Choir

 

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CHOIR      
                                                         

            Men’s Choir                                                                

            Concert Choir Treble

            Concert Choir Mixed

            Women’s Chamber Choir
   
            Madrigal Singers                                                                                                                                             

Eligibility Requirements:  Must be passing 6 of 7 classes and be a good citizen.  Placement within the choir program is based on an audition process that is performed by the students during the month of January.

Time CommitmentAll audition-level choirs perform at least three concerts per year.  All audition level choirs perform at least two competitions per year.  Upper level audition choirs have more commitments as far as time for rehearsals and performances outside of the regular school day.  All students are given a calendar of required events at the beginning of the school year.  Events listed on the calendar are curricular, and as such are required, and part of the grade a student receives.  

General Description:  These are 6 choirs that provide an aesthetic choral experience for the students who are interested in learning about the workings of the voice and music.  Expectations for each singer increase, as the level of the ensemble increases.

 

Membership LimitMembership is limited in each group. Careful consideration is given to each recorded audition.  Membership fluctuates from year to year in any given ensemble based on the quantity and quality of auditions, as well as the number of male and female singers who audition. In general:  Concert Choir Treble-approximately 50 girls intermediate level ensemble, Women's Chamber Choir-anywhere from 16-60 girls of advanced level, Concert Choir Mixed-approximately 60 singers, (Males and Females must be balanced) intermediate to very advanced level, Madrigal Singers-approximately 30 singers (Male and Females must be balanced), Very advanced level (all Madrigal Singers must also enroll in Concert Choir Mixed). All members of audition level ensembles are required to purchase a performance uniform.

 

Events Sponsored:  Fundraising for major trips & competitions.  Concerts, competitions and annual trip for a national competition.  All students are strongly encouraged to support our program through participation in a variety of fundraising activities.                                  

 

Sponsors:         Mr. Wegener-  wegenerm@mehlvilleschooldistrict.net

                        Ms. Ayres-  ayresc@mehlvilleschooldistrict.net

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