Graduation, May 28, 2016


Disneyland 2016!

posted Apr 13, 2016, 1:26 PM by Debbie Jones


Spring Concert - MMS; May 10; 7:30PM

posted Feb 28, 2016, 8:03 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Apr 13, 2016, 1:34 PM ]

This will be our final concert of the year. Patrons - We'll have a cash raffle for a night's stay at the Ashley Inn! Please plan to participate. Proceeds will help the choir programs of 2016-2017. 
Seniors will be recognized; Awards presented; choir video shown at 7:20PM; Choir DVDs sold at the door.
Alumni - We'll be concluding the concert with the singing of the "Hallelujah Chorus". Come join us!

Singing at the Capital, 12/2015

posted Jan 25, 2015, 4:33 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Feb 28, 2016, 7:58 PM ]




Concert Dates for 2016-2017

posted Oct 9, 2014, 10:47 AM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Apr 13, 2016, 1:35 PM ]

All Concerts take place at Meridian Middle School corner of 8th and Cherry.
Concerts begin at 7:30PM
Fall Concert - Monday, Oct. 17
Christmas Concert - Monday, Dec. 5
PreFestival Concert - Tues. March 7
Spring Concert - Tues, May 9

A Cappella Choir Retreat!

posted Sep 2, 2014, 7:38 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Sep 18, 2015, 3:57 PM ]

A Cappella Retreat
A Cappella Retreat!

National Anthem- A new tradition at MHS

posted Jul 17, 2014, 12:00 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 16, 2015, 10:32 AM ]

All students in the MHS Choir program will be singing the National Anthem on the football field for the Homecoming game on Thursday, Oct. 8. Plan to attend! Wear your favorite MHS sport shirt or MHS colors. We will plan 1-2 on-field rehearsals for this event.

Concert Absence-See "Class info" for Festival make up assignment

posted Oct 16, 2013, 12:54 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Sep 10, 2015, 2:18 PM ]

Alternative Assignment - Due at the end of the quarter for any student unable to attend our quarterly concert.
Concerts are the final "exam" in each quarter. No matter what prohibits your child from attending, the district requires a make up assignment. A hand written or typed 2-3 page essay is due for each choir your child is enrolled in. Students should spend time researching each piece he or she is preparing for the concert. Include background information on the composer or arranger. If the song is in a foreign language, research the meaning or translation of the song. Using musical terms, discuss how the music supports the lyrics or the message of the song, what the genre is and what makes this particular song that genre, etc. The essay should consist of an introductory paragraph explaining the musical genre of the quarter, then a paragraph on each piece and a conclusion. Hard or electronic copies are accepted.

Remind Messaging

posted Aug 18, 2013, 4:58 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Sep 10, 2015, 2:21 PM ]

We have a system to send out reminders about fundraisers, events, clinics, concerts, etc if you would like to sign up.


How to sign up for Mrs. Jones's Varsity Choirs messages:

To receive messages via text message, text to 81010.
In the message line one of the following codes should be entered depending on the choir your child is in.
A Cappella: @0533d; Treble Choir: @2141lopt; New Dimensions: @258liht; Minor Details: @littlejazz; Triple Threat: @ladyjazz; Concert Choir: @cc89654. Students should be signed up for each choir, as different messages will be sent pertaining to those choirs.
To receive email reminders, go to:www.remind.com and follow the prompts for a parent or student to sign up
You can opt-out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe and the choir code'.
*Standard text message rates apply.

Or to receive messages via email, send an email to 0533d@mail.remind101.com (for A cap).
To unsubscribe, reply with 'unsubscribe' in the subject line.

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS

posted Feb 3, 2013, 5:19 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Jan 7, 2016, 4:18 AM ]

UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE

2016 SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION DATES:

 

Boise State University Music Department

Audition Dates — February 6, February 20 & April 9, 2016

Apply online @ music.boisestate.edu/admissions

Email: markrhansen@boisestate.edu  

Web: www.boisestate.edu/music    FB: BoiseStateDepartmentOfMusic

 

BSU Blue Thunder Marching Band

Audition Weekend — April 8 & 9

Apply online @ thunder.boisestate.edu

Phone: 208-426-1846     Web: thunder.boisestate.edu   FB: BSUBlueThunder

 

Brigham Young University

Apply online today @ www.music.byu.edu

Email: will_kimball@byu.edu

801-422-3320

 

Brigham Young University - Idaho

Deadline for All Materials is February 1, 2016

On Campus Auditions: January 28-29, 2016

Satellite Auditions (Salt Lake City): January 30

Phone: 208-496-4950    Email: music@byui.edu

Web: www.byui.edu/music

 

Central Washington University

Reserve your Audition Time:

Audition Dates — Ellensburg Campus, January 14-15; 

Des Moines Campus (Highline Community College), January 16

For more information: 509-963-1216    music@cwu.edu

www.cwu.edu/music    FB:CWU Music-department

 

College of Southern Idaho

Audition Date —  Saturday, February 27 from 10 am to 4 pm; 

Application deadline is February 25 for an appointment.

Email: smiller@csi.edu   Phone: 208-732-6769

Web: http://finearts.csi.edu/music/musicScholarship.pdf

 

The College of Idaho

Audition Dates — January 23; February 20; March 12

More Information: Schedule your audition at collegeofidaho.edu/music

Phone: 208-459-5275

Email: eearl@collegeofidaho.edu Web: www.collegeofidaho.edu/music

 

Idaho State University

Audition Date — Saturday, February 27

More Information: www.isu.edu/sopa

Phone: 208-282-3636

Email: music@isu.edu Web: isu.edu/sopa

 

Northwest Nazarene University

Audition Dates — By Appointment; preferred On-Campus audition dates are January 25 or February 8

Off-Campus: January 31 in Portland, Feb. 1 in Seattle, or Feb 2 in Spokane

Phone:  call (208) 467-8413 or email lsrichardson@nnu.edu to schedule an audition time.

Web:  nnu.edu/music      http://www.nnu.edu/fileadmin/Music/Music%20Scholarship%20Audition%20Instructions.pdf

Email:  music@nnu.edu

 

Treasure Valley Community College

Call for Audition criteria information.

Phone: 541-881-5950     Email: slaubach@tvcc.cc   Web: www.tvcc.cc

 

University of Idaho

Audition Day for Admission and Scholarships —

Saturday, February 20, 2016; Audition by February 27 for priority consideration

Regional Audition Dates: Boise, January 16; Idaho Falls, January 30; Bellevue, WA, February 6

More Information: Phone: 208-885-6231

Email: music@uidaho.edu

Web: music.uidaho.edu/futurestudents

 

University of Portland

Audition Dates — Monday, February 15; Saturday, February 20 & 27

For More Information: up.edu/music    UPMusic@up.edu

Phone: 503-943-7228

 

Willamette University

Audition Dates — January 30

Must audition by Jan. 30 for priority consideration

Schedule an audition 503-370-6687

Office of Admission: willamette.edu/admission  503-370-6303

willamette.edu/go/musicauditions   dtrevett@willamette.edu


Varsity Choirs @ the Capital 12/12

posted Jan 24, 2013, 4:41 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 8, 2014, 2:40 PM ]


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