Chorus Calendar Update: May 14- New Date for Chorus Awards Night
Back to Chorus Night – This Wednesday, 9/18
This night exists so that more detailed information can be shared about the scope of our program and the year ahead. There is so much more to learn outside of Back to School Night. Please make every effort to attend (both students and parents).
6:00-7:00 pm: New To Chorus Meet & Greet in the Cafeteria
The Parents for Choral Arts (PCA) cordially invite those parents and guardians who are new to South Lakes Chorus to come an hour before Back to Chorus Night to meet the PCA Officers, other adults with kids in your singer’s choral group, and learn more about the ways adults support the choral program throughout the year.
7:00-8:15 pm: Full Choral Department Meeting in the Theatre
An in-depth view of the department goals and initiatives for this year will be presented. Thus, All parents and students (returning and new) are expected to attend.
All students will participate in a breakout session where new students will be assigned their mentor for the year, and students will participate in ice breaker activities as a department.
All Chorus Forms & Fees Due 9/18
FORMS: Required Chorus Forms and Info can be found on our website Forms Page
South Lakes HS Chorus Course Materials FEE: $160 (Required for All students)
All payments should be made through MySchoolBucks and are due 9/18/2019.
This fee is similar to the required fees for certain, other FCPS classes, and it covers materials related to the Chorus Course:
- black binder
- sight reading factory
- sectional instructor
- any other consumable materials related to the Course
South Lakes HS Chorus Uniform FEES are in addition to the Chorus Materials Fee described above.
Gown Fee: One-Time Payment of $75 (Due 9/18/19) for All New Students and those Returning Students who need a replacement
We order Gowns through the school, and as such, payments should be made online through MySchoolBucks.
Tuxedo/Tux Components Fees: All Tuxedo/Tux Components are ordered through an outside vendor, Metropolitan Formalwear, and the fees are:
- One-Time Payment of $91.16 for All New Students
- One-Time Payment of $19.08 for All Returning Students
NOTE: Metropolitan must receive a full payment at the time of fittings.
Important Information about Fees
The county will waive and pay the uniform fee for any student who receives free/reduced lunch AND has done the consent to share form: Consent-to-Share-Info
If you have any questions and/or concerns about these fees, please contact Rita Gigliotti at email@example.com ASAP.
Winter Chorus Trip to Disney: 12/4 – 7, 2019
Payment #2 ($230) is due 9/30/19: Www.myschoolbucks.com
The last day to use Scrip rebates for this trip is 10/11/2019. The trip coordinator will contact you if you can use Scrip rebate money towards a trip payment.
- Please complete:Rehearsal Availability Poll
- Disney Google Classroom, Student Class Code: gd42maf
Candlelight Processional Blind Auditions
Any students who performed at Carnegie Hall last year DO NOT need to audition again for the Candlelight Processional, since they already auditioned.
We are adding a Disney Performing Arts Workshop where all students on the trip will participate and learn from Disney performers.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Support South Lakes Chorus through Amazon Smile!
Parents for the Choral Arts is now a registered non-profit with Amazon Smile. You can support the South Lakes Chorus with your everyday Amazon Purchases. To select us as your charity for Amazon Smile, click here: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-3487105.
Don’t forget to visit amazon smile for all your purchases to keep donating to South Lakes Chorus!
Broadway Night 2020 Auditions: 9/24, 25, 26
Audition Tracks and Sign-up for audition slot are both available now through Broadway Night 2020 Audition Update Page
A Cappella Announcement
View the constitution to understand what the groups require for attendance and participation: SLHS A Cappella Groups Constitution
Choral Arts Society of Washington Youth Choir
The ensemble is comprised of 9th grade 12th grade “all-star” singers from area high schools. Youth Choir is looking to expand the scope of the group and extending an invitation to our Chorus students.
Visit Choral Arts Youth Choir for more information, including audition details.
ACDA 2020 Southern Region Honor Choir
The gospel choir at United Christian Parish of Reston
Their information can be found here.