Congratulations to the following students on being selected for the 2017-2018 Swing Choir!

An email about voice parts, music, and section leaders will be sent in the next few weeks:

Simon Anderson

Alex Buyck

Abby Chasek

Kylie DeJohn

Ethan Dowell

Olivia Egert

Jordan Haser

Rose Henderson

Madison Holevoet

Faith Holtzen

Bailey Huizenga

Nicholas Koustas

Abby Krebs

Audrey Lamb

Kyle Lievens

Jack Mannon

Colin McConville

Zach Nelson

Emma Olson

Aspen Pinnick

Savannah Reisner

Malakai Schaad

Keira Schehl

Anna Snyder

Ava Williams

7th Graders- below you can find the three practice tracks for the Swing Choir audition selection. Use these tracks to learn your part. The expectation is that you are able to sing them at your audition without help from the piano or other students.

Please let me know if you have any questions– and good luck ๐Ÿ™‚

Sway-Soprano

Sway-Alto

Sway-Baritone

 

Below is a copy of the contract that needs to be signed by both you and a parent/guardian:

Swing Choir Contract 2017

 

 

Below you can find practice tracks for “My Heart Is Hers Eternally”.

Madrigal Singer Auditions: Tuesday, May 9th at 3:30 in the High School Choir Room

Jester/Lord Chamberlain Auditions: Monday, May 8th at 3:30 in High School Choir Room (those auditioning for jester/Lord Chamberlain must also audition as singers, please see Miss Warren for additional audition materials)

“My Heart Is Hers Eternally”-Soprano

“My Heart Is Hers Eternally”- Alto

“My Heart Is Hers Eternally”- Tenor

“My Heart Is Hers Eternally”-Bass

“My Heart Is Hers Eternally” All Four Parts Played Together

Below you can find the soloists for both “Glorious” and the 7th grade soloists for “21 Guns”. I was blown away by your talents– thank you to all that auditioned, it takes a lot of courage and preparation to audition for a solo. The two solos I had marked as a duet in the music I have turned into solos because I had so many incredible singers. Congratulations to all of those who received a solo, please have your solo totally memorized by the time we return from Spring Break. Have a wonderful and relaxing Spring Break! ๐Ÿ™‚

Glorious Solo #1: Johnna Fulcher

Glorious Solo #2: Cadence Talbert

Glorious Solo #3: Hanna Stroud

Glorious Solo #4: Madielynn McMahill

Glorious Solo #5: Natalie Jacocks

Glorious Solo #6: Keira Schehl

Glorious mm. 11-12 (marked as Soloists 1 & 2) Olivia Egert

Glorious mm. 31-32 (marked as Soloists 3 & 4) Laney Dunker

21 Guns Soloist: Fynn Greene

In Stiller Nacht, Ensemble 7-1 (Monday, ASAP)

Click on your voice part to access the practice tracks.

Soprano

Alto

Tenor

Non Nobis Domine, Ensemble 7-2 (Tuesday, ASAP)

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Part I

Part II

Part III

The Water Is Wide, Ensemble 7-3 (Wednesday, ASAP)

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Soprano

Alto

Baritone

The Turtle Dove, Ensemble 7-4 (Thursday, ASAP)

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Soprano

Alto

Baritone

Nigra Sum, Ensemble 8-1 (Monday, ASAP 2:55-3:10)

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Soprano I

Soprano II (mm. 65-end)

Alto

Lift Thine Eyes 8-2 (Tuesday, ASAP 2:55-3:10)

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Soprano I

Soprano II

Alto

Kyrie 8-3 (Wednesday, ASAP 2:55-3:10)

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Soprano

Alto

Baritone

The Tiger, Ensemble 8-4 (Thursday, ASAP 2:55-3:10)

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Soprano

Alto

Baritone

Below are practice tracks for all Christmas Concert songs for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students! I have also attached the practice points document below in case you need to print more off (remember your class is competing for 120 points)!

Practice Points

6th Grade


Sleigh Ride- Part I

Sleigh Ride-Part II

 

Al Shlosha D’Varim- Part I

 

Al Shlosha D’Varim- Part II

 

Ding-A-Ding-A-Ding (A, B, C, Refrain)

7th Grade


Gloria Fanfare-Soprano

Gloria Fanfare-Alto

 

Gloria Fanfare-Baritone

 

Hush!- Part I

 

Hush!- Part II

 

7th & 8th Grade Combined


Eatnemen Vuelie-Soprano

 

Eatnemen Vuelie- Alto

 

Eatnemen Vuelie- Baritone

 

8th Grade


Festival Sanctus- Soprano

 

Festival Sanctus-Alto

 

Festival Sanctus-Baritone

 

 

Carol of the Bells-Soprano

 

Carol of the Bells-Alto

 

Carol of the Bells-Tenor

 

Carol of the Bells- Bass

 

 

Chorale


The First Nowell- Soprano

 

The First Nowell- Alto

 

Swing Choir


What Christmas Means To Me- Part I

(Part I, Piano Only)

 

What Christmas Means To Me- Part II


(Part II, Piano Only)

(Part II Down the Octave, Piano Only)

 

Part I & II

 

 

Hush! Group Soloists

Congratulations to everyone who auditioned! It takes major courage to step in front of the class and sing, and you all did wonderfully well! Below are the twelve individuals I would like to sing the group solo. Please practice over break using the tracks under the “7th Grade” tab on the blog.

Part I:

Kylie DeJohn

Rose Henderson

Faith Holtzen

Zach Nelson

Savannah Reisner

Keira Schehl

Part II:

Olivia Egert

Reagan Lommell

Jack Mannon

Nathan McAvoy

Haley Reynolds

Malakai Schaad

6th Grade “Al Shlosha D’Varim” Small Group Soloists

Congratulations to all 6th graders that auditioned! It takes a lot of bravery and courage to step in front of a class and sing in a small group– and I had a very tough decision to make and I am very proud of you all! Below are the eight students I would like to sing the small group part in the beginning of the piece. All students who auditioned for the group solo will be singing a special little part in “Sleigh Ride”.

Will DeJohn

Millie Henkhaus

Caidence Kies

Jordan Melchert

Josie Peters

Alex Slaymaker

Jack Snyder

Hanna Stroud