Choir Announcements Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

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NEW!! Tree issues to be discussed today include:

SEE “TREE NOTES FROM TUESDAY NIGHT” ABOVE.

Merry Messages: I am sending home a flyer today that describes a quick fund raiser we are doing at the tree. Mona Shores Merry Messages include a couple sprigs of holiday greens, a bit of shiny, festive garland, a candy cane, and a card you can personalize with your own special message. They are a great way to recognize, congratulate or simply say, “I love You!” to family or friends. Plus, their compact size (around 8 inches tall) makes them easier to handle during a performance than a bulky bouquet. Merry messages can be purchased for only $2 at the Product Sales table before any Tree Performance.

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Fircano’s After Tree Party Money is due by today (Wednesday). $8 per person includes a pizza buffet and pop. 187 students have signed up to go, and we need you to pay. We have given Fircano’s this number so they can be prepared for us!

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SINGING TREE TICKETS: Tickets are available at any Meijer outlet as well as at starticketsplus.com. You can also call the StarTickets call center number at: 1-800-585-3737 or tickets can be purchased at the Frauenthal Theater box office Monday-Friday from 11am-6pm. Tickets are $12 each. Note: There is an additional $2.50 surcharge, per ticket, when using StarTickets as your source for purchasing tickets. You can avoid this charge by going directly to the Frauenthal.

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TREE VOLUNTEERS INFORMATION:

TO THE RIGHT OF THIS BLOG (UNDER “PAGES”) IS AN UPDATED LIST OF ALL PARENT VOLUNTEERS (AS OF NOV. 25). THIS LIST WILL INDICATE WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED TO VOLUNTEER AND WHAT YOUR JOB(S) IS/ARE GOING TO BE. THERE IS ALSO AN EXPLANATION OF EACH JOB UNDER THE CHART. PLEASE CHECK THIS TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON THE LIST AND DOING WHAT YOU EXPECTED. CONTACT CATHI WAALKES (SEE CONTACT INFO. BELOW) IF YOU THINK THERE IS AN ERROR.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER, OR IF YOU DID VOLUNTEER BUT DO NOT SEE YOUR NAME ON THE LIST, PLEASE CONTACT CATHI WAALKES AT (231) 286-9386 OR BY EMAIL AT: waalkes5@yahoo.com

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TREE REHEARSAL/PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE (UPDATED SUNDAY DEC. 2ND)

**YOU RECEIVED A HARD COPY OF THIS SCHEDULE IN CLASS MONDAY, ALONG WITH A 2 PAGE GUIDELINES SHEET**

WEDNESDAY Checked in between 6:35-6:45PM-10PM DRESS REHEARSAL WITH A LARGE AUDIENCE. SHOW STARTS AT 7:30PM WEAR YOUR UNIFORM.

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY Checked in between 6:35-6:45PM-10PM SHOW STARTS AT 7:30PM. WEAR YOUR UNIFORM.

SATURDAY Checked in by 2:05-2:15PM-10PM SHOWS START AT 3PM AND AGAIN AT 7:30PM. YOU WILL BE FED BETWEEN SHOWS! YOU MAY NOT LEAVE BETWEEN SHOWS. WEAR YOUR UNIFORM.

SUNDAY Checked in between 1:20-1:30pm-3:30pm SHOW STARTS AT 2PM, SINGERS ONLY AT THE HIGH SCHOOL IN THE AUDITORIUM. WEAR YOUR UNIFORM.

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Student Choir Executive Board: Meeting this Thursday, in the choir room, right after school.

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This Thursday, Dec. 6 will be the 2nd annual “Tacky Sweater” day. REPRESENT PEOPLE!

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Water bottles are in. Do you have your your money for the water bottles?. Also, we had a problem with T-Shirts (a logo design mistake was made) and now they had to be reordered. We are hoping to have them ready by next week Thursday (our opening night for the show).

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Would anyone like to have a Coffeehouse CD (compact disc) for $5?
MUSIC THEORY:

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Note: We will return to music theory lessons after the completion of the Singing Christmas Tree.

OTHER THINGS WE DID YESTERDAY: mouth-singing.jpg

As usual, we began the day with a series of warm-ups followed by a sight-singing exercise. We have 21 different days of warm-ups (4 different warm-ups each day) and each of the choirs is singing from a different level of difficulty sight reading book.

SONGS PRACTICED YESTERDAY: singing-tree.jpg

On Tuesday, we went over all the notes from Monday evening’s rehearsal and then convered musical odds and ends.

Treble Choir:

Men’s Choir:

Singers:

Acappella: