THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS FULFILLED THEIR FEE PAYMENTS. WE ARE ALMOST AT 100% FOR FEES PAID! HELP US GET THERE. 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. 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 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)
Monday October 23rd - Chorale Rehearsal 6:30 - 8:30pm (we will be sizing/fitting for Madrigal Dinner Costumes)
Tuesday October 24th - All-state audition rehearsal 6:30 - 8:30pm MANDATORY rehearsal for ALL students auditioning for All-state
Wednesday October 25th - GSU trip permission forms are DUE
Friday October 27th - Sing at Southern Invitational - Georgia Southern Choral Competition - Ladies and Chorale
Tuesday November 7th - All-state Auditions
Friday November 17th - College of Charleston Invitational - Ladies and Chorale
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:
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.
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ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS- PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL CHORUS FEES ARE PAID. ALL CHECKS MADE OUT TO: CBHSCBC
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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.
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.
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.
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