Greetings from the JMHS choir room, where we are all very busy preparing for our upcoming fall and winter performances! At this time, I would like to bring everyone up to date on our upcoming performances.
- Our first performance will be on Monday, October 30, 2023 here at the JMHS Auditorium. The choir will perform as part of our annual "Broadway Night," a variety show/fund raiser which will feature soloists and groups performing songs and scenes from Broadway musicals. The tickets for Broadway night are $5.00, available in advance or at the door. The show starts at 6:30 PM, and proceeds benefit our Chorus activity fund. This chorus performance is a mandatory event for all Choir and Concert Choir members. Students should arrive for the performance no later than 6:00PM. The show will be over at or before 8:30 PM. For this performance, all Choir members will wear our traditional black choir robes, which will be provided. Students are not permitted to wear sneakers or jeans with the robes.
- Our Winter Choral Concert (mandatory for all choir members) will be Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6:30 PM. The concert will feature a variety of musical styles and some beautiful choral arrangements of classic holiday songs.
- Our third mandatory performance will be Tuesday, May 21, 2024, which is our Spring Choral Concert at 6:30 PM.
Mandatory Performances: As stated in the curriculum and the course description for Choir and Concert choir, all students are required to attend three (3) performances each school year. Each performance carries with it a 100 point test grade. Students who do not attend the required performances will receive a grade of “0”.” Students are not excused from attendance, and no makeup work will be offered. In the event of serious illness or emergency, please contact me as soon as possible.
We have lots of great music to come for the 2023-2024 school year, with our spring musical production, “Mary Poppins" As always, thank you for your continued support of music programs at our school and throughout the Jackson school district. Feel free to give me a call or email (best way to get in touch) if you have any questions or concerns.
Edmund J Robertson
Edmund Robertson, Director
Jackson Memorial High School Choral Program
(732) 833-4670 ext 4356
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