Choral Music



All 6th 7th & 8th Grade Choral Concerts

with Show Choir, Talent Show & Musical Opportunities at RMS

 2018-19

Show Choirs

*You must be a member of choir to audition for show choir. 

*You are not required to be in show choir if you are in choir.

Leaders of the Pack:  Theme:  Newsies                        Ladies of the Pack: Theme:  Girl Power

 

October 23rd Fall Concert RMS/Gym 7PM

6th 7th & 8th Grade Choirs

6th Grade Choir:  Ahrirang & The Mist Covered Mountain.

7th Grade Choi: Amani & On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe

8th Grade Choir:  Der Tanz & Elijah Rock

All Choirs:  Nightmare Before Christmas

 

November 1st  *8th Grade Choir Only*  Millard Choral Festival

MNHS Daytime/4PM

1.     Der Tanz, 2.  Ubi Caritas, 3. Stand Together, 4. Why We Sing

 

November 13th Talent Show RMS/7PM

*Choir members are not required to take part in the Talent Show

 but strongly encouraged to step forward and share your talents.

**Auditions are October 24th & 25th in the choir room.**

 

December 7th Show Choir Staff Breakfast RMS/7AM

 

December 10th Winter Concert RMS/Gym 7PM

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Choirs and Show Choirs

Ladies of the Pack:  Girl Power.  Leaders of the Pack:  Newsies.

6th Grade Choir:  Blue Skies.

7th Grade Choir: What A Wonderful World

8th Grade ChoirHit Me with a Hot Note

All Sing:  a Holiday Sing-A-Long

December 14th Music Tour to Elementary Schools

*This is for Show Choirs, Jazz Band & Orchestra

 

January 11th Nebraska Honor Choir

8th Grade Audition Opportunity- Audition information will be available soon.

 

Show Choir Competitions

January 18th

Millard West’s Music Lives

February 2nd

Patriots Stars on Stage Middle School Festival

Times TBA

 

February 28th  6th, 7th & 8th Grade Concert RMS/GYM 7PM

A Scene from Mary Poppins, Jr.

6th Grade:  Aladdin Medley

7th Grade:  Lion King Medley

8th Grade: The Sound of Music

 

March 13th & 14th Musical at MWHS

Mary Poppins, Jr.

*Choir members are not required to be in the musical, but why wouldn’t you be?

Everyone is welcome & audition will be available in October!

 

April 23rd    6th ,7th  & 8th Choir Concert RMS/GYM 7PM

All grades:  The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Show, A Million Dreams, Never Enough, This is Me & From Now On.

 

 

May 17th *8th Grade Choir Only* performing

8th Grade Honor’s Night Performance RMS/GYM 7PM

The Impossible Dream & Count on Me

 

 

Russell Middle School’s Show Choir Audition

2018

This group is open to all 6th, 7th & 8th grade choir members only.

Rehearsals & Performances:

Show Choir will rehearse at 7:00-7:30 AM twice a week.

You are expected to be on time and must attend all rehearsals unless absent from school or you have made prior arrangements with Mrs. Newlin.

 A parent or student must e-mail Mrs. Newlin and communicate

with her concerning a missed rehearsal. 

Attendance at all performances is MANDATORY!!!

Show Choir Performance Commitment

Dec. 7th * Staff Breakfast * 7:00 AM * RMS Media Center

Dec. 10th    * Choral Concert * 7:00 PM * RMS GYM

Dec. 14th * During the school day: Tour to Elementary Schools and the Oak View Mall”.

Jan. 18th Millard West’s Music Lives Competition *Time TBA

Feb. 2nd  Patriots Stars on Stage Middle School Festival * Time TBA

Outfits:  All members will be required to purchase a costume.

Details about the costumes will be decided soon.

Choreography:  All members will dance during their performances.

Auditions are in the choir room right off the cafeteria.

All 6th grade girls will audition on Tuesday, 8/21 at 7:00 AM.

All 7th grade girls will audition on Wednesday, 8/22 at 7:00 AM.

All 6, 7th & 8th grade BOYS will audition on Thursday, 8/23 at 7:00 AM

All 8th grade girls will audition on Friday, 8/24 at 7:00 AM.

Have this form this completed with $40.00 to help pay for our choreography. 

Bring cash or a check made out to RMS.

