Monday, August 20, 2018

 
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August 20

Chorus: Music Theory test on Monday for Bel Voce. This week we will continue building on our concert literature in all classes. Still focusing on pitches and rhythms with an increased focus on sight singing exercises. Also, more foundation music theory work with new packets to work on as assigned. Continue to turn in dues and update all Charms information.

Music Appreciation: Country and Western music packet and beginning jazz and music of the 60s. Still completing music listening examples of the blues. Informational material assigned on jazz and 60s rock. Reviewing music theory as well. 

Monday, August 13, 2018


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8/13/2018

Chorus: Reminder that chorus dues payments are appreciated this week. If you choose to pay in installments please talk with Mr. Perry to establish a payment plan. Also, all students should log into their Charms account https://www.charmsoffice.com/
To login in Charms: choose student/parent, enter wheelerchoir for school code, and enter lunch number as password. After the initial login, student will need to change password. Information needed under the Update Info tab: Student name, email address, and T shirt size. Also a parent name and email needs to be added as well under the Add New Adult tab at bottom. Please complete this by the end of the week.
 We have handed out several new pieces of music. Please complete solfege in all pieces by Tuesday. Also, the first music theory quiz will be this week for Chorale (3rd block Women's Choir).
Music Appreciation: Continuing the Blues and beginning Chapter 1 in Textbook Music and Its Role and Importance in our Lives. Have blues listening example ready to play for class. Also, 1st quiz on Music Theory will be on Friday.



 

Monday, August 6, 2018

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Welcome Back Students! I hope that you had a restful and rejuvenating summer. I am looking forward to the music that we will make this school year. As a reminder please return all signed syllabus and handbook verification forms as soon as possible.

Chorus: Chorus dues are $100 for the year and checks can be made payable to Wheeler Chorus Booster Club. Remember that these funds help pay for accompanists, music, T shirts, and food for choral events. Please remit payment in a timely manner. Also, all students should be signed into Charms, the online hub for chorus by the end of the week at https://www.charmsoffice.com/ 
The school login is wheelerchoir and the password is their Cobb ID number (lunch number). After logging in the first time, a new password must be chosen. Chorus fall concert music begins this week as well as beginning theory packet assignments.

Music Appreciation: Please remember to turn in syllabus verification forms as soon as possible. This week we begin the foundations of music as well as the beginning of Rock Music. Chapter 1-2 plus the documentary film on Rock.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Spring Solos and Showcase results

Congratulations to the following on their selection for Solos and Showcase acts in our final spring concert. This was the hardest to choose ever so bravo to all auditionees. I wish we had time for more acts because many of you were deserving. Keep up the good work!


Spring 2018 Solos

Womens:
Disney: Eryn McCullough, Amy Resendiz-Badillo, Kaitlyn Bache, Amani Bey
Jar of Hearts: Olivia Acres
Too Good at Goodbyes: Kaylene Castaneda and Takevia Tanner
Skyfall: Parris Perry

Combined:
Thousand Years: Savanna Griffin

Bel Voce:
Storm Comin: Christian Sharper
Fields of Gold: Tyric Hurt, opening
 Phil Regular and Tristan Hollon-Brooks- duet part

Showcase:
All of Me: Parris Perry
Parting Glass: Kaitlyn Bache and Eryn McCullough
Disney Medley: Christian Sharper, Jessica Githinji, Phil Regular
Video Games- Ciara Franklin and Ogemdi Maribe

Monday, March 26, 2018

Week of March 26

Week of March 26

Chorus- Continuing learning the new pieces for the pops concert on Thursday May 10. Also, if you are considering auditioning for the showcase it will be the week after Spring Break during your class time. Be sure that you have your act prepared as if it were to be performed in front of the audience. It can be any school appropriate song.

Musical- Opening week! Finalize details. 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Week of March 12

Week of March 12

Chorus: We are getting back into the swing of things with our spring concert music. Be sure to invite all your friends and family for our final concert of the year on Thursday May 10 at 7:00pm in the Wheeler PAC. Also, remember if you rented your uniform those need to be returned CLEANED (dresses are machine washable, tuxedos are dry clean only). The last concert will be an exciting mix of pop tunes and music from the screen also featuring several solo and small group acts.

Musical Theatre: The show is fast approaching. We are now running everything and adding in technical component. Be sure to check the schedule so you know where you have to be and when!

-Mr. Perry 

Monday, March 5, 2018

Week of March 5

Week of March 5

Congratulations to both choirs on a great concert last Tuesday 2/27. You sang with great musicality and attention to detail. Also congratulations to Bel Voce for their Excellent rating in performance as well as a Superior in sightreading at LGPE. You all represented Wheeler so well. We will complete vocal tests this week and begin concert literature for our spring performance. Well done!

Musical Theatre: The musical is coming upon us quickly. Make sure that you are off book and ready to start putting it all together. 3 days of music practice and then rehearsals with everyone this week.