Concert Dates for the 2015-2016 School Year
Monday, Oct. 12
**Monday, Dec. 7** Date change due to Senior Projects
Tuesday, March 1
Tuesday, May 10
All concerts take place at Meridian Middle School. Doors open at 7PM, concert begins at 7:30PM. Students are to report by 6:30PM.
Please plan to attend the only booster/parent meeting of the year for the Minor Details and varsity choirs. This meeting will begin at 6PM on Thursday, Sept. 10 in the MHS "auditorium". Each choir will be singing, followed by the year's overview and fundraising information. Butterbraid samples will be available and packets for sales will be distributed to those who would like to participate. Hope to see EACH of you there!!
All Concerts take place at Meridian Middle School corner of 8th and Cherry.
Concerts begin at 7:30PM
Fall Concert - Monday, Oct. 12
Christmas Concert - Tuesday, Dec. 8
PreFestival Concert - Tues. March 1
Spring Concert - Tues, May 10
If you missed critiquing your choir in class this week, stop in the choir room to view your choir & complete the rubric. Stop by before or after school or at lunch any day next week (by Oct. 31) to get this completed and turned in for a grade.
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.
Alternative Assignment - Due at the end of the quarter for any student unable to attend our quarterly Concert.
Choose one of the songs in your concert set and write a 2 page (typed or handwritten) report on the piece. Include background information on the composer or arranger. If the song is in a foreign language, research the meaning or translation of the song. Discuss using musical terms, how the music supported the lyrics or the message of the song, the genre and what makes this particular song that genre, etc.
Due at the end of the quarter.
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 (208) 856-2101.
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; Concert Choir: @cc89654.
To receive email reminders: email the code (0533d for A Cap)@mail.remind101.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (for A cap).
To unsubscribe, reply with 'unsubscribe' in the subject line.
UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE
2015 SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION DATES:
Boise State University Music Department
Audition Dates — February 7, February 21 & April 11
Apply online @ music.boisestate.edu/admissions
BSU Blue Thunder Marching Band
Audition Weekend — April 10 & 11
Apply online @ thunder.boisestate.edu
Phone: 208-426-4159 Web: thunder.boisestate.edu
Brigham Young University
Apply today @ www.music.byu.edu
Brigham Young University Idaho
Deadline for All Materials is February 1
On Campus Auditions: January 29 & 30
Satellite Auditions (Salt Lake City): January 31
Phone: 208-496-4950 Email: email@example.com
Central Washington University
Audition Dates — Ellensburg Campus, January 22-23;
Des Moines Campus, January 24
For more information: 509-963-1216 firstname.lastname@example.org
College of Southern Idaho
Audition Date — Saturday, February 28
application deadline is February 26
Contact Sue Miller, 208-732-6769 or email@example.com
The College of Idaho
Audition Dates — January 17; February 14; March 7
More Information: Fill out an application online or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to make an audition appointment.
Idaho State University
Audition Dates — Saturday, February 21; Saturday, March 7
More Information: www.isu.edu/sopa
Northwest Nazarene University
Audition Dates — By Appointment
Phone: (208) 467-8506
Oregon State University
Scholarship Audition Dates
Saturday, Feb. 21 at Lakeridge High School, Lake Oswego, OR
Saturday, March 7 at Benton Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Pocatello, Highland HS, Saturday, January 31
Saturday, February 7; Audition by February 28 for priority consideration
More Information: Phone: 208-885-6231
University of Portland
Audition Dates — Monday, February 16; Saturday, February 21 & 28
For More Information: up.edu/music
Audition Dates — January 24, February 16
Must audition by Jan. 24 for priority consideration
Schedule an audition 503-370-6687
Office of Admission: willamette.edu/admission 503-370-6303
2015 Boise Youth Barbershop Festival
– Sept. 28th 2015 –
Morrison Center for the Performing Arts
The New Fangled Four
§ Morrison Center for the Performing Arts will be this year’s Festival host venue thanks to a generous grant from the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation
§ FREE Festival Show Admittance for the 6:30pm Show performance for all students, parents, friends and a cappella music patrons in the greater Boise and Treasure Valley area
**Students will be bused from MHS to the Morrison Center and back for this event.