Welcome back students and parents! This is going to be a great year in the Milton High School Choral Department! This first week of school students will be given SO MUCH information regarding school procedures, policies, etc., as well as their chorus syllabus and more! Please try and look over all the information. All forms given out to students throughout the year can also be located under the "Important Information" tab at the top of the screen. Please also be sure to check out our calendar for all events listed throughout the year! Lets have a great year and GOOOOOO Panthers!!
Auditions for next year's chorus are coming up soon! If you are interested in joining the 2017-2018 MHS Choral program please consider auditioning for an advanced group! Auditions are required for our Women's and Mixed Choirs. If you are looking to join Beginning Choir then no audition is necessary. Please see the info below:
I hope you all had a great weekend! First, let me congratulate the students on a fantastic performance at this past Friday's Black History Month Assembly! You sounded and looked great! Thank you for being flexible as the crowds were large and seating was limited! Below is a list of this week's/weekend's events!
Monday - Musical dress rehearsal after school until 8:00pm
Tuesday - Mixed Chorus quiz on flats during class. Musical dress rehearsal after school until 8:00pm
Thursday - Opening night of "High School Musical" @ 7pm. Please come out and support your fellow chorus members in this fantastic production! Extra credit will be offered for attending any of the four performances.
Saturday - "High School Musical" performances at 2pm & 7pm.
Sunday - "High School Musical" performance at 2pm
As we look forward to events for this week I want to look back to last week and say what a pleasure it was to have members of the Pensacola Opera perform for us! I hope you all enjoyed the performance as well! We have several events going on this week!
Monday - Candy/Candy money is due! Any student going on the UWF Choral Invitational trip needs to turn in their permission form.
Tuesday - 3rd and 4th periods will have a quiz on flat key signatures. Please turn in all candy/candy money and UWF permission forms.
Wednesday - Today is a half day! Please make sure you are aware of the change.
Thursday - Mixed Chorus will rehearse after school until 4:30pm. We will leave MHS at 5:00pm, stop for dinner at Chick-fil-a, and arrive at UWF by 6:15pm. We will perform in the UWF Choral Invitational from 6:30-8:00pm. Students should be back at MHS by 8:30pm. Please have a ride ready to take you home at that time.
Friday - We hope you all enjoy the long weekend! Happy President's Day!
I hope you all enjoyed your long weekend! Special shout out to the Mixed Chorus for performing at the annual Milton MLK Breakfast this past Saturday! Thank you to Mrs. Sheila Thompson for stepping in as the director for this performance! I had a fabulous time at the annual Florida Music Educators Association Conference in Tampa, FL. I attended some great workshops and performances. The weekend was capped off by a great performance of the All-State Men's and Women's Choirs which featured our own Travis Hudson and Emily Lile! This week we get back to the grind of preparing for MPA, and our Spring Concert! I can't wait to see you all and I hope you're ready to work!
Welcome back everyone! I hope you had a fabulous break and are now looking forward to the second-half of the school year. Here is a run down of this weeks/weekend events for chorus.
Whew! What a week we had last week! Thank you to everyone, parents and students, for making our concert fantastic! Thank you to all parents and students for making our Disney trip such a wonderful experience for everyone involved! If you missed out on watching the performance live, the video is still available to watch from our chorus Facebook page!
Monday - Mixed Chorus performs at the Santa Rosa Retired Teacher's Luncheon. Please report to the chorus room at 9:15am. We'll eat there and return to school around 11:45am.
Tuesday - We will begin reviewing for finals exams!
Thursday - All Angel Tree gifts need to be turned in to Mrs. Wernette. Please make sure all gifts new with tags, and gift wrapped. After school we'll have our chorus pot-luck Christmas party! Students will sign up to bring food/drinks. Anyone wanting to participate in the dirty Santa game will need to bring a wrapped gift (max $10). Anyone available will join us after as we go carol outside the home of a special MHS friend!
Friday - Piano students will perform at the Forsyth House during 1st and 2nd periods.
Last week was a great week of rehearsals capped off by a great performance downtown Friday night! Looking ahead, this is our BIG week as we have rehearsals, our concert, and our DISNEY trip!
Monday - any student available to help set up decorations in auditorium please meet at 8:30am in the auditorium. MANDATORY dress rehearsal after school until 5:00pm. Students - please make sure you have a ride to pick you up at 5pm.
Tuesday - Today is our Holiday Concert!!!! Students are to report to the auditorium at 6pm in their full concert dress.
Wednesday - This is the deadline to turn in the fieltrip permission for for Disney. Students - please make sure you are packed and ready for Disney!
Thursday - Students are to be at the school BY 4:30AM!! Students will check in with their chaperone, show their performance uniform, turn in any medicine with proper forms, and load the bus. We will leave at APPROX. 5:00am! We will arrive at Magic Kingdom after stopping for lunch.
Friday - We will spend the day at EPCOT and perform that night at 6:45pm and 8:15pm. Family and friends back home, be sure to like our chorus Facebook page as we try to Facebook Live the concert at the 6:45pm show (5:45pm local time).
Saturday - We will be at Animal Kingdom until 4pm. Parents we will update you as we get closer to home, but be prepared for a 10:30pm arrival!
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving break and were able to rest and enjoy time with family and friends! We have a very busy couple of weeks coming up and I hope you all take time to check over these events as it pertains to everyone!
Tuesday - Poinsettias are scheduled to arrive! Please make arrangements to have them picked up, and delivered, to the individuals you sold to. There is also a Disney rehearsal until 5pm.
Wednesday - Disney rehearsal from 8-9am.
Thursday - Disney rehearsal until 5:30pm. Required parent trip meeting at 5:30pm. Every student going on the trip must be present with a parent. I am hoping to keep this meeting short and sweet, but there is a lot to cover.
Friday - All Disney students will meet at the Imogene Theater at 6pm. We will perform right outside Boomerang Pizza at 6:30pm. Everyone is invited to join us for dinner afterwards!
Saturday - Auditions for next year's Musical @ Pace High School. Please see myself, or Mrs. Bunnell for more information.
Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who helped make the Homecoming Dance a success! It was a lot of hard work and long hours, but it wouldn't have happened without everyone volunteering their time! Here's a look at this week's chorus happenings!
Monday - Final Disney payment due! This must be paid on time. Those of you who worked the homecoming dance will receive a new statement, but your payment is due Tuesday AT THE LATEST!
Tuesday - ALL FINAL DISNEY PAYMENTS ARE DUE at this time! Students who do not pay their final payment on time will be dropped from the trip. There is also a Disney rehearsal after school until 5pm.
Wednesday - Disney rehearsal before school from 8-9am.
Thursday - Leadership team meeting before school from 8:30-9:00am. There is also a Disney rehearsal after school utnil 5pm.
Friday - No School! Happy Veteran's Day! Thank a Vet!
Keep an eye out for next week! We will have Women's Ensemble performing at District Solo & Ensemble Festival as well as continued Disney rehearsals. Hope you all have a great week!