Panther Choir Newsletter 9/28/18

Happy Homecoming! It's been a fun week of dress-up days, fireworks, and of course outrageous mums! As we are finally starting to feel the Fall set in, we have several big events coming up: our Fall Concert, hosting Region 31 and 9/10 Honor Choir Auditions, the choir carwash, and so much more! Please take a few minutes to see all of the events and opportunities we have, and as always, please let us know if you have any questions!

- Region 31 District Audition Results -

Congratulations to all of the singers who participated in the Region 31 District Audition this year! We saw amazing growth in each of you and so appreciate your hard work and dedication so far. We were privileged to have 21 students advancing on to the Region Audition Round on October 20th, and the work towards this audition has already begun! See the link below for a list of our singers advancing on and their chair rankings from the District Audition, and be sure to congratulate them all on their work!

District Audition Results

- Fall Choir Concert -

October 15th | 7:30 pm | CHHS Auditorium

Our Fall Concert is in two weeks, and we cannot wait to share the amazing work and talent of our choirs this year! We hope to see you all this evening! UNIFORMS: If you have not yet been fitted for a uniform, you must have this taken care as soon as possible. If you have been fitted and are waiting on uniform orders and alterations, we will let you know when these are going to be available for you to pick up. Please be sure that you are prepared with appropriate black socks and shoes before the concert date!

- CHHS Night at the Opera -

October 16, 2018 | 7 pm - 11 pm | Winspear Opera House

We are offering all students an opportunity to experience an outstanding performance of Georges Bizet's opera, Carmen, at the Dallas Opera. This performance will include world class singers, musicians, and staging, and promises to be a fabulous evening all around. Ticket's will be free of charge to all students but are limited, so sign-up now!

Opera Sign-Up

- Region 31 Honor Choir -

We are excited by the opportunity of and student interest in the Region 31, 9th and 10th grade honor choir. It is one of the best opportunities to grow as an individual choir member this fall. If you have not yet retuned the audition contract, the audition fee, and the Google registration to Mr. Gilliland, please do so immediately! If you have picked up a music packet and are no longer planning to audition, please return these to the choir office.

Honor Choir Audition Contract

Honor Choir Google Sign-Up

- Region & Honor Choir Rehearsal Schedule -

We will have sectionals for both region and honor choir auditions next week on Tuesday, October 2nd and Thursday, October 4th from 4:15 - 5:15 pm. You will not want to miss these opportunities for additional help and rehearsal. Region students, please see Mr. Rinn and Mr. Gilliland's calendars below for available times for individual lessons. We will do our best to see you all at least twice prior to the mock audition day. All rehearsals will be in the choir rooms unless otherwise announced by Mr. Rinn or Mr. Gilliland.

Lesson Sign-Up - Rinn

Lesson Sign-Up - Gilliland

- CHHS Car Wash -

October 13, 2018 | 10 am - 2 pm | Spirit of Texas Bank

The CHHS Booster Car Wash is coming up (again) on October 13th! This is the first fundraising event of the year and we are in need of student volunteers! There is a new sign-up below and any student wanting to help will need to fill this out before the car wash date. Please help support the program and our fabulous booster team as we work to make this year the best it can be! Use the link below to sign up to volunteer. We will be at the Colleyville Branch of Spirit of Texas Bank at 5712 Colleyville Boulevard, Colleyville, TX 76034.

CHHS Car Wash Sign-Up

- Region 31 & 9/10 Honor Choir Audition -

October 20, 2018 | 7:30 am - 4 pm | CHHS

We are excited to host both the Region round of All-State auditions and the the Region 31, 9/10 Honor Choir Audition on October 20, 2018. The Honor Choir audition will be in the morning from 7:30 am - 12:30 pm with the Region audition beginning in the afternoon at the conclusion of the Honor Choir Audition. We are in need of both student and parent volunteers for the Honor Choir and will need parent volunteers for the afternoon Region round as well. Any students interested or willing to help in the morning can fill out the form below and jobs will be assigned at a later time. Parents, be on the look out for a Volunteer form from the CHHS Choir Booster team! Thanks for all your help!

Honor Choir Audition | Student Volunteer Form

- Important Dates -

October 1, 2018 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

October 2, 2018 | Region 31 District Audition

October 4, 2018 | Honor Choir Audition & Region Sectionals

October 5, 2018 | Student Holiday

October 8, 2018 | Student & Staff Holiday

October 15, 2018 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

October 16, 2018 | Honor Choir Audition & Region Sectional

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