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.
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 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
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 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
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
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:
FROM THE PANTHER CHOIR BOOSTERS
HMS would appreciate any Tux shirts and pants that our choir families are willing to donate back to HMS.