Arlington Middle School Honors Chorus, January-Mid March, Wed. evenings
Auditions for the Arlington County Honors Chorus will be on Wednesday, December 4, 2013
at Kenmore Middle School, with weekly rehearsals starting mid-January. All students in 6th-8th grades are eligible to audition for this special opportunity. The Honors Chorus is scheduled to perform March 18, 2014
in a joint concert with the Junior Honors Band, Orchestra and Chorus. For more information and to register, please visit the Arlington County Honors Chorus website at http://www.apsva.us/page/1721
or contact Mrs. Klontz at email@example.com
Swanson Choral Trip, May 17, 2014
First payment of $30 is due December 16.
All Virginia Middle Chorus, April 24-26, 2014
Students enrolled in chorus in 6th, 7th and 8th grades are eligible to audition. (They do not have to be in District Chorus, just Swanson Chorus.) The audition recordings are exactly the same requirements as for District Chorus, EXCEPT the key (starting note) may be different for "America" and the scale. Applications, recordings and the $12 audition fee are due to Mrs. Klontz by January 17, 2014,
in order to have time to upload all the recordings and get the organizational check written by the official deadline of January 24, 2014. Please send exact change or a check to Swanson Middle School for $12 with this form filled out if your child intends to audition: Middle School All State Chorus App
. Students may record their audition at home and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
or schedule a time with Mrs. Klontz before school or at lunch. (Due to musical rehearsals, she is not available after school.)
Parents (or a designated chaperone 21 years or older that is NOT the director) must accompany their children if they are selected. The event is in Harrisonburg, April 24-26, 2014. Parents are also responsible for the $70 participation fee, lodging and meals and the $12 audition fee. If economic hardship prevents your child from auditioning, please email Mrs. Klontz. email@example.com
Students were given a hard copy of beginning of the year information. Informal uniform orders (Swanson Music Dept. T-Shirt, $8) are due Friday, Sept. 27. Formal attire orders are due Oct. 4. Students enrolled in the same ensemble as last year do not need to purchase a new uniform.