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Check out our new COMMUNICATION page!VOLUNTEER/CHAPERONEPlanning on volunteering/chaperoning for the 2019-2020 school year?Please fill out this form - Volunteer ApplicationDo your back-to-school shopping on AmazonSmile and help raise money for Cane Bay Choirs!Learn more about Amazon Smile - visit https://www.bcsdschools.net/Page/29860and start supporting Cane Bay High School Choirs.IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MINDAUGUSTFriday, August 16 - We have been invited to sing National Anthem and Alma Mater at Freshman orientation. All returning choir members are welcome. We will meet in choir room at 8:15 am to rehearse. We should finish by 9:30am.Monday, August 19 - First day of schoolFriday, August 23 & Saturday, August 24 - Chorale Retreat - Friday, 4-9pm (dinner provided) and Saturday, 3:30-9:30pm (dinner provided) - THIS IS MANDATORY for all members of Cobra Chorale!As a part of the retreat we need some parent volunteers and food/drink donations. Remember, volunteering for events like these can help take up to $25 off of your choral fee. ($5 for each event you volunteer for up to $25 total over the course of the year).Please see the sign up genius link below to sign up. (You don't have to have a student in Chorale to volunteer, you just need to be a choir parent). REMEMBER, to volunteer/chaperone you must be cleared by BCSD - Volunteer Applicationhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b44aea623a3f94-chorale1Sunday, August 25 - Roper St. Francis Grand Opening - ChoraleMonday, August 26 - Choir Parent Meeting - 6:30pm in auditorium. Information about fees, fundraising, attire, travel (Disney and Mobile) and calendar events will be given out this night. This is a VERY important meeting for our parents!Monday, August 26 - Spirit Night at Famulari's Cane Bay - Enjoy a meal at Famulari’s anytime from 4 PM to 9 PM and 15% of your receipt will be donated to the Cane Bay High School Choir program!SEPTEMBERFriday, September 6 & Saturday, September 7 - Ladies Honors Choir Retreat - Friday, 4-9pm and Saturday, 10am-5pm - More details TBA!Sunday, September 15 - Car Wash for Mobile, AL Regional Trip AND Disney Trip - 2-5pm at O'Reilly Auto Parts 1724 N Main St SummervilleSaturday, September 21 - Full choir retreat with barbeque for family - details TBA. We will have a Signup Genius link for food and volunteers.
2019 State Champions!
On Thursday, April 25, 2019, Cobra Chorale and Ladies Honors Choir traveled to Laurens, SC for performances at the Palmetto State Choral Championships. We competed against 20 of the best choirs from across SC.Ladies Honors Choir earned 1st place in the Division 5 Women's Choir Category and were 2nd overall in Division 5! Cobra Chorale earned 1st place in Division 6 (the highest division) mixed choir and 1st Overall in Division 6! Additionally, Ladies Honors Choir placed 5th overall regardless of class and were the top Treble ensemble at the festival earning the Treble Choir State Championship for the 2nd year in a row! Cobra Chorale was named the GRAND CHAMPION of the festival marking our 2nd State Championship!!Bravo to our students for their work!! Thank you all for your support of our students this year! We hope that this brings some Cobra Nation pride to you and that we have represented our school and community well! Go Cobras!!
Cane Bay Choirs Benefit Golf Tournament 2019
Thank you to Crowfield Golf Club and all sponsors, donors, and golfers for a great event. Looking forward to the 2020 event!Sponsors
Dean Teal Construction
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Palmetto Flats Restaurant & Tavern
Prime Drivers Staffing
Weston & SampsonDonations
Berkeley County Country Club
Charleston River Dogs
Coosaw Creek Country Club
Dunes West Golf Club
Legend Oaks Golf Club
River Towne Country Club
Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club
South Carolina Stingrays
Summerville Country Club
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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.