Friday, February 15, 2019

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Week of February 25

Welcome back from Winter break! I hope that you all had a restful week and are ready for our upcoming LGPE concert and performances.

All Choirs:
This week we are preparing for our March 5 concert in all classes. Finalizing the musical details and logistics for our chance to shine in concert. Invite your friends and family. It is free! 

Upcoming important dates:
Tuesday March 5 7:00pm in the Wheeler PAC: Concert!
Students in Bel Voce arrive at 6:00pm and Chorale members at 6:15pm. Concert uniforms.

For Bel Voce only:
March 14- Magnet accepted students night 5:30pm-8:30pm

Thursday May 9 7:00pm in the Wheeler PAC: Spring Concert!
Students in Bel Voce arrive at 6:00pm and Chorale members at 6:15pm. 

Musical Theatre:
Please check out the Musical Theatre link on the Theatre page: https://wheelertheatreclass.weebly.com/musical-theatre.html

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Week of January 28


Chorus:

We are fully immersed in learning our LGPE concert literature for both choirs. A wide variety of styles and periods are represented in this concert. 

Important Dates:

March 5: 7:00pm at Wheeler PAC is our free LGPE concert
March 8: 10:00AM at Piedmont Church Wheeler Bel Voce performs for LGPE
May 9: 7:00pm at Wheeler PAC is our free Spring concert (last concert of the year)


Musical Theatre:
Please check out the Musical Theatre link on the Theatre page: https://wheelertheatreclass.weebly.com/musical-theatre.html

Monday, January 14, 2019

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Chorus:

Welcome Back! I hope that you enjoyed the holiday break. We have started up quickly here in the chorus program. We have many returning members this semester that look forward to building on our successes of the first semester. We are also welcoming a few new students to the choral program as well. We have already begun learning new music for our next concert on Tuesday March 5 at 7:00pm at the Wheeler Performing Arts Center. I am looking forward to a great spring semester.

Musical Theatre:
Please check out the Musical Theatre link on the Theatre page: https://wheelertheatreclass.weebly.com/musical-theatre.html

Monday, December 3, 2018

 
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Week of December 3
Chorus
Congratulations on a beautiful Holiday Concert. It was a big day for Wheeler nation with every music ensemble performing on one day. Saturday was a long, but incredibly musical day for all of us. I am so proud at how well you sang and how you handled yourself on stage. Bravo to all! We will continue with one on part vocal tests throughout the week. Well done!
Music Appreciation
We will continue our unit of Music in Film and continue with American Musicals.


Monday, November 26, 2018

 
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Week of November 26
Chorus: Last week of rehearsals before the Holiday Concert on Saturday 12/1. Remember Chorale your call time is 1:00pm at the PAC. Bel Voce's call time is 3:45 in the PAC. Tickets can be bought at the door.
 
Music Appreciation: Begin Music in Film. Book p. 360- p. 379. Chapter review questions on p. 379 #1-14. Music Film scores.
 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 
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Chorus:
 Final week before our Thanksgiving break. Remember to purchase your tickets for the Holiday Showcase on December 1! Our goal is for every student to sell at least two tickets.
 
Music Appreciation
Test over British beat groups this week on Thursday 11/15. Complete the test review and turn in any outstanding work. 





Monday, November 5, 2018

 
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Week of November 5
 Chorus:
Holiday Showcase tickets are available for purchase through this link http://www.wheelerorchestra.com/holiday-showcase.html.  Be sure to indicate that you are buying as a chorus student. This is our fall fundraiser so it is very important that you indicate chorus when purchasing tickets. Paper forms are also available and will be sent home this week. The deadline for paper forms is November 26, after that date only tickets at the door will be sold. Invite your friends and family, we want a full house and order early! 
 
Music Appreciation
Continuing with British Beat groups packet #5 and beginning music of the late 70s early 80s. The musical the Wiz will be shown and discussed.