Panther Choir Newsletter 9/8/17

We hope you had a restful labor day! The choirs are progressing well and nearing our first round of auditions and performances. Please feel free to stop by the Colleyville Spirit Bank of Texas tomorrow to get your car washed and support the choirs - invite your friends too!

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.

Saturday, September 9 - Car Wash, Spirit of Texas Bank 10am-2pm SIGN UP HERE

Monday, September 11 - Open House. If you missed Get Fit and have questions, please stop by!

Saturday, September 16 - MS Region Clinic, student volunteers welcome! SIGN UP HERE

Sept. 16th - Lake Party (All invited), Rockledge Park / Jackson Pavillion, Lake Grapevine 4:30-7:30pm

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

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

Tuesday, October 24 - La Traviata: Winspear Opera House 6-10:30pm (Tickets are free, first come, first serve) sign up HERE

GET FIT NIGHT MAKE-UP

New choir parents who were unable to attend the GET FIT NIGHT, please use this link to complete the required paperwork.

Chorale Parents that were unable to attend, please use this link to get the required information and paperwork.

WASHINGTON, DC CHOIR TOUR

BRING FORMS TO MRS. MASSEY BY SEPTEMBER 11th

We are excited to take the choir on tour to Washington, DC in April. We were recently notified that we were selected to do a guest performance at Washington National Cathedral as a prelude to the weekly evensong service on Sunday, April 29, 2017. As we are limited to a smaller number of performers because of space, not every student traveling to Washington, DC will be able to be a part of this concert (though all students will sing at other events). Due to the extra events scheduled for our program with the State and National Convention performances Chamber Choir will not be traveling to San Antonio for competition this year. This being said, we have decided to audition this year's chamber choir from students traveling to Washington, DC. We will rehearse on Monday evenings throughout the year to prepare the 30 minute concert to sing at Washington National Cathedral. Details regarding these auditions will be posted shortly. Information concerning the trip to Washington, DC is on our TOUR PAGE. Space is limited, please signup early! Parents interested in chaperoning should NOT sign up yet. Information regarding chaperones will be sent out soon.

VOICE LESSONS

There are only a few spaces left for private lessons during 2nd and 5th period.

It is the goal of the CHHS Panther Choir to provide exceptional learning experiences for every student enrolled in our program. One way in which we realize this goal is through the GCISD Supplementary Music Program. The Supplementary Music Program serves a two-fold purpose. First, it allows interested students to receive individualized musical training. Secondly, it improves the performance level of the individual student, positively impacting the organization in which the student participates. By choosing to participate in this Program, students will receive high quality, individualized instruction from degreed professionals through which they will develop an even greater understanding of healthy singing and performance habits. To learn more about our voice lesson program please visit our VOICE LESSON INFORMATION PAGE. Space is limited so we encourage you to enroll early.

ALL-STATE

All-State Sectional: Thursday, after school 4:15-5:15

Sign-up for individual time slots HERE

District Auditions are Saturday, September 23rd

Mock Auditions are September 20-22, Sign up HERE

9/10 REGION

Sectionals for 9/10 Region auditions are B days, 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 the Choir Homecoming Nominees

Freshmen Nicholas Charles Matti Beezley Sophomores Will Swinney Audrey Money Juniors Ben Carvajal Jayme Herman Seniors Skylar DuBose Karyssa Nelson

FROM THE PANTHER CHOIR BOOSTERS

Excitement is building around the choir party on Saturday, September 16th at Rockledge Park on Lake Grapevine! Thank you for donating items for this very fun event! We will also need some parent volunteers who love the outdoors and aren't afraid to get wet! Thank you for signing up!

Sign up HERE

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