Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that Boone High School has been selected as an Honor Choir for the 2017 Candlelight Processional and Massed Choir Program at Disney’s Epcot Theme Park. Honor Choirs are selected from those ensembles that were ranked with the top 26 scores of those within the 6 counties surrounding the Walt Disney World Resort®.
Boone Chorus is required to perform a minimum of three nights with a minimum of 50 performers and a maximum of 82. Round-trip transportation will be provided for all of our performance dates between Boone and the Walt Disney World Resort®. Boone Chorus will also be provided an honorarium and special recognition in the Epcot Festival of the Holidays program.
What to do NOW
- Fill out the COMMITMENT LETTER for Candlelight. It is critical that you review the performance dates with your family and complete the form accurately. You will need to consider potential conflicts, especially athletics or family vacations.
- Study the music at home! You need to be well prepared for our first rehearsal on Tuesday, October 24.
Who is involved?
Only students who participated in the Disney Candlelight video audition are eligible to participate. This includes Concert Choir, Advanced Women, most of Men’s Choir, and select students from Belles Voix and Ladies’ Choir.
Performances at Epcot:
- Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 5:00 pm
- Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 6:45 pm & 8:15 pm
- Thursday, December 28, 2017 – 6:45 pm & 8:15 pm
Mandatory Rehearsals for all Candlelight participants @ Boone:
- Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 2:30-4:30pm
- Thursday, October 26, 2017 – 2:30-4:30pm
- Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 9:00-10:30am
- Additional rehearsals will be added soon to the calendar in late Nov/early Dec.