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EVENTS AND TRIPS
WASHINGTON DC UPDATE
We have one final rehearsal on THURSDAY 1/18 from 6:30 - 8:00pm.
The bus will depart from the student parking lot at 8:00am Friday Morning. ALL PERMISSION FORMS ARE DUE. STUDENTS MAY NOT BOARD THE BUS WITHOUT A PERMISSION SLIP ON FILE.
For the sake of space, please pack 1 suitcase, 1 garment bag, and 1 carrry on bag for the bus. We will have a DVD player so students may bring movies for the bus as well (PG 13 and below please).
Please contact Mr Bennett with any questions.
IMPORTANT DATES TO KEEP IN MINDJanuary 18th - 6:30-8:00 pm Final Rehearsal for Washington DC tripJanuary 19th-22nd - Washington DC tripJanuary 23rd - Talent Show auditionsJanuary 26th-27th - 9/10 Honor ChoirJanuary 30th-February 1st - All-county Chorus @ CBHS for selected participants- Information will be sent home about this event in class. Cost $15.
February 2nd - SPRING CHORAL FEES DUE.
CONTACT MR. BENNETT
CALENDAR OF EVENTSPlease check the calendar on the left for the most up to date information about rehearsals and performances.
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: CBHSCBCVisit 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout 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 ChoirThe 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.