Category Archives: MPA

Chorus MPA Performance / Field Trip

Combined Men's Choir at District MPA

Combined Men’s Choir at District MPA

All chorus students will participate in District Music Performance Assessments for high school chorus in February. See the permission slip for complete details.

  • View itinerary
  • Choose the correct permission slip
  • All permission slips are due Friday, Feb 10.
  • Chaperones (21+) needed! If you wish to volunteer, send an email to jussi . doherty @ ocps.net (remove those spaces) and make sure you have updated your online volunteer application for the current school year.

Chorus MPA Performance / Field Trip

Combined Men's Choir at District MPA

Combined Men’s Choir at District MPA

All chorus students will participate in Music Performance Assessments for high school choir in February. See the permission slip for complete details.

  • Choose the correct permission slip!
    • Thursday, 2/25– Ladies’ Choir & Combined Men’s Choir (this is for all chorus men)
    • Friday, 2/26– Belles Voix, Advanced Women, and Concert Choir
  • All permission slips are due Thursday, Feb 18.
  • Chaperones (21+) needed! If you wish to volunteer, send an email to jussi . doherty @ ocps.net (remove those spaces) and make sure you have updated your online volunteer application for the current school year.
  • View the whole high school choir MPA schedule here.

Chorus MPA Details

districtmpaAll chorus students will participate in Music Performance Assessments for high school choir on Saturday, March 14. Download the permission slip for complete information.

State MPA 2014

IMG_1951Congratulations to Concert Choir and Belles Voix for outstanding performances at State Music Performance Assessment on Thursday, May 1. Both choirs traveled to Lakeland to perform for choral director
s from universities throughout the country. Concert Choir earned STRAIGHT SUPERIOR ratings, and Belles Voix earned OVERALL SUPERIOR ratings! Please congratulate these singers on an exciting final performance of the school year!

MPA Permission Slip

Students: MPA permission slips are due Wednesday, February 19. Trip details are inside the document below!

Chaperones: Parents, we are looking for 19 chaperones! Please volunteer to help. To do so, please do the following:

  1. Complete the chaperone application and send it in with your child’s permission slip.
  2. All parents must be registered/renewed each school year through our ADDitions volunteer application found online with the school district. It only takes a couple minutes to register, and even less to update once you’re in the system.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Combined Men’s Choir rehearsals

Choir Men

Men in Choir

As is our tradition, the men of Concert Choir and Men’s Choir will combine in performance at MPA. To achieve this, those two groups must rehearse together after school. These dates were provided with the handbook at the beginning of the year, and they are listed on the chorus web site (boonechorus.com).

Make sure the dates below are in your calendar and that you are available. Attendance is for a grade.

February 3, 2014 (Monday)
2:30 – 4pm
Concert Choir men only

February 10, 2014 (Monday)
2:30 – 4pm
All men

February 18, 2014 (Tuesday)
2:30 – 4pm
All men

February 24, 2014 (Monday)
2:30 – 4pm
All men

Success at Solo & Ensemble

Kelly & Valeria's duet

Kelly & Valeria’s duet

Boone Chorus students were very successful at District Solo & Ensemble MPAs held at Colonial High School last weekend. These students prepared and performed two art songs for a distinguished judge, who provided both comments and an official rating. Overall, Boone students received 19 superiors and 6 excellent ratings.

The following students received a SUPERIOR rating for their vocal solo entry:

  • Adena Labovitz, Angelica Luff, Audrey Hunsicker, Chantelle Cade, Christian Drayton, Jaclyn Thomas, Kelly Griffin, Krista Peirce, Megan Thomas, Michael Medina, Owen Saggus, Sarah Mouradian, Skylin Whitmer, Taylor Wood, Valeria Bonilla, and Vivian Motta.

The following students earned an EXCELLENT rating for their vocal solo entry:

  • Caroline Smith, Jessie Dreiling, Kerry Alce, Lauren Colson, Mallory Meuser, and Will Griffin.

Kelly Griffin and Valeria Bonilla also received a SUPERIOR rating for their duet, and Gabriella Beals received a SUPERIOR rating for both her vocal solo entry and her special category entry.