Archive for June, 2014

Respira at CISD Convocation – UPDATED

Respira Members – We will no longer be performing at Convocation on the morning of August 19th to make some additional room for District Events.  Thanks for your flexibility.

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Respira Information 2014-2015

Respira Members,

Happy Summer! My name is Casey Carruth, and I am the new assistant choir director at CHS. I am THRILLED to be joining the Coppell choir team for next year!

PLEASE CAREFULLY READ this packet with your parents: https://db.tt/At4S3n4V

Some information for you:

1. Show Choir Camp is scheduled for August 11-14, and is required. If you have a conflict with these dates, please contact Mr. Brown or Mr. Carruth as soon as possible.
2. Above you will find a link to the Respira packet for the 14-15 school year. Please read though it carefully, and have the signed form to turn in at the first rehearsal of Show Choir Camp on August 11.
3. As a member of Respira, you are expected to be a part of the CISD All-State Choir Camp held August 19th-21st, 4-9 PM, as much as you can. This is an awesome opportunity to get started on the All-State music before school starts!
4. Respira is possibly singing at the yearly CISD Convocation on August 19th. Please keep this morning open, and we will confirm this event as soon as possible.
5. We will also be performing for the CHS Fish Camp during Show Choir Camp week. Let’s give the new students a big welcome!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mr. Brown (jbrown@coppellisd.com) or Mr. Carruth (ccarruth@coppellisd.com). We are looking forward to an amazing school year!

Thank you,

Casey Carruth
Assistant Director of Choirs
Coppell High School

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Madrigal 2014-2015 Information

Dear CHS Madrigal Parents and Students,

First CONGRATS on being a part of this prestigious group!  You are to be commended for all you have done to arrive at a place where you are selected for Madrigals.  I am sure we will have a wonderful year.
Here are some dates to add to your calendars:
1. CISD All-State Camp – August 18-21 4 to 9 PM – Madrigals are strongly encouraged to attend this camp (or at least part of it) to give leadership to our younger singers.  Plus its FUN!
2. Madrigal Fall Retreat – August 22 and 23 – 2 to 9 PM – REQUIRED
3. Online Drama Auditions – Submit video by July 15 (Audition Materials will be sent out soon).  You will need to make a video online and send a link to it to Mr. Brown by email.  There are likely to be less parts this year than in the past, so be sure to submit ON TIME.  This includes King and Queen which are auditioned.  The skit will need to be memorized at the Saturday evening of the Fall Retreat.
4.  Uniform Check – September 12 – Be sure to plan to have your uniform to wear and show to Mr. Brown during class on this day.   Girls, please get with Priya Desai to coordinate uniform colors.  We have patterns in the choir uniform room that can be checked out with Mr. Brown.
Madrigal Parent and Student Meeting – September 9th – REQUIRED One parent in attendance for every student.  All Parents will select their volunteer duties at this meeting for the Feast.  If you are interested in being a Coordinator, or Co-Coordinator you can reply to this email. 
5. Madrigal Feast – November 21 and 22 – So block out these dates and the week of on your calendars.  Start telling family and friends.
Please let me know if you have any questions!  I am sure this will be a wonderful year!
Joshua Brown
Director of Choirs
Coppell High School

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Vocal Majority Opportunity

VM

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Schola Sing

Schola Sing

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Graduation Information 2014

A Cappella Singers and Parents,

Click here for information for both Graduation Ceremonies this week.  Please let me know if you have any questions!
Thanks!
Joshua Brown
Director of Choirs
Coppell High School

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Vivace Show DVD Information

DVDs of the Vivace! Spring Show on May 30 & 31, 2014 are available through the Coppell HS KCBY program.  DVDs are $20 each and can be ordered by completing this form.  Please deliver the form and payment to Irma Kennedy in the CHS KCBY room A108.  Checks can be made payable to “KCBY-TV”.  DVDs should be delivered by the end of school.  If not, they will be mailed to customer.

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