Carmel High School Choir Newsletter - May 22, 2023
23-24 School Year Information
Recording of Parent Meeting and all files for 23-24 School Year:
23-24 Required Forms & To-Do’s
(hyperlinks to all forms available in the
parent resource folder linked above)
1) Complete all required forms below by August 14, 2023
· Student Data Form (please complete this form ASAP!!)
· Contract and Permission Slip
· Travel Code of Conduct (ONLY required for AMB, ACC, SS, & students in the International Italy Choir)
· Angel Sponsorship (optional)
2) Submit initial fees according to Payment Selection by August 31, 2023
3) Subscribe to Carmel Choirs Google Calendar (see directions in Parent Resource Folder)
4) Sign up for Raise Right and start shopping and earning money to offset choir fee RaiseRight Info
5) Notify directors of any foreseen conflicts with performances or rehearsals outside of school
6) Social Media & Communication:
Follow Carmel Choirs Facebook Page
Follow Carmel Choirs Instagram
Students Join Remind: Text your class code to 81010 or join through the Remind App
(groups will begin in June of 2023)
Blue & Gold @23bg24
Greyhound Sound @23gs24
New Edition @23ne24
Select Sound @23ss24
Applied Music @23apm24
Italy Choir @23italy24
7) Get involved this summer:
Help with the Summer Spectacular Show Choir Camp May 30.
Participate in the July 4 Parade.
Sign up for Show Choir Camps of America!
Take voice lessons or participate in other camps to improve your skills.
Work those sight-reading skills!
8) Get choir shoes & undergarments:
Sheer to waist pantyhose in your skin tone
Strapless, skin-tone bra with waist coverage
Summer Camp Helpers needed May 26, 30 & June 2
We are also looking for volunteers to come up to school on Friday, May 26 from 10am-12pm to assist with setting up risers on stage, cleaning up and organizing E157, assembling camper folders, and sorting t-shirts. Please come by to lend a hand!
Spring Concert Photos Wanted
If you took photos before, during, or after the Spring Choir Concert and would like to share them with our choir family, please upload photos and video to the link below. Thank you!
Click here to upload your AMAZING Spring Choir Concert photos!
ALL-STate Show Choir Auditions open till 5/26
After a few years hiatus, the Indiana All State Show Choir has returned! We HIGHLY encourage students who love to sing and dance to audition for this great opportunity!
Details for the Event:
-August 31st - September 2nd
-Chesterton High School in Chesterton, IN
-$75 per selected student participant
-Top 60 students for the entire state of Indiana will be selected from all audition applications with no more than five coming from any given school. All auditions will be reviewed by an unbiased (non-Indiana) panel.
-The audition will consist of both a dance and vocal audition (and all of that material can be found on the website linked below).
-Auditions must be submitted between 5/12-5/26 so don't delay!
-You can find audition information for your students via the website
Carmelfest 4th of July Parade 2023
PArade donations needed
Donations of candy, water, ice & coolers are needed for the annual Carmelfest Fourth of July Parade! Please consider donating. All donations can be brought to the start of the parade route on July 4. More details will be given closer to the time. Thank you for your generosity.
Sign Up For RaiseRight
Typically, when you spend with RaiseRight you are using an e-card or code, but a couple of times a year, we order hard gift cards that people can buy as gift for others, or to use as a reloadable option. Natalie will be ordering gift cards, physical gift cards and reloadable gift cards this week, but orders must be in by May 15th at midnight. Cards will be available to pick up at the spring concert May 18th.
Contact Natalie Oehler with any questions about this program.
Support the Prism Project
2022-2023 Year In Review:
Class of 2023 over the past four years:
Introducing each of our 2023 Seniors:
Recommended Voice Lessons
Show Choir Camps Of America REMIND Group
Carmel Show Choirs Chosen as Guest Performers at SCA 2023
ON-LINE MUSIC THEORY CURRICULUM
Mark Your Calendars!
-Monday, May 22 - ITALY Tour Choir Rehearsal 8am - 9am E157
-Monday, May 22 - Accents 23-24 Leadership Meeting 4:15pm E153
-Monday, May 22 - Ambassadors 23-24 first rehearsal 4:15pm E157
-Monday, May 22 - ITALY Tour choir participant and parent meeting 7pm Auditorium
-Tuesday, May 23 - Accents 22-23 Rehearsal to prep for SCA Performance 10am E157
-Tuesday, May 23 - Meeting in E157 with all students who will be attending Show Choir Camps of America this summer 12pm E157
-Tuesday, May 23 - Accents 22-23 Rehearsal to prep for SCA Performance 4:15pm E157
-Wednesday, May 24 - Accents 23-24 first rehearsal 10am - 11:45am
-Wednesday, May 24 - Summer Spec Show Choir Camp Volunteer Meeting for all counselors & students signed up to help with registration day 12pm E157
-May 30 – June 2 – CHS Summer Spectacular Show Choir Camp
-June 1 - Accents 22-23 Rehearsal for SCA Performance 6-8pm E157
-June 15 - Accents 22-23 Rehearsal for SCA Performance 5-9pm E157
-July 3 - Carmelfest Parade Rehearsal and T-shirt pick up 12-1pm
-July 3 - ITALY Tour Choir Rehearsal 1-4pm
-July 4 - Carmelfest Parade 8am - 12pm
-June 18 - Accents perform at Show Choir Camps of America - Millikin University
-July 9 - Ambassadors perform at Show Choir Camps of America - Heidelberg University
Join Raise Right to Offset Choir Fees
Important Information For Choir Families
Support Carmel Choirs
Become an ANGEL Sponsor
Link your Kroger Card to OVATION
Become a corporate sponsor or advertise in our programs
Choir Fee Information
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about fees and payments
Contact your individual director with requests for financial aid or alternate payment plans
Subscribe to the 23-24 Carmel Choirs Google Calendar
OVATION BOARD Contact List
Follow Carmel Choirs on Social Media
Carmel Choirs Page: https://www.facebook.com/carmelchoirs
Accents Parent Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/659467005135997
Ambassadors Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/408734471256762
Expressions Parent Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/612950540536026
Greyhound Sound Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1174477839775065
Select Sound Parent Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/584387426077001
Contact the Choir Directors
Mr. Kyle Barker (Ambassadors, Allegro, Greyhound Sound, Counterpoints)
Mrs. Anna DeBard (New Edition, Rhapsody, Applied Music)