Prep 2 Blog

Greetings, Prep 2 Families,

Jazmine, Emily and I were so proud of the Prep 2 singers yesterday! They truly rocked the dress rehearsal, and everyone is in for a big treat at the Spring Concert this Saturday! Please read the very important information below, which includes reminders about the concert and the recitals next week!

All Choir Concert – CONCERT
Saturday, May 14 at First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto
Concert at 1 PM
Singer Call Time: 11:30 AM

Buy your All Choir Concert tickets here! 

Food: Please eat a hearty meal beforehand!

Uniforms: Arrive wearing full concert uniform – red polo shirts tucked into black pants/skirts with black tights and ALL-BLACK shoes-no white socks or tights, please – all black! Please, no bracelets, necklaces, watches, or jewelry of any kind. Hair must be neat and away from the face.

Please note: It is our recommendation that each child should bring a book or a quiet activity to the concert, as they will be waiting in their green room during much of Act 2!

Recitals are NEXT WEEK at FCC (our usual class location) Singers are expected to be in FULL CONCERT UNIFORM. Please arrive 5 min early to drop off dishes:

Monday Prep 2 Class Recital: Monday, May 16 – 4.00-4:45 pm Sign up for the potluck here

Tuesday Prep 2 Class Recital: Tuesday, May 17th – 4.30-5.15 pm Sign up for the potluck here 

Thursday Prep 2 (early) Class Recital: Thursday, May 19th – 4:30-5:15 pm Sign up for the potluck here

Thursday Prep 2 (late) Class Recital: Thursday, May 19th – 5:30-6:15 pm Sign up for the potluck here

Repertoire

Below are links to all the songs the children are singing in the concert and/or their recital. Please listen and review at home!

Kokoleoko

Manx Lullaby

This Shall Be For Music (not Emily’s class)

Great Big Sea (not Emily’s class)

Ratlin’ Bog

Give Us Hope

Come and Sing

See you soon!

Katie, Jazmine, and Emily

May 13, 2016

Week of May 13/ Class # 14

Greetings, Prep 2 Families, Jazmine, Emily and I were so proud of the Prep 2 singers yesterday! They truly rocked the dress rehearsal, and everyone is in for a big treat at the Spring Concert this Saturday! Please read the very important information below, which includes reminders about the concert and the recitals next week! All Choir Concert – CONCERT Saturday, […]
May 6, 2016

Week of May 5/ Class # 13

Greetings, Prep 2 Singers, Thank you for a great week of rehearsing – it was lovely to have almost 100% attendance in spite of our different location. PLEASE NOTE: We are back at our usual location of FCC in Los Altos for the Prep 2 Monday and Tuesday rehearsals. This is in addition to our dress rehearsal on Thursday! The kids are sounding […]
April 29, 2016

Week of April 29/ Class # 12

Greetings, Prep 2 Families! Thank you for another fun and enriching week of music-making in Prep 2. Please read the important information below about upcoming events, and the recaps of what your child is doing in Prep 2 Class! *Important Information About Next Week’s Rehearsal Location* Next week’s rehearsals will NOT be at FCC. All Prep classes will take place […]
April 22, 2016

Week of April 22nd/ Class # 11

Greetings, Prep 2 Families! Thank you for another fun and enriching week of music-making in Prep 2. Please read the important information below about upcoming events, and the recaps of what your child is doing in Prep 2 Class! Concert Season is Coming! We are preparing for two wonderful performances – Prep 2 will be featured in Cantabile’s All-Choir Spring Concert […]
April 15, 2016

Week of April 15th/ Class # 10

Greetings, Prep 2 Families! Thank you for another fun and enriching week of music-making in Prep 2. Please read the important information below about upcoming events, and the recaps of what your child is doing in Prep 2 Class! Concert Season is Coming! We are preparing for two wonderful performances – Prep 2 will be featured in Cantabile’s All-Choir Spring Concert […]
April 8, 2016

Week of April 8/ Class # 9

Greetings, Prep 2 Families! Thank you for another fun and enriching week of music-making in Prep 2. Please read the important information below about upcoming events, and the recaps of what your child is doing in Prep 2 Class! Concert Season is Coming! We are preparing for two wonderful performances – Prep 2 will be featured in Cantabile’s All-Choir Spring Concert […]
April 1, 2016

Week of April 1st/ Class # 8

From Katie (Monday and Tuesday) and Jazmine (Thursday 5:00): We welcomed one another with one of our favorite partner dances from Trinidad and Tobago, I Let Her Go-Go. Have your child teach you this dance and increase the tempo (speed) as you go! The children took turns leading us in various vocal warm-ups, including Scarf Sounds, Tuning Tree, and Bumble […]
March 25, 2016

From Katie (Monday and Tuesday) We welcomed one another with the African-American partner dance and song Way Down Yonder in the School Yard The children then sang one of their favorite opening songs – The Telephone Song – which really displayed the progress they have made vocally, and their growing confidence as performers! We warmed up with Bubbles the Fish, and then the kids took […]