Chorus Boosters Monthly Newsletter

OCTOBER 2022 - Mandarin Middle School Chorus Boosters


As posted on TEAMS: Fill out the online form, then if chosen, come get paperwork from Mrs. Crumrine and pay your fees through school cash (will be posted soon) - This event is such a good time - don't miss it!

Uniform, Rehearsal & Day of Performance Information


All Groups will wear the Casual Uniform for the Fall Concert:

  • Mandarin Music Makers T-shirt (New Students & Students who specified needing a new shirt will receive their T-shirts prior to the concert)
  • Jeans (no holes of any kind)
  • Nice Shoes (dress shoes/ sneakers are okay as long as they are closed toe.)


There will be a morning rehearsal on Friday, 10/21/22 at 8:00 AM sharp

  • In the auditorium
  • Enter through the bus rider parking lot


Call for Students is at 6:00 PM

  • All students should arrive in uniform and enter through the auditorium side door

Fall Concert ~Flower Sale~

The Mandarin Music Makers will be selling carnations before the concert and during intermission. All proceeds benefit the Mandarin Music Makers and the Performing Arts programs at Mandarin Middle School.

Carnations- (1) Flower for $2.00 or (3) Flowers for $5.00

Cash or Check Payment Only

Fall Concert - Volunteer & Donation Opportunities

MMS Chorus Booster ~ October Board Meeting

Thursday, October 13, 2022

8:00 PM via Zoom Meeting

Monthly Chorus Boosters Board Meeting

Will be conducted via zoom

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 944 117 7657
Passcode: PR1vkZ

Big picture

For the 2022-2023 school year the Mandarin Music Makers will share a message

of positivity, hope and kindness each month with our 'Choose' Campaign.

For the Month of October and everyday we will...



Wear and Share ORANGE to prevent bullying and promote

KINDNESS, Acceptance & Inclusion



12th Annual Jacksonville Sings! Honor Chorus Invitational

Congratulations to the MMS Mandarin Music Makers who were invited to participate in the 12th Annual JaxSings! Chorus Invitational!

Invited Student Performers:

Joseph Sherman - Baritone

Kaitlynn Thomas - S1

Audrey Hall - S2

Addie Larson - S1

Ben Levinson - Alto

Mason Diehl - Alto

Myla Duran - S2

Isabella Smith-Sosa - S2

Gage Graves - Alto

Taytum Johnson - S1

The event was held at UNF in the Lazzara Performance Hall, on Saturday, September 24, 2022. The UNF Chamber Singers, UNF Percussion Ensemble and over 100 young choristers joined their voices to sing works by composers such as Andrea Ramsey and Coty Raven-Morris.

Visit our website at to make a donation to support our choral programs today!

2022-2023 Music Lab Fees

Each student is responsible for their Music Lab Fee $40.

This fee covers the purchase of music, supplies, uniform, transportation, special event food, fees, incentives, piano tuning, masks, etc.

Please note:

  • Fundraising is an optional way to pay for the lab fee

  • Donations are WELCOME

Check payments - payable to MMS Chorus Boosters

(additional payment methods will be forthcoming)

If you have questions please let us know! ​

Tri-M Honor Society

What is Tri-M?

The Tri-M Music Honor Society is an NAfME program that recognizes outstanding music students in secondary level school. Tri-M activities increase students' school and community involvement with music. Tri-M members are selected based on their academic and musical achievement as well as on their strength of character.

***Keep a look out on TEAMS for the application for new members!***

Chorus Boosters Call for Volunteers 2022-2023!

Calling ALL Chorus, Orchestra, & Musical Theatre Parents~

Are you interested in being more involved with the Performing Arts program at Mandarin Middle School? Do you have extra time that you can donate to helping the Mandarin Music Makers have a successful 2022-2023 School Year?

If so, please let us know we would love to have you on our team!

Want to Volunteer or Chaperone this School Year? Complete Your Volunteer Registration Today!

Become a volunteer in three easy steps.

1. Complete the volunteer background screening online at

Once submitted, volunteer applications typically take between 5-10 business days to process.

2. Contact the Department of Family and Community Engagement at (904) 390-2960 to check the status of your volunteer application. Reminder: The district no longer issues volunteer cards.

3. Please remember to sign in and out using the Volunteer Sign-in Book in the front office.

Additional FAQ:

Please Note: If submitting your application from a mobile device or tablet, your application may not come through. Please submit your application from a desktop or laptop computer.

About us~

We are very lucky to have a supportive parent organization to help you with any questions or concerns you make have. All are welcome to join. Aside from monthly meetings, they also run our accounting for the chorus.

Our 2022-2023 Executive Board:

  • President ~ Keri Welton
  • Vice President ~ Open
  • Treasurer ~ Christie Sipe
  • Secretary ~ Amy Levinson
  • Fundraising ~ Open
  • Committee Chairs ~
  • -------Volunteers & Chaperones ~ Laura Cazalas
  • Members At Large ~
  • -------Support ~ Flo Del Pilar