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WSHS Choir Newsletter  

"It's a great day to be a Titan! "

westsalemchoir.org
March 3, 2019
 
    We are now on Facebook!  Please look for West Salem High School Choir and request to join the group!  

 

 

Coming up this week...


 
03/03/19 03/04/19 03/05/19 03/06/19 03/07/19 03/08/19 03/09/19
Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
    CT Sectionals CT Sectionals CT Sectionals NO School District Solo
    Tenors
Bass
Soprano & Alto CT George Fox 
Festival
Ensemble
    Intermediate Festival
Call Time:  5:30 pm

 

Concordia Concert
See Itinerary Below


 
Choir Board Meeting 6 pm

 Butterbraid Pick-up Day

 
See Itinerary 
Below


 

 
Coming Up:
March    
3/5/2019 Tues Intermediate District Festival at West at 7pm – this is for Cantare and MIB
3/6/2019 Wed WSHS is hosting the Concordia Choir from Moorhead Minnesota [See more info below]
3/7/2019 Thurs Butter Braid Pick-up **1 Volunteer Needed 2-4 pm**
3/7/2019 Thurs WSHS Choir Board Meeting 6-7 pm in the Choir Room
3/8/2019 Fri CT travels to Newberg for a State Qualifying Festival at George Fox.  
    Performance time is 2:40, See Itinerary below. **1 Chaparone Still Needed**
3/8/2019 Fri Chaperone Applications are due for Canada. [See more info. Below]
3/9/2019 Sat District Solo/Ensemble – for students taking private lessons.
3/12/2019 Tues MIB and CT Men perform at Willamette University 7pm at Men’s Choir Concert
3/13/2019 Wed Spring Choir Department Concert. Dress Rehearsal at 4:30pm, and performance at 7pm. 
    Students will be fed dinner between rehearsal and concert
3/14/2019 Thurs Soundscape goes to Clackamas Jazz Festival.
3/19/2019 Tues Advanced Choir Festival for CT @ Sprague 7-9:30 pm
3/25-29/2019   Spring Break!!

Concordia Choir Concert
Wednesday, March 6, WSHS is hosting the Concordia Choir from Moorhead Minn. They are SPECTACULAR! Choir of the Titans and South Salem Symphonic Choir will perform in this concert. This is a ticketed event.  Unfortunately, sponsors are not eligible for their usual seating for this event. 


Tickets can be purchased: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4048944

Itinerary

1:15 Arrive at West Salem HS-Exchange with Choir of the Titans

2:30 Concordia will set up and rehearse-West Student Crew will set up Lobby (3 tables)

4:00 West Student/Parent Crew help Jacque set up dinner

4:30 West Crew set up tables in Commons

4:50 Dinner with West Choir

5:30 West Student Crew move tables to side for Color Guard Rehearsal

5:45 Rehearse “My Soul’s Been Anchored” with Concordia, South and West in the Auditorium

-South Drop Robes off in assigned room.

6:15: West Students get Robed in Choir Room

6:30 Doors Open

6:30 Concordia Robe  Devotions (Band Room Girls, Orchestra Room Boys); – Band Room

7:00 Concert


Assigned Rooms:

Dr. Claussen: Dressing Room 1

Andrew Steinberg: Dressing Room 2

Concordia Men:

Concordia Women: Band Room

South Salem: Orchestra Room

West Salem: Choir Room

George Fox University Itinerary
Friday March 8, 2019

 

10:00am Rehearsal in Choir Room
11:20am Robe and pack Lunches
11:50am Load Buses and Depart
12:50 Arrive at GFU Watch Choirs
1:00pm Sherwood
1:20p Canby
1:40 Gladstone
2:00 McMinnville
2:20 Rex Putnam
2:40 West Salem Warm-Up  (St. Helens Performing)
3:00 West Salem Perform
3:20 West Salem Clinic  (South Albany performs)
(3:40 Silverton)
4:00 Depart for Salem
4:45 Arrive at West Salem HS

Winter at West Position Needed:
Fundraising: The money raised helps to cover the overhead for Winter at West. This volunteer position can be done from home. It involves reaching out to local businesses to request donations, coordinating their donations and including their information in the program. It would be helpful if you could commit to do this position for 3 years but is not a requirement.
Volunteer Opportunities!!  We NEED you!!

