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Choirs and Music Classes Preliminary Calendar 2018-2019


Wortham Choirs and Elementary Music Calendar


1st Choir Boosters Meeting 7:00pm Tuesday, Sept. 11 in the Choir Room

Please note Rehearsal Schedule and Extracurricular Choir Dates for your Calendar below.

Important Annual Dates, Concerts, Auditions, Performances

  July 11-14 – TMEA All-State Choir Camp – SFA (High School Only)

  Show Choir/NTCC Recruitment and Auditions – August 21 and August 28 (4-6th)

  September 8 – Directors Meeting and Naming of NTCC Students - Denton

  September 29 – TMEA Region HS Choir Auditions - Belton

  November 3 - Pre-Area Auditions – Midway HS

  November 9-12 – Veteran’s Assembly 2018

  November 10 – TMEA HS Region Choir Concert & Clinic & Annual UIL Choir Field Trip – Bryan, Texas

  Tuesday, November 13 – 1st Grade In-School Assembly – “The First Thanksgiving”

  Thursday, November 29 - Plano Elem. Choir Rehearsal 

  Thursday, December 6 – Mexia Christmas Parade Float

  Thursday, December 13 – 3rd Grade Musical “Santa’s Magical Sleigh” – 6:00pm Auditorium

  December 15 – Choirs Concert Holiday – Wortham Methodist Church

  January 12 – TMEA Vocal AREA Auditions 9-12 Choir – Midway HS

  January 19 – TMEA MS Region Auditions – Belton HS

  January 26 – TMEA MS Region Clinic and Concert – Killeen HS

  January 31 – Community NTCC Concert – Wortham Church

  February 1 & 2 – Dallas Meyerson Trip NTCC

  February 9 – Vocal and Piano Solo & Ensemble – University HS

  February 13-16 – TMEA – San Antonio

  March 2 – Texas Federation of Music Clubs Solo & Ensemble – Baylor University

  March 7 – 4th Grade Bluegrass Jamboree with “Guests” - Auditorium

  April 18 – UIL HS Choir Concert & Sightreading – Harker Heights HS

  April 23 – 2nd Grade “Earth Day” Assembly

  May 3-5th Annual Spring Fundraiser “Musical” – “The Music Man” All Choirs

  May (to be confirmed) – Spring Performance Trip

  May 18 – State Texas Federation of Music Clubs – San Marcos

  May 27-30, Spring Choir Trip Performance TBA

  June 1 – Waco Euterpean Choir Performance Concert/Scholarship Recipients

  June 1, 2, 3 – Sunday, State UIL Solo & Ensemble




Checklist for Choir preparation

  Join Choir Boosters for Current Year $15

  Check Shirt Size Order New or Replace $15

  Get Choir Binder and Tabs for Choir Use



  Be working on getting sponsors for NTCC Trip

  Participate in Fall Fundraising Event(s)


Communication Musts

  Join the Wortham Choirs REMIND

  Return Handbook with Papers

  Have current Email/Phone# on file

  Attend more than one Choir Boosters Meeting


  Call prior to illness, absence, etc.

  Talk to coaches other teachers of schedule and conflicts. Let Mrs. Ferris know!!

  Have calendar and current news handy

  Be On Time for all Rehearsals


Choir Boosters Contributions

  Fall and Spring Fundraising Events

  Assist with Meals/Hotel Reservations for Traveling Groups


  Assist with transportation necessities.


Act upon decisions made by Choir Boosters, Wortham ISD Administration, Etc. for process.

  Find contributing sponsorship

  Keep organizations alive and running with publicity help

  Suggest to director possible performance opportunities and venues.

  Assist in Camp Funding



  Travel assistance on long trips

  Take and deposit money for Booster Accounts

  Be main body of support and advocacy for the Choir Program

  Chaperoning and Parent Support