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Panther Choir Newsletter 10/8/17



Congratulations to all of our students for an outstanding Fall Concert. We are proud of the great work and progress the students have shown in the first weeks of school and excited for the year ahead. Every choir performed with professionalism and fine musicianship. A huge thank you to the Panther Choir Boosters for your support throughout the start of the year and on Tuesday night. We hope you enjoyed seeing some of the fruits of the recent GCISD Bond! All of our students were wearing our brand new uniforms and the new risers and shell (all bond purchases) were used for the first time at the concert.

BUTTER BRAID FUNDRAISER

On Wednesday and Thursday we kicked off our annual Butter Braid Fundraiser with our students. This has traditionally been one of our best yearly fund raisers and the only "product" we sell during the year


Student Incentives

  • Overall Top Seller Receives $25 dinner & $25 Movie Gift Certificate

  • Top Selling Class Receives a Party

  • Every Student selling 15+ items attends a lunch time pizza party Nov 1

Important Deadlines

  • October 19-20 - Order Forms & Payment Due in Class

  • November 9 - Delivery and Pickup

FUTURE PANTHER PEP RALLY AND GAME


On Friday, October 13 the incoming 8th Grade Students from HMS, CMS, and GMS will join the Choraliers for a performance of the National Anthem at our Pep Rally and Game.

Choraliers

  • Wear Jeans and Black Choir T-Shirts for Pep Rally and the Game (make sure it is jeans, not shorts, professional for performance, no holes, etc)

  • Friday Morning: Meet in the Main Choir Room at 8:15am

  • Friday Evening: Meet at the treed area below the South Gate (Score Board Side) of Mustang-Panther Stadium. You will have free entrance to the game. We sing at the start of the game and you will be released to stay for the game or leave at the completion of the National Anthem.

GCISD UNITED IN SONG CONCERT

On Monday, October 16 the CHHS Panther Chorale will join with the GHS A Cappella Choir, choirs from all GCISD Middle Schools and the choirs from Grapevine and Glen Hope Elementary schools for a District Wide Concert. Panther Chorale students will need to arrive at White's Chapel by 5:45pm in Full Formal Uniform. The performance is at 7pm, free, and open to the public.

SING OUT

Thank you to all students who auditioned for SING OUT! We will announce results of the auditions this week. Please make plans to attend the performance on Friday, November 3!

WASHINGTON, DC CHAPERONES

Thank you to those parents who applied to be chaperones on our Washington, DC trip. We will select chaperones this week and contact all applicants with details.

ALL-STATE SECTIONALS THIS WEEK

Please signup for an individual lesson this week if you have advanced to Region Auditions. Vocal Ensemble Students sign up during our Tues / Thurs class.

Wednesday - Women Sectional 4:15-4:45, Men's Sectional 4:45-5:15

Friday - Full Sectional 4:15-5:00pm

Individual time slots Tuesday-Thursday, before school, after school, during vocal ensemble class. Signup HERE

9/10 Honor Choir Auditions

We are excited to take our 9-10th grade students to the 9-10 Honor Choir Auditions on October 23rd. Please see the schedule of sectionals below for this week. You may come to a sectional that is not your voice part, but we will be focusing on the specific voice parts as indicated.

Tuesday - 8-8:30am (Basses) 4:15-5pm (Altos), 5-5:45pm (Sopranos)

Wednesday - 4:15-4:45pm (Alto), 4:45-5:15 (soprano), 5:15-5:45 (tenor)

Thursday - 8-8:30am (Basses), 4:15-4:45 (tenor), 4:45-5:15 (alto), 5:15-5:45(soprano)

Friday - 4:15-5pm Anyone who would like to come before the game

Practice files for this audition music can be found HERE.

FROM THE PANTHER CHOIR BOOSTERS

Thank you to all who attended the Fall Concert and General Meeting on Tuesday and to those who donated items for the bake sale. The Panther Choir Booster Board meets this Tuesday, October 10 at 6pm in the Old Choir Room.

UPCOMING EVENTS


Friday, October 13 - Future Panther Pep Rally and Game

Monday, October 16 - GCISD United in Song Concert, White's Chapel 7pm

Saturday, October 21 - All Region (Round 2) Auditions, CHHS

Monday, October 23 - 9/10 auditions, Birdville HS

Tuesday, October 24 - La Traviata - ONE TICKET REMAINING!!!

We will take a bus to the Winspear Opera House 6-10:30pm

ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME! (Tickets are free) sign up HERE


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