Panther Choir Newsletter 3/4

Can you believe that it is already March? Things are in full swing here in the panther choir program and we have several important events coming up. Please read this newsletter to stay current with what we are doing.


Upcoming Events

3/7 Varsity Tenor Bass Rehearsal, 4:15-5:00PM

3/8 Varsity Treble Rehearsal, 4:15-5:00PM

3/8 UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest, Macarthur HS, 7:15-9:15PM

3/10-3/14 Spring Trip to Disney World

3/30 Pre-UIL Rehearsal, After School , CHHS Choir Room

3/31 Pre-UIL Concert, Grapevine High School

4/7,4/8 UIL Rehearsal, After School, CHHS Choir Room

4/11-4/12 UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest

4/29 CHHS Choir Jazz Show

5/17 CHHS Spring Choir Concert, 7PM, CHHS Auditorium


Solo and Ensemble

UIL Solo and Ensemble contest has been rescheduled to March 8th after school at Macarthur High School in Irving. If your student has not paid their $12 entry fee please make sure they turn that in to the black box in the choir room.

Location: Macarthur High School 3700 N MacArthur Blvd,Irving, TX 75062

Our assigned performance block is 7:15-9:15PM. Please ensure that your student is there at least 15 minutes before their assigned time.

Click Here to View Student Performance Times

Click Here to View the Host School Letter


UIL After School Rehearsals

As we approach UIL contest there will be a few after school rehearsals that are mandatory for certain choirs. These can be found below OR on this document.

UIL Additional Rehearsal Schedule 2022


Monday March 7 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Men

Tuesday March 8 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Women

Tuesday March 22 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Women

Thursday March 24 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Men

Tuesday March 29 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Women

Wednesday March 30

4:15pm Varsity Women

5:45pm Chorale

7:00pm Men

Thursday March 31 – Pre-UIL During School Day at GHS

8:15am All Choirs report to choir room dressed in choir attire

8:45am All Choirs load buses for GHS

9:30am TB perform then sight read

10:30am Varsity women perform then sight read

10:45am Varsity men eat snack

11:00am Choraliers perform then sight read

11:30am Varsity Men perform then sight read

Noon Choraliers and TB return to CHHS for lunch and go back to classes12:30p

(Noon) Varsity Women eat snack

12:30 Chorale perform then sight read

1:30pm Chorale return to GHS


Tuesday April 5 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Women

Wednesday April 6 4:15 – 5:15 Varsity Men

Thursday April 7

4:15 – 5 TB & Choraliers

5:30 Varsity Women

6:30 Chorale

7:30 Varsity Men

Friday April 8

4:30 Varsity Men

5:30 Pizza

6:00 Group Warm-up

6:30 All Choirs Run Through of UIL program

Open to parents, friends, and community

Monday April 11 UIL - Schedule TBA

Tuesday April 12UIL – Schedule TBA


Jazz Show Solo Auditions

On Monday, March 28th, we will hold solo and small ensemble auditions for our upcoming Jazz Show on April 29th. If you are interested in auditioning please visit this sign up genius link for further information about what you need to prepare. The theme for this year's show is "All That Jazz" so please keep that in mind when you are selecting your solo audition piece.



Choir Social with GHS


Disney World Trip

The annual spring trip is coming up next week on March 10th! Trip participants should arrive at CHHS no later than 2:15AM on March 10th. It is imperative that everyone is there for a timely departure from CHHS to the airport.

Students and chaperones will wear the trip shirt for the first day of the trip. This shirt is $11 and can be paid for via cash or check to the black choir boosters box in the large choir room.


All State Camp Information

If your student is interested in participating in the 2022-2023 TMEA All-State process we would highly encourage them to attend an All-State Summer Camp. Information about the various camps available can be found under the "Region and All State Auditions" tab on the choir website. If you have any questions at all about camps or the All State process please email Mrs. McLean (


CHHS Choir Calendar


Kimberly McConnell

Head Director

Jenna Hernandez McLean

Assistant Director

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