TMHS Wildcat Choir Jan 9-13

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This week at a glance...

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to our 2 returning All-State Choir members, Yerim Colin, 2nd Chair Mixed Choir, and Huy Nguyen, 2nd Chair Tenor/Bass Choir!

Solo and Ensemble

Solo and Ensemble is quickly approaching on February 4th, 2023. We will be taking a bus to College Park High School that morning.


You do have to be eligible to sing in a solo or in an ensemble.


Fees for Solos are as follows:

Class 2 or 3 Solo - $25

Class 1 Solo - $30

Ensemble - $10


We will invoice any fees next week through SchoolCashonline, but students may also use points to pay for solo and ensemble fees.

Pop Show

The TMHS Pop Show is quickly approaching! We wanted to draw your attention to the following dates that ALL eligible choir students will performing in our pop show. We will have THREE performance dates this year, all of which are major grade performances. The schedule is below. It has been recently changed!


Monday, February 13 - Pop Show Tech, Soloists only, 5:00-9:00

Tuesday, February 14 - Pop Show Tech, ALL STUDENTS, 5:00-9:00

Wednesday, February 15 - Pop Show Dress Rehearsal, ALL STUDENTS, 3:00-9:00

Thursday, February 16 - Pop Show Performance, ALL STUDENTS, 7pm, call time 4:00pm

Friday, February 17 - Pop Show Performance, ALL STUDENTS, 7pm, call time 4:00pm

Saturday, February 18 - Pop Show Performance, ALL STUDENTS, 7pm, call time 4:00pm

Choir Girls Night!

Join us for Choir Girls Night with all ladies from TMHS, GLJH, and WWJH on Friday, January 13th from 5:00-7:00pm. There will be pizza, karaoke, games, and more! Students can bring $3 to purchase 2 slices of pizza and a water bottle. We hope to see you there!

Choir Guys Night!

Join us for Choir Guys Night with all guys from TMHS, GLJH, and WWJH on Friday, January 20th from 5:00-7:00pm. There will be pizza, games, and more! Students can bring $5 to purchase half of a pizza and a water bottle. We hope to see you there!

Voice Lessons

We still have a couple of spots available in our private voice studios for this semester, particularly in Belles and Dudes! This is an incredible opportunity for students to learn one-on-one with an experienced private instructor to grow as a musician, as well as gain confidence as an individual. The concentration on individualized vocal technique benefits students in all areas of vocal music, including Pop Show and Musicals.


We have two music-degreed private instructors who have performed on various stages throughout the world. During the school year, we have at least two solo competition opportunities for students to compete in, and a recital at the end of the year to showcase their talents to family and friends. The students who participate in a private voice studio will also benefit by including their successes in various competitions on their college application, regardless of their pursued major. In addition, many universities have scholarships for non-music majors that these students would be eligible for.


Students receive 23-minute lessons once a week, at a rate of $24 per lesson paid directly to the private instructor. This is a bargain in comparison to the usual $35-50 lessons from outside vocal coaches! Lessons occur during class time, so there is no conflict with after school tutorials or events. You may also use fundraising points to help cover voice lessons as well!


If your student is interested in beginning lessons this semester, please let us know!

Worlds Finest Chocolate Fundraiser

We still have about 20 boxes of chocolate left to sell, in addition to the boxes currently checked out by students. If you have boxes of chocolate at home, please make sure you are selling the chocolate and returning the envelope and money to the Choir room. If your student would like to sell more chocolate, please have them get a box tomorrow during their class period!

January Trip Payments

The next trip payment is due Sunday, January 15. You can make that payment below or request points. Please remember that students must have earned these service points by selling chocolates, delivering flags, or distributing flyers.

Pop Show Advertisements

As crazy as it sounds, we are already halfway through the year, and Pop Show is just six weeks away. One of our traditions is our full-color program, and this is a great way to support the program while celebrating your student. You can purchase a variety of sizes of “ad space” in our program as a family or business. Below is the ad rate sheet for reference, and you can purchase your ad by clicking the link below.

