Panther Choir Newsletter 12/07/18

Get ready for concert week! Every choir has been working non-stop to prepare for our final all-choir performance of 2018! We cannot wait to share all of the beautiful pieces sung by each choir this coming Thursday, and it certainly will be an evening you will not to miss. As this is one of our fullest times of the year, please take a few moments to read through the coming events and necessary information to help prepare and plan for next week. We appreciate all of your support and help in making this a wonderful performance for all!

Performing students will be able to join their families and friends for dinner prior to the concert, but each student MUST have a ticket to receive dinner. Tickets sales close TODAY!

Thank you for your generosity in providing extra tickets for the singers of the Dallas Street Choir. Our community has fully funded dinner for our guests from the Street Choir.

Bella Notte Dinner Tickets - Orders Close Tonight

- Winter Concert Tech Rehearsal -

December 11, 2018 | 4:15 pm | CHHS Auditorium

The Tuesday prior to our Winter Concert, December 11th, we will be holding a mandatory tech rehearsal immediately following school. It is critical that each student be in attendance, and singers with unapproved absences will not be permitted to perform on all parts of the concert. The rehearsal will begin immediately following the school day in the CHHS Auditorium at 4:15 pm. Thank you for your efforts to be in attendance and make this concert the most successful it can be!

- Tech Rehearsal Schedule -

4:15 | All Choirs - Let There Be Peace on Earth

4:45 | Logistics Rehearsal

5:45 | Concert Women - Personent Hodie

*all non-rehearsing choirs are released

6:00 | Varsity Men - Brightest and Best

- 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! Watch the video and click the link below to learn more about this amazing group! The concert and solo performances at the Bella Notte Dinner will be professionally recorded by Inspired Imaging. You may pre-order your recording online or plan to order the night of the concert.


1. Go to THIS LINK

2. Choose Online Video w/DVD ($24.99) or Online Video Only ($20)

3. At checkout list "CHHS Winter Concert 2019" in your comments

Dallas Street Choir

- Christmas Tree Collection -

We are still in need of 8' or taller, pre-lit Christmas trees for use as decoration during our upcoming Winter concert. If you are able and willing to bring a tree for the concert, we will need them on Monday, December 10th and they would be available for return on Friday, December 14th. If you have a tree that you would be willing to offer for this event, please email or call the choir office. If you are unable to deliver the tree please let us know and we will coordinate pick up. Please help us by reaching out as soon as possible so that we

can plan accordingly! We greatly appreciate your help with this project!

- Winter Concert & Bella Notte Dinner Soloists -

Soloists, we are in need of all tracks or sheet music that will be used with your solo for the concert. These can be uploaded into the Google Folder linked below: please title you upload with your first and last name - title of song. Please help us by completing this as soon as possible, at latest by Monday, December 9th. If you have any questions or concerns about uploading these songs, please reach out to us ASAP. The list of singers is below as well as the rehearsal sign-up for Wednesday, December 12th. You must attend this brief rehearsal in order to perform your solo on the 13th. If you are not available at the given times, please communicate as soon as possible so we can create a solution.

Winter Soloist List

Solo Rehearsal Sign-Up

Solo Music Upload

It's not too late! This weekend and next weekend, 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

- 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. 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 with the $50 deposit. We can't wait for this weekend!

San Antonio Spring Trip Contract

San Antonio Chaperone Application

- Important Dates -

Dec. 7, 2018 | Bella Notte Ticket Sales CLOSE

Dec. 10, 2018 | Chamber Choir Rehearsal

Dec. 11, 2018 | Winter Concert Tech Rehearsal

Dec. 12, 2018 | Winter Concert Solo Rehearsal

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

Dec. 17, 2018 | Jazz Holiday GCISD Tour

Dec. 20, 2018 | San Antonio Contract & Chaperone Application Due

Dec. 21, 2018 | Final Day of Fall Semester

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