Friday, December 6, 2019

Choir Holiday Concert Performance Information

Image result for holiday concertThe Iron Choirs Holiday Concert will be held on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 pm in the NCHS Auditoirum. 

Required Dress Rehearsal:
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 3:30 - 5:00 pm. We are usually done before 5 pm, but will not go past this time.

Call times for students:
-Court Singers: 6:15 pm, stage
-Treble Choir & Men's Choir: 6:30 pm, Room 52
-Chamber Chorale: 6:40 pm, Choir Room
-Women's Chorale: 6:40 pm, Orchestra Room
-Chamber Singers: 6:40 pm, Green Room

All students wear tuxes / dresses / robes. Madrigals and Court Singers will NOT wear their costumes.

Looking forward to a wonderful evening of holiday music!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Spaghetti Supper Performance Info

Info for the annual U5 Music Parents Spaghetti Supper performance:

Date: Monday, November 11
Call Time: 7:30 pm, Room 52
Performance Time: 8:05 pm, Auditorium
Uniform: Jeans and your black choir shirt (can be t-shirt, crew, or hoodie - just as long as it's our black shirt with the block letter design). If you do not have a choir shirt, you need to wear a plain black shirt. Any kind of shoe is fine.

Spaghetti Dinner: In the Cafeteria from 5:00-7:30 pm.

Looking forward to a fun evening - our theme is Disney songs!  We will be performing favorites from Moana, Brave, Hercules, Tangled, The Little Mermaid, and High School Musical!

Madrigal Dinner Tickets Now Available

Madrigal Dinner tickets are now available to the public! For more information, visit the Madrigal Dinner page.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Spaghetti Supper Ticket Forms Due Friday!

Image result for spaghetti supperForms for Spaghetti Supper tickets are due this Friday, November 1!  Students should bring in this form and a check or cash (payable to U5 Music Parents) and they will be given tickets. Tickets are $8 for spaghetti, $13 for gluten-free.  Only 150 tickets will be sold at the door, and they will be $10. Don't forget!

Monday, October 21, 2019

The Canada Trip is ON!

Image result for candaStudents and parents were sent an email on the evening of October 21 with information on our trip to Toronto, which IS HAPPENING!  Please click here for a copy of that email with all the pertinent information on how to sign up, make your down payments, and information on fundraisers that are coming up in two weeks! Get Excited! We're going to Canada!!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Latest Newsletter Available Now

Image result for newsletterThe September Newsletter is ready to go! Read it for information / call times on our first two performances, find an Unraiser donation form, and other info on the happenings of Iron Choirs. Enjoy!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Choir Spirit Wear Now Available!

The NCHS Choir spirit wear store is now open through September 19! I am asking for all choir students who perform in the Spaghetti Supper (everyone besides Chamber Singers) have at least one shirt with design A. We will wear those for our performance at that concert - it doesn't matter what type of shirt it is (t-shirt, hoodie, etc), as long as it is with Design A (black shirt with block letters).

All ordering and payment is done online, and the shirts will be delivered to the school approximately 3 weeks after the end of the sale.

Spirit wear is available to anyone interested! We'd love to see NCHS Iron Choirs gear all over town!

To order, please visit our webstore by clicking here.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Court Singers Audition Results

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Thank you to all who auditioned for Court Singers. We had quite competitive auditions, and you all did very well, which makes decision-making a huge challenge. Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Court Singers! First rehearsal is this Wednesday, September 4, 3:30-5:30 pm in the Choir Room.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Choir Remind Codes

Image result for remind logoIf you like getting information via text, consider joining our Choir Remind! Each choir class has their own Remind code, and one has also been created for parents. It's truly the easiest way for me to get information out to you. The app is free. Just beware of texting rates for your own phone plan and plan accordingly.

To sign up, send a text to the number 81010 with the following message for the group you want to join:

Men's Choir (1st Hour): @nchsmc1920
Women's Chorale (3rd Hour): @nchswc1920
Treble Choir (4th Hour): @nchstc1920
Chamber Singers / Madrigals (6th Hour): @nchscs1920
Chamber Chorale (8th Hour): @nchscc1920
Choir Parents: @nchschoirp

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Welcome to 2019-2020 Iron Choirs!

The new school year is upon us, so it's time for the annual August Choir NewsletterPlease check it out for information on our year, including audition info for Court Singers and ILMEA, and information on our trip to Canada in June 2020!  

Welcome to our new students - looking forward to meeting you and getting started on another great year of NCHS Iron Choirs! 

Sunday, May 19, 2019

A Cappella Audition Results

Image result for results are inWe had some REALLY competitive a cappella auditions this year, which made for some tough decisions. Thank you to all who auditioned!  Congratulations to our members of Key of She and Voice Male for the 2019-2020 school year!

Monday, May 13, 2019

2018-2019 Year In Review

It's been another terrific year in NCHS Iron Choirs! Thanks for all your hard work!

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Spring Concert & Year-End Activities Information

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

  • Jazz Night:  May 3, Auditorium...featuring Key of She, Voice Male, and a newly-formed Jazz Choir! Free admission!
    • A Cappella groups perform at 6:50 pm
    • Jazz Choir performs at 8:05 pm
  • Spring Concert: May 7, 7:00 pm, Auditorium 
  • Choir Dessert Banquet / Senior Spotlight Concert:  May 10, 7:00 pm, Cafeteria
For more information please click here to get call times and details for each event. 

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

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Don't Miss Shrek the Musical - This Weekend Only!

Don't miss Shrek the Musical this weekend in the NCHS Auditorium! The students have worked very hard and you will be entertained! It's a really fun show with great original music.  Tickets are available at the door beginning 45 minutes prior to each performance.  Tickets are $8 for reserved seating (front half of the auditorium), and $7 adults / $5 students for general seating (back half of auditorium).  Performance dates and times are the following:

Thursday, April 11 at 7:00 pm
Friday, April 12 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 pm AND 7:00 pm
Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 pm

We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Unit 5 Choral Showcase Information

The Unit 5 Choral Showcase is this Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 pm in the Gymnasium at Normal WEST High School.  Please click here for information on this event.  We are looking forward to collaborating with the Normal West Choirs and all of our junior high singers!

Friday, March 8, 2019

2019-2020 Class Lists

Thanks to all who auditioned for the 2019-2020 edition of Iron Choirs. We are going to have 5 outstanding ensembles next year! Click here for results.  You don't need to do anything to change your schedule - they are already set.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Musical Audition Information Now Available

It's time to get excited about the NCHS production of Shrek the Musical! Auditions will be held on January 29-31. Please visit the musical page for everything you need to know about auditions. Sign up to audition on the bulletin board in between the choir and orchestra rooms in the music hallway.  Looking forward to a great show!