Your audition is “America” (My Country ‘Tis of Thee) sung a cappella in the key of your choice. As a large group we will dance to “Can’t Stop the Beat” found on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ojblhvzvjsk&list=PLMr-d2PLsO95ydptpBnsxdQNSKc9iUNU0&index=12

There is a tutorial in the beginning and the audition will start at 5:20 in the recording.

Please read this carefully with your parent.  If you have any questions, please e-mail Mrs. Newlin at Jnewlin@mpsomaha.org or stop in and talk to her. 

Parent and student must sign this sheet.

 

Student Signature_________________________________________________________

 

Parent Signature__________________________________________________________

Name_____________________________  Age_______ Grade _______

 

Parent/Guardian Name(s) ___________________________________________________

 

Home Phone_________________________ Work Phone _________________________

 

Private Instruction:  Please list the number of years you have taken lessons

on any or all of the following.

Piano____   Guitar____ Drums _____ Voice_____ Dance_____

 

Band or String Instruments: _________________________________________________

 

Do you ride the bus? _____ Can you arrange a ride for 7:00 AM rehearsals? _______

 

Please list all school and community musical experiences:

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Important Question!!!  Take time to think about this before answering.

Why is being a member of this group important to you?

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Please circle the voice part you sing.

 

Soprano              Alto                 Baritone

                                    (high female)    (low female)       (all males)

 

 

************************************************************************Please do not write below this line!

Singing in Tune:       1 2 3 4 5     (Correct Notes and Rhythm.)

Easily Heard             1 2 3 4 5     (Soft to Loud)

Dance/Smile/Effort   1 2 3 4 5     (Low to High)

 

Total Score ________

 

 

All 6th 7th & 8th Grade Choral Concerts

with Show Choir, Talent Show & Musical Opportunities at RMS

 2018-19

Show Choirs

*You must be a member of choir to audition for show choir. 

*You are not required to be in show choir if you are in choir.

Leaders of the Pack:  Theme:  Newsies                        Ladies of the Pack: Theme:  Girl Power

 

October 23rd Fall Concert RMS/Gym 7PM

6th 7th & 8th Grade Choirs

6th Grade Choir:  Ahrirang & The Mist Covered Mountain.

7th Grade Choi: Amani & On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe

8th Grade Choir:  Der Tanz & Elijah Rock

All Choirs:  Nightmare Before Christmas

 

November 1st  *8th Grade Choir Only*  Millard Choral Festival

MNHS Daytime/4PM

1.     Der Tanz, 2.  Ubi Caritas, 3. Stand Together, 4. Why We Sing

 

November 13th Talent Show RMS/7PM

*Choir members are not required to take part in the Talent Show

 but strongly encouraged to step forward and share your talents.

**Auditions are October 24th & 25th in the choir room.**

 

December 7th Show Choir Staff Breakfast RMS/7AM

 

December 10th Winter Concert RMS/Gym 7PM

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Choirs and Show Choirs

Ladies of the Pack:  Girl Power.  Leaders of the Pack:  Newsies.

6th Grade Choir:  Blue Skies.

7th Grade Choir: What A Wonderful World

8th Grade ChoirHit Me with a Hot Note

All Sing:  a Holiday Sing-A-Long

 

 

December 14th Music Tour to Elementary Schools

*This is for Show Choirs, Jazz Band & Orchestra

 

January 11th Nebraska Honor Choir

8th Grade Audition Opportunity- Audition information will be available soon.

 

Show Choir Competitions

January 18th

Millard West’s Music Lives

February 2nd

Patriots Stars on Stage Middle School Festival

Times TBA

 

February 28th  6th, 7th & 8th Grade Concert RMS/GYM 7PM

A Scene from Mary Poppins, Jr.

6th Grade:  Aladdin Medley

7th Grade:  Lion King Medley

8th Grade: The Sound of Music

 

March 13th & 14th Musical at MWHS

Mary Poppins, Jr.

*Choir members are not required to be in the musical, but why wouldn’t you be?

Everyone is welcome & audition will be available in October!

 

April 23rd    6th ,7th  & 8th Choir Concert RMS/GYM 7PM

All grades:  The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Show, A Million Dreams, Never Enough, This is Me & From Now On.

 

 

May 17th *8th Grade Choir Only* performing

8th Grade Honor’s Night Performance RMS/GYM 7PM

The Impossible Dream & Count on Me

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