Chorus Notes 11/27/01

Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 10:36:55 -0600
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Subject: Chorus Notes 11/27/01
From chorus @ flash.net Wed Nov 28 10:12:44 2001
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 10:36:55 -0600
From: Cheryl Whinney
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Subject: Chorus Notes 11/27/01

Chorus Notes
November 27, 2001

HOLIDAY TREATS NEXT WEEK!

Plan to come early, Pops singers, and stay late, Messiah singers, next Tuesday, Dec. 4, and bring your favorite holiday dessert to share with the chorus! David Fox and Bill Goddard will be making their annual wassail for us to enjoy, so bring something tasty to add to the fun!

ITíS I.T.S. TIME

Eduardo will be holding Individual Testing Sessions next Tuesday for provisional members, and those with attendance issues (more than 2 absences). Messiah I.T.S.s will take place during Pops rehearsal, and Pops I.T.S.s will take place during Messiah rehearsals. See Cheryl tonight and sign up for a time.

Pops I.T.S.ers should be prepared to sing any part of the Gloria. Messiah I.T.S.ers need to be prepared to sing And He Shall Purify, For Unto Us a Child is Born, His Yolk is Easy, Let Us Break Our Bonds, Since By Man Came Death, and Amen.

POPS TICKET SIGN-UP
ENDS TONIGHT!

All chorus members singing in the Pops concerts are eligible for one complimentary ticket, to the Thursday evening, Sunday afternoon, or Sunday evening concert. Discount tickets are also available for purchase to the same concerts.

If you just want a comp, please sign the comp list in the hall. Please do not sign the list again if you have already signed it!! If you want to purchase tickets to be located with your comp, please do NOT sign the list, but fill out a form on the table in the hall. If you want both a comp and discount tickets that have nothing to do with each other, please do both! Questions? See Cheryl.

MESSIAH TICKET SIGN UP
THIS WEEK AND NEXT

All chorus members singing in the Messiah concerts are eligible for one complimentary ticket. Discount tickets are also available.

If you just want a comp, please sign the comp list in the hall. If you want to purchase tickets to be located with your comp. please do NOT sign the list, but fill out a form on the table in the hall. If you want both a comp and discount tickets that have nothing to do with each other, please do both! Questions? See Cheryl.

Pops participants may purchase discount Messiah tickets, and Messiah participants may purchase discount Pops tickets.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

7:05	Do You Hear What I Hear, arr. Simeone 
7:15	The Twelve Days of Christmas, Itkin
7:25	Gloria, Bass
7:45	Christmas Ornaments, Bass
7:55	Have Yourself a ..., arr. Volpi/Andrews
8:10	Most Wonderful Time of Year, arr. Hayes
8:20	Christmas Sing-Along Medley, arr. Reineke
ATA	We Wish You a Merry Christmas, arr. Harris
8:30	Break
8:45	Surely - 98
8:50	And with his stripes - 102
8:55	All we like sheep - 106
9:05	He trusted in God - 115
9:15	Let us break their bonds - 161
9:25	Hallelujah (from memory) - 171
9:35	And the glory... (from memory) - 11
9:45	Worthy is the Lamb (from memory) - 217

FUND-RAISING THANKS!

A HUGE thank you to those who participated in our Kemah fund-raising: Lisa Trewin, Suzanne Mitchell, Vickie Davis, June Russell, Mary Nepveux, Cecil Lanier, Scott Mermelstein, Beverly Mintz, Laurie Reynolds, Joyce Lewis, Bob Browning, Roger Cutler, Matt Henderson, Debby Grueser, Melissa Hale, Christine Economides, and especially Lee Williams and Sally Hoffecker for heading up the two groups! They had great fun and got wonderful reviews. There may even be some pictures of these folks on the Kemah website, and I am expecting pictures in the mail any day. The chorus will receive funds which will be put into our tour account. Say thanks to these folks for their contribution to the chorus!

The 2 Allen Center opportunities will probably not take place, due to financial issues. Thanks to the many of you who volunteered for that - I will keep you posted!

New Member Auditions
Saturday, January 5
Call Cheryl at 281-980-9842

CONSIDER THE
CHORUS ENDOWMENT

If you make year-end contributions to balance taxes due, consider the Chorus Endowment. In our August workshop and in the October talk on Barber, we began to see the earnings in action. There will be more to come! Your contribution, part of the 2001-2002 campaign, will be matched one-to-one!

COUNCIL MEMBERS,
MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW!

The Chorus Council will meet again on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m., at the home of Charles & Cathy Hausmann. Please let Cheryl know of any items you would like placed on the agenda.

BUY A SCORE, BUY ONE
FOR THE CHORUS LIBRARY!

Many of you are interested in purchasing your Messiah scores. Please consider beefing up the chorus library by paying for two scores. Messiah scores are $8. Thanks!

POPS SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 8:45 p.m.

*PIANO REHEARSAL, Tues., Dec. 11, 7:00 p.m.

*ORCH. REHEARSAL, Wed., Dec. 12, 7:15 p.m.

CONCERT, Thursday, Dec. 13	7:15 p.m. 
CONCERT, Friday, Dec. 14		6:15 p.m.
CONCERT, Saturday, Dec. 15	7:15 p.m.
CONCERT, Sunday, Dec. 16		1:45 p.m.
CONCERT, Sunday, Dec. 16		6:45 p.m.

MESSIAH SCHEDULE

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:00 p.m.

*PIANO REHEARSAL, Tues., Dec. 18, 7:00 p.m.

*ORCH. REHEARSAL, Wed., Dec. 19, 7:15 p.m.
*ORCH. REHEARSAL, Thurs., Dec. 20, 7:15 p.m.

CONCERT, Friday, Dec. 21		7:15 p.m. 
CONCERT, Saturday, Dec. 22	7:15 p.m.
CONCERT, Sunday, Dec. 23		1:45 p.m.
CONCERT, Sunday, Dec. 23		6:45 p.m.



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