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    Full Choir Retreat
    Saturday, September 21
    12-5 (choir retreat/students), 5-6:30 (performance and cookout/families)
    cookout
     
    We need volunteers and food to make this day a fun event! 
     
    Click here for Signup Genius and let us know
    what you can bring and if you can help with setup, grilling etc.
     

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    VOLUNTEER/CHAPERONE
    Planning on volunteering/chaperoning for the 2019-2020 school year? 
    Please fill out this form - Volunteer Application  
     
      

     
    IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MIND
     
      
    SEPTEMBER 
     
    Monday, September 16 - Choir Council meeting @ 6:00pm in the choir room.   Chorale and Ladies rehearsal 6:30-8:30pm
     
    Saturday, September 21 - Choral Fees are due by September 21st (Full Choir Retreat).  Students will receive their 19' - 20' t-shirts on the 21st.  We accept cash, checks made to CBHSCBC and credit (paypal or square) Students who have not fulfilled fees will not receive a shirt until fees have been met.  Additionally, students who have not paid fees cannot travel with us to Georgia Southern/All-state, etc. Please e-mail Mr Bennett with questions or concerns about this.
     
    T-SHIRTS WILL BE HANDED OUT FOR THOSE STUDENTS WHO HAVE FULFILLED CHORAL FEES.  FEES CAN BE PAID STARTING AT 4:00PM IN THE AUDITORIUM ON SATURDAY AS WELL!  Students may also turn in choral fees with their coupon book orders. 
     
    Saturday, September 21 - Full choir retreat with barbeque for family.  Please see above for all details, including a link to Signup Genius for food and volunteers.
     
    Sunday, September 22 - Roper St Francis Grand opening - Chorale will sing 2 numbers, we will meet at the school around 1:00pm and depart at 1:30pm. We perform at 3:15pm and will return to the school after the performance. Chorale members should wear choir t-shirt and pants/jeans.
     
    Country Singer Lee Brice will be performing a free concert that evening. Get your tickets by visiting www.rsfh.com/celebration  (limit 4 per household)  Our students will not need tickets, but ANY PARENT/COMMUNITY members who wish to attend must have a ticket.
     
    Monday, September 23 - Chorale and Ladies rehearsal 6:30-8:30pm
     
    Monday, September 30 - Chorale and Ladies rehearsal 6:30-8:30pm
     
     
    UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS
     
    Coupon Books - orders and payment due September 19, delivery first week of October.

    Thirty One Gifts medium tote - Totes are $35 ($12 per tote to student). Order forms provided week of September 9, orders and payment due September 27, delivery in mid October.  See more details here!

    Krispy Kreme - Order forms provided week of September 30, orders and payment due October 14, delivery October 21

    Fee due dates:
    September 21 - choir fees
    October 15 - Mobile and Disney trip deposits
     
     

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    2019 State Champions!

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    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.  Looking forward to the 2020 event! 

    Sponsors
    Dean Teal Construction
    Employ Pro Staffing Services
    Palmetto Flats Restaurant & Tavern
    Prime Drivers Staffing
    Weston & Sampson
      
    Donations
    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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    CALENDAR OF EVENTS

    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:
      
     

     
      
     
    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 at bennettw@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 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.