Notations – September 20, 2020

First Family Game Night of the Year – this Friday, 9/25 at 7:30 pm

Join the fun in our private professionally hosted, customized game night to socialize with other chorus families, and help raise money to support our program.


  • $25 per family (any size team may play) 
  • Special Discount for PCA members at Gold, Platinum and Director level: Use the coupon code “VIP” to receive $5 off of the registration fee
  • Register here: Seahawk Chorus Virtual Trivia Nights

The next Family Game Night will be on October 16 and on the third Friday evening of every month thereafter.

Back to Chorus Night – Recording & Slide Show

In case you missed it or would like to refresh your memory, here are the links:

Updates & Reminders from PCA

PCA Membership Recruitment

  • New Membership Chair: Eric Johnson will lead the Membership Recruitment and Fundraising efforts for this year.
  • If you have not done so yet for this year, Join the PCA TODAY!
  • For any questions, email him at

Monthly PCA Meetings

  • The PCA meets the second Thursday of every month at a 7:00pm Zoom meeting
  • Any choral parents/guardians are welcome to attend
  • Please email for the meeting link

Parent Volunteers Needed for:

Support & Guidance for Parents

  • Returning Choral Parents are here to offer support and guidance to any parents looking for more information or connections during this untraditional year
  • Please email with any questions or comments

2 Virtual Choir Performances by Teachers for our Students

Have you had a chance to listen to them yet?

It Takes A Village: by all Secondary Chorus teacher (Middle School and High School) from FCPS – for all of our choir communities

Ain’t No Wifi Strong Enough: from some of our Seahawk teachers for our SLHS students

    • the lyrics by Eva Forman, our Theatre teacher
    • the A/V by Harrison de Wolfe, an alumna and our sound engineer
    • directed & produced by Mrs. Gigliotti

Enrichment Opportunities

D.C. al Fine Choral Conducting Workshops

D.C. al Fine is offering conducting workshops for different experience levels ONLINE this year.

Workshops include master classes with conductors you will love to work with, including:

    • Edith Copley
    • Hilary Apfelstadt
    • John Irving
    • McKenna Senson
    • Bill Podolski
    • And more TBA

For more information, please visit:

Important Date


  • Fri, 9/25 at 7:30 pm: Family Fun/Game Night (via Zoom)


Virtual HS Schedule
Morning* Intervention/Enrichment: Select students scheduled for synchronous instruction based on need

* Independent Work: Tasks assigned by classroom teachers
Afternoon* Student Independent Work

* Teacher planning and professional development
TIMETuesdays & ThursdaysWednesdays & Fridays
8:10-9:30Period 1 (Bella Voce)Period 2 (Select Treble)
9:45-11:05Period 3 (Seahawk Chorale)Period 4
12:00-1:20Period 5Period 6
1:35-2:55Period 7 (Chamber Singers)Period 8 (Seahawk Camerata)
SLHS Chorus Department

Choral Director: Rita Gigliotti,

Parents for Choral Arts (PCA)

Parents for Choral Arts is a 501(C)(3) non-profit booster organization supporting the South Lakes High School Choral Department.  Federal Tax ID: 26-3487105

2020-2021 PCA Board Members
Vice PresidentEric
TreasurerRay van

Member at LargeAmy
Member at LargeStephanie
WebmasterRay van
Broadway NightJuliana
Broadway NightAmy
Admin AssistantMitsuyo