VIVA! YEAR’S OUTLINE: 2016-17 Season – Draft #11 – April 28, 2017

This outline is available on the website at all times.

Please make a note of all your child’s rehearsal times, concerts and mandatory dress rehearsals.

We appreciate your commitment!

 

VIVA!’s Choirs:

Preparatory Chorus – Conductor: Susan Suchard (ages 4-6)

Junior Choir – Conductor: Laura Menard (ages 6+)

Main Chorus – Conductor: Carol Woodward Ratzlaff (ages 9+)

SATB Chamber Youth Choir – Conductors: Carol Woodward Ratzlaff and Brad Ratzlaff

ECS Chorus – Amy Gottung and Lizzie Lavado

 

Monday Rehearsal Times:

Sign in for Preps in the Circles Room from 4:30 to 4:45 – Pickup Snack Bags and hand in Forms in the Studio

Sign in for Junior in the Studio from 4:30 to 4:45

Preparatory Chorus Rehearsal 4:45 to 5:45

Junior Choir Rehearsal 4:45-6 pm (Includes Junior Choir Theory Program)

Sign in for Main Chorus in the Studio from 5:15 to 5:30

Main Chorus Rehearsal 5:30 to 7:30 in the Studio from 5:30 – ending in the Gym

(Theory Program will be delivered within the context of Main Chorus rehearsal.

CYC members who participate in Theory classes will arrange to join Main Chorus Theory at 6:40 pm)

ECS Chorus Rehearsal 6:15 to 7:30 in the Chapel

Chamber Youth Choir Rehearsal 7:30 to 8:45 in the Chapel

 

Dates to note:

Term 2:

Saturday Jan 7 – Auditions for new singers for Term 2, which begins on January 9

Jan 9 – Regular Rehearsals

Jan 16 – Regular Rehearsals & Photo Day – All wear VIVA! uniforms – Last day to sign up for Term 2 Private Voice Lessons

Jan 23 – Regular Rehearsals – Term Two Private Voice Lessons Begin – Vocal Coaching begins

Friday Jan 27 – in the evening – 7 to 9 PM – Spanish Fiesta! (Tour Fundraiser) – in the Gym

Jan 30 – Regular Rehearsals

Feb 6 – Regular Rehearsals

Saturday Feb 11 – 4 to 6:30 pm – Bowlathon Fundraiser – Each bowler raises a minimum of $50 in pledges – Pizza, Prizes and Fun for All! – at Bathurst Bowlerama

Feb 13 – Regular Rehearsals

Feb. 20 – Family Day – No rehearsals

Feb 27 – Regular Rehearsals

March 13 – March Break – NO Rehearsals

March 20 – Regular Rehearsals – NO Private Voice Lessons

March 27 – Regular Rehearsals

Friday March 31 – 6 to 8 pm – Family Games and Soup Night – Ukelele Workshop, Spanish Songs and Dances, Board Games with Pot Luck Sandwiches and Complimentary Soup

April 3 – Regular Rehearsals – Bring a Friend to Choir Day and 5:30 to 6 pm Prep/Junior Orff Showcase – Parents invited to attend

April 10 – Regular Rehearsals

Apr 17 – Easter School Holiday – NO Rehearsals

April 24 – Regular Rehearsals

May 1  – Regular Rehearsals for ECS, Main and CYC – and Preps and Juniors do a Mini-Concert at a Retirement Home close to Trinity St. Paul’s – call time 4:30 & pick up time 6 pm

Friday May 5 – Main Chorus Movie Night – postponed to June 2017

Saturday May 6 – Early Auditions for 2017/18 Season

May 8 – Regular Rehearsals

Wednesday May 10 – Annual Fundraising Dinner Gala VIVA! España! Featuring songs from the hit Broadway musical Man of La Mancha – Chamber  Choir Performs

Sunday May 14 – 3 to 4 pm – Solo Recital for all students taking Private Voice Lessons from VIVA!

May 15 – Regular Rehearsals

May 22 – Victoria Day – NO Rehearsals

Friday May 26 – Mandatory Dress Rehearsal for All – 5 to 7 pm in Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity St. Paul’s – Preps and Juniors will be released early – release time TBA

Saturday May 27 – Spring Concert for All – 5:30 call for 6:30 pm concert in Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity St. Paul’s

Monday May 29 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm- Theory Help Session #3

No Regular Rehearsals in June – Tour Rehearsals only

June 5 – 5 to 7 pm – Rehearsal for Tour Participants only

June 12 – 5 to 7 pm – Rehearsal for Tour Participants only

June 19 – 5 to 7 pm – Rehearsal for Tour Participants only

June 26 – 5 to 7 pm – Rehearsal for Tour Participants only

July 16, 2017 –  Tour Concert – 4:30 Dress Rehearsal  for 7 pm Concert

July 2017 – Tour to Barcelona