Director: Lisa Maxfield
Rehearsal Information:
September 6, 2016 to May 16, 2017
Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7 PM
Sondheim Hall
Milwaukee Youth Arts Center (MYAC)
325 West Walnut, Milwaukee

 

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NEWSLETTER FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
 

Hello Families!

Only Two Weeks until we perform at the Spring Recital!  We had a very full rehearsal, working on three of our pieces to present at the Training Department Recital and we learned the melody of “Come and Sing” which we will be performing with the older singers in Resident Choir, Eaterna, and MYC.

Practice Assignments this week (listen to the recording once, and sing once with the recording on three different days)

  • Come and Sing (singing the melody)

  • Rhythm of Life (parts, especially the end, memorize)

  • Come Ye Sons of Art (parts, memorize)

  • Antiphonal Cantate (parts)

  • Music Theory Review Worksheet (Both Sides!) End of the year assessments will be coming soon!

 

FLOWER FUNDRAISER!!!

We are selling flowers and bulbs to help raise money for our tour in May!!!!! All order forms are due by May 30th!


 
Training Department Spring Recital
DRESS REHEARSAL
Sunday April 2nd 
Cathedral Church of All Saints
818 E. Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee
Call Time: 2:00 PM
Done: 3:00 PM
 
CONCERT
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Cathedral Church of All Saints,
818 E Juneau Ave, Milwaukee 
Call Time: 6:00 PM
Concert: 7:00 PM
Pick Up: 8:00 PM
Admission: $10 adults, $7 senior/student
Online ticket purchases http://bpt.me/2888907
 
Wisconsin Children's Choral Festival
Saturday, April 29 - All Day Event
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Late Afternoon Performance 
Details to come soon!

 

Other Upcoming Events  for Training Choir
  • May 6th and 7th - Training Choir Tour (details will be forthcoming)
  • May 20th - Ode to Music- MCC Spring Concerts

 


 
Thanks everyone and see you next week!
 
Mrs. Maxfield
 
Lisa Maxfield, Associate Music Director
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Current Fundraisers:
 
Tour Information: None

We’re BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACK!!!!!!  I hope everyone is well rested and refreshed from their winter holidays and enjoyed their time off!!! We’re kicking off the second half of our season with new music!  Students should have copies of the following new pieces that were handed out at rehearsal:

  • Galop

  • Glory, Glory Hallelujah!

  • Here is Music For You

  • Rhythm of Life

  • Antiphonal Cantate (pronounced “cahn TAh teh”)

  • Sight Singing Packet

Practice Assignments:

  • Students should be looking and sight singing packet exercises #1-6 and writing the solfege below (the first note is done for them). They should practice singing them in preparation for next week.

  • I have put a recording of “Galop” on the website. Students should be practicing measures 9-61.

  • We began reading the main melody of “Glory, Glory Hallelujah!” from measures 3-18. Students should be practicing it with both the text, as well as count singing, paying close attention to the whole notes, and tied notes as well as their phrasing with no breath’s between the words “since I laid my burden down.”

Bring a Friend Week is Next Week!!!!

Students received a red flyer that next week is “Bring a Friend” week. This is a chance for students to invite friends who also love to sing to experience singing in our rehearsals and audition to join. If you have a classmate who plays an instrument, or a family member who sings in the shower all the time invite them to join us!

“SING” movie outing  for Training Choir and Families on Sunday January 15th at 3:50pm.

Whether you have seen it yet or not, come join your choir friends and families on Sunday afternoon to see “Sing” at the AMC 18 in the Mayfair Mall.  Bring money for your ticket or buy it online from Fandango or amc.com.  This is not a required event, but is just a fun outing for our students to spend time together and laugh.

Winter Retreat January 28th

Our Winter Retreat is coming up at the end of the month! We will be meeting at Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church from 9am-2pm as before.