Friday, July 29 from 10 am to 12 pm there will be an All State Clinic at
Oak Ridge High School 9th grade campus (The clinic will now be at Irons JH located off of 242). Students will be able to start learning the repertoire for the first round of auditions. If you need music, the directors will have extra packets with them. Bring water and a pencil!
To register use the link below:
GO Flags has our last placements for the 2021-2022 season over the summer. We need spots filled ASAP! Remember, you receive a point towards your letter jacket when you participate in GO Flags. Thank you to those that have helped and continue to do so. Choir Officers for 22-23 or those interested in running for officer the following year should consider participating. Thank you for leading by example. The more people that participate, the more money we receive for the choir. Use the link below to sign up. Information is found on that website and the organizers will reach out to you over the summer once you sign up. Once again, thank you for helping!
Flag posting: July 2
Flag pick-up: July 9
GO Flags July 4th
For any Grand Oaks and Oak Ridge Alumni wanting to sing Why We Sing on Friday, May 13 at 7:00. Use the link below to read the music and refresh on your parts. If you just sing melody, that’s great. Hope to see you there!!
We have TWO more GO Flag placements for this school year. Memorial Day (5/28 & 6/4) and July 4th (7/2 & 7/9). These are very hard to have staffed but we need your help. Memorial Day only needs a few more volunteers but July 4th needs over 40. Please consider signing up to help. Earn you letter jacket points and help raise money for the choir program at the same time.
Memorial Day Sign Up:
GO Flags Memorial Day Sign Up
Fourth of July Sign Up:
GO Flags Fourth of July Sign Up
Choir Banquet will be on Friday, May 20 at 7 PM in the GOHS Cafeteria! This year’s theme is 80’s!
If you would like to attend, use the link below to sign up. Cost is $10 which covers your food and commemorative 80s banquet t-shirt. There will be dancing, a photo booth, prizes, and more. Wear your best 80s attire and get ready for a fantastic time!
Choir Banquet Sign Up
There will be a meeting for trip participants on Monday, April 4 at 6:30 pm on zoom. Parents and Students should be in attendance. If both cannot be present, at least one must be in attendance to receive the information for the upcoming 3 day trip to the Austin area. Below is the meeting information to log in for the zoom. There is a passcode to get into the meeting.
J.R. is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Spring Trip Parent – Student Meeting
Time: Apr 4, 2022 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 821 1434 8026
This Friday is the choir social from 3-5 pm right after school! Come enjoy games, egg hunts, snacks, and time with our choir friends! Use the link below to sign up so you can attend!
SPRING SOCIAL GOOGLE SIGN UP
A week from tonight is our Pre-UIL Concert in the GOHS Auditorium. The concert will begin at 7:00 as stated on the calendar sent home last semester and the updated calendar sent home before spring break. (You can find that on the choir website under documents) This is a major test grade and attendance is required. Missing results in a failing grade as live concerts cannot be made up.
The dress/uniform for Pre-UIL is going to be the choir shirt, jeans, and close toed shoes. This year’s shirt is the light gray shirt. Jeans should be nice in appearance and have no holes or rips on them. Shoes need to be normal and close toed for stage safety. Sandals, crocs, heels, etc. are not appropriate foot wear.
Call time for the concert is 5:30pm. The auditorium will be open for the general audience at 6:45pm. If you have a conflict or issue, please communicate that with the choir directors ASAP and before the day of the concert. We will not be answering questions on Tuesday, the day of. Please take care of any concert business 24 hours or more in advance.
Congratulations to the Chamber Singers on outstanding performances Thursday and Saturday for Madrigal Festival in Dallas. You set a very high bar for our program and it is thrilling! We are so proud of each and every one of you. You are wonderful people and stellar musicians. The recordings from both concerts are below!
Mads Fest Recordings
Tuesday, February 22 is our spirit day at Marble Slab/Great American Cookies in the Kroger shopping center across from GOHS on 99. Go in anytime during store hours and a portion of your purchase will come back to the booster club! It’s a great time to buy cookies or get a sweet treat. Help support booster club to support our students!
February 28 is our 4th grade Honor Choir rehearsal from 4:30-6:00 in the cafeteria. Officers need to be at GOHS by 4:00 to help set up equipment. Officers need to be back by 6:00 to help take down equipment and return it to the choir room.
March 1 is our 4th Grade Honor Choir concert at GOHS at 7:00 in the auditorium. A Cappella, Chamber Singers, and Statesmen are participating and need to arrive at 5:00 to set up the stage. They will rehearse at 5:30 and the 4th graders will arrive at 6:00. If you are not a driver, please be sure to have your ride here by 7:30 to pick you up once we are done with the concert and taking down the stage. No one should be waiting to be picked up by a parent.