Monday, May 29, 2017

Weekly Updates May 29-June 2

Choir Updates May 29-June 2

As the year draws to a close, there are some important updates that I wish to draw your attention to:

- Nows the time to schedule and register for your summer music plans! Register now!
Jazz Camp open to all singers (June 19-23)
SIMC music camp HS counselors

- Vocal Jazz Info and Reading Session
Tuesday May 30, 6:30-8:00pm

- Final Exam will consist of a recorded vocal assessment that will be emailed to me, details will be revealed this week

- We will have one final week of sectionals next week June 5-9 in preparation for the recorded voice assessments that will count as your final exam. Sopranos (June 6), Tenor/Bass (June 7), Altos (June 8)

- Honors Vocal Jazz Ensemble Auditions for the upcoming year will take place June 12-14. Signup sheets will be posted this week (auditions will last about 20min, you can signup for a time slot for any of those days)

- Section leader letters of intent should be submitted at your earliest convienance if you are interested in applying to be a section leader for the upcoming school year

Let's finish the year strong and keep working to improve our vocal confidence, reading, sight singing, vowels, and technique!!

-Mr. Raymond

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Concert Updates!

Tomorrow is the final concert of 2016-2017!
Chamber Choir and Women's Choir
(6pm Call Time, 6:30 Warmup)

Chamber Choir Rehearsal 
After School 2-2:45pm

Seniors: Please turn in any music that you have not turned in yet!  Ladies, please consider donating any concert attire that you do not plan on using again

Friday Banquet: 6:30pm Bring a Dish!
For ALL music students AND families!

See you tomorrow! Get some sleep tonight!
-Mr. Raymond

Monday, May 22, 2017

Choir Updates 5/22-5/26

Weekly Updates: May 22-26

Monday: Last official day for Seniors
Feel free to bring in any breakfast items!

Chamber Choir:
Rehearsals Tuesday and Thursday, 2-3pm

Vocal Jazz:
Recording Session Tuesday 6-8pm

Thursday Concert: 
Chamber Choir and Women's Choir
(6pm Call Time)

Friday Banquet:
For ALL music students AND families!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Weekly Choir Updates May 15-19

Weekly Choir Updates May 15-19

May 25: Concert Program Order: 
Chamber: Farewell Dear Love, As Torrents In Summer, I Know A Young Maiden
Women:Mainacht, There Will Come Soft Rains, Autumn

Tuesday: Chamber Choir Rehearsal 2-3pm
Thursday: Chamber Choir Rehearsal 2-3pm

MONDAY May 23: VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE RECORDING SESSION, 

Upcoming Events:
Vocal Jazz Recording Session: May 23
Chamber Concert Thursday May 25 (Chamber and Women's Choir)
FMA Music Banquet: Friday May 26

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Vocal Music Weekly Schedule

Concert Choir: We Will Focus This Week On Women's Choir and Chamber Choir Music For The Upcoming Chamber Concert: May 25
May 25 Program order: 
Chamber: Farewell Dear Love, As Torrents In Summer, I Know A Young Maiden
Women: Mainacht, There Will Come Soft Rains, Autumn

Vocal Jazz/Jazz Choir: Workshop after school Wednesday: 2-4pm, followed by a cookout at Caroline Wheatley's house

JAZZ CONCERT WEDNESDAY: 7:00pm START, Jazz Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble both perform along with Jazz Ensemble, Lab Jazz Band, Ahern Jazz Band, and Guest Artist Jeff Galindo!

Upcoming Schedule :
Tuesday: Chamber Choir Rehearsal 2-3pm, (In The Auditorium)

Jazz Choir Treble Rehearses With Rhythm: 5:30-6:30
Vocal Jazz Rehearses With Rhythm: 6:30-8:00

Wednesday: Jazz Workshop after school for Jazz Choir/VJE 2-4pm, followed by cookout and concert

Thursday: Chamber Choir Rehearsal 2-3pm (student-led, work in your sections)

MONDAY: May 15: VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE RECORDING SESSION, 5:30-8:00!

Upcoming Events:
Spring Jazz Fest: Wednesday May 10, 7:00pm

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Recording Session: Monday May 15, 5:30-8:00pm

8th Grade Concert: Tuesday May 16, 6:30pm Ahern
Chamber Concert (Chamber/Women's Choir): Thursday May 25
FMA Music Banquet: Friday May 26

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

POPS Details

TENTATIVE POPS DETAILS:

Friday: POPS Decorating, After School (until approximately 9:00pm)
Come for as much as you can and be a part of the decorating and preparation

For Food, Choir Is To Bring: Fruit, Snack Veggies, Cheeses, Snacks

Saturday: CALL TIME VOCAL JAZZ: 5:30pm, CONCERT CHOIR: 6:00pm
Sunday: Call Time: VOCAL JAZZ 11:45am, CONCERT CHOIR: 12:00

TENTATIVE SET LISTS
Concert Choir BOTH DAYS:
Bright Morning Stars
O My Love
Muie Rendera
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Ballade To The Moon
Les Mis Medley
America The Beautiful

Vocal Jazz Saturday:
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Holocene
Tight
On A Clear Day (w/Jazz Band)
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But Beautiful
Higher Ground

Vocal Jazz Sunday:
Tight
Holocene
In Your Eyes
On A Clear Day (w/Jazz Band)
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But Beautiful
Basically Blues