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Panther Choir Newsletter 1/7/19



Happy Friday! We hope you all had a wonderful first week of the Spring semester. We so enjoyed getting to see all of our students and singers again and hear about the adventures and fun from the holiday break! We are preparing for several amazing events over the next several weeks and are delighted in the opportunities that our students will have. Please take a few moments to review these items and as always, feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns!Have a great weekend!

- Chorale Performance at TASA -

Jan. 29, 2019 | All Day | Austin, TX

We are pleased to announce that the Colleyville Heritage Panther Chorale has been selected by the Texas Music Educators Association as its representative at the Texas Association of School Administrators Conference in Austin on January 29, 2019. We will be traveling down to Austin early in the morning and returning that evening. Breakfast and dinner will be provided for the students, and each will be given a $7 dollar per diem for their lunch. We anticipate a brief stop in Waco, TX for dinner around 6:00 pm and a return to CHHS around 9 pm.

- Chamber Choir Rehearsal Schedule -

We are looking forward to our competition in San Antonio on February 22-23! Please look at the schedule below to be prepared for the upcoming rehearsal schedule this Spring. We have six rehearsals before our competition so every second counts!

Jan. 8, 2019 | Chamber Rehearsal | 5:30 - 7:00

Jan. 14, 2019 | Chamber Rehearsal | 5:30 - 7:00

Feb. 1, 2019 | Chamber Rehearsal | 4:15 - 6:00

Feb. 4, 2019 | Chamber Rehearsal | 5:30 - 7:00

Feb. 11, 2019 | Chamber Rehearsal | 5:30 - 7:00

Feb. 18, 2019 | Chamber Rehearsal | 4:00 - 6:00 *student holiday

Feb. 19, 2019 | Madrigal Contest Pre-Concert

Feb. 22, 2019 | Madrigal Festival Performance

- CHHS Solo Contest -

February 5, 2019 | TBA | CHHS Choir Room


This semester, all students will complete a solo project to be performed as a part of the CHHS Vocal Competition or as a grade for the choral directors. Any student interested in the CHHS Classical Vocal Competition should register and return the fee to the directors by Friday, January 18th to compete. Students participating in voice lessons will make arrangements for accompanists through their voice instructors. Students not in voice lessons need to return a $30 registration fee to the choir office by Friday, January 18th to cover accompanists and contest fees. Finances should not be a barrier to participation in this event, and we will work to make financial aid available to any student who may need it to be a part of this contest! We hope all of our singers take advantage of this wonderful opportunity!

- Bluebonnet Festival & San Antonio Trip -

April 26-27, 2018 | San Antonio, TX

ALL Freshmen are invited to join us in a trip to San Antonio to compete in the American Classic, Bluebonnet Festival! We will sing and compete in the fabulous Lila Cockrell Theatre, spend an afternoon at Fiesta Texas, and we even may stop through Baylor University to sing for and collaborate with their A Cappella Choir! This trip is open to ALL and ONLY freshmen singers, regardless of class period. Below, you can find information and the Student Trip Contract. If you would like to join us on this amazing opportunity, print and sign the form below and return to the choir office. Registration CLOSES this coming Friday, January 18th, and the second payment is due the following Friday, January 25th.

San Antonio Spring Trip Contract

San Antonio Chaperone Application

- Europe Trip Rehearsal & Performance Schedule -

Students Traveling to Europe, please plan for the following rehearsals to help prepare for our Europe Tour in March! Each rehearsal is required unless given excuse due to appropriate conflicts as designated by the CHHS Choir Handbook! All rehearsals will be immediately after the school day from 4:15pm to 5:15pm unless otherwise noted! Note that our first rehearsal is WEDNESDAY!

Jan. 9, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

Jan.16, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

Jan. 24, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

Jan. 31, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

Feb. 7, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

Feb. 9, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

w/ GHS, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Feb. 21, 2019 | Europe Trip Rehearsal

w/ GHS, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Feb. 25, 2019 | Europe Trip Pre-Concert

Mar. 8, 2019 | Mass at St. Matthias Church, Budapest

Mar. 9, 2019 | Mass & Concert at St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna

Mar. 14, 2019 | Concert at Salzburg Cathedral, Salzburg

- Europe Trip Performance Spaces -

St. Matthias Church | St. Stephen's Cathedral | Salzburg Cathedral

- Important Dates -

Jan. 12, 2019 | Area Auditions

Jan. 14, 2019 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

Jan. 16, 2019 | Westminster Choir College Visit

Jan. 21, 2019 | MLK Holiday

Jan. 22, 2019 | Benham Studio Masterclass

Jan. 24, 2019 | Annie Opening

Jan. 28, 2019 | Rausch Studio Recital

Jan. 29, 2019 | Chorale Performance | TASA

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