Please take a look at the volunteer needs for the next few months at the choir signup link http://signup.com/go/VBWvzSE and for quick reference, the list below. The actual time required for most of these events is so small, and it's true that "many hands make light work." Volunteering at the concerts is especially easy. If you are attending anyway, please consider coming a little early to feed the kids, hand out programs or sell concessions. You are still able to fully enjoy the concerts. 

Upcoming events where volunteers are needed
  • Tuesday, February 26 (time TBA): OSU Choir Festival (CT only), chaperones needed
  • Tuesday, March 5 (7 pm at West): Intermediate Choral Festival (Cantare & MIB), check-in & ushers needed
  • Wednesday, March 6 (time TBA at West): Choral concert with visiting Concordia College. Food servers, Ticket sales & Ushers needed
  • Wednesday, March 13 (7 pm at West): March Choir Concert (all choirs), pizza servers, concessions & ushers needed
Also, please "like" the choir page on Facebook - West Salem High School Choir

Thank you for making time to help make our choir program a success!
Warmly,
Kristi May
Volunteer Coordinator
Congratulations to the 27 WSHS Singers that performed at All-City this year!  Great Job!!
Would you like to watch the All-City High School Honor Choir Performance?
The High School All-City Honor Choir Concert was digitally recorded by CCTV and can be viewed on Channel 22 and in HD on Channel 322 on the following dates and times:
2/25/19.....8 pm
2/27/19.....2 pm
3/2/19.......4 pm
3/4/19.....12 pm
3/5/19.......7 pm
3/7/19.....12 pm

Canada Trip News



May 23-27,2019
CT and Asteria will be attending a festival over Memorial Day Weekend 2019.  Information was emailed.  Monthly payments due on the first Monday of each month through May thereafter.

Students who are going to Canada... please make sure you have a passport by April 1.
Next Trip payment is due March 4th.


Parents/Guardians interested in chaperoning this trip:  
Chaperone applications are due March 8th.  
 Only 6 applications have come in so far, and we typically need 10 chaperones.
Chaperones go free except for a few meals.  
Please consider applying. Forms can be found on the website: 
westsalemchoir.org


   
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Fundraiser Coming soon...Just in time for Easter!!
[Optional Fundraiser...funds go to students individual accounts.]


Simply said, it cannot be done without you.
Please help us continue the successes of our exemplary music
program by volunteering.
                                            (Choir only link)  

Choir Clothing Closet

Please consider donating outgrown clothing to our Choir Clothing Closet.  We welcome black dress pants and both men's and women's black shoes.  Donated items will be made available to students in need of them.
Please contact Mrs. McConnell for assistance or donations.
Choir Board Members and Contacts:
 
Kimberly McConnell                       Director of Choirs Amber Forster Treasurer
Micky Logan President Tanya Fagan           Co-Treasurer
Tammy Rardin President-Elect Jennifer Trout Secretary
Jacque Jacobs Vice President Mitch Browning Webmaster
Elli Kataura Volunteer Coordinator            Mike Moore CT/Asteria Trip Coordinator
Kara Quello Facebook Page Nancy Moore Winter at West Coordinator
Joey VanWinckel Member At-Large Tami Geisler Sponsor Coordinator
Kristi May Volunteer Co-Coordinator Ruth Ingebrigtsen Fundraising Coordinator
Brian Forster Drive 4 U Co-Coordinator         Julie Brewen Egan's Garden Fundraisng
Gary Halleen Drive 4 U Co-Coordinator                     Lisa Nell Titan Auction Liaison for Choir
 
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