Sunday, November 28, 2021

Madrigal Performances Dec. 3-4


Tickets still remain for the madrigal performances on December 3& 4 - a great deal at only $5 per ticket! To purchase tickets, please visit tinyurl.com/nchsmads. We'd love to see you there!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Unit 5 Musical Arts Extravaganza!

 



Our next performance will be the Unit 5 Musical Arts Extravaganza...usually called the Spaghetti Supper. : ) Our event is on Monday, November 8.  NCHS Choirs will be performing several different musical theatre numbers as a mass combined choir. Our performance time is 7:50 pm in the Auditorium. Students will wear jeans and their NCHS choir shirt (which finally came in today!). Please see the message below from the U5 Music Parents on how you can donate for this concert fundraiser. Thanks!  


Dear Unit 5 Music Families,

The Unit 5 Musical Arts Extravaganza is the 2021 concert and fundraiser, sponsored by the Unit 5 Music Department and the McLean County Unit 5 Music Parents Association. In the past this annual fundraiser was a Spaghetti Supper that allowed families to financially support the music programs by purchasing tickets for a spaghetti meal and enjoying the talents of their children in a musical performance.Covid-19 has eliminated our ability to hold the supper portion of our event and changed the fundraising approach.Fortunately our students get to showcase their talents with musical performances from 5:30-9:00 pm at NCHS.


In lieu of the spaghetti supper to raise funds, we are simply asking for your generous financial donation for these important programs. Many programs have large financial short-falls due to the pandemic.The best part of the fundraiser is that 100% of your donation will go directly to support the Unit 5 music programs and Unit 5 Music Parents Association!

Our programs desperately need your financial support and every donation helps! Perhaps you could donate enough to cover a piece of music ($150). You might consider donating what you would have spent at the spaghetti supper; approximately $10 per dinner ticket. All donations made to U5MP are deductible charitable donations and you will receive a receipt for your donation.

Your donations help to support the music programs with the following expenses:

  • Music purchases (one piece of music costs up to $150)

  • Classroom essentials like music stands, stools, risers, etc.

  • New instruments and repairs

  • Supply needs for at risk students

  • Uniform cleaning

  • Concerts

  • Accompanists

Here is the link to access the online fundraiser:

https://fnd.us/unit5musicparents.word?ref=ab_0AhZIc_sh_6WxN3GOYHrM6WxN3GOYHrM

Please share this fundraising campaign with your friends, neighbors, family and alumni who enjoy hearing our young musicians!


Thank you for your donation and support to keep our music programs going!

Unit 5 Music Parents Association

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Fall Concert Information

 

NCHS Choirs Fall Concert Information
Monday, October 4
7:00 pm, NCHS Auditorium

Call Times:

  • Voice Male: 6:00 pm (ready to be singing by 6:05)
  • Key of She: 6:13 pm
  • Treble Choir & Bass Choir: 6:30 pm
  • Chorale, Mixed Chorale, & Chamber Choir: 6:40 pm

Uniform:

  • Treble Choir: will wear school-owned robes (they do not come home with students). They must be dressed in all black from the knees down. I suggest a pair of black tights with shorts and a t-shirt. Students must also wear black dress shoes (flats preferred).

  • Students in tuxedos: please make sure pants are hemmed appropriately. Please do not cut any fabric when hemming. Make sure to have bow tie, black dress shoes, and black socks.

  • Students in dresses: hem dresses at floor length (without touching floor). Please do not cut any fabric when hemming. Black dress shoes should be worn (flats preferred).

Other important notes:

  • This is a graded class expectation. Students must stay for the entire performance to receive full credit, unless a school-related conflict is discussed with Mr. Luginbuhl BEFORE the concert date. Work is not an excused conflict.

  • All spectators and students will be required to wear a mask to attend the concert. 

  • The program will be videotaped and will either be livestreamed on YouTube or will be uploaded by the next day on YouTube.

  • Finally, please view this video created by our student leadership team for some important concert information. : )


Friday, August 6, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year!

 


Welcome back! Please check out the August Choir Newsletter for information on the start of our school year. Can't wait to get started!

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

NCHS Presents High School Musical!

 

NCHS is proud to present Disney's High School Musical, One Act edition! Students and staff organized and filmed the show in less than two months, and we are so excited for the streaming debut on April 22! All of the information you need to be able to purchase tickets for the show can be found on our HSM page. It also includes our program and cast bios.  Show dates are April 22-24 at 7:00 pm and April 25 at 2:00 pm. Ticket sales begin April 5. Special thanks to our sponsors: Ivy Lane Bakery, Campbell Consulting Services, and CertaPro Painters!

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

March Concert Livestream Links


We are SO excited to be able to have live audience members for the first time in over a year! Because our audience is limited to 50 people, we will also be offering a livestream of each concert. Click on the links below to take you to the YouTube Livestream event for each concert. Audience signup genius links were emailed home last week, and are also available on each student's Google Classroom Stream


Thursday, March 11 (click on each choir for their YouTube Live link)

Monday, March 15