Choir Weekly Reminders

Week of May 9, 2016

Happy Mother's Day!!!!!

Upcoming Events

Celebration Auditions May 9th 4:30-7:30 (moved to the fall semester)

Celebration Audition Callbacks May 11th 4:30-6:30 (moved to the fall semester)

PSHS Chamber Auditions May 12th

Turn in choir uniforms May 13th 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Music Corp Audition May 16th

8th Grade Pep Rally period 1-4 May 16th (A Cappella Only) wear "blue" choir shirt

Choir Officer Interviews May 17th 4:30-5:45 and study hall c and d

Music Corp Callback May 19th

Feature Solo Auditions for Spring Show May 20th 4:30-6:00 (signup sheet in the choir room)

Choir Banquet May 21st 7:00-11:00 Hilton Garden Inn Allen (Handout on Monday)

Spring Show Dress Rehearsal May 25th 5:00-7:30

Spring Show May 26th 7:00

Happy Birthday!!!!!

Trent McDonald May 9th

Caitlin Cooper May 10th

Carley Clement May 10th

Victoria Harris May 11th

Chrisy Crowley 15th

Choir Banquet May 21st

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Allen

Attire: Semi-Formal

Cost: $35

Students will turn in the handout and their money to secure their banquet ticket. Students can bring a date as long as they are a PISD student. The for and money is due May 13th .

Feature Solo and Group Acts Auditions on May 20th

Please click the link below to sign up for an audition time.

End of the Year Banquet Video

Please send all choir pictures for the end of the year video to

All pictures are due Friday May 13th

All-State Choir Camps

Now is the time to consider signing up for an All-State Choir Camp. I have listed a few camps in the area and the link to their websites. Students that attend All-State camps learn the All-State music before school starts and are miles ahead of the competition for the coming school year.

TCU All-State Camp

UNT All-State Camp

UTA All-State Camp

Texas Tech All-State Camp

Baylor All-State Camp is currently full and only accepting waitlisted men at this time

Collin County All-State Camp at Plano Senior High School

The Collin County All-State Choir Workshop

July 18th- 20th

9:00a.m. - 12:00pm

Calling all singers! The time has come again to register for the annual Collin County All-State Choir Workshop. Come be a part of what is quickly becoming one of North Texas’ finest all-state choir workshops. Begin your fall semester already prepared for the 2016-2017 Texas Music Educators Association All-State Choir Auditions. You can be “auditions ahead of others.” Don’t wait…register now!

For your investment you will receive:

· The TMEA All-State Choir Music for 2016-2017

· A total of 9 hours of superb professional vocal training on the music

· Sight-Reading auditioning skills and helpful hints

· TMEA Conductor’s Notes on the audition music (the inside notes from the conductor)

· Snacks and water

· 20 min. private voice coaching (please add $25.00 to your registration fee)

Over 75 % of students who have participated in this camp have gone on to make their region choir and on to the Texas All State Choir- You could be next J

The workshop will be held at Plano Senior High School, in the Fine Arts Building (building D). The address for Plano SH is- 2200 Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX, 75075.


Updates on Sam!!!

Many of you have been asking about our dear Sam Loeffler and how he is doing. Although many students and parents read the blog, there are some that would like to have access to the link.

Weekly Reminder Pictures

If you have any pictures you would like to submit for our weekly newsletter please submit them to Mrs. Porter by Friday of each week.