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WSHS Choir Newsletter  

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

westsalemchoir.org
March 10, 2019
 
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Coming up this week...


 
03/10/19 03/11/19 03/12/19 03/13/19 03/14/19 03/15/19 03/16/19
Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
    CT Sectionals All WSHS Choirs Soundscape    
  Soundscape Tenor & Bass
Spring Concert
Clackamas    
  Rehearsal
2:30-3:30 pm
MIB @ Willamette
Men's Choir Concert
(See Below)
Call time:  4:30 pm
Concert Begins:  7 pm
Jazz Festival
8:15 am-10:30 pm


See's Candy Fundraiser
Begins

 


 

 
Coming Up:
March    
3/12/2019 Tues MIB at Willamette University at 7 pm.  Call Time:  6:15 pm  
    at Rogers Hall.  Concert is free.  It will include West MIB, McKay Advanced Men, Willamette Men, and University of Virginia Men's Chorus.
     
3/13/2019 Wed All Choirs Concert at WSHS at 7 pm.  Call time:  4:30 pm
    Athletes in current sports practices see Mrs. Mac to work things out.  Dinner will be served in between rehearsal and concert.  Singers should wear concert attire.
     
3/14/2019 Thurs Soundscape at Clackamas Jazz Festival
     
3/19/2019 Tues Advanced Choir Festival for CT at Sprague HS, 7-9:30 pm
    This is one of the BEST KEPT Secrets in Salem-You are highly encouraged to attend.  This is a ticketed event.
     
3/25-29/2019   Spring Break!!
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Tired of Waiting in Line??
Would you like to skip the line at Concerts? Be pampered in the Titan Café before the Concert? Consider being a Choir Sponsor and get all this and more! See the Website for details.
A Special Congratulations...
to the following Singers who placed at the District Level:
Mezzo:
1st place recommended to State: Olivia Jacobs
2nd place recommended to State: Tova Mertz
Tenor
2nd place recommended to State: David Nikkhah
Baritone
1st Alternate:  Jackson Mowry
2nd Alternate: Corley LaRochelle
3rd Alternate:  Chris Brock
Ensemble
1st place recommended to state:
Meredith Pinkerton, Shelby Conway, Jackson Caito, Marek Leavenworth
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Choir Board and Choir Parents:
  •  Thank you for the hard work you put in this week in hosting both the Intermediate Festival and Concordia Concert.  It could not have happened without the incredible support and work of our parents! We got effusive positive feedback about the parents at both events.  A special Shout-Out to Jacque Jacobs for being in charge of food this week on Wednesday (Concordia) and Friday (GFU Festival) 
  •  MIB and Cantare both ROCKED-IT at the Intermediate Festival last week! SO proud of them both!
  • Congratulations to Choir of the Titans for achieving State Qualifying scores both at the OSU Festival and the GFU Festival.  Qualifying scores are scores of 81/100 or higher from two judges. Their scores were:
OSU: 92, 94, 94, (Sight Reading: 54/60)              GFU: 91, 94, 95 (No sight-reading at this festival)
 
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 . 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. 

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

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. 
Next Payment is due April 1st.


Students who are going to Canada... please make sure you have a passport by April 1.
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Fundraiser Begins:  March 14th & 15th
Orders turned in:  April 3rd
[This is an 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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