HOME PRACTICE INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAY 11 TO THE JUNE 7 SPRING CONCERT. Please practice a minimum of 20 minutes every day.
All choristers be prepared to sing your part alone from memory.
Arrive at Grace & Holy Trinity Church Sunday, May 17 at 7:45 AM to sing at the 8:45 AM worship service. (Details are in 5/12 handout and 5/14 email.)
Repertoire for June 7 Concert:
A Hymn of Glory - Continue to review words. Sing beautiful phrases. Enunciate words.
How Can I Keep from Singing, Two Tigers, and Sing a Song - Be able to hold your part alone while singing in duets.
Learn Siyahamba with the following 3-part division:
top: Zach, Grace, Lila, Mia-Lynn
middle: James, Faith, Wesley, Tani-Marie
bottom: Matthew, Arelis, Brock, Maria
Concert Choir - Repertoire for June 7 Concert:
Britten's Begone Dull Care, A Tragic Story, Fishing Song, Jazz-Man - Continue to review words. Sing beautiful phrases. Enunciate words.
The Dove and the Maple Tree - Observe breath marks and dynamics. Sing with beautiful tone and phrasing. Be able to hold your part alone while singing in duets.
For Good was a good first performance but we still need to work on phrasing, breathing, and enunciation. Be able to hold your part alone while singing in duets. These people sing alto: Grace, Kelly, William, Clara, Maddie, Chip, Lea, Elisabeth, Cameron, Kennedy
Siyahamba - Learn with the following 3-part division:
top: Abbie, Peter, Treva, Anya, Ale, Lillian, Kamirra
middle: Jack, Lauren, Leo, Kennedy, Elizabeth, Clara, Lea
bottom: William, Kelly, Chip, Cameron, Maddie, Grace
Cavalieri Choir - Repertoire for June 7 Concert: Memorize by May 18th Rehearsal!
Death Be Not Proud - Secure correct notes, words & rests to hold it with the piano.
Viva Tutti in the key of G - Aim for a uniform, blended, energetic sound.
Old Dan Tucker - Secure words, rhythms and clapping.
Cantare Choir - Repertoire for June 7 Concert: Memorize by May 18th Rehearsal!
KNOW your part for ALL of Silent Silent Night and Scarborough Fair!
Pro Arte Choir - Repertoire for June 7 Concert: Memorize by May 18th Rehearsal!
Diu Diu Dang! - You have never performed this from memory, so you must memorize it!
Banks of Doon - Learn your parts. Sing with beautiful phrases. Cello listen for good tone and intonation and study choir parts to know your entrances.
We are now registering new GRCC members for the 2015-16 Season. Please invite friends and classmates to join and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Congratulations to the Cantare Choir on two successful performances of Gilbert & Sullivan Iolanthe on May 8th & 9th. The accolades are still coming in. Thank you for your good preparation and good humor!
Congratulations to Concert Choir member Jack Rigdon who was the boy soloist in Bernstein's Chichester Psalms with the Richmond Symphony and Chorus May 9th and 10th. It was a beautiful and moving performance. Many thanks to the Richmond Symphony, Erin Freeman, and to Jack's mom, Rachel Rigdon, who arranged for tickets for a group of about 20 GRCC family members to attend on Sunday. It was a treat for all of us!