Welcome Back! We hope your Christmas break was restful as you spent time with family. A few things happening this month;
Chorale Rehearsals were given to Chorale members before the break. Some are scheduled this semester even if we don't have school that day. Please plan to be at all rehearsals, especially since we are working towards UIL contest this semester.
Area Auditions are In Midland this year, we will hand out more Info this week to our students competing. Please wish these students luck as they head to the final audition for the All State Choirs! Caleb Cartwright, Emma Cartwright, Kendraisia McDonald, Gilbert Herrera.
Solo/Ensemble competition Is on February 1. The solos and ensembles will begin rehearsing this first week back, so please contact a director for after school rehearsal times.
Here Is the link for the learning tracks.
Pop Show- May 14 @ MHS; Please be in the auditorium by 6:45pm. Choirs can sit wherever they want. If you are doing multiple acts, please be at the school by 6:15pm. The show will last about an hour and a half. Refer to your handout for costume requirements.
Choir Banquet will be held at the Social House. Tickets must have been purchased by May 8. Please arrive and check in between 6/6:30pm. The Dance will be over by 9:00pm, please arrange a ride by then if necessary.
Officer BBQ- May 18 at Mr. Algate's House. Please RSVP with a director. Officers and Madrigals only please.
CHICAGO TRIP- Trip information packets were handed out March 28. Please refer to a director for your copy, or follow the link on the REMIND text that was sent out. Forms are due back to a director by April 2, 2019.
POP SHOW SOLOS- If you are interested in auditioning for a Pop Show Solo as a transition, please prepare a song with a Karaoke track that you bring with you (can be on your phone). Auditions will be in class unless you are auditioning in a group that has multiple members from different choirs. We will hear those after school.
SPRING SING- April 30- Rehearsal in the morning until 11:30am at the Civic Center. You will need your formal Concert Attire for this event (this includes black shoes!). Call is at 6:15pm in your rehearsal room at the Civic Center. Performance begins at 7pm and usually doesn't last more than 1 hour. Attachment is below and includes ticket information. ticket is required for all audience members. Purchase from your choir director.
Files are listed by class period. Please look over these schedules and email a director with any questions or concerns about the UIL Days.
Chorale Rehearsals- Chorale Attendance Required
Feb. 11, 18, 25- Girls 6:30pm, Guys 8:00pm
Feb. 25/26- Clinics with Dr. Cruse (TTU)
7th- Freshman Women (Feb 25)
2nd/3rd- Treble Choir (Feb 26)
Feb 28- Cookie Dough Delivery- Please make arrangements to take home after school. Notify a director immediately if there is a problem with your order
March 4- Preview Concert- Attendance Required- MHS Auditorium 7pm, Concert Attire
March 5- Chicago Trip Payment #6 Due
Tuesday, Jan 15, 22, 29-
4:00pm-Se florinda, Sebben Crudele
4:30pm- My Mother Bids, Heavenly Grass
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 23, 30
7:40am-Ave Verum, Sky above the Roof
4:00pm-Caro Mio Ben, Serenade
4:30pm- Se Tu M'ami, O Mistress
Thursday, Jan 17, 24, 31
7:40am- Beau Soir
4:00pm- Poor Wayfaring
Happy New Year!
We have several upcoming things this month, as listed on the right side.
Chorale Rehearsals are Mandatory, as we are preparing for UIL contest this semester.
Chicago payments are expected to be paid on time, and they will be critical the next couple of months since we will be reserving flights soon. If you will have late payments please contact a director asap. If you need another copy of the trip contract, please ask for one and we will get it to you.
Great American Catalogue Fundraiser will be starting this week and due back Jan. 22. This is another opportunity for your student to earn some Chicago money. This money can go towards the 5th payment, due February 18.
Christmas Concert is December 17! See your handout for your class' specific instructions. Bus will leave MHS at 5:55pm, Call at the church is 6:15pm. Chorale and Madrigals need to be there at 5:30pm for an orchestra run through. Freshman Treble need to be there at 5:45pm. If you ride the bus, please make arrangements for a ride home, as there is no return bus. House opens at 6:30pm, Concert is at 7pm.
Trip Payment #3 is due on Tuesday, December 18. Please turn these in no later than wednesday so we can make a timely deposit.
Have a Wonderful Christmas Break!! See you next year!
Congrats to All Region for a wonderful concert! See Mrs. Snow for your Patch.
November Chorale rehearsals will be Monday Nov. 5, 12, and 26. Attendance is REQUIRED. Please plan ahead. Women 6:30-8:00pm, Men 8:00-9:30pm
Pre Area- Only for All Region participants- Information will be handed out for the audition. Please be ready for your mock audition with Snow on Tuesday/Wednesday (nov. 6/7)
Poinsettias should be delivered the Week after Thanksgiving break. Please watch this website and your Remind texts to be ready for that delivery.
October holds many choir events. if you haven't already, sign up for the REMIND testing system to stay updated!!
Chorale Rehearsals will be 6:30-9:30 in the choir room October 1 and 29. These are MANDATORY!! Send Mr. Algate an email if you cannot make these rehearsals. It will effect your grade.
Chicago Trip- Deposits Due October 4- (*UPDATE*- we are still accepting deposits)
We still have seats available and we NEED CHAPERONES!! Talk to a director for more information
Fundraiser delivery- Please be prepared to pick up your refrigerated items from the century resources fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 11. We will receive the truck before 1:30pm. You are welcome to come by after then and pick up these items. Remember, we do not have a place to store them for you, so these need to be taken home at the end of the day.
FALL CONCERT- 7pm- October 15 in the MHS Auditorium. Please wear your choir
t-shirt and nice jeans with closed toe-shoes. If you have not yet paid your choir fee, you will not receive a t-shirt, and therefore cannot perform. Please take care of those fees asap.
January 6- Chorale Rehearsal
Midland All State Area Auditions
January 13- Chorale Rehearsal 6:30-8:30pm
January 20- No School, No rehearsal
Jan 27- Chorale Rehearsal 6:30-8:30pm
@ Frenship HS