Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This Week: October 10th-16th
Tuesday @ 8 AM: Bel Canto Rehearsal

Thursday @ 8 AM: Honor Chorus Rehearsal

All 8th graders and chaperones attending the Disney Trip should have paid the first two payments by now (totaling $300). Please submit payments ASAP if you have not paid these.

Upcoming Dates:
November 11th: All-State Auditions @ Woodland High School (select students)

November 13th & 14th: 7th and 8th Grade Honor Chorus @ Lassiter High School (select students)

Sunday, October 8, 2017

This Week: October 9th-13th
Tuesday @ 8 AM: Bel Canto Rehearsal

Thursday @ 8 AM: All-State Rehearsal

All 8th graders and chaperones attending the Disney Trip should have paid the first two payments by now (totaling $300). Please submit payments ASAP if you have not paid these.

Congrats on a wonderful Fall Concert! I am so proud of the hard work and great singing you have done so far this year!

Upcoming Dates:
November 11th: All-State Auditions @ Woodland High School (select students)

November 13th & 14th: 7th and 8th Grade Honor Chorus @ Lassiter High School (select students)

Monday, October 2, 2017

This Week: 10/2 - 10/6
Tuesday 10/3: Bel Canto @ 8 AM

Thursday 10/5: Fall Concert (all grades)
*Call times: 
6:00 PM - 6th Grade
6:15 PM - 7th Grade

6:30 PM - Doors Open
7:00 PM - 6th Graders Perform
7:15 PM - 7th & 8th Graders Perform
*There will be a short transition between 6th grade's performance for 7th and 8th grade parents to find a seat in the theater

*Students will be given all uniforms by Wednesday of this week

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

This Week: 9/13 - 9/15
Thursday 9/14
- Bel Canto Rehearsal @ 8 AM

Next Week: 9/18 - 9/22
Tuesday 9/19
- Bel Canto Rehearsal @ 8 AM
- Prospective Chaperone Mtg. @ 7 PM (8th Grade Trip)
Thursday 9/21
- All-State Rehearsal @ 8 AM


Reminders/Upcoming Dates:
- 6th Grade Polo Shirt forms & money due

- Bel Canto forms & fees due
- Disney payment #2: $200 due Monday, Oct. 2nd


- Fall Concert - Thursday, October 5th @ 7 PM
* Call times and details TBA

Monday, September 4, 2017

Reminders for This Week: 9/5 - 9/8

Tuesday 9/5
- Bel Canto Rehearsal @ 8 AM
- 8th Grade Disney forms & $100 deposit due
- 6th Grade Polo Shirt forms & money due

Thursday 9/7
- All-State Chorus Meeting @ 8 AM

Friday 9/8
- Bel Canto forms & fees due

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Reminders for This Week: 8/28 - 9/1
*6th graders need their black, 1/2 inch chorus binder in class this week. These were due last Monday.

Tuesday 8/29
- Bel Canto Rehearsal @ 8 AM
- 6th Grade SLO Test

Friday 9/1
- 6th Grade Polo Shirt forms & money due
- 8th Grade Disney forms & $100 deposit due

Please remember to return handbook forms from the beginning of the year as well as 7th & 8th grade uniform orders (if your student has not already done so).



Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Welcome 6th Graders!!
- Handbook forms are due on Friday (8/18)

- You need your 1/2-inch black binder in class on Monday (8/21)

- Bel Canto Auditions for 6th graders are next Tuesday & Thursday @ 8:00 AM. Choose one day to come and sign up during class this week.

- Parents, please sign up for Remind messages if you have not done this yet.
*Send the code @dmschorus6 to 81010

7th Grade & 8th Grade
- Handbook forms are due on Friday (8/18)

- Formal uniform $ and forms are due Friday (8/18)

- Disney packets  and deposits (8th grade only) are due Friday, September 1st

- Parents, please sign up for Remind messages if you have not done this yet.
*7th Grade parents: Send the code @dmschorus7 to 81010
*8th Grade parents: Send the code @dmschorus8 to 81010


Thursday, August 3, 2017

Welcome Back!!!


Students need materials in class on Monday, August 7th.
These include a black 1/2 inch notebook (nothing written on the front) and a pencil.


Handbook forms are due by August 18th.
Please see the link to the handbook on the side of the blog. Paper copies were not distributed this year. All forms were sent home on Tuesday. If you need extra copies, they are also on the side of the blog page under "Chorus Documents".


Forms include:
1. Student Information
2. Blanket Permission
3. Media Release (for the chorus blog/school website/county website)
4. Concert Etiquette Contract


Bel Canto will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings next week
August 8th & 10th from 8:00-8:50 AM.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Rehearsal Schedule: March 6th-10th
Tuesday, March 7th: NO BEL CANTO
Thursday, March 9th: Bel Canto
Friday, March 10th: Bel Canto Make-up
*(only for those who missed Thursday)


Monday, March 6th: 7th Grade LGPE
*2:15 pm - 5:15 pm - students should be picked up at Durham


Tuesday, March 7th: 8th Grade LGPE
*3:15 pm - 6:15 pm - students should be picked up at Durham

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Rehearsal Schedule: February 13th-17thRegular Bel Canto Tuesday & Thursday
NO MAKE-UP BEL CANTO ON FRIDAY

Upcoming Dates: February & March

February 17th & 18th - 6th Grade Honor Chorus (select students)
February 23rd-25th - Georgia All-State Chorus (select students)
Thursday, March 2nd - Pre-LGPE Concert @ Durham (All choirs)
Monday, March 6th - 7th Grade Chorus LGPE
Tuesday, March 7th - 8th Grade Chorus LGPE

 *Please see email for attached letter regarding 7th & 8th Grade LGPE field trips


The 6th Grade Atlanta Symphony Orchestra trip was a great success! Our students were extremely well behaved and represented Durham very well. Thank you for allowing them the opportunity to hear such a high-caliber group perform. I firmly believe these kids will be better musicians and well-rounded human beings because of experiences like this!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Rehearsal Schedule: February 6th-10th
Tuesday @ 8 AM - Bel Canto
Thursday @ 8 AM - Bel Canto
Friday @ 8:15 AM - Bel Canto Make-Up Rehearsal

Upcoming Dates: February & March
Thursday, March 2nd - Pre-LGPE Concert @ Durham (All choirs)
Monday, March 6th - 7th Grade Chorus LGPE
Tuesday, March 7th - 8th Grade Chorus LGPE

*Letters will be sent home soon with all the details regarding the LGPE field trip for 7th & 8th Grade