Author Archives: Jussi Doherty

About Jussi Doherty

Mr. Doherty’s bio is available at http://boonechorus.com/directors

Candlelight Permission Slip & Release Form

All students participating in Candlelight must return TWO documents by Friday, December 1, 2017. Make sure that you fill these out completely and save the information for later.

  1. Permission Slip
  2. Release form minors (under 18) or for adults (18+) 

Remember that we have our FINAL CANDLELIGHT REHEARSAL on Saturday, December 2, from 9am to noon. Do you have everything memorized yet?

Candlelight Update

If you are participating in or chaperoning Candlelight, please view the linked spreadsheet at the bottom of this message. To see what dates you are assigned, go to the columns labeled 12-5, 12-7, and 12-28.

Chaperones: After reviewing the spreadsheet, please email me with the following information:

  1. Confirm that you can commit to chaperoning these dates. Notice that not everyone chaperones each date.
  2. Your cell phone number
  3. Your status in the volunteer system. Remember, you must re-register annually. See here for instructions.

Students: Please review the spreadsheet and let us know ASAP if you have to back out of a particular Candlelight day. We can give someone else a chance to sing if you let us know well in advance.

VIEW SPREADSHEET

Acoustic Night Show Order

We had fantastic auditions for Acoustic Night this year. 30 student acts auditioned, and the following students were selected for the concert. Thanks to everyone for the great auditions!

Important:

    • All acts must participate in the dress rehearsal on Wed, November 8, from 1:30-4pm in the auditorium. Any acts not present or fully prepared (ex: I forgot my amp!) for this dress rehearsal will be cut from the concert.
    • The show is Thursday, November 9, at 7pm. Your call-time is 6pm.
    • All songs must be from memory—no sheet music, lyric sheets, etc.
    • Wear your concert outfit or bring a photo of yourself in those clothes to the dress rehearsal.
    • Help promote the show! Tell your friends!!! Tickets are $5 sold at the door.

Acts:

      • Isabelle & Jenna
      • Makkia & Arly
      • Brianna Rojas
      • Ander Loggshell
      • Quinten & Carly
      • Allana & Haley
      • Melanie Gaboy
      • Andrew Claure
      • Moises Cuebas
      • Mary Jane Scarlett
      • Kathy Tran
      • Stepping Braves
      • Bailey & Olivia
      • Ben & Clay

Critical dates/times:

SHOW is November 9, 7pm
DRESS REHEARSAL on November 8, 1:30-4pm

Auditions for All County Chorus 2017

Interested in auditioning for All County Chorus? Please prepare the excerpt using these materials. See the dry erase board in the chorus room for recording times after school this coming week. All auditions must be recorded by Monday, 11/6.

If you are selected, you will need to attend the following rehearsals and performance. When you audition, you are committing to these dates. It is not possible to miss any of these events.

  • Tuesday, Jan 16 Tues Sectionals Rehearsal, 4:00-6:30 pm (HS) at Edgewater HS
  • Thursday, Jan 18 Thurs Sectionals Rehearsal, 4:00-6:30 pm (HS) at Edgewater HS
  • Friday, Jan 19 Rehearsal with Guest Clinicians, 8:00am-3:45 pm, Calvary Assembly Winter Park
  • Jan 20 Sat 8 am Rehearsal and 10:30 am Concert at Calvary Assembly

Retreat 2017

All BHS chorus students will participate in Chorus Retreat on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Students will rehearse music in the morning, have a potluck style lunch, participate in team-building activities in the afternoon, and end the day with Jeremiah’s Italian Ice.

All students are expected to bring a food item for lunch!

Acoustic Night 2017

Do you know talented musicians at Boone? Encourage them to audition for Boone’s ACOUSTIC NIGHT! Auditions are open to all students at Boone on Monday, October 30. All styles of music are welcome!

For more information or to sign up, see the door of the chorus room, 10-168. The Acoustic Night show is on Thursday, November 9, at 7pm in the auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Questions? Ask a chorus student or see the choir directors in room 10-168

Candlelight Practice Planning

Students should be working hard on Candlelight music starting NOW! You will see which pieces we are planning to sing at each rehearsal below. BE READY with these pieces by that day. Also, plan to bring your own copy of music either on your laptop (PDF) or a hard copy of your own. Practice tracks and sheet music are available on the practice page.

Tuesday, 10/24

  • Shout for Joy
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • O Holy Night
  • What Child Is This?

Thursday, 10/26

  • Angels from the Realms of Glory
  • Away in a Manger
  • Rejoice with Exceeding Great Joy
  • Silent Night (German)

Saturday, 10/28

  • Joy to the World
  • Il est ne (French)
  • Hallelujah Chorus