantastic music making! I am so excited to hear you perform and show all that you have accomplished so far this year! A huge congratulations to our musical theatre cast, crew and pit band for an outstanding performance last Wednesday at the Variety Show. I am so proud of your performances and I can’t wait to see where we can go from here, I am truly blessed to work with such an outstanding group of kids. Thank you to all the parents that volunteered last week for our dress rehearsal and show, we couldn’t do it without your help!

IMPORTANT INFO for this week:

Monday, December 16:

  • Junior Choir students will sing at 8am on this day in the band room with the BLUE BAND to rehearse our Holiday Sing Along:)
  • EXTRA CHOIR REHEARSAL AFTER SCHOOL FROM 3:25-4:30 FOR ALL JUNIOR AND SENIOR CHOIR STUDENTS, Musical Theatre will be cancelled. We will be running our program for the concert, EVERYONE MUST ATTEND THIS MANDATORY REHEARSAL – it will be the last one before Winter Break, so let’s make it count!

WINTER CONCERTS are this week!

  • CHOIRS, CONCERT BANDS AND STRINGS on DECEMBER 17 @ 7pm in the Reynolds Gym CALL TIME 5:30 PM
  • VOCAL JAZZ AND JAZZ BANDS on DECEMBER 18 @ 7pm in the Reynolds Gym CALL TIME 5:30 PM.
UNIFORMS:
  • Choir students are dressed in ALL BLACK with Blue Scarf or Tie, no jeans, no t shirts, no spaghetti straps, please wear black leggings with any dresses.
  • Strings students are dressed in ALL BLACK dress clothes, no jeans, no t shirts, no spaghetti straps. Please wear leggings with dresses but please DO NOT wear leggings as pants – dress pants only. Look sharp!
  • Vocal Jazz students are dressed in all black with a pop of colour – this can be a tie or scarf or bow tie or shoe. Look classy and dress sharp.

Here are your Updates for the Week:

Monday December 16

8:00am Junior Choir, in BAND ROOM to run Christmas Festival Sing Along with the Blue Band. Please have your music with you.

11:17-12:12 Vocal Jazz – We will run our set for your concert on Wednesday. Please look over transition spots in your music and have it memorized…you know what you need to work on so please get it done this weekend. Go over the road map for each tune so you know where you are going.

3:25-4:30 MANDATORY MASS CHOIR REHEARSAL, for Junior and Senior Choir students. This is the last day to run our set before your concert, there will be no more rehearsals this week:) Have your music memorized and study your roadmaps, practice the few sections we went over last week and be prepared. MUSICAL THEATRE AND PIT BAND ARE CANCELLED THIS DAY.

Tuesday December 17

NO EARLY MORNING CHOIR REHEARSAL! Please sign up to assist with CONCERT set up in the Band Room. Sleep in so that you have energy for the concert tonight!

11:17-12:12 Senior Vocal Jazz in Annex C. Let’s run all of your tunes with the Rhythm Section – please be OFF BOOK and MEMORIZED:)

NO SENIOR CHOIR REHEARSAL after school, please come help set up for the Concert after school:)

WINTER CONCERT #1 – All CHOIRS, CONCERT BANDS and STRINGS. CALL TIME IS 5:30PM in the FIRST Uniform you will be performing in. Concert start time is 7PM in the Reynolds Gym, admission by donation. Please drop off Bake Sale goodies to myself or Mr. Davis that day or bring them in that evening.

Wednesday December 18

NO EARLY MORNING OR AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS FOR CHOIR OR STRINGS 🙂

-Please come help set up for our Jazz Night Concert after school!

WINTER CONCERT #2, Jazz Night – ALL JAZZ BANDS AND VOCAL JAZZ. Call time is 5:30 in the first uniform you will be performing in. Concert start time is 7pm in the Reynolds gym, admission by donation.

Thursday December 19

NO EARLY MORNING SENIOR CHOIR REHEARSAL, NO STRINGS AT LUNCH

11:17-12:12, Junior Choir a quick sing through to help out for the Christmas Assembly on Friday. We will be quick and it will not take the whole lunch hour…thank you for your extra work to help out our school community:)

3:25-5:00 Musical Theatre, last rehearsal before break. You will learn the beginning of the dance for Fascinating Rhythm with Kanika and we will block the number. All dialogue and music for the first act is to be memorized and ready by the end of Winter break, I will test when you get back:) Make sure you have leads on exactly what you are securing for the Silent Auction, I will be asking you all individually on this day…have an answer for me. You will have a better chance of getting a donation BEFORE Christmas so GET ON IT. Thank you for a great start up so far! If any Crew can start moving the Pit Band walkway pieces down that would save us doing anything on Friday:)

Friday December 20

Last day before break!!! Junior Choir will be singing for the Christmas Assembly, please just wear hats and scarves with casual clothing.

NO CREW AFTER SCHOOL

HAVE A GREAT WINTER BREAK, thank you for an amazing start to our year, I am so excited to see what we can accomplish next! Proud of all of you!:) Have a very Happy Holidays and enjoy a well earned break!

Ms. Kerr