Prairie View Choir

Prairie View Choir

Choir
The goal of the Prairie View Choir is to provide and enriched performance experience for 4th and 5th grade students.  The ensemble seeks to challenge students who seek a high level of musicianship and musical performance.

(Choir is available for 4th & 5th grade students from Sept.-Dec.)

2017 REGISTRATION/INFO.

Email and Text messages via Remind will be used to communicate important Choir information. Parents will need to sign up for both to ensure that they are up to date on all choir information. Standard text messaging fees will apply as determined by your cell phone company.

To sign up for email messages: Send an email to pvec@mail.remind.com (you can leave the subject blank)

To sign up for text messages: Text @pvec to (646) 679-2411 

For more detailed information and instructions about remind please click on the link below. 

Directions for signing up to receive choir info. via text messages and email.

Please check your email on a regular basis. If your email address changes, be sure to send Mrs. Nassiff your new information. If you are not receiving emails or text messages about choir information after choir registration is complete and rehearsals have begun, please contact Mrs. Nassiff.


Choir Procedures and Requirements

The Choir will be performing their annual Choir Musical in Dec.  Choir students will have two options for participation.

1. CHORUS MEMBERS
(SINGING AND DOING CHOREOGRAPHY ON THE RISERS)

REQUIREMENTS FOR CHORUS MEMBERS:

*ATTEND WEEKLY MORNING REHEARSALS TO LEARN MUSIC AND CHOREOGRAPHY
*ATTEND DAILY AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS FROM 3-5 P.M. THE WEEK BEFORE THE SHOW
*ATTEND THE DRESS REHEARSAL ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16TH FROM 9 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

OR

2. SPECIAL ROLES (ACTING, DANCING, SOLOS, ETC.)
STUDENTS MUST AUDITION FOR THESE ROLES.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL ROLES:

*ATTEND WEEKLY MORNING REHEARSALS TO LEARN MUSIC
*ATTEND AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS ON MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS FROM 3-5 P.M. TO REHEARSE THEIR SPECIAL ROLE
*ATTEND DAILY AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALSFROM 3-5 P.M.  FOR THE FINALTWO WEEKS BEFORE THE SHOW
*ATTEND THE DRESS REHEARSAL ON SATURDAY, DEC. 16TH  FROM 9 A.M.-3:30 P.M.

MORNING REHEARSAL TIMES

4th Grade Choir: Wednesday mornings from 7:10-7:40 a.m.

5th Grade Choir: Thursday mornings from 7:10-7:40 a.m.

Combined choir rehearsals for ALL choir students will take place on Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7:10-7:40 a.m. close to performance dates as needed.

Parents will be notified in advance of dates and times for any extra morning and after school rehearsals that may be needed.

ATTENDANCE

Students will only be permitted  2 unexcused absences from choir. More than two unexcused absences or excessive absences of any type that would keep students from learning their music and being prepared for performances will result in the child being removed from choir. 

Illness and family emergencies will be considered excused absences. Please send an email/note with the reason for your child's absence within 24 hours. Absences without a note will not be excused.

Other absences may be submitted for approval as excused by sending Mrs. Nassiff a note/email stating the reason for the absence. She will let you know if the absence is excused.

Communicating any special situations, unforeseen circumstances, etc. will allow me to work with you and ensure the success of your child.

BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS

Choir students must have good citizenship in all classrooms, as well as all choir rehearsals and activities. Student's who have received two of the following in any combination-notes/emails/phone calls/parent/teacher face to face conversations- about inappropriate behavior during choir rehearsals and activities may be asked to no longer participate in choir when a 3rd contact is made.

GRADE EXPECTATIONS

Choir students must maintain passing grades of 70+ in ALL classes and complete and turn in all class work to participate in choir.

COMMUNICATION

Communication is critical  to make sure you are up to date on all Choir information.  Please see the instructions for signing up for  emails and text messages via REMIND at the top of this page. 
Please check the Choir Website, your e-mail and text messages on a regular basis for updated performance dates, times and other important information.

Choir Performance Dates:

School Performance--Dec. 18, 2017 @ 1:30 pm in the PVE Cafeteria 
Students need to have all their costumes at school for this
show.

Holiday Musical--Tues., Dec. 19, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. in the PVE Cafeteria

 All  Special Roles arrive at 4:45 p.m. for costumes and make up. 
Chorus Members arrive by 5:30 p.m. for warm up. 


Optional Performances-TBD

Other optional performance opportunities may arise during the semester. You will be notified of dates, times and information as soon as it is available. There may be a cost to participate in some optional performances.

 

Choir Fees

The Choir fee is $25. This allows us to purchase t-shirts, music, supplies, etc.  Please send $25 CASH by September 15th in an envelope marked with your child's first and last name and their home room teacher.  Please contact Mrs. Nassiff if financial assistance  is needed. If you would like to make a donation or scholarship a child, please send the donationscholarship in the envelope with your child's fee and a note stating the amount of the donation. Any donations would be GREATLY appreciated!


Choir Notes

Music Notes

(CHECK BACK FOR  2017 UPDATED MUSICAL REHEARSAL SCHEDULE)


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Monday, Dec. 4th, Tuesday-Dec. 5th, Wednesday-Dec.6th, Thursday-Dec. 7th, Friday-Dec. 8th-
ALL CAST MEMBERS-3-5 pm

Monday-Dec. 11th, Tuesday-Dec. 12th, Wednesday-Dec. 13th, Thursday-Dec. 14th, Friday, Dec. 15th----ALL CAST AND CHORUS MEMBERS-3-5 PM

Saturday, Dec. 16th-9 am-4 pm-Dress Rehearsal for ALL CAST AND CHORUS MEMBERS

Monday, Dec. 18th- 1:30 p.m. School Performance for ALL CAST AND CHOIR MEMBERS AND after school rehearsal from 3-5 pm

Tuesday, Dec. 19th-PERFORMANCE-ALL CAST NEEDS TO BE AT SCHOOL NO LATER THAN 4:45 PM. CHORUS MEMBERS NO LATER THAN 5:30 PM. THE PERFORMANCE BEGINS AT 6 PM.

All rehearsals are from 3:00-5 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Pick up will be on the side of the building where the buses drop off (Between Prairie View and Chisholm Trail). Please bring a drink and a snack to rehearsal as well as your script and a pencil.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Nassiff @ (817) 215-0562 or mnassiff@nisdtx.org.