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We have had some amazing performances lately, from baccalaureate where we performed Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, to the opera The Mikado- all of which are on our youtube channel at http://youtube.com/bookertchoirdallas
Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the State solo and Ensemble competition this morning in Austin. We had 8 I (Superior) ratings and 5 II (Excellent) Ratings.
Andrew Smith 1
Claudia Anthony 1
Erica Burkett 2
Kate Fehan 1
Victoria Gilchrist 2
Hannah Howell 2
Willow Kasek 1
Mila Rolston 2
Mattie Whisler 2
Ashley Street 1
Samuel Alvizo 1
Michael Christopher 1
Jonas Flores 1
Students who are attending Solo and Ensemble this Saturday (May 28th) should review the previous post linked HERE
Baccalaureate is this Sunday (5/29) at First United Methodist Church for the Varsity Mixed Choir. Your Call time is 1 PM, and you will perform at 2 PM. Wear your uniforms!
The choir banquet is this Sunday at 7 For Parties (150 Turtle Creek Blvd #107, Dallas, TX 75207) from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Students MUST purchase tickets online before the event View the Instructions and more details HERE
Vocal juries are going on now. If you need more information regarding them click HERE
Opera Photos can be viewed by clicking HERE. A video of the friday night show can be viewed HERE
The Texas state solo and ensemble competition is on Saturday, May 28th at The University of Texas at Austin
The voice section starts at 9 AM and SHOULD be over by 12.
There is bus transportation available from the school leaving at 3AM (Not a misprint, the very dark early morning) and arriving back at 11PM (Not a misprint, the very dark night) for ALL of the all state competitions (voice, band, jazz, etc), or you can just meet us in Austin.
Students will be accompanied by Mr. Alberto Torres on piano so please submit a copy of your music by next Monday (May 16th)
Voice Teachers, Natalie Mitchell and Poornima Ravi, will be in charge of the vocal department at this event. Please contact them if you have any problems during the event at (817) 484-7588 or (917) 952-8923
IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER:
1. Bring your own music in the original book. The judges MUST have an original copy.
2. Arrive at least 30 minutes before your call time.
3. Bring money for lunch/snacks.
The students listed below are signed up to attend.
Click HERE to view the document
Posted 5/10/2016 in the classroom
Jury recordings will begin next week (5/16/2016)
All Members of the Varsity Mixed Choir will record Leonardo beginning May 16th and will sing a classical solo during their Exam period on June 1st. Students in vocal tech will sing the solo assigned to them, juniors and seniors who did not sing in the senior recital will perform a solo of their choice.
Non-Varsity Women will record Lift thine eyes (beginning May 16th) and will sing their most recent vocal tech solo on the day of their exam (May 27th and May 31st)
What: The BTW Choir Banquet 2016
Date: Sunday, May 29th 2016
Place: Seven for Parties
Address: 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. Dallas, TX 75207 Cost: $25.00 per person (student and family/friend members)
Attire: hip, nice, wild, creative, purple (just sayin)
Details: Dinner, Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Photo Booth, Live Entertainment brought to you by BTW Choir kids, Slideshow, Awards Presentation, 2016-17 Class Officer Announcements and much much more. Don't miss this important event!
Payment: Payment is required in advance thru this link: https://form.jotform.com/61184223371146
Deadline for payment: Thursday, May 26th ..but please try to get it in earlier. No checks or cash accepted. Paypal accepts most credit, debit, bank and gift cards! Yippeee. You have no excuse unless, of course, you don't have a computer. But the school does.
Be sure to print your payment confirmation for your records.
Seniors: Pay it forward...donate your dress to the kids who can't afford to buy one for next year. After Baccalaureate, give your dress to Lisl's Mom at the Banquet.
Contact: If you have any questions call Lisa McElya Owen (214)
837-2270 cell. You can text or call. Text is better.
Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons & Cherry Tomatoes
Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast on a Marinara Spinach Bed
Creamy Cheesey Orzo and Rice with Manchego Cheese
Sauteed Parmesan Butter Green Beans, Broccoli & Carrots
Roasted Rosemary Garlic New Potatoes with Sea Salt & pepper
Garlic Bread, Rolls
Chocolate Pot de Creme and Strawberry Panna Cotta
Lemonade, Soft Drinks & Water
Real men sing is saturday
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