Hello, Vocal Arts Parents!
Well, I must say, it has indeed been a difficult week following a difficult semester. I am sure we are all looking forward to a little down time with our families over the break - I know I am :) However, I am also hoping our upcoming "Merry and Brite" concert can bring some much needed escapism, excitement, and cheer to our community.
Here is your weekly update before we head into break. Please keep in mind that as soon as we return from break, it is the week of our big holiday concert, so PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRELY for all the information you will need:
ALL VOCAL ARTS - Mandatory Rehearsal Schedule:
Tuesday, December 3rd, 3-6pm - TECH REHEARSALWednesday, December 4th, 3-6pm - DRESS REHEARSALThursday, December 5th: CALL TIME 5pm, SHOW 7pmFriday, December 6th: CALL TIME 5pm, SHOW 7pmVOLTAGE ONLY:
Sunday, December 1st, 12-8pm - REHEARSAL and TECH LOAD-INTICKET SALES: General Admission - $10, Student/Faculty w/ID - $5 NEW! Online ticket sales available NOW! To purchase $10 general admission tickets, please follow the links below, one for each night: Thursday, December 5th, 7pm: https://www.gvvocalarts.org/event-info/holiday-vocal-arts-concert Friday, December 6th, 7pm: https://www.gvvocalarts.org/event-info/holiday-vocal-arts-concert-1We do not have the capability to sell $5 student tickets online at this time. You can only purchase the general admission tickets online.General Admission tickets purchased in advance using the links above will be available for pick up at WILL CALL on the night of the event. General Admission tickets are assigned seats, but you cannot choose the seats. In order to ensure that your party sits together, you must purchase tickets all at once.General Admission and Student tickets will also be available at the door on a first come, first serve basis. Our shows do sell out, and last year was standing room only for the holiday concert. Our theatre seats about 500. Currently, about 1/3rd is already sold to VIP Season Ticket Holders. This concert is our most popular of the year due to the season and the family appeal, so I strongly suggest you get your tickets now!If you are already a VIP ticket holder, you are all set!PHOTO OP - WITH SANTA: NEW! As a fundraiser this year, you and your family will be able to purchase a photo op in front of our gorgeous "Candy Land" Christmas tree WITH Santa Claus! It can also be without Santa if you like ;)Coupons for this will be sold in the lobby before the show AND at intermission. To avoid any confusion, patrons will be served in numerical order, which will be printed on your coupon at the time of purchase. Photo ops will occur directly following the show and instructions for coming on and off stage will be given at that time.FUNDRAISING: Gold Canyon Candles - On sale NOW! $20 ea - shipped directly to you/customer - wrapped ready for holiday gifting! See attached flyer for fragrances, then use this link to order: http://fundraising.goldcanyon.com/fundraiser/join/1859 PLEASE PASTE EVERYWHERE YOU CAN :)Online store, now available! Purchase all of your custom GV Vocal Arts swag wear for the best Christmas presents! Just go to gvvocalarts.org and click on the store!! Visit www.gvvocalarts.org and check it out!Mattress Sale - December 15th, 9am-5pm, in the GV gym! Please see attached FAQ for more information Concert Tickets - SELL SELL SELLGPA ELIGIBILITY and ATTENDANCE : As progress reports come out today, please review the GPA eligibility requirements for our school regarding performances: Anyone who falls below the requirement after today's progress report will not be allowed to perform in the holiday concert. For Voltage and Vibes: this is also a violation of their choir contract and will carry additional consequences within the program.With the concert around the corner, please also review the attendance policy for being eligible to perform: On the day of a performance or competition, students must attend EVERY PERIOD of school. If they miss any portion of the academic day, they will not be allowed to perform or compete. As always, please email me with any questions or concerns. Warm Regards, Mrs. Haddad