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OP Choir Update - May

Topics For This Update:

  • Spring Concert (ALL CHOIRS)

  • Extracurricular Schedule (All Choirs)

  • Variety Show (Specific Students)

Spring Concert (ALL CHOIRS)

All choir students—the next concert is Tuesday, May 15th at Lockport East Township High School. Please be aware that this is changed from the original date of Monday, May 14th. Students will be bussed from Oak Prairie to the high school after school in order to put together choreography for the concert. They will be given pizza for dinner (or may bring food/have food delivered to them).

Students will be wearing OP Bulldog Choir T-Shirts and jeans for this performance, so please make sure they have this shirt available.

Here is the planned schedule:

2:45-3:00 Arrive @ LTHS, meet in auditorium, put stuff down

8th Grade will be House Left

7th Grade will be Center

6th Grade will be House Right

3:00-3:15 Quick warm-up for singing

3:15-3:45 I Lived Rehearsal (all choirs)

3:45-4:00 Africa Rehearsal (7th & 8th only, 6th sit down)

4:00-4:15 BBC Rehearsal

4:15-4:35 Hi-C Rehearsal

4:35-4:40 Radioactive Rehearsal (8th only, 7th & 6th in seats)

4:40-4:45 Viva La Vida Rehearsal (7th only, 8th & 6th in seats)

4:45-5:00 Run all 6th grade dances (8th & 7th in seats)

5:00-5:30 Dinner Break

5:30-6:30 Run all songs in order

6:30-6:40 Students grab all belongings and bring to choir room

6:40 House Opens

7:00-8:00 Concert Time!

I am aware that there is a ceremony for the Board Awards scheduled the same night as the concert. I have emailed specific details to the parents of the students that this affects, so please contact me about any questions or concerns regarding this plan.

After School Schedule

May 7th-May 11th:

  • Tuesday 2:30-4:00pm Hi-C Rehearsal - crucial for ALL members to be present for the entire duration.

  • Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm Drama Club

  • Thursday 2:30-3:30pm Bulldog Boys Choir Rehearsal - crucial for ALL members to be present for the entire duration. Last rehearsal for the year!

May 14th-May 18th - Concert Week!

  • No Hi-C because we're going to LTHS!

  • Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm Drama Club

May 21st-May 25th

No Hi-C due to Variety Show Rehearsal; Variety Show Rehearsal 2:30-4:00pm

Wednesday 2:30-4:00pm Drama Club - LAST ONE!

Variety Show Performance 2:45-4:00pm

May 28th-June 1st

Thursday 2:30-4:00pm Hi-C meet @ 6:15pm to sing at 8th Grade Graduation at LTHS

Variety Show (May 24th)

Here are some details about the Variety Show:

  • Join the Google Classroom if you haven't already. Here is the code: imsaspy

  • Stop by Room 5 (Mrs. Rainaldi's room) to get your picture taken, and fill out your bio in Google Classroom.

  • The practice time slot is May 22nd from 2:30-4:00pm in the gym. You need to arrange a ride for this day, or you may take the 3:30 activity bus. Please bring necessary props, supplies, tracks of songs, etc. to practice and meet outside of the gym!

  • The show will be May 24th after school from 2:45pm to about 4:00pm. Friends and family are welcome to come and watch in the gym!

If you have any questions, you can ask me, Mrs. Rainaldi, Ms. Korienek, Mrs. Cusack, or Mrs. Mascolino.

As always, thank you for your support of the music program at Oak Prairie!


Miss T.

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