We are excited to announce our student leadership team for 2017-18! We are so fortunate that we had many excellent applicants for these positions. If you weren’t selected for one of these officer positions, know that we have other positions available within the chorus department, such as choir managers and choir librarians. Thank you for applying and we look forward to working with everyone next year!
Our FINAL concert of the year is approaching! The Boone Chorus Spring Showcase is next week and you have TWO chances to come see it! Shows will be Thursday, April 20, and Saturday, April 22 at 7pm. Students will have ticket pre-order forms today in class. Pre-order forms are due Monday, April 17. General admission will be available at the door as well.
Music will include selections by Queen, Frankie Valli, ABBA, The Jackson 5, Elton John, and much more. You’ll hear special performances by each choir, and the annual Senior Song! We’ll present music from Music Performance Assessment along with our new stuff.
General admission tickets are $7 at the door. A ticket presale includes *premium tickets* for $15, which includes preferred seating and a reception at intermission with sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres. Premium tickets are available only through the ticket presale order form given to students. It’s a great deal!
We need you! We would love to sell out both nights. Please share the dates with friends and family. If you are a parent of a senior, encourage family members to come see their last performance of their high school career.
We need volunteers in the following areas. If you are available, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I can give you details.
Food donations for concessions: 12-packs of soda, bottles of water, snack-size bags of chips, candy, cookies (for individual sale)
Ticket sales—5:30 to 8:00 either night
House set-up—4:00-6:00 either night (probably won’t take that long)
Reception food service—5:00-8:00 either night
Reception clean-up—8-9pm either night
Thank you all for your support of our students this year! We are excited to Showcase all their hard work for the school year.
All students who have not paid their fees by January 17 will be issued a box of Welch’s Fruit Snacks as part of a fundraiser that will earn each student a $25 profit. Additional boxes can be sold for additional profit. All details will be announced when the fundraiser begins. If you wish to pay the balance prior to January 17, you can pay with SchoolPay, cash, or check to Boone High School. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your directors.
To find out how much you owe, click the link below and look for your Student ID number. They are listed in numerical order. For privacy, student names are not listed. If you have a zero or negative (-) balance, that means you don’t need to pay anything.
The choirs of Boone High School come together for A Seasonal Celebration on Tuesday, December 13, beginning at 7 pm. This concert is FREE and open to the public. Selections include traditional holiday favorites to get you in the spirit of the season. Please see the reminder letter for all the details. Here’s the basics:
Dress rehearsal (normal clothes)
Monday, December 12, 2:30-5:30pm
Concert (in uniform)
Tuesday, December 13, 6pm call time, 7pm show
All members of Boone Chorus will perform a FREE evening concert in the Boone High School auditorium on October 18 at 7pm. Invite your family, friends, teachers, etc… Everyone is welcome. This concert theme is “Struggle & Hope” and the message will resound with all members of the audience in some way.
Students should make sure to follow all the steps required to earn an “A”.
All students will wear chorus tee shirts, solid black dress pants, and solid black shoes for this concert.
Make sure you have a ride. Students who can’t go home and come back in the evening are expected to bring their uniform to school and stay until concert time. Not having a ride is not an excusable absence. Carpooling is highly recommended.
The 5th annual Boone Acoustic Night will be held Thursday, September 15, at 7pm in the auditorium. This benefit concert will feature Boone students in “unplugged” musical acts. General admission is $3 at the door, and all proceeds benefit the chorus department.
This show is open to ALL students at Boone High School. All you have to do is audition on Wed, September 7 after school. Signups are on the chorus room door (Room 10.168) located in the music department lobby. All selected acts will be required to participate in dress rehearsal on September 14 from 2-5pm in the auditorium.
All acts must be performed on acoustic instruments: acoustic guitar, drums, vocals, piano (provided), etc.
Acoustic-electric is ok if you bring your own amp
Song must be memorized for audition
Bring printed song lyrics to your audition for review
You must audition on the song you want to perform
Questions? See Mr. Doherty or Mrs. Noble in Room 10.168 (chorus) located in the music hallway across from band.
Boone Chorus is a dynamic and growing department with exciting opportunities for students across the Reservation. Students who sing in choir at Boone will get to make incredible music, grow in their personal musicianship, be part of a wonderful community, and experience the amazing power of singing together with others. If you are interested in taking choir this year, send Mr. Doherty a message.
If you are registered for choir this year already, read on!
1) We are asking all chorus students AND their parents to sign up to receive messages using Remind.com. To sign up, you’ll need to know exactly what choir class you’re taking. If you’re not sure, drop us a message.
2) All students should sign up for the appropriate Google Classroom. If you are signed into your OCPS student Google account, you can join the class by clicking the appropriate link below. If needed, the join code is also listed.
Boone chorus and theatre were well represented as 450 OCPS choral and theatre students and their teachers unified in song to help heal Orlando. #OrlandoUnited, #OrlandoLove, #PrayForOrlando, #OrlandoStrong,
#BeautifulCity-a tribute song for Orlando
“Brick by brick, heart by heart,
Now, maybe now, we start learning how,
We can build a beautiful city again”
Congratulations to all members of Boone Chorus for the wonderful placement auditions! We are blessed to have so many talented students in the program. If you were accidentally left off of these rosters, please email Mr. Doherty at jussi.doherty (a) ocps.net immediately. We can’t wait to get started making music again in the fall.
ALL students should plan on attending the annual awesome Chorus Retreat on Saturday, September 10. Details TBA.
Members of Concert Choir and Advanced Women should plan to attend a mixer on Thursday, August 18, from 5-8pm.