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Your donations go towards competition registration and travel expenses, performance attire, music, and much more!

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    Summerville Rotary Club donation

    We are extremely grateful to the Summerville Rotary Club for its donation to Cane Bay Choirs, and to Al Bradham, Tony Pope, and Robert Pratt for matching that donation. The Rotary presented a check to our Director, William Bennett January 22, 2020 for $2,650.00. A fine example of a community organization supporting us!

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    DISNEY UPDATE - We will be sending out a form via remind and e-mail.  You will need to fill out this form prior to paying a deposit for Disney.  Once you fill out this form we will add the trip charge to your Charms account and you can begin making payments.  This will allow us to plan accordingly for this trip.  Please be on the lookout for additional correspondence about this trip.
    Planning on volunteering/chaperoning for the 2019-2020 school year? 
    Please fill out this form - Volunteer Application  

    September 21 - All choral fees should be turned in ASAP.  Students will not receive their choral t-shirt, and this will begin to affect your ability to travel with us.  We accept cash, checks made to CBHSCBC and credit (paypal or square)  Additionally, students who have not paid fees cannot travel with us to Lander University/All-state, etc. Please e-mail Mr Bennett with questions or concerns about this.
    MOBILE - THE FINAL CHORALE MOBILE TRIP FEE  OF $50 WAS DUE JANUARY 15TH please remit payment for this trip ASAP
    DISNEY - THE 4TH DISNEY TRIP FEE OF $150 WAS DUE JANUARY 15TH please remit payment if you have not done so already
    Monday, February 10 - Mobile trip parent meeting 8-8:30pm
    Friday, February 14 - Lander Choral Festival - Chorale and Ladies will be travelling to Lander University to perform at the Lander Choral Festival.  STUDENTS NEED TO BRING $10 FOR LUNCH ON CAMPUS AND $$ FOR DINNER ON THE RETURN HOME (COLUMBIANA MALL FOOD COURT)  
    Monday, February 17 - NO SCHOOL - PRESIDENT'S DAY - NO REHEARSAL
    Monday, February 24 - Ladies Rehearsal @ Providence Time TBD
    Tuesday, February 25 - Ladies Night Dress Rehearsal @ Providence - Time TBD
    Thursday, February 27 - Popcorn delivery
    Friday, February 28 and Saturday, February 29 - "O yes, It's Ladies Night!"  Come and join the award winning Cane Bay High School Ladies Honors choir as we perform pop and Broadway hits!  The show will be held at Providence Wesleyan Church (2012 State Rd) Friday and Saturday February 28th and 29th at 7:00pm each night. 
    This coffee house style performance will show off a different side of our performers and is sure to entertain all audience members!  Ticket price includes coffee, dessert and entertainment for the night!  Seats are limited, so get yours today!
    Buy Ladies Night tickets here
    Monday, March 2 - Chorale Mobile Preview Concert - 7:00pm
    Thursday - Sat March 5 - 7 - All state Chorus weekend @ Winthrop University (select students)
    Tuesday, March 10 - Friday March 13 - Chorale travels to Mobile, AL for performance at the Southern Region ACDA Conference.

    Thursday, March 19 - Saturday March 21 - All County Chorus hosted at CBHS

    Tuesday, March 24 - 5:00 - 8:00pm - MANDATORY DRESS REHEARSAL FOR SPRING CONCERT

    Monday, March 30 - Spring Choir Concert - $5.00 admission - 7:00pm in the CBHS Auditorium


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    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 

    golf tournament 4/15/19

    Thank you to Crowfield Golf Club and all sponsors, donors, and golfers for a great event.  

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    Weston & Sampson
    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!  







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

    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:

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    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 voice 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 2018 and 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 were named the 2019 Palmetto State Choral Championships’ Grand Champion.  Additionally, they were the Grand Champion of the 2018 Georgia Southern Invitational, the 2017 College of Charleston Invitational and were the 2016 AAAA SC State Champions. Students in the Cane Bay Choirs participate in the ACDA State, Regional and National Honor Choirs, the SCMEA All-State Choirs, the Berkeley County All-County Chorus, 9-10 All Carolina Select Choir 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.