Panther Choir Newsletter 11/16/18

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you have a wonderful week full of joy, relaxation, and lots of food! We want to specifically share how thankful we are in the Colleyville Heritage Choir program for each student and parent and all of the incredible support, work, and singing that you offer to us and our program. We truly are blessed each day by you and we could not be successful without your help! Please take a moment over you holiday to look ahead at all of the events and opportunities we have coming up! December is a full time of everyone's year, and we are no exception!

*As part of this year's dinner, we are asking families to consider donating extra meal tickets to provide dinner for the Dallas Street Choir, who will be joining us for both dinner and our Winter Concert.

Bella Notte Dinner Tickets

- CHHS Choir Winter Concert -

December 13, 2018 | 7 pm | CHHS Auditorium

We are excited to collaborate with the Dallas Street Choir for our Winter Concert this year! We will have an opportunity to perform with them and get to know each singer at our Bella Notte dinner! We hope to see each of you there for the final performance of our Fall Semester! Watch the video and click the link below to learn more about this amazing group!

Dallas Street Choir

*If you would like to audition for a winter solo to be performed either at the Bella Notte Dinner or as a part of the Winter Concert on December 13, sign up at the link below and prepare the following: a 1 minute cut of a holiday song or carol with an accompaniment track.

Winter Solo Audition Sign Up

There are still some spots, but they are going fast! During the holiday season, our jazz choirs are available to sing for your parties and events. Use the link below to reserve your time and spread some holiday cheer! Sign up now!

Singing Holiday Card Order Form

- Region 31 & 9/10 Honor Choir Clinic and Concert -

This past Saturday, 25 of our singers had an opportunity to perform with other students from around our region in the 9/10 Honor Choir, the Region 31 Treble Choir, and the Region 31 Mixed Choir at FUMC Grapevine. Each ensemble worked with a wonderful director and clinician and each performed beautifully. We are so thankful and encouraged to see our students take advantage of these amazing opportunities!

- TMEA Region 31 | Pre Area Audition Results -

Thirteen of our singers participated in the third round of the TMEA All-State Choir Audition process this past Thursday night. We had a very successful evening with five students advancing to the final, Area round of the audition process, but even more so because of the incredible commitment and initiative we witnessed in each of these singers and the ultimate growth that they each gained from all of the hours spent preparing and performing. We are so proud of each of you and so thankful that you are a leading part of our choir program! The results are posted below, please take some time to congratulate each of these singers the next time you see them!

- Bluebonnet Festival & San Antonio Trip -

April 26-27, 2018 | San Antonio, TX

This April, 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. Following the Thanksgiving holiday, we will send out the full information including itinerary and trip contract. The trip will cost $150 with the initial $50 deposit due in January of 2019. Any student interested in attending should start planning now!

- Important Dates -

Nov. 22, 2018 | Thanksgiving!

Nov. 26, 2018 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

Nov. 27, 2018 | Winter Solo Auditions

Nov. 28, 2018 | Varsity Men's Choir Rehearsal

Nov. 30, 2018 | GCISD United In Song Concert

Dec. 3, 2018 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

Dec. 5, 2018 | Varsity Men's Rehearsal

Dec. 11, 2018 | Winter Concert Tech Rehearsal

Dec. 12, 2018 | Winter Concert Solo Rehearsal

Dec. 13, 2018 | Winter Concert & Bella Notte Dinner

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