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     VARIETY SHOW 2018: MUSIC WITH A MESSAGE 
      
    FRIDAY, MAY 4
    7:00 PM

    Tickets are $7 (5 and under and CBHS staff free) and be purchased in advance through Eventbrite, through any of our choir members, or at the door!

    Tickets are on sale now by CLICKING HERE (fees apply).

    This event will feature the Cane Bay Cobra Chorale and Advanced Concert Choirs performing selections from musicals and popular artists with personal and social messages. Come and join us as we sing of love and life in what is sure to be a powerful evening of music!  Selections will include "This is Me" from the Greatest Showman, "Please Stay" a song about suicide prevention, "Dear Theodosia" from Hamilton, "Seasons of Love" from Rent, as well as selections from "Dear Evan Hanson", "Wicked", "Pentatonix" and much more!  We will also include a performance of "Lullabye" by Billy Joel and we invite all of our alumni to join us on stage for this performance!


    2018 - 2019 Vocal Placements:

    Here are the practice tracks for the prepared piece.  Students will sing their part on the first 20 measures:

     

     Hallelujah Praise - PDF

     

    Audition track 

    Soprano 1 only

    Soprano 2 only

    Alto Only

    Tenor Only

    Bass Only

    ALL Parts Combined


    SCACDA Audition tracks:

    SSA Practice tracks

    TTB Audition Tracks 

     


     

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     IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MIND 
      
    SPRING CHORAL FEES (CONCERT CHOIR AND ALL-STATE STUDENTS) ARE DUE!  Please check your Charms account and make arrangements to get up to date on all fees.  Students who are not up to date on fees will not be able to travel with us this spring.
     
    MADRIGAL DINNER DVDS AND WINTER CONCERT CDs are in!  DVDs are $15 each and the CDs are $10 each. Please send payment to Mr Bennett at the School!
     
     
     
    April 12th - Ladies' Honors Choir Rehearsal 6:00-8:00 pm
     
    April 14th - Solo and Ensemble
     
    April 24th - SC Choral Competition
       
    May 1st - Vertical Concert
      
    May 4th -  Variety Show
     
    May 16th - Awards Night
     
    May 25th -  Ladies Night
     
     

     

    Ashleigh Allen

    We are very proud of Junior Ashleigh Allen who was selected to perform at the Southern Region ACDA Honor choir!  She was selected from students from the 11 state region and will represent CBHS and BCSD next week in Loiusville, KY.  This is one of the highest honors a high school singer can receive.  Bravo Ashleigh!



     

    CONCERT RECORDING CD ORDER FORM 

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    CONTACT MR. BENNETT

     

    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 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.