Week of October 3, 2016

Welcome to the 20th Anniversary Season of the Greater Richmond Children's Choir! A big part of the GRCC commitment is a minimum of 20 minutes daily home practice so that we can spend rehearsal time putting the parts together. Use your "Home Practice Instructions for Singers" given out with your music folder to help you organize your home practice time. Thanks!


Home practice and rehearsal preparation for Oct. 10-11

Concert Choir

Memorize "All Praise to God" and "Hashivenu."

Know your part on “I Hear America Singing.”

Part 1: Alexandra, Bailey, Matthew, Sophie, Kamirra

Part 2: Courtney, Esmé, Laila, Matilde, Siara

Review words and notes for "Kekeli."


Cantare Performance: Sun. Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m. Worship Service, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 8706 Quaker Ln. Bon Air, VA 23235 - Arrive 9:00 a.m.

Anthems to be sung from memory: Kekeli Me, Kyrie, Mi Chamocha, O How Amiable

Hymns and Service music distributed 9-26 except "We Walk with God" distributed 10-3:

Hymns: 688 A mighty fortress, 637 (with descant) How firm a foundation, 546 Awake, my soul

Service Music: Sanctus & Benedictus, Memorial acclamation, fraction anthem from A Community Mass, We Walk with God, For the fruit of all creation

CHANGE: Psalm 65 - choir singing 4-part harmony on antiphon only. We will audition those who want to be considered for the cantor(s) on the verses at the beginning of 10/10 rehearsal!


Cantare Choir

Kekeli Me, Kyrie, Mi Chamocha, O How Amiable should all be memorized now!

Learn your part (SATB) in Psalm 65 - antiphon. Verses will be sung by soloists now. See above.

Know your part in Hodie Christus natus est, O Magnum Mysterium. Personet Hodie.

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

Learn your part in the first chorus of Magnificat.

Learn your part in A Winter's Night.


Cavalieri Choir -

Memorize Lina Avatara.


Pro Arte Choir -

Memorize Adam Lay Ybounden.


Treble Choir

"Hello Songs" should be memorized.

Review all of "Travellers' Tales"

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

Review "I Hear America Singing" through page 6.


Congratulations to the following GRCC leaders elected for the 2016-17 Season!

Pro Arte Head Chorister - Meaghan

Soprano Section Leader - Sharita

Alto Section Leader - Naomi

Cavalieri Head Chorister - Emmett

Tenor/Bass Section Leader - Owen