Panther Choir Newsletter 04/29/2019

Our week following UIL contest continued with many activities and successes. The Varsity Choirs performed and at Festival Di Voce and received superior ratings from all of the judges. Our 9th grade students traveled to San Antonio where they received superior ratings at the Bluebonnet Classic Festival, an Outstanding Performance designation, and we were notified via email today the "Best in Class" award as the most outstanding choir in their division over the two-day contest. Please take a few moments to look over the upcoming events and information as we look forward to out final performances of the year and our preparations for the 2019-2020 school year.

- Spring Tour 2020 - New York City-

We are excited to announce official approval of our 2020 spring trip to New York City. The Panther Choirs will travel April 23-26, 2020 engaging in Broadway Performances, a trip to the 9/11 Museum, a workshop with Broadway actors, and possible performances at the United Nations, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and the 9/11 Memorial. This trip is open to all students enrolled in choir in the 2019-2020 school year. Space is limited and awarded by order of receipt of registration. Please see our tour page for detailed information regarding this exciting travel opportunity.

- SING! Jazz Show -

We hope you will join us for the Jazz Choir performances this Thursday at 7pm in the CHHS Auditorium. The Jazz show is always a fun night of music. If you were hoping to join us at the Lancaster Theatre on Saturday, there are only a few non-meal tickets still available fo purchase. Tickets for both events are available at the link below.

SING! Jazz Show Tickets

- Senior Picture Collection -

May 1st deadline

Senior choir members, we are in need of a current, high quality senior portrait of you so that we may honor you both in our final concert program and at our choir banquet. Please make sure that the portrait is a high resolution that will allow for physical print. The deadline for these photos is May 1st. You may upload your photo to the Google drive folder below. Please label your photo as "last name, first name".

Senior Photo Folder

- CHHS Choir Banquet -

May 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm | Colleyville Center

Join us for our 2019 Choir Banquet on May 10th at the Colleyville Center. Dinner will be provided by Babe's Chicken Dinner House. We will have vegetarian options available as well; please indicate in your reservation if you need/prefer the vegetarian option. Our theme this year is Masquerade and while encouraged, masks are optional. Parents are welcome to attend, and we would love to see all of our students this evening! Please note, in order to attend the banquet, all outstanding choir fees must be paid.

Purchase Banquet Tickets

- Auditions for 2019-2020 Panther Choirs -

We are starting auditions this week for placement in choir next year. Please review details regarding the audition process on our Audition Page and direct any questions to Mr. Rinn. We hope to complete auditions in the next two weeks. If you are planning to audition for Jazz Choir you need to sign up for an individual audition time. Please see the audition page for details of the audition.

Audition Information

Jazz Choir Audition Signup

- Summer Music Camps -

For many of our students the preparations for the new school year begins with one of the many camps offered by Universities in the summer. This is a unique opportunity for students to build musicianship, experience a collegiate music school and get a head start on region and all-state audition music. Please see the list below to explore opportunities and get registered. Please email Mr. Rinn if you'd like to attend the University of Texas at Austin camp as I have a unique discount code for our students.

All-State Camp List

- CHHS Booster Club -

CHHS Choir parents, our booster team needs you! We have a wonderful team of parents who support us and allow us to create many of the wonderful opportunities we offer to our students each year. If you or someone you know has a student in the choir program and would be interested in serving with our team please reach out to Alisa Hancock at We are needing to fill the following positions for the 2019-2020 school:

- President Elect -

- Assistant Treasurer -

- Important Dates -

May 2, 2019 | SING! 2019, 7 pm, CHHS Auditorium

May 4, 2019 | SING! 2019, 7pm, Lancaster Theatre

May 5, 2019 | Vocal Evaluations for Auditions Due

May 10, 2019 | Choir Banquet

May 15-16 | Jazz Choir Auditions

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