Send all artwork to tmhswildcatchoir@gmail.com

Some example pages from last year’s program are also below as a reference. If you’d like some help, you can email our expert at rob.pinkasavage@gmail.com

All artwork is due Friday, January 20, so don’t delay!

Flag Fundraiser

Support our choir through our flag fundraiser. Choir students place flags throughout TMHS neighborhoods six holidays each year. You can check it out below!


Our next flag Holiday is February 11th.

Section of the Week

Section of the week will resume this week!

Choir Student College Acceptances

As we continue the school year, we wanted to highlight our seniors who have applied and been accepted to various Universities around the country. Congratulations to all!
Ella Brown - SHSU

Kadynce Royer - SHSU

Reagan Maxwell - UNT, SHSU

Julietta Townsend - SHSU

Sydney Lopez Martinez - OU, UNM, UA, MSU, NAU, ASU

Logan Brown - UNT, TXST

Kai Miller - UT Austin

Makayla Padalino -TXST

Kaylee Caudle - Rice

Jayne Banda - TXST

Avery Budzisz - TXST

Kaylee Miller - FAU, UCF

Yerim Colin - Harvard, UT Austin

Mikaela Pearson - UMAINE

TMHS Choir List of Spring Events

Saturday, January 7 - Area Auditions @ The Woodlands HS

Friday, January 13 - Girl’s Night! @ Tomball Memorial HS, 5:00-7:00

Monday, January 16 - No School, MLK Day

Friday, January 20 - Guy’s Night! @ Tomball Memorial HS, 5:00-7:00

Monday, January 23 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm
Monday, January 30 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Saturday, February 4 - Solo and Ensemble @ College Park HS

Monday, February 6 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Monday, February 13 - Pop Show Tech, ALL SOLOISTS, 5:00-9:00

Tuesday, February 14 - Pop Show Tech, ALL STUDENTS, 5:00-9:00

Wednesday, February 15 - Pop Show Dress Rehearsal, ALL STUDENTS, 3:00-9:00

Thursday, February 16 - Pop Show Performance, ALL STUDENTS, 7:00pm, call time 4:00pm

Friday, February 17 - Pop Show Performance, ALL STUDENTS, 7:00pm, call time 4:00pm

Saturday, February 18 - Pop Show Performance, ALL STUDENTS, 7:00pm, call time 4:00pm

Thursday, February 23 - The Major Chords Pre-MadFest Concert @ The Centrum (6823 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, TX 77379, 7:00pm

Friday, February 24 - Coffee House submissions due to google drive

Monday, February 27 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Friday-Saturday, March 3-4 - The Major Chords compete at MadFest in San Antonio

Monday, March 6 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Friday, March 24 - Coffee House @TMHS Cafeteria, 7:00pm

Saturday, March 25 - A&M Singing Cadets Concert @TMHS Auditorium, 6:30pm

Monday, March 27 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Thursday, March 30 - Pre-UIL @TMHS, ALL STUDENTS , 5:00-9:00pm

Monday, April 3 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Wednesday, April 5 - San Antonio Trip Rehearsal, 3:00-4:30pm

Monday, April 10 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Wednesday, April 12 - San Antonio Trip Rehearsal, 3:00-4:30pm

Thursday-Sunday, April 13-16 - San Antonio Spring Trip!

Monday, April 17 - Chorale Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Tuesday-Wednesday, April 18-19 - Non-Varsity UIL, Times TBD

Thursday-Friday, April 20-21 - Varsity UIL, Times TBD

Saturday, April 29 - TMHS Choir Banquet @ TISD Event Center, 7:00pm

Monday, May 8 - Spring Voice Recital, Times TBD

Thursday, May 11 - Senior Recognition Concert (Spring Concert), 7:00pm

Monday, May 15 - New Chorale/Chamber Members Rehearsal, 5:00-7:00pm

Tuesday, May 16 - Combined Choir Council Meeting, 3:00pm

2022-2023 Bell Schedule

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