Week of October 24, 2016

Thank you to the Cantare Choir for your beautiful singing at St. Michael's last Sunday! Special thanks go to soloists Grace, Katherine, Owen, Naomi, and Meaghan, and to Owen for composing the Kyrie! Thank you all for your good home practice and to Emmett and Owen for organizing and running an extra help session and to those who attended. Keep up the good work!


Home practice and rehearsal preparation for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1

Because it is Halloween on Monday, members are welcome to wear costumes to rehearsal on Monday and Tuesday and we will have some goody bags. See handout last week.


Concert Choir

Secure counting and notes on pages 8-12 in “I Hear America Singing” and finish memorizing.

Secure memory for "Kekeli."

Keep words memorized in both verses of "All Praise to God" and secure rhythm in last phrase.

Keep "Hashivenu." in your memory.

Practice Psalm solos with good trumpet bell mouths Matilde (verses 1-2) and Sophie (verses 3-4)

Review hymns, descants and service music for Nov. 22.

Review and secure notes and rhythms on "Gavotte" through measure 36.


Next Cantare performance Wednesday, Nov. 9, 4:30 p.m. performance for CultureWorks Board meeting, Westover Hills United Methodist Church 1705 Westover Hills Blvd

All music to be sung from memory: Cantare - Hello Songs, Kekeli, Magnificat, Personet Hodie, We Wish You a Joyful Holiday, Pro Arte - Adam Lay Ybounden, Cavalieri - Lina Avatárá


Mr. Pete is happy to give extra help 5:30 to 6:05 on Monday at Grace & Holy Trinity in Room 6. Please email grcchoir@gmail.com by Sunday Oct. 30 if you want to attend.


Cantare Choir - Rehearsal Oct. 31

Know your part in the first chorus of "Magnificat", "We Wish You a Joyful Holiday," Personet Hodie, Hodie Christus natus est, and O Magnum Mysterium. Learn your part in "A Winter's Night"

Joyful Holiday: Altos sing part marked Mezzo. Tenors sing part marked Alto. Basses sing Baritone.

Look at solo parts in Pergolesi Magnificat and consider auditioning for one or two.

Emmett has offered a prize to the person who logs in the most practice time this week. Be sure you are keeping your records and have a parent sign it!

Cavalieri Choir -

Memorize Lina Avatara.- Mr. Pete will bring his electric guitar to accompany this week.

Pro Arte Choir -

Memorize Adam Lay Ybounden.

We will hold auditions for the first verse of "Once in Royal David's City" treble solo this week.


Treble Choir

Learn "I Hear America Singing."

Keep "Hello Songs" in your memory.

Secure notes on all of "Travellers' Tales." Give special attention to verse 2!

Review words and melody in "Kekeli Tso Kekeli Me" and "Peta kupa"

Learn "Anteater."