Sunday, April 29, 2018

Spring Concert Info & End of the Year Activities

The end of the school year is fast approaching!  We have a few more big events happening in the next weeks...

  • Jazz Night:  May 4, 7:00 pm, Auditorium...featuring Key of She, Voice Male, and Jazz Bands from NCHS
  • Spring Concert: May 8, 7:00 pm, Auditorium 
  • Choir Dessert Banquet / Senior Spotlight Concert:  May 11, 6:30 pm, Cafeteria
  • NYC trip June 1-6!  
For more information please click on this information sheet (handed out on Monday, April 30 to students in class).  Please note that reservation forms for the dessert banquet are due this Friday, May 4!

Looking forward to a great few weeks of activities to end another great year in Iron Choirs!

Monday, April 9, 2018

IHSA Organizational Music Contest Info

Image result for ihsaAll five curricular choirs will be participating in IHSA Music Organization Contest this Friday, April 13 at Heartland Community College.  They will be performing for a panel of judges who will give them expert feedback and will receive an overall rating.  The event takes place during the school day, so students will not have to come back over the weekend to participate.  Parents are more than welcome to come and watch the performances!  

Performance Times / Place:

Venue:  Community Commons Building (#1 on the Campus Map)
Parking:  Spectators should park in Lot N (closest to the choral venue) or Lot O
Performance Times:

  • Men's Choir 9:40 am
  • Treble Choir 10:40 am
  • Chamber Singers 11:40 am
  • Chamber Chorale 1:20 pm
  • Women's Chorale 2:20 pm
Student Procedures / Information:
  • All students in Men's Choir, Treble Choir, & Chamber Singers are dismissed from classes for periods 1-5.  Students in these choirs should report to the choir room at the start of 1st hour, and should come dressed in their tuxedo or dress. The bus will leave at approximately 8:45 am and will return soon after 12:00 noon.  This should give them time to eat lunch and change clothes before 6th hour.
  • All students in Chamber Chorale and Women's Chorale are dismissed from periods 5-8.  They need to report to the choir room and get changed into their choir uniforms.  The bus will leave at 12:30 pm and will return to school around 3 pm or soon after.  Students with 5th hour lunch can eat at the start of the period and need to be ready to leave by 12:30.
The students have been working very hard and should have excellent performances!