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IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MINDAugust 17 and 18: Chorale Retreat - details TBAAugust 20: First day of classes - Welcome back!August 20: Coupon Book Fundraiser starts. Order due by September 4.
The Cane Bay High School Cobra Chorale has been invited to perform on the SC ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) Fall Conference, October 5th - 6th, 2018 in Charleston, SC. They will be the featured performing group on the opening concert of the Conference and will perform for approximately 500 students from across SC and 100 choral directors from SC and across the country! This is a huge honor for the Cobra Chorale. This will mark the 2nd SC ACDA performance for this choir and the 6th conference performance of any type in the choir’s short 11 year history!
The Cane Bay High School Ladies Honors Choir has been selected to perform on the 2019 South Carolina Music Educators' Association In-Service Conference in Columbia. They were selected through a blind audition process, and adjudicated by a panel of choral professionals from around the state.
They will perform a 25 minute featured concert for choir directors and musicians from across SC and the country! The conference will be held February 8-9, 2019 in the Columbia Convention Center. This is a huge honor for these students. We are honored and humbled to be performing for the musicians of our State.
This will mark the 1st SCMEA performance for this choir and the 2nd conference performance of any type in the choir’s short 11 year history!
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The Cane Bay High School Cobra Chorale was selected as a 2017 semi-finalist in the Youth and High School Chorus division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here:
ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS- PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL CHORUS FEES ARE PAID. ALL CHECKS MADE OUT TO: CBHSCBCVisit the Charms website to see what your balance is - www.charmsoffice.com As always, feel free to contact Mr Bennett with questions, concerns, or comments at firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout Us:The Cane Bay Choirs, under the direction of William Bennett are 5 choirs comprised of 200 students in grades 9 - 12. The Cobra Chorale were the 2016 AAAA SC State Champions, and performed at the 2016 Southern Division ACDA Convention. The Ladies Honors Choir was the 2016 Lander Choral Festival Grand Champion, and performed at the 2015 SCACDA Convention. Cane Bay Choirs perform 4 major concerts each year with great reviews from parents and faculty. The Choirs also provide the National Anthem and Alma Mater for all home football games, basketball games and school assemblies and perform at many community events throughout the year. Students in the Cane Bay Choirs participate in the SCACDA State Honor Choirs, the SCMEA All-State Chorus, the Berkeley County All-County Chorus, the ACDA Regional and National Honor Choirs, the SCMEA Solo and Ensemble festival and the SCMEA State Choral Festival.Cobra Chorale:The Cobra Chorale is the top performing mixed ensemble at Cane Bay High School in Summerville, SC. In addition to 4 major concerts annually, they also perform at school and community functions, present an annual Holiday Madrigal Dinner, and perform on the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston. The Cobra Chorale has performed featured concerts at the 2016 Southern Division ACDA Conference, the 2015 and 2011 SCMEA State In-Service Conferences, the 2013 SC ACDA Fall Conference and the 2012 North Charleston Arts Festival. Cobra Chorale consistently receives "Superior with Distinction" ratings at State and Regional Festivals, and won the 2016 AAAA SC State Championship. Students in the Cane Bay Choirs participate in the SC ACDA State Honor Choirs, SCMEA All-State Choirs, the Berkeley County All-County Chorus, ACDA Regional and National Honor Choirs, 9-10 All Carolina Select Choirs at Wingate University, the SCMEA Solo and Ensemble festival and the SCMEA Concert Performance Assessment.Ladies Honors ChoirThe Cane Bay High School Ladies Honors Choir is the top performing treble ensemble at Cane Bay. The Ladies Honors Choir performed a featured concert at the 2015 SC ACDA State Conference, were the 2016 Lander Choral Festival Grand Champions and consistently receive Superior Ratings with Distinction in performance and sight-singing at the SCMEA Concert Performance Assessment. In addition to major concerts, the Ladies Honors Choir performs at school and community functions throughout the year, and present an annual performance of the Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten. Members of this ensemble also participate in State, Regional and National ACDA Honor Choirs; the 9-10 All-Carolina Select Choir; SCMEA All-state Chorus; BCSD All-county chorus; and Solo and Ensemble festival.Concert Choir:This class focuses on music reading, fundamentals of singing and performance, and prepares students for advancement in the choral department by focusing on upper level choral technique, sightreading and musicianship skills, music theory and music history. No audition is required for placement into this ensemble. This class is fast paced and will performs on all major concerts as members of the Concert Choir. William Bennett, Director of Choirs.