G-E-T Music Boosters

Officers
Co-Presidents: 
Kris Wright & Troy White
Secretary: 
Melissa Ganz
Treasurer:
Cheri Brudos
Publicity Chair:
Kristine Ratajczek
Concessions:
Cheri Brudos-Product Procurement
Melissa Richards-Scheduling



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Music Boosters – Are you one?
If you have a child in band or choir at the middle or high school level, you are a booster! Even if you don’t, but wish to support the music programs in the G-E-T School District, you are a booster!


Hello parents of band and choir students,

On behalf of G-E-T Music Boosters, welcome (or welcome back) to the high school music program.  If you’re new to the program, or if you missed this information in the past, we’d like to welcome you and ask that you take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the organization.  Visit the Music Booster page (under the High School tab) at the district website, or click here. Make sure to read the document explaining the points system.  The band and choir trip will be in the spring of 2021, and earning these points will help you pay for that trip; or smaller trips in the meantime. You may also follow us on Facebook.

Our organization is open to all parents of G-E-T middle school and high school music students. You don’t have to play a formal role in the group to attend meetings and express your concerns or find out what we’re up to throughout the year. Just attend a monthly meeting, held at 7:00 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month in the high school choir room (except for meetings that fall on the same night as a concert, when we meet at 6:00 pm).  Remember, one of the easiest ways to earn points is just to attend the monthly meetings! (One point per meeting.)

Positions open are three co-coordinators for the winter sports concessions stand.  If you have questions, feel free to ask any of the officers listed on the district website, and we’d love to see you at our next meeting.

Have a great day!

Music Boosters Co-Presidents

More Info

You c​an help your child earn points toward their Junior/Senior Music Trip.​ ​THE POINT SYSTEM (revised May 2017)

Meet the music teachers – learn more about boosters – attend the Booster meetings, at 7:00pm on the 3rd Monday of the month in the high school choir room, except for meetings that fall on the same night as a concert, when we will meet at 6:00 pm..

Questions? Contact Brenda Gauchel or Ryan Stuempges at the High School, or Kim Schacherl at the Middle School.


Music Boosters Meetings

2019-2020 Meeting Agendas / Minutes

(updated 11/19/19)

Meeting Minutes Archive

  Music Boosters By-laws

  Policy: Concession Chair Stipend

Join us on Facebook GET Music Boosters
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Your support is Amazing, Awesome
and SO Appreciated!
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G-E-T High School’s Vocal Point

Check out their website www.getvocalpoint.com

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CONGRATULATIONS TO VOCAL POINT
ON YOUR FIRST PLACE FINISH AT SEMIFINALS!

Congratulations Vocal Point on your FIRST PLACE finish at the 2018 ICHSA Midwest Semifinals. With this win, they are headed to compete in Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella against the top 8 groups in the country at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on April 20th, 2018!!! Congrats again to Mr. Stuempges and students!

Congratulations to Alanna Peters for Best Choreography. Way to go!

This is the first time they have ever placed first at semifinals, and the competition was incredibly fierce. Based on last year’s numbers, Ryan is pretty sure that we are the first public school our size to get first place at a semifinals.



GREAT JOB IN NEW YORK!

In April, 2018, Vocal Point traveled to New York City to compete at Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts!!! Vocal Point finished fourth out of eight of the top groups in the country. Congratulations, Vocal Point on your great year!
Upcoming Events

Events are at the High School unless otherwise noted
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Sat., Dec. 7
Out of the Blue & Vocal Point
Trempealeau Holiday Parade
Parade & carols at 5:00pm
Concert at 6:15pm
Trempealeau Village Hall Community Room

Sat., Dec. 14
Vocal Point to Shell Lake Music Festival

Sun., Dec. 15
High School & Middle School Band Concert
4:00pm

Mon., Dec. 16
Music Boosters Meeting
High School Band Room
6:00pm

Mon., Dec. 16
High School & Middle School Choir Concert
7:30pm

Sat., Jan. 11
G-E-T AcaFest
7:00pm

Mon., Feb. 10
Kindergarten Art & Music Night
at Galesville Elementary
6:00pm

Sat., Feb. 15
Solo and Ensemble
G-E-T Hosts

Sat., Feb. 29
Out of the Blue & Vocal Point
ICHSA Competition, Chaska, MN

Mon., Mar. 9
Ettrick Elementary Music Program
Grades 3-5
6:30pm

Tue., Mar. 10
Trempealeau Elementary Music Program
Grades 3-5
6:30pm

Thurs., Mar. 12
Galesville Elementary Music Program
Grades 3-5
6:30pm
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WSMA State Honors High School Band

Started in 1967, the WSMA State Honors Music Project provides musically talented students with an opportunity to rehearse and perform with the nation’s finest conductors in a professional, highly disciplined setting. Selected through the rigorous audition process, students are challenged to perform at their musical best throughout the short rehearsal period, which culminates with a performance in October at the Wisconsin State Music Conference held in Madison each year. For many of these young musicians, the WSMA State Honors Music Project offers the experience of a lifetime, creating friendships, memories and skills they take with them in whatever path they choose.

The G-E-T High School Band is extremely proud this year to have not one, not two, but three of its members selected to the WSMA State Honors Band. For the High School Honor Band, students attend a week-long camp at UW Green Bay to work with a guest conductor and sectional coaches to prepare for a “Work in Progress” Concert at the end of camp. Then, the students go home to be members of their individual school bands again. At the end of October, the High School and Middle School Honor Bands reconvene in Madison to rehearse and prepare for their final concert as part of the Wisconsin State Music Conference. The High School Band gets to do their final performance in the beautiful Overture Center in Madison. The Middle School Honor Band meets for the first time, rehearses for two days and performs a concert at the end of the convention. As an eighth-grader, freshman, Elsie Marley auditioned on percussion and was selected to be a member of the 2019 WSMA State Middle Honors Band. Junior Emily Schrenkler and senior, Emily Cook both auditioned on clarinet and were selected to the WSMA State High School Honor Band. Congratulations to these fine musicians and their accomplishment this year in representing G-E-T at the State Honors level.

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WSMA District Solo and Ensemble Contest

Wisconsin State Music Association Honors

Each year, WSMA holds a series of district level Solo and Ensemble Contests for music students. Students who perform in Class A which is the highest level and most difficult music, have the chance to advance to the State Contest held this year at Viterbo University for the G-E-T students. The G-E-T Music Department advanced 58 events to the State Competition earning 15 2nd place silver medals and 43 1st place gold medals. In addition to the regular competition, performances can be nominated for an “Exemplary” performance. This is a performance that is considered above and beyond even the best high school performances. 


G-E-T had 7 Exemplary Performance Nominations this year:

Vocal Point – Contemporary A Capella

Kaylynn Weltzien and Carter Bennett – Vocal Duet

Luke Sill – Baritone/Bass Vocal Solo

Carter Bennett – Tenor Vocal Solo

Caitlin Heineman – Alto Saxophone Solo

Leo Chavolla – Bass Trombone Solo

Leo Chavolla – Euphonium Solo


Of the 7 nominations, 2 G-E-T performers were selected as Exemplary Soloists for 2019, Luke Sill for his Baritone/Bass Vocal Solo and Leo Chavolla for his Euphonium Solo.


(State qualifiers)

WSMA District Solo and Ensemble Contest

Choir State Qualifiers

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