Choral Department Update - November 2018
November 30, 2018
CONCERT SEASON APPROACHES: Our December concert will take place at the Galvin Middle School Auditorium on Wednesday, December 12th at 7pm. All curricular groups will perform: Chorale, Chamber Singers, Treble Choir, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra, and String Ensemble. Chorale, Treble Choir, and Chamber Singers Dress Rehearsal will be on Tuesday, 12/11, from 5:00-6:00pm. Concert information is posted on Google Classroom. A reminder that the dress rehearsal and concert are mandatory events.
UNIFORMS: Students should now have their uniforms at home! Students should try on their uniforms and let me know if there are issues. Students in tuxes need to provide a white, long-sleeved wing-tipped tuxedo shirt. Students in dresses should make sure the hem is ankle length. Do not cut the fabric when hemming. All students should have black shoes and black socks/nylons. Students should refrain from wearing large jewelry and strong scents at the concert.
A Cappella Groups
HOLIDAY GIGS: December is a busy month for the Wakefield A Cappella program! Students will be performing frequently in and around the community. Check out our websites or follow the groups on social media to catch their performances!
Both She Major and Voices of Steel were accepted into the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella competition. The quarterfinal round takes place at Galvin Middle School on Feb 9.
DISTRICT AUDITION RESULTS: WHS students had a very successful day at District Auditions this year! Out of the 39 students who auditioned, sixteen students earned scores in the top 50%, and were accepted into the Northeast District Chorus. Eight students earned scores in the top 25%, and were accepted into the NED Chorus AND received a recommendation to audition for the All-State Chorus on January 26.The District Festival will be held on January 9, 11, and 12 at Galvin Middle School.
She Major and Voices of Steel at the Holiday Stroll, December 1, 4:30-5:30
Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal, December 11, 5-6pm, at Galvin Middle School
Winter Concert, December 12, 7pm, at Galvin Middle School
She Major and Voices of Steel at Whole Foods, December 21, 4-5
She Major and Voices of Steel at Albion Cultural Exchange, December 21, 6:30-7:30