Laney Armstrong

Dear Ensemble Singers,

Concert week is upon us! Please read below for all the details you need about next week’s rehearsal and concert. Practice, Practice, Practice!!!

  • NO Rehearsal Wednesday, 5/11
  • All-Choir Dress Rehearsal–Thursday, 5/12
    • Location: First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto (625 Hamilton Ave)
    • Call Time: 4:45pm
    • Release Time: 7:30pm
    • Dress: Full Concert Uniform
    • Please bring: Your binder, water
  • All-Choir Concert–Saturday, 5/14
    • Location: First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto (625 Hamilton Ave)
    • Call Time: 11:30am
    • Concert: 1pm
    • Dress: Full Concert Uniform–Please arrive dressed
    • There will be a light snack provided. Please bring a heartier lunch with you to eat in between the rehearsal and concert

Action Items for Next Week:

Review memory on everything! Everything!

All pieces below will be sung at:

All-Choir Concert, Saturday 14 May 2016

Piece Who is singing at concert? Action for 5/4
Eu e Você Ensemble only Review Memory
Loch Lomond Ensemble only Review Memory
The Quiet Land of Erin Ensemble only MEMORIZE
Like a Singing Bird With Intermediate Review Memory–especially last section
El Pambiche Lento With Vocalise and Intermediate Review
Give Us Hope All Choirs Review
Come and Sing All Choirs Review

See you Thursday!

May 5, 2016

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May 3, 2016

May 2, 2016/Rehearsal #16

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April 29, 2016

April 25, 2016/Rehearsal #15

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April 29, 2016

April 27, 2016/Rehearsal #16

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April 21, 2016

April 20, 2016/Rehearsal #15

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April 21, 2016

April 18, 2016/Rehearsal #14

Dear Bravi/VTG Singers, Thank you for your wonderful hard work on Monday. It was a pleasure to work with you a bit on my own. Please check the Vocalise blog for details about what we did all together. It is important you also go there and look at that information. Go now! Then come back here! Alone, we mostly worked […]
April 21, 2016

April 18, 2016/Rehearsal #14

Dear Vocalise Singers, Thank you for your wonderful hard work on Monday. We are getting closer and closer to our last concerts of the year and you are sounding great. Please keep working on memory so that interpretation can flow! Announcements and Assignments:   When singing SATB music (Tristeza, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Double Shot), please use the following divisi: […]
April 14, 2016

April 13, 2016/Rehearsal #14

Dear Ensemble Singers, This week we started on repertoire for our Spring Concert. Please use the guidelines below for practice and be sure to review specific assignments. I will have a schedule for memory next week! Here is the schedule for now through the All-Choir Concert. Please use it to prepare for rehearsal! EnsembleSpringConcertRehearsalPlan2016 (1) Action Items for Next Week: Musicianship […]