Good Afternoon Students and Family Members,
Here we are… four weeks into the final grading period. It seems like only yesterday, we were just preparing for our Winter Concert. That being said, there are a lot of exciting things happening in the Choir Room for all of our students. Please take a moment to review the information below to ensure that you are up to date on events related to your student’s involvement.
Spring Voice Recitals:
9th & 10th Grade Recital (Black Box @ 6:00pm); 11th & 12th Grade Recital (Black Box @ 7:00PM)
Tomorrow night students enrolled in the Music Enrichment Program will present their final recital of the school year. This recital will feature selections from the Broadway stage and other popular music genres of the 20th century. This year’s spring recital will take place in the Black Box (next to the choir room). Call times for students is approximately 20 minutes prior to their assigned recital start time. Student warm-ups will take place in the choir room. We hope that you will join us for a wonderful evening of music making and celebration.
Show Choir Auditions:
Tuesday, May 10th (Training Session); Thursday, May 12th (Audition) - CHS Choir Room
Auditions for the 2016-2017 Shades of Blue (Show Choir) performance ensemble will take this week on Thursday, May 12th beginning at 4:30PM. A choreography training and audition information session is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10th at the same time. All-students interested in audition for next year’s group should attend this training session. During this time, students will learn choreography for the audition and review the requirements for the upcoming school year.
Shades of Blue is open to all CHS Choir Members, 9-12th grade, and is a great way to build confidence as well as mastery of both musical and performance skills. In addition to their dance audition, students will need to prepare an accompanied musical selection (upbeat, fast musical theatre, jazz, pop song) approximately 1 minute in length. Interested students should review the attachments for more information.
Spring Banquet: Enchantment Under the Sea
Saturday, May 21st in the Centennial High School Cafeteria
Tickets: $25 each (A maximum of 2 tickets may be purchased per student)
Banquet ticket sales continue this week. Don’t delay in securing your seat for this wonderful experience celebrating all of our students! Parent volunteers will be on hand Wednesday during all lunches to assist students with transferring funds and settling their accounts. Students may use cash, checks, or fundraiser credits to off-set the cost of student tickets (transfer requests can be made via Charms). Tickets sales end at 4:15pm on Wednesday, May 18th.
Spring Concert Solo Auditions
This Friday, May 13th - Beginning at 4:30PM - CHS Choir Room
Solo Auditions for this year’s spring concert "One Night Only” will take place on Friday, May 13th. Auditions are open to soloists, duets, and small groups. Repertoire selected should be drawn from the wide array of music theatre literature and must be accompanied. Sheet music will be required of any student not playing for themselves, as our house band will perform with them on the concert. Sign-Ups will begin tomorrow during all classes.
Seniors and JV Choir Uniform Returns
Senior and all JV Choir Members should begin returning school assigned uniforms tomorrow. This will allow for timely check-in of all uniform items and clearing of student accounts prior to our spring concert. Uniforms should returned in their garment bags. Signs will be posted in the choir room indicating where garments should be stored. Deadline for uniform returns is Friday, May 13th. Students with missing items will not receive their banquet ticket until all assigned items have either been returned or accounted for financially.
Preparation for this year’s show are going well. We look forward to sharing our student’s hard work and enthusiasm in the near future. Best wishes to each of you that are taking AP exams this week. Study hard and sleep well.
Spring Concert Dress Rehearsal - Tuesday, May 17th (4:30-7:00PM)
Chamber Singers Auditions - Thursday, May 19th (4:30-6:30PM)
Spring Concert - Friday, May 20th (7:00PM; Student Call Time is 6:15PM)
Spring Banquet - Saturday, May 21st (6:30-11:30PM)