Greetings Concert Choir Parent/ Guardian
CHOIR & STRINGS CONCERT WED. March 7th 7:30pm admission by donation
Mount Seymour United Church – 1200 Parkgate Ave
6:15pm SENIORS ( gr 11,12 )
6:30pm JUNIORS ( gr 8,9,10) – in the sanctuary ready to sing!
Seniors Formal Uniform, black footwear
Choir 9/10 solid black on bottom, solid blue top (no logos)
Choir 8 solid black on bottom, solid white top (no logos)
Jr. Jazz solid black on bottom, solid white or blue top (no logos) Black footwear
CONCERT ATTIRE: the Henkaa dresses arrived and there are a few extras available for purchase as well as there are a few extra ties. Please insure you have BLACK dress shoes.(not runners, Vans etc)
Sr. Concert Choir Sample Piece – Northern Lights by Ola Gjeilo
The Choir 11/12 classes meet twice a month together at lunch to form the CONCERT CHOIR and rehearse as the ensemble they are when they perform. These rehearsals are PART of the course and students should be present. From JAN – MARCH these are the DATES:
MAR. 1 THURS/ MAR. 7 WED
The TOURING Choir has 2 extra rehearsals Mon Feb 5th 7 – 9pm and Tues Mar 13th lunch
The Concert Choir is not going to participate in the WED March 14th Concert at Centennial Theatre this year. Please remove this date from your events calendar. Our departure Thursday morning on the tour is an important deadline and we will need the evening to be fully prepared for our international adventure.
ARGYLE CHOIR COURSE Offerings for 2018 – 2019
The following CHOIR classes will meet in the regular day rotation:
These are all NON – auditioned choirs, no experience necessary
CHOIR 11 – combines with Choir 12 to form the SENIOR CONCERT CHOIR
CHOIR 12 – combines with Choir 11 to form the SENIOR CONCERT CHOIR
The following CHOIRS are AUDITIONED:
The Vocal Ensemble is the Senior Jazz Choir in the regular class rotation. The
Ensemble requires CHOIR11/12 or CHAMBER CHOIR 11/12 as pre-requisite
VOCAL ENSEMBLE 11 – combines with Vocal Ens. 12 to form SENIOR VOCAL ENS.
VOCAL ENSEMBLE 12 – combines with Vocal Ens. 11 to form SENIOR VOCAL ENS.
AUDITIONS MAY 16th – Wednesday 3:15 – 4:30pm
The following CHOIR classes will meet outside the regular day in X block:
Times TBD – combination of morning and after school times
JUNIOR JAZZ CHOIR 8 – combines with Junior Jazz 9 & 10
JUNIOR JAZZ CHOIR 9 – together these 3 grade levels form the JUNIOR JAZZ CHOIR
JUNIOR JAZZ CHOIR 10 –grades 9 & 10 audition in MAY 17th , grade 8 in SEPT.
***NEW COURSE OFFERING***
More challenging choral repertoire for multi graded ensemble ( 30 max )
CHAMBER CHOIR 9 – combines with grades 10,11,12
CHAMBER CHOIR 10 – auditions MAY 24 – Thursday 3:15 – 4:30pm
CHAMBER CHOIR 11 – pre-requisite for Vocal Ensemble 11/12
CHAMBER CHOIR 12 – pre-requisite for Vocal Ensemble 11/12