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    CANE BAY GEAR IS HERE

     

     CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

     


     

     

    MADRIGAL DINNER TICKETS ON SALE NOW

     

     CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO! 

     


     

     

     

    COLLECTIVE FORCE DISCOUNT APP

     

    Receive Cane Bay Choirs student account credit all year long!

     

    CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION

     


     

     

     ALL-COUNTY CHORUS

     

    CLICK HERE FOR AUDITION INFORMATION

     

     


     

     Concert Recording CD Order form

     

    CLICK HERE FOR CD ORDER FORM

     

    FEES ARE NOW PAST DUE!  

     
    Students who have unpaid fees will not be able to travel with us, audition for other events throughout the year, or receive voice lessons. Please make arrangements with Mr Bennett to get these cleared.  ADDITIONALLY, students will be sent home with updated Charms statements.  PLEASE SIGN AND RETURN these statements.  Remember that you have access to Charms and can see your up to date information.  Please contact Mr Bennett with questions or concerns.
     
     

    IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MIND

       

    Thursday October 12th - Auditions for DC Trip during classes all day - Students should prepare the first 21 measures of Exultate Justi by Viadana.  Click here for  practice tracks.
     
     
    Friday/Saturday October 13th and 14th - SC ACDA Honor choirs (Select students) - Information on this event has been sent home.  Permission forms and payments were due Friday October 6th for all participating students.
     
    Thursday October 19th - Excite Cane Bay Gear fundraiser due. These were sent home last week in class
     
     
    Friday October 20th - Deposits for DC trip are DUE! ($150 fundraised or paid)
     
     
    Friday October 27th -  Sing at Southern Invitational - Georgia Southern Choral Competition - Ladies and Chorale
     
     
    Friday November 17th - College of Charleston Invitational - Ladies and Chorale 
     
     
      
     

     

    CONTACT MR. BENNETT

     
     
     
       

     

    CALENDAR OF EVENTS


    Please check the calendar on the left for the most up to date information about rehearsals and performances.
      
     

     
    Thank you to everyone who pitched in to help for our event this past weekend, and to the parents and family who came out for our performance.  We are proud of the students for their work!  We had a successful weekend and were able to raise some money to help support our students!
     
      
     

     
      
    Madrigal Dinner DVDs and CDs are on Sale Now!
    DVDs are $20 each and CDs are $15 each
     
    DVD/CD Order form:
      

    Recordings


     
    The American Prize  
     
    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: www.theamericanprize.org or follow the news on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-American-Prize-celebrating-American-excellence-in-the-arts/214320622728 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/americanprize
      
    WE ARE SO PROUD AND HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT JACKSON MURRAY HAS BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 2017 ACDA NATIONAL HONOR CHOIR! 
     
    Additionally, we had 16 students selected for the SC All-state Choirs!  We are so proud of the work of our singers! Please see the Student Awards page for a full list of our singer awards.
     

     
      
    If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of our group please click on the link below:
     
     

    Donation Options


    ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS-   PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL CHORUS FEES ARE PAID. ALL CHECKS MADE OUT TO:  CBHSCBC
     
    Visit 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 atbennettw@bcsdschools.net
     
    About 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 Choir
     
    The 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.