Panther Choir Newsletter 10/22

Dear Choir Families,

Thank you for supporting and attending our first choir concert of the year! We are so proud of the choirs, their talent, and their hard work! We look forward to working out some of the logistical glitches for next time. Thank you to our Choir Boosters for feeding the students, and for making front-of-the-house work smoothly. A big shout-out goes to our fantastic Student Choir Council for staying late, cleaning up, and for their amazing leadership. Making music together is one of the most wonderful and powerful things we do as humans. We are excited to be a part of GCISD, CHHS and the CHHS Music Department! We can’t wait for our December 9th Concert! Our doors are always open if you have questions or concerns. Have a wonderful weekend!

Kimberly McConnell & Jenna McLean


Sing Out

This coming Thursday, October 28th, student soloists and jazz choirs from the CHHS choir program will perform at the Palace Theater in downtown Grapevine. The students have all worked so hard in preparing their solos for this evening and we hope that you will join us! There will be an opportunity to vote for your favorite performance at the end of the night.


Booster Membership

We are so thankful to our Panther Choir Booster Club for all of the support that they provide for our choir students. We cannot do what we do without them! If you are interested in membership please visit the boosters page on the choir website (CLICK HERE).


Panther Chorale Performance at Texas State Board of Education

On November 18th and 19th Panther Chorale will travel to Austin, TX to perform for the Texas State Board of Education Meeting. We are so excited for our choir students to have this opportunity. An itinerary for this trip will be distributed in the coming week.

Panther Chorale Members: There will be a rehearsal with the Grapevine High School Choir on November 9th at GHS from 4:30-5:30.


Spring Trip Update

The district seems to be moving quickly toward approving the contract for our spring trip to Disney World. It is our hope that there will be more to share on this front in next week's newsletter. The planned dates of travel are March 10-14th.


Upcoming Events

  • Region 9/10 Honor Choir Auditions, October 25th

  • Sing Out Tech Rehearsal, October 27th, CHHS Large Choir Room, 4-5:30PM

  • Sing Out, October 28th, Palace Theater, 7PM

  • Senior Cookout, October 29th

  • Choir seniors who want their board to be included should bring their board to the choir room no later than October 28th.

  • CHHS Panther Choir Movie Night, October 30th, 7PM, Field Outside the Choir Room

  • Choir Thanksgiving, November 16th, CHHS Choir Room

  • Panther Chorale @ Texas State Board of Education, November 18-19, Austin



Congratulations to our students advancing to the pre-area round of auditions for the TMEA All-State Choir!

Lauren Abell

Jessie Olsen

Autumn Gordy

Joshua Emmet

Arjun Raghav

Brady Fox

Ryan Bieryla

Alex Palmer

We have been sending out email correspondence with information pertaining to the Region 9-10 Honor Choir and Region Clinic and Concert events. Please let Mrs. McLean ( know if you have not been getting these emails OR if you have any questions about these events.


CHHS Choir Calendar


After School Rehearsals

Below is our weekly schedule of after school rehearsals. These rehearsals will run from 4:10PM-5:00PM. Please contact Mrs. McConnell with any questions pertaining to these rehearsals.


Chamber Choir


Varsity Treble Choir*


All State Rehearsal


Varsity Tenor Bass Choir*

*students enrolled in Panther Chorale are expected to attend the Varsity choir rehearsal that corresponds with their assigned voice part.


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out to us!

Kimberly McConnell

Jenna Hernandez McLean

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