Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Next Week Schedule: Hale School Visit

For your planning purposes:

Choir Sectionals/After School (2:00-2:45)
Soprano - Monday
Alto - Tuesday
Full Group Rehearsal - Wednesday 
Tenor/Bass - Thursday
Makeup - Friday


Vocal Jazz Ensemble Tuesday 3-4:30
Rehearsal Wednesday After School 2-3pm
Concert At 7:00pm, Call Time 6:00pm
(In Full Concert Attire)

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Thanksgiving Week Updates

Thanksgiving Week Updates:

-  Monday morning's rehearsal, guest alumni music major Jess Erving will be teaching a lesson in Concert Choir, please arrive on time, we will begin at 7:30am

- There will be regular Vocal Jazz Ensemble evening rehearsal 6:30-8:00 this Tuesday

- Junior District Practice Sessions after school Monday and Tuesday this week
(no regular sectionals this week)

-  Anyone who wishes to audition to for Junior Districts needs to notify me by Wednesday
Current list includes: Maddie C, Audrey, Joe, Brielle, Meaghan C, Kyla, Ella

-  Wednesday, Concert Choir will sing the national anthem altogether at the Pep Rally, 
please wear your choir shirts!

 *Mark Your Calendars*
Saturday 12/2 - Junior District Auditions, 12:45 meet up at Ahern
Tuesday 12/5 - Concert Choir Rehearsal with Hale (2-3pm), Vocal Jazz Rehearsal 3:00-4:30pm
Wednesday 12/6 - CONCERT with Hale School 7:00pm (Concert Choir and Vocal Jazz Ensemble Performs)
Thursday 12/14 - WINTER CONCERT

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Choir Weekly Updates

Choir Weekly Updates:
After school schedule:
Mon: Sop & Alto Sectional
Tues: Tenor & Bass Sectional
Wed: Student-led Districts Practice
Thurs & Friday: Districts Practice

Sight Singing Assignment 2 Due Today (Sunday)

Senior District Auditions: Saturday 
(Meeting at FHS @ Noon)

Turn in Junior Districts Form & Money Now!

Tour Check #1 Due

This week...
Focusing on Beati Omnes, Famine Song, and The Ocean....working for balance and blend and unified vowels and breathing

Coming soon...
November 22, Full Choir National Anthem
December 2, Junior District Auditions 
December 14, Winter Concert

Monday, November 6, 2017

Jazz Updates and Reminders

Lab Jazz Choir and VJE:

Concert Week is upon us!  Make sure you are taking care of your voices this week by getting ample sleep, resting your voices, and making healthy choices!

Weekly Schedule:

Tuesday's Essential Dress Rehearsal:
(come early if you can, must make this rehearsal if you intend to perform Thursday)
Lab Jazz Choir 5:30-6:30 
Vocal Jazz Ensemble: 6:30-8:00pm
(come early to warm up!)

Thursday Jazz Day:
Jazz Session with Tucker: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Dinner at Corey Hall's House for all Jazz Students: approx. 4:00-5:30
Back to FHS to Change 5:30-6:30
Warmups 6:30
Concert 7:00pm

If you have not done so, check out Tucker's website: 

Get Excited!!

-Mr. Raymond