Dear Chorus, Jazz and Orchestra Families,
We are pleased to announce our Winter Music Concerts will be in the Pearl Street Meeting House as follows:
Wednesday, Dec 13th – MS & US Chorus Concert at 6:00pm
Thursday, Dec 14th – MS Orchestra & US Chamber Ensemble Concert 6:00pm; MS & US Solo Concert 7:00pm
Friday, Dec 15th – MS Jazz Concert at 6:00pm; US Jazz Concert at 7:00
Please read and review this information with your child:
For ALL Students:
The performance is mandatory and will be part of their grade for the semester. If your child will not be able to participate, please inform their music teacher immediately.
All coats, jackets, bags and instrument cases should be left in the Cafeteria before entering the Meeting House.
Afterschool is available for 5th/6th graders on the day of their concert between the end of school and start of rehearsal time at no extra charge.
7th and 8th graders may go to the library or sports teams. If students choose to leave the building, they become the responsibility of their parents until their return for the concert.
Pizza will be served in the cafeteria for students participating in the concerts.
For Chorus Students:
US, 7th & 8th Schedule: 3:55pm Meeting House rehearsal, 5:15 pizza in cafeteria, 5:40 Meeting House
6th Schedule: 4:40 Meeting House, 5:15 pizza in cafeteria
5th Schedule: 4:45pm pizza in cafeteria, 5:15 Meeting House
Student announcers (to be determined): 3:40-4:00 in the Meeting House
Attire: Black pants or skirt and bright, solid colored blouse, button-down shirt or polo shirt OR solid black or solid, brightly-colored dress. Skirt/dress should be an appropriate length. Bright, solid color means no white, black, grey, pastel or print. No t-shirts. Black socks, stockings or tights, black or dark shoes if possible, plain if not.
All students should bring their water bottles.
Contact: Lisa Burns, MS/US Choral Director email@example.com
For Jazz Students:
US Schedule: 3:30 Meeting House rehearsal, 4:30 pizza, 6:40 backstage
8th Schedule: 4:10 Meeting House rehearsal, 5:15 pizza, 5:45 Meeting House
7th Schedule: 4:30 Meeting House rehearsal, 5:15 pizza, 5:45 Meeting House
5th & 6th Schedule: 4:45 pizza in cafeteria, 5:15 Meeting House rehearsal
Attire: ‘semi-formal’ – button-down shirt and dark skirt or pants.
Contact: Jessica Jones, 6th, 7th, 9-12th Grade Jazz Teacher firstname.lastname@example.org and Nikki Warren, 5th-8th Grade Jazz Teacher, email@example.com, Peter Nelson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 6th Grade Jazz Teacher
For Orchestra Students:
US & 8th: 3:30 Meeting House rehearsal, 4:45 pizza, 5:45 Meeting House
7th: 4:15 Meeting House rehearsal, 4:45 pizza, 5:45 Meeting House
6th: 4:15 Meeting House rehearsal, 4:45 pizza, 5:15 Meeting House
5th: 4:45 Pizza in the cafeteria, 5:15 Meeting House rehearsal
Attire: Dark socks & shoes, white or black button-down shirt or blouse, black dress pants, skirt or dress.
Remember: Instrument, bow, tuner and rosin, music folder (7-12th students), rock stop anchor for end-pin (cellos), shoulder rest (violins & violas)
Contact: Elvira Sullivan, Orchestra Director email@example.com
We look forward to seeing you for another wonderful Winter Concert series,
Lisa, Jessica, Nikki, Peter, Elvira and Margaret Bary, Performing Arts Chair firstname.lastname@example.org