2017/2018    PISD Choir Calendar

HS: High School                  JH: Clark JH             

 This is a performance based class, items in bold are required for a grade.

Panther Chorale Dept.

Up-Coming Events


** IF your child plans to audition for the All-State choir next year, please register for an all-state choir camp, LARGE SCHOOL ASAP. Most Major Universities offer the choir camp, but they fill up fast. Google any major Texas school with ‘All State Choir Camp’. I recommend UNT or TTU.


***The PHS Choir Department is hosting Prom, May 12. I need parent volunteers to help decorate, maintain the food and beverage table, and tear down. Please email me if you are interested RLavender@princetonisd.net


April 2nd Six Flags Money due $40 (checks: Princeton Choir) you may use season pass

April 9th 2nd period choir only, Pre-UIL 1-4th period, you MUST wear your uniform

April 21 Onion Festival Performance, meet in choir room at 12:00, wear choir t-shirt and jeans. We will be done by 1:30

April 17 or 18 or 19 UIL Contest at Allen HS during school day. Must be eligible to participate and in Uniform. Bring sack lunch or money for food ( fast food on Stacy, In and out, chick fil a, etc)

April 23 Choir banquet money due $12 per person (dinner included) checks: Princeton Choir

May 4th Choir Banquet at PHS 6:00PM-8:00PM

May 12th PHS Prom PARENT VOLUNTERRS NEEDED FOR SET UP AND TEAR DOWN email lavender please!!! RLavender@Princetonisd.net

May 16th Spring Sing Concert, JH performs at 6:00PM, meet on stage by 5:00PM for mic checks (fancy black with maroon accent, additional costumes for individual songs)  REQUIRED FOR GRADE

May 16th Spring Sing Concert, HS performs at 7:30PM, meet in choir room by 7:00PM (fancy black with maroon accent, additional costumes for individual songs)  REQUIRED FOR GRADE

May 17  HS to Six Flags 8:30AM-7:00PM (Performance at 11:00am)

May 18 JH  to Six Flags 8:30AM-7:00PM (Performance AT 11:00AM)

May 25 2nd period choir sings at Graduation, dress in Sunday best, we will depart PHS by bus during 7th period. Return time?? (late, we stay for the entire ceremony, students may leave with parents at Event center)

May 26th Depart for State Solo & Ensemble Contest in Austin


HS  Saturday: August 26th                         All State Choir Camp                                        Gunter HS, 9:00-4:00  $25

                                                                (Depart by bus at 7:45 AM, bring payment!! Lunch included. Bring your music)

HS  Monday: August 28th                        High School Parent Booster Club Meeting              5:30-6:00PM PHS Choir Room


JH & HS Friday September 15th                    Choir T-Shirt Order due $12. Checks payable to: Princeton Choir


JH Monday October 1st                                                Dress Order for new students due $51.00, Checks payable: Princeton Choir


HS  Saturday: October 7th                                             All-Region Auditions Phase 2 only              Wylie HS  All Day

o    Harris – I am Loved - SATB

o    Rossini – La Danza SSA

o    Gjeilo – Ave Generosa SSAA

o    Gardner – Fight the Good Fight TTBB

o    Casals – O Vos Omnes TTBB

October 19, 21, 22                           *Footloose Musical Performance (Varsity choir required)                        @PHS Auditorium

                                                                (Tickets: $5.00 Adults, $3.00 Students, available at the door)


HS & JH November 1st -13th                  Cash Cow Pop Corn Fundraiser, money due November 13, orders arrive by week Dec. 11

HS Thursday November 2                        All Region Rehearsal at Mckinney North HS 5:30-9:00PM   NO BUS PROVIDED

HS Saturday November 4                        All Region Rehearsal and performance 8:00-6:00PM, Bus departs at 7:00AM, bring uniform and music

JH & HS Wednesday November 8th            Roller Skate Event, Meet at PHS 4:00 for bus, return at 8:30PM, $5 due Nov 6

HS        Friday   November 10th            8:00 AM Sing national anthem at Godwin Elem for Veterans Day    

HS & JH Monday November 13th        Cash Cow orders DUE!!!!! All Checks payable to: Princeton Choir

HS Wednesday November 15th             Distribute Solo & Ensemble music      During Class

 If selected for the All-Region choir:

HS  Region Clinic and Concert 

Sectional Rehearsal:    Thursday, November 2nd                      @ McKinney North HS

·         Clinic and Concert:                 Sat. November 4th                 @Allen HS

o    All Choirs

§  Pfautsch - Star Spangled Banner – SATB

o    Honor Choir  (9, 10, SS) – Ryan Forkner,  North Mesquite HS, Clinician

§  Repertoire TBD

o    Combined Women

§  Rossini – La Danza

o    Treble Choir – Dr. Carolyn Cruse, TTU, Clinician

§  Repertoire TBD

o    Combined Men

§  Gardner – Fight the Good Fight

o    Mixed Choir – Dr. Allen Hightower, UNT, Clinician

§  Poulenc – Mvt. 1-4 (not auditioned, certified by concert)

§  Haydn– To Thee Cherubim and Seraphim (not auditioned, certified by concert)

§  Harris –I am Loved

§  Clinicians Choice TBD

HS Tuesday November 14th                         Pre-Area Auditions-State                                              @ Rockwall HS


 HS December 7                                               Princeton Tree Lighting                                                 Princeton Main st. downtown

JH Wednesday December 13                       Winter Choir Concert                    PHS Auditorium, 6:00PM Huddleston and Clark

HS Wednesday  December 13                    Winter Choir Concert                     PHS Auditorium, 7:30PM High School Choir

JH December 15                                                Neighborhood Caroling                                                 Local Neighborhood

HS December 15                                               Neighborhood Caroling                                                 Local Neighborhood

 (Meet at PHS  6:00PM, we will travel by bus to neighborhood, wear ugly sweaters, parent volunteers needed!!!)

JH December 18th                                            Caroling at Clark JH for Winter Wonderland 4:00-??

HS December 18th                                            Caroling at ALL Elem. Schools and nursing home    During school day, CiCi's for lunch

HS December 22                                                Singing Candy Grams delivered to HS Students




HS Saturday January 13th                               Area Auditions- State                                                           @ Texas A&M Commerce


HS Saturday Feb 3rd                                        HS Solo & Ensemble                                                        Lovejoy HS

HS FEB 13-18                                                    TMEA All-STATE CONVENTION, ALL STATE CONCERT    San Antonio, TX

JH Feb 22                                                             Clark Pre-UIL Clinic and Concert                                Clark JH stage during class


JH March 6, 7, 8                                                Clark MS UIL ( UIL eligible students only)        Mckinney Boyd


HS & JH Monday April 2nd                              Six Flags ticket money DUE $40

HS Tuesday April 9th                                   HS Pre UIL Clinic and Concert                                         PHS Auditorium during class

HS & JH Saturday  April   21                                                   Onion Festival                                             PHS

HS April 17,18,19                                              HS UIL   (UIL eligible students only)                       Allen HS

HS Monday April 23                                            Choir Banquet dinner money due $13.00, Checks Payable: Princeton Choir


HS May 4                                                           HS Choir Banquet                                                             TBD      

JH Wednesday May 16                                  Spring Sing JR                    PHS Auditorium, 6:00 Huddleston and Clark

HS  Wednesday May 16                                 Spring Sing HS                   PHS Auditorium, 7:30 High School Choir

Hud  May                                                             Huddleston to Sandy Lake                                            Carrollton, Sandy Lake

HS & JH Friday May 17/18th                               Clark & HIGH SCHOOL Trip to Six Flags                         Arlington 8:00AM-7:00PM

(Cost $40 per ticket, you may use season pass, additional money needed for snacks & lunch, you must know the music for the performance to participate.)

HS Friday May 25th                                                      Graduation performance                                              Allen Event Center

HS Saturday & Sunday                                    State Solo & Ensemble Contest                                            Austin, TX