Paris/Normandy Contact Information Form

***Only keep reading if traveling to Paris/Normandy Spring 2015***

Please fill out Tuesday or Wednesday if possible! I promise it won’t take long, and it shouldn’t be a hassle!

Thank you!

CLICK HERE TO GO TO ONLINE FORM

See the Performance Tomorrow, Own the DVD Forever!

Purchase a copy of the March 25 Cluster Concert by Friday, March 29 using the order form below. The DVDs will not be available for purchase after that date!

Cluster Concert Order Form

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Choral Performance Evaluations – All Superiors

Last week, Lassiter Chorus performed in the District XII Choral Performance Evaluations.  All five of our choruses earned superior ratings, the highest scores possible, in both Performance and Sight Reading.  While choruses do not compete against one another, I still say “We Won!”

You can hear our choruses on Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm in the Concert Hall at the Lassiter Choral Cluster Concert!

 Here are just some of the comments the judges wrote to the kids (make sure to look at the last one!)

 Exceptional!

Super job of pitch maintenance in “Magnum”

Nice understanding of Latin word stress.

Solid Work.

Gorgeous Tone.  Full of beautiful resonance!

Fabulous Work.

Enjoyed hearing you today.

A beautiful forward round sound.

Very Nice!

Great Zest!

Great singing

Good sensitivity to both texts!

Perfect!

It was Most musical!

Great attention to the conductor.

You guys have a round, rich tone. Good training is evident.

Vowel unity is superb.

Nice energetic, ringing tone. I love the purity of your tone.

Intonation is excellent!

It was exquisite!

Lots of rhythmic energy evident.

Nice sense of Renaissance rhythms

Nice free tone production

Great sense of Renaissance style.

Phrasing and styles are both solid!

A truly excellent chorus!

Soprano part especially impressive. Floating high A! Terrific!

Wonderful Work!

Awesome syncopations.

Perfect!

Super!

Fortes are Great!

Fine balance anchored by solid bass foundation

Yes! You have been taught well and you learned well!

Stanford (composer) would be proud!

Great contrast of sound and color.

Vowel work is impeccable.

I hear a wonderful blend!

Enjoyed your performance!

Pianos and pianissimos are especially beautiful.

Great attention to long notes.

Right on!

A joy to hear you!

College level. A model for other high school programs!

LGPE Performance Day Schedule

Dear Singers,

The following is the first attempt of trying to develop a plan about how things will work on Thursday, March 13th…LGPE performance day.  I am sure some things will be overlooked so this plan is not definite yet.  Remember, no one connected with this event may change clothes in the Concert Hall.  The following is arranged by performance order:

Women’s Chorale (8:40 – 10:00)

8:20 am – report to Concert Hall already in your performance attire.  After sight singing (10:00 am), you will return to the Concert Hall to listen to other choirs perform.  Quiet at all times.

11:10 – return to main building to change clothes and return to 4th period.  You will miss periods 1-3.

Concert Chorale (10:20 – 11:40)

9:19 (ASE) Change into Concert Attire.

10:00 – Be in Concert Hall.

11:40 – Sight singing ends/during regular 4th period – you may change out of attire and eat lunch (haven’t figured this out yet).  Carry on with the rest of the day unless you are in Choraliers.

Choraliers (12:00 noon – 1:20 pm)

Felicia Inomata, Anna Wang, Emily O’Toole, Ashley Walls released at 11:30 to change.  All Choraliers meet in Concert Hall by 11:50.  Upon completion, you may change, eat lunch or both but you should return to 6th period as soon as possible.

Women’s Chamber Chorale (2:40 – 4:00 pm)

Change into performance attire during 5th period.  If you have lunch 6th period, eat lunch during 5th and change.  After changing, come to Concert Hall and remain until completion.

Men of Troy (4:40 – 6:00)

Vocal Project should report to Concert Hall for Class.

4:00 pm – All men should be dressed in Concert Attire and meet in Concert Hall.  We will find a spot somewhere to rehearse before warm-up time.  I have not worked out food at this point.

Voulez-vous aller en France? Click here!

In case you don’t speak French, I asked you if you want to go to France.

If so (or even if you’re not sure), you can find all the details about the Lassiter Chorus Spring Break 2014-2015 trip to France right here.

Mont Saint Michel in Normandy, France

See Updated Chorus Calendar!

The calendar for the chorus has been updated! Pay particular attention to these upcoming events:

  • Parent meeting on Mon, Feb 24 at 7p in Concert Hall for the 2014-2015 trip to Paris and Normandy
  • Performance times for the Thu-Fr, Mar 13-14 GMEA District XII Choral LGPE have changed (and are still subject to change). Current performance times are on Thu, Mar 13: 09:00a Women’s Chorale, 11:00a Concert Chorale, 12:40p Choraliers, 03:00p Women’s Chamber Chorale, and 05:00p Men of Troy

Thank you for your time and attention!

Atlanta Community Festival Info

The chorus has been invited to perform in the Atlanta Community Choral Festival by what I consider to be the finest non-professional choir in the United States, The Atlanta Master Chorale (formerly known as The Atlanta Sacred Chorale), conducted by Dr. Eric Nelson.

The event is scheduled for January 25, 2014, at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts on the Emory University campus (1700 North Decatur Road Atlanta, GA, 30322.

Full details.

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