7/8 Vocal Ensemble

Final Music Concert is Wednesday, May 29th at 6:30pm Please make sure to bring in your pizza money to Mme by Monday! On the day of the concert, Vocals will be practicing from 2:30-3:20pm (band will be from 3:20-4pm) We will be joining the bands (7/8 and HS) at 4pm to run through Viva La Vida together.

** We are going to be singing with the show choir for the presentation during the day on Wednesday (showcase) AND for the concert. You will need your striped shirt and jeans as well as your concert attire for the day!!

On Wednesday, period 1 you will come down to the music room and we will practice our show choir part and get ready for the show. Please come to period 1 dressed in your striped shirt. You will be participating in the first show only (not the afternoon HS show).

** DON'T FORGET WE ARE MEETING ON TUESDAY AT LUNCH TO REHEARSE AND SHOW CHOIR IS PRACTICING THAT DAY AFTER SCHOOL AS WELL. PLEASE COME AFTER SCHOOL IF YOU CAN MAKE IT!

Here are links to recordings to practice Death Came A Knockin'. Please practice your parts!

Death Came A Knockin' - soprano

Death Came A Knockin' - alto

** ALL STUDENTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN MUSIC MONDAY NEED TO CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO FILL IN THE POST-SURVEY FROM THE EVENT!!

https://otf.forumresearch.com/Survey/PYP4_P/874acee7-a4b9-4d00-bb54-7b5573494984/3?lang=en

Everyone did such a great job at Music Monday at the NAC. See below for some pictures Mme took and a link for the full video of the event.

Video of Music Monday

April 8th. Basketball Game cancelled today due to snow day! The game has been rescheduled to 10:30am this Friday. You are to come straight down to the music room after period 2 is over to meet and regroup. Mme Lanthier will be leading you in the O Canada in the gym. Please come see me at lunch this week if you have any questions!

Music Monday Info:

Here are some links to listen or review the new music we will be learning soon!

Hymn To Freedom Vivre, Aimer, Partager Lift Our Voices

Music Monday Survey!

Since we are getting funding from the Coalition of Music Education to participate in the Music Monday Event, we are being asked to fill in a few surveys and feedback forms prior and following the event.

Here is the link that every student participating is asked to fill in! Please complete it this week! We will do this together this week (March 27th) at practice.

https://goo.gl/B6hc8X

GOOD NEWS!!! We have our Kiwanis date. Mark your calendars! We will be participating at the Kiwanis Music Festival on Thursday, April 4th at 11:30am at Orleans United Church. Students will be transported by yellow bus and miss a portion of their school day. They will be returning back to school in time for the end of the school day. Stayed tuned for further info. You will get an official permission form soon. Click HERE for the info sheet.

OTHER NEWS....

We will be again participating in the Music Monday celebration at the NAC more information to follow as well for this field trip! We will be singing three songs: 1) Oscar Peterson's Hymn to Freedom, Lift Our Voices and Vivre, Aimer, Partager. You will be getting recordings and links very shortly. Stay posted again for more info.

See the information below about the Friends and Family show choir concert. DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE DRESS REHEARSAL ON TUESDAY, MARCH 5TH.

Here are the recordings and links for Mia's song.

Choose a side - Main vocals Choose a side - Mid part Choose a side - Low part

Choose a side - High part Lyrics - Choose a side

** Please practice your parts including your parts for Willow and Il y a un coq.

Friends and Family Show Choir concert is Thursday, March 7th at 7pm. You must be at school at 6pm for a quick warm up. Concert attire will be the following:

    • jeans, colourful striped top (preferred) or just colourful
    • tennis shoes (bright colours if possible) or the best you can do.
  • You will also need to be there for the dress rehearsal the Tuesday before (Tues. March 5th). The rehearsal runs from 2:35-4:30pm. We will be running through the whole show repeatedly and taking care of sound check. Bring work to do!

Next week the composer of the song Mia will be coming to work with us during rehearsal do not miss it.

In the meantime, here is the link to the lyrics. We will be singing the highlighted parts I believe.

Waste my time


Here are the links for your parts for Vois sur ton chemin

Vois sur ton chemin - soprano

Vois sur ton chemin - alto

Here are links for Winter Magic: There are also the recordings for the soprano and alto parts. Please listen and start to get them in your ear!

Winter Magic - full recording

Winter Magic - soprano

Winter Magic - Alto

Here are the links for the new songs: Please watch and practice!! Review your words for Vois sur ton chemin.

Vois sur ton chemin

Death Came A Knockin'

Here is the link to the recording of I Ask For One Day. Practice and memorize for next week!

I Ask For One Day

See you next Wednesday and have a great long weekend!!

Information meeting coming up...

Wednesday, September 19th at lunch in the 7/8 Music Room (A101).

Be there to get information on this great group!! First rehearsal will be the following week on Wednesday, September 26th!

See the registration package below!!! Sign up by clicking here!

Vocal Reg 2018-2012.docx

WELCOME BACK!!

Please stay tuned for info for sign up and first meeting!! See you soon!!

Rehearsals will be after school on Wednesdays from 2:30-4pm. Start time to be given soon!