Rehearsal Times

Rehearsals resume Monday, Sep 18

Carillon 5:30 - 6:30 pm; R&J 5:30 - 6:45 pm; Lyrica 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Please note:  All events at Harmony Centre unless otherwise indicated.

Fall Term

Sept 11:  Registration (6 - 8 pm)
                 Lyrica rehearsals begin (7 -8 pm)
Sept 18, 25:  All choirs return, regular rehearsals
                       Registrations will be continue to be received at the registration desk 5:00 - 7:00pm
Sept 23:  LYRICA ONLY - performance - Attack Anthem, Bayshore 7:30 pm  Call time 6:45 pm
Sept 13:  Board meeting: 7:15 pm Home of Linda Hawkins 785 2nd St. A East OS  519-371-1237

Oct 2, 16, 23, 30:  Regular rehearsals
Oct 9 NO REHEARSAL:  Thanksgiving Monday -  holiday

Oct 23:  Regular rehearsals  AND PARENT MEETING- All choirs (General info, AGM, Tour info)  6:15 pm - 7:00 pm @ HC- choristers  & staff can join us when their rehearsals are finished

Oct 14:  Choir Camp @ Harrison Park Community Centre: Lyrica 9:00 am - 6:00 pm     R&J 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Choir provides snacks mid-morning and mid-afternoon AND Pizza Supper  5:00 pm
Lyrica:  Wear comfy, weather appropriate clothing and bring a lunch and your music bag. 
R&J: wear comfy, weather appropriate clothing and bring your music bag
Volunteers needed  from 10:15 - 12:45 am ( 1 - Lyrica only); 1:00 - 4:00(1)  and 4:00 - 6:30 (3)  (supervise snack,  group games & activities, pizza supper & hall clean up)  If you can help please email or sign up at Attendance desk.  This is a fun and easy way to get to know the families, staff and members of our choir!

Mon Oct 16:  Fall Family Fundraising project:  Chocolate DVDs/CDs from Mill Creek & Poinsettias.   More info to come but this will help with your calendar planning.
Order Forms go home with choristers Mon Oct 16.  Forms due back with orders & money Mon Nov 6th.  Delivery/Pickup Mon Nov27th during rehearsals @ Harmony Centre.

Fri Oct 20:  Performance Lyrica & R&J only:  Alliance Church, ORMTA scholarship Fundraising concert
Staff, parent volunteers and choristers do NOT need a ticket.
Call time: 6:45 pm.  Pickup time: at either intermission (8:15) or close of concert (9:00 pm)
2 Volunteers needed to helps with choristers during concert.  (free admission!)
Advance Tickets are available at the Attendance Desk:  Adult $20.  Students under 18 $15.  Family $50.  Ticket prices increase at the door.  Also includes Silent Auction !
Oct 11 Board meeting: 7:15 pm Home of Linda Hawkins  785 2nd St. A East, OS (because of drum corps noise at HC) 519-371-1237

Nov 6,13:  Regular rehearsals
Nov  20:  7:30 pm Central Place Concert  All choirs  (5:45 call time @ HC, 7:10 walk to Central Place, pickup 8:30 @ Central Place)
Volunteers needed to walk with children and help backstage (1 R&J, 2 Carillon)
ALSO Stage crew to move risers from HC to Central Place and back to HC
Nov 27: Extended rehearsal for all groups to rehearse Brother Heinrich's Christmas with narrator, male choir and instrumentalists.  Carillon and R & J 5:30 - 7:17 pm.  Lyrica 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Nov 8: Board Meeting: 7:15 Home of Linda Hawkins 785 2nd St. A East OS. 519-371-1237

Dec 1 Dress Rehearsal:  Sounds of the Season Concert - ST ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Carillon and  Rhythm & Jazz -  5:15 -7:00; Lyrica only - 5:15 - 8:00 pm
Dec 2 Concert:  Sounds of the season - ST ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 2:30 pm Call time: 1:30 pm
Dads, grandfathers and GBCC alumni who sing Tenor or Bass!  We need a group of singers to perform with the choristers  at our concert for Brother Heinrich's Christmas  ( a musical fable that is part of our concert program).  The parts are not difficult and it would be a wonderful  for our choristers to have family members join them!  Rehearsals can be flexible and no dates have been set.  Please let Mrs. H know if you can help and once we have a group rehearsal plans will be settled.
Volunteers needed to help make this a sensational concert:  Reception, Ushering, Pew Sitters, Decorating, Stage crew    More info and sign up to follow...
Dec 4, 11, Rehearsals at HC for choristers participating in the following performances:
1.  Dec 6  GBSO  possible GBSO rehearsal for shows Sat Dec 9 @ Eastridge Community School
2.  Dec  9 GBSO Afternoon performance for the Children's Concert (1 hr) @ Eastridge Community School
 3.  Dec 9  evening performance  (info TBA)  GBSO = Georgian Bay Symphony Orchestra @ Eastridge Community School
4.  Dec 17 Lessons & Carols Lyrica & R&J only:  Historic Leith Church.  3:30 pm Afternoon rehearsal, 7:30 pm evening performance. 
No Board meeting in December


Rehearsals resume: All choirs Jan 15/17
Bring A Friend Night:  Jan 22 (alternated date in case of weather Jan 29)
Family Day (NO CHOIR) Feb 19
Hockey Game Anthem Performance All choirs:  Sat March 10th 7:30 pm  (yes we know this is the start of March Break...not our choice for sure!)
Winter Camp:  TBA 
March Break (NO CHOIR) March 12
Spring Concert:  Sat May 5 2:30 pm & Dress Rehearsal  Fri May 4 5:15 pm  ST ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH