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Calendar of Chorus Events 2018-2019

Concert Attire

Rehearsal Tracks

Assignments

Festival Preparation Materials

 


 

Calendar

 

 

 

 

2018-2019 Performing Schedule - Mandatory Performances or Deadlines are bold blue.

The following events were scheduled on September 5th, 2018

Date & Day Time Event Details Location
September 7th, Friday n/a Deadline: Choral Handbook Signatures (graded homework) Mr. Ullmann
September 25th, Tuesday n/a Deadline: All-County Honors Chorus (optional) Mr. Ullmann
October 2nd, Tuesday 4:30PM - 7:30PM All-County Honors Chorus Auditions Mr. Ullmann
October 9th, Tuesday 2:00PM - 6:00PM All-County Honors Chorus Rehearsal (Mandatory for participants.)
Students should bring a pencil, a water bottle, and a snack.
Students must be picked up at John Hanson Middle School at 6:30PM.
Milton Somers Middle School
October 17th, Wednesday 9:30AM - 1:15PM

All-County Honors Chorus Rehearsal (Mandatory for participants.)

Students must bring their music, a pencil, a bag lunch, and an additional bottle of water for rehearsal.

Milton Somers Middle School
October 23rd, Tuesday 2:00PM - 6:00PM

All-County Honors Chorus Rehearsal (Mandatory for participants.)

Students must bring their music, a pencil, a water bottle, and a snack.

Students must be picked up at John Hanson Middle School at 6:30PM.

Westlake High School
October 24th, Wednesday 9:30AM - 3:30PM

All-County Honors Chorus Rehearsal (Mandatory for participants.)

Students must bring their music, a pencil, a bag lunch, and an additional bottle of water for rehearsal.

Students may be picked up at Westlake High School at 3:30PM. All other students must be picked up at John Hanson Middle School at 4:00PM.

Westlake High School
October 25th, Thursday 6:15PM

All-County Honors Chorus Warm-Ups (Mandatory for participants.)

Students must be dropped off at Westlake High School no later than 6:15PM.

Westlake High School
October 25th, Thursday 7:00PM - 8:00PM

All-County Honors Chorus Concert (Mandatory for participants.)

Westlake High School
December 18th, Tuesday TBD

Winter Concert Sign-In

Students must arrive at Thomas Stone High School and be checked in by this time. Students must wear black slacks, black socks, solid black shoes, and the JHMS Chorus Polo.

Thomas Stone High School
December 18th, Tuesday TBD

Winter Concert

Students must stay for the entire concert as a part of their grade.

Thomas Stone High School

March 5th, Tuesday

&

March 6th, Wednesday

TBD

District Chorus Festival Assessment (mandatory for 7th & 8th graders who qualify)

Students that do not qualify will participate in an alternative assignment.

North Point High School
May 28th, Tuesday 5:45PM

Spring Concert Sign-In

Students must arrive at Thomas Stone High School and be checked in by this time. Students must wear black slacks, black socks, solid black shoes, and the JHMS Chorus Polo.

Thomas Stone High School
May 28th, Tuesday 6:30PM

Spring Concert

Students must stay for the entire concert as a part of their grade.

Thomas Stone High School

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Concert Attire

 

 

 

 

Unless otherwise stated, for all JHMS concerts, the following attire is required.

  • The JHMS Chorus Polo (navy & gold sport-tek sideblock polo shirt with the JHMS Chorus monogram)
  • Black dress pants (no jeans, jeggings, leggings, sweat pants, etc...)
  • Solid black shoes (no heels greater than two inches tall, no open-toed shoes)
  • Black socks or black nylons (as appropriate to the outfit)
  • If wearing a belt, it must be black.

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Rehearsal Tracks

 

 

 

 

 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade

The First Snow

The First Snow P1

The First Snow P2

The First Snow P3

The First Snow Piano

Ballad of Winter Trees

Ballad of Winter Trees S

Ballad of Winter Trees A

Ballad of Winter Trees B

Ballad of Winter Trees Piano

Winter Lullaby

Winter Lullaby S

Winter Lullaby M

Winter Lullaby A

Winter Lullaby Piano

Nearer My God to Thee

Nearer My God to Thee S3 (Period 7)

Nearer My God to Thee S4 (Period 8)

Nearer My God to Thee A3 (Altos)

Nearer My God to Thee A4 (Men)

 

 

Nearer My God to Thee (Video)

Nearer My God to Thee

Nearer My God to Thee S1 (Period 5)

Nearer My God to Thee S2 (Period 6)

Nearer My God to Thee A1 (Period 6)

Nearer My God to Thee A2 (Period 5)

Nearer My God to Thee A4 (Men)

 

Nearer My God to Thee (Video)

Nearer My God to Thee

Nearer My God to Thee Voice (Sopranos)

Nearer My God to Thee S3 (Keila, Kaylyn, Isabella)

Nearer My God to Thee S4 (Toyosi, Alexis, Angelica P., Sydney)

Nearer My God to Thee A3 (Altos)

Nearer My God to Thee A4 (Men)

 

Nearer My God to Thee (Video)

God Bless America

God Bless America Part 1

God Bless America Part 2

God Bless America Instrumental

   

Amazing

Amazing Part I

Amazing Part II

Amazing Part III

Amazing Piano

 

All-County Honors Chorus

 Simple Gifts (Sheet Music)

Simple Gifts - Soprano

Simple Gifts - Alto

Simple Gifts - Tenor

Simple Gifts - Bass

Jr. All-State Honors Chorus (7th & 8th Graders)

Achieved is the Glorious Work (Sheet Music)

Achieved is the Glorious Work (Recording)

 

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Assignments

 

 

Grade/Class   Assignment Date Assigned      Date Due     
All Grades Return Chorus Handbook Parent Form (signed) 09/04/18 09/07/18
8th Grade

Write out your solfege for your part on Winter Lullaby, m. 1-88.

Reminder: You are in the key of Eb Major.

09/05/18 09/07/18
7th Grade

Write out your solfege for your part on Ballad of the Winter Trees, m. 1-62.

Reminder: You are in the key of Eb Major.

09/05/18 09/07/18
All Grades Weekly Goal #1 in your Chorus Notebook. 09/07/18 09/07/18
6th Grade

Write out your solfege for your part on The First Snow, m. 1-58.

Reminder: You are in the key of Eb Major.

09/11/18 09/13/18
All Grades Weekly Goal #2 in your Chorus Notebook. 09/13/18 09/13/18
All Grades

Write out your solfege for for your part on Nearer My God to Thee, m. 1-126.

Reminder: You are in the key of Bb Major for m. 1-105.

Reminder: You are in the key of Eb Major for m. 106-126.

09/13/18 09/21/18
All Grades Weekly Goal #3 in your Chorus Notebook. 09/21/18 09/21/18

 

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Festival Preparation Materials

 

Sight-Reading Examples

Sample Packet

Website with Sightreading Examples

Multi-year Sightreading Examples (Organized by Voice Part)

Audio Samples of the 2018-2019 Songs

[Forthcoming]

 

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