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Panther Choir Newsletter 9/15/17



Sing-Out is a two round singing contest open to all CHHS students. ALL genres of music are welcome and Choir students are encouraged to participate. The first round is a private audition in front of judges and the second round is a concert in front of a live audience. All proceeds go to the CHHS Choir program! If you are interested please prepare your song and sign up for an audition time.


UPCOMING EVENTS

The Panther Choir maintains a Google Calendar with an up to date listing of events. Please consider subscribing to our calendar via the links on our CALENDAR PAGE to have events downloaded directly to your personal calendar.

LAKE PARTY

Saturday September 15th, 4:30-7:30pm Rockledge Park

Rockledge Park, 3600 Pilot Point, Grapevine, TX 76051

(Bring water shoes if you wish to swim, dress for fun water games!)

As you enter the park tell the gate you are with CHHS Choir so you do not have to pay for parking


September 18, 19th - 9/10 Sectionals 4:15-5:15pm

September 20-22 - Mock Auditions (Chorale and All-State Round 1)

Saturday, September 23 - District Auditions (All-State Round 1), Creekview HS

Tuesday, October 3 - Fall Concert, 7pm


Tuesday, October 24 - La Traviata

We will take a bus to the Winspear Opera House 6-10:30pm ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME!

(Tickets are free, first come, first serve) sign up HERE

If you are interested in seeing a quick synopsis about the opera click HERE

HOMECOMING PARADE

All students are invited to walk in the homecoming parade and join us at the Wednesday night Pep-Rally (Wear your choir shirt).

Chorale and Concert Women will sing the national anthem that night!

ELIGIBILITY CALENDAR

Eligibility determines whether or not students can participate in after school activities such as All-State and Region auditions. The first deadline is at the six week grade cutoff. Please be aware of this ESPECIALLY if you/your child is participating in All-State/9-10 Region auditions.

You may now access the district eligibility calendar HERE

ALL-STATE

Mr Rinn and Mrs Massey are offering individual time slots for extra help next week (anyone competing on Saturday is welcome to sign up)

Sign-up for individual time slots with Mr. Rinn HERE

Sign-up with Mrs. Massey HERE

District Auditions are Saturday, September 23rd

Mock Auditions are September 20-22, Sign up HERE

Di Voce, Ovation and Vocal Ensemble will complete this during class on Friday

ALL CHORALE STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE A MOCK AUDITION

SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd

Altos/Basses: Meet at CHHS at 6:30am to warm-up (we should be back by 12:30pm)

Sopranos/Tenors: Meet at CHHS at 11:00am to warm-up (we should be back by 5:30pm)

If you wish to be picked up at Creekview HS please send an email by Friday, September 22

9/10 REGION

Sectionals for 9/10 Region auditions will be this Monday and Tuesday 4:15-5:15pm. Any 9th or 10th grader interested in participating in the region process is welcome. Music is available at the sectionals. The audition will take place on Monday, October 23rd.

Practice files for this audition music can be found HERE.

Congratulations to these Panther Choir National Merit Semi-Finalists!

Left to right: Raena Shah, Colby Schmidt, Nasir Panjwani, Melanie De La Cruz


CONGRATULATIONS TO 2017-2018 CHORALE STUDENT DIRECTOR:


Abbey Jefferies

FROM THE PANTHER CHOIR BOOSTERS

HMS would appreciate any Tux shirts and pants that our choir families are willing to donate back to HMS.


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