District Honor Chorus Information – TBD
The purpose of District Honor Chorus is to provide GMEA District 5 choral students (grades 4-12) an opportunity to rehearse and perform with a large group of singers who have demonstrated advanced skills in the areas of singing and musicianship and to work with a renowned conductor.
Each school is allowed to bring 3 SAB trios from 7th and 8th grade and 6 singers with unchanged voices from 6thGrade. Schools are also allowed to list several alternates who will be notified by October 1 if they are invited to attend.
Parents will be responsible for their child’s transportation during the event, including lunch both days.
Rehearsals will be all day Friday, beginning at 8:30am ending at 6:30pm. Saturday rehearsal will begin at 8:30am. The concert will be Saturday afternoon at 3:00pm.
In order to attend the event students must audition for Ms. Grant. Students must bring the audition form signed by their parent to the audition. Auditions will be held before school in late August. For the audition students will sing their part on a song we are working on in class. Audition results will be posted that afternoon in the chorus room and online at www.NMSperforms.org.
The cost to attend is $40. This fee includes the honor chorus music, an honor chorus folder and a rehearsal CD, all yours to keep after the event. Do not send money at this time.
7th and 8th Grade Performance attire: Girls must wear a floor length black skirt, black blouse with sleeves (sleeve length does not matter, no sleeveless) or a dress meeting these requirements with black shoes. Boys must wear black pants, a long sleeved, button down white shirt, black bowtie, black shoes and black socks. School clothes may be worn for all rehearsals.
6th Grade Performance Attire: Solid white shirts or blouses with sleeves (sleeve length does not matter, no sleeveless), solid black pants or skirts, black socks and shoes.
If you would like to audition for District 5 Honor Chorus please complete the application, including a parent signature and bring it to your audition. Do not send money at this time.