Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
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South Lake High School’s Soaring Eagles Chorus was invited to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s annual Choral Day on November 7, 2019. This experience is musically enriching for students as they will sing besides other singers from Georgia schools as well as work with a guest clinician, Dr. Andre Thomas, on his own and new choral literature.
ABAC’s Choral Day will be a single day trip. Students will be transported by bus. The trip fee is $40.00 which includes: Choral Day t-shirt, lunch in the Donaldson Dining Hall, and their music. Students will also be expected to pay for their own dinner on our way home (see itinerary below).
Students will be expected to learn all music for choral day on their own (music and practice tracks will be provided) and attend 1-2 after school rehearsals to check progress on the music. Rehearsal dates will be determined at a later date.
For this trip, I am pleased to announce that there will be 45 student spots (of any voice part) and 5 chaperone spots to attend this trip. Similar to the Candlelight sign-ups, sign-ups will take place on Charms (Click on calendar –> Nov 7 –> Click on hand). The sign-ups for both student and chaperones will take place on Thursday, August 29th at 7:00pm. The first 45 students will attend the trip, however, the sign-up will list 60 students. The next 15 students will be on a back-up in case a student backs out or is unable to attend due to grades. The back-up list will be chosen in the order students signed up.
Once the 45 students have signed up, they will receive the required district paperwork and will owe the trip fee. If the student does not have the trip paperwork and fee in by Friday, October 18th your student’s spot will be lost and given to a student on the back-up list.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Erin Scully
South Lake High School Choir Director
(Includes: Choral Day t-shirt, lunch in the Donaldson Dining Hall, music, and transportation.)
*Students will also be expected to pay for their own dinner on our way home
4:45 am – Meet at SLHS in Chorus room / use restrooms
5:00 am – Depart SLHS heading to ABAC (students should sleep on bus)
9:00 am – Registration
10:00 am – Rehearsal #1
11:10 am – Break
11:20 am – Rehearsal #2
12:00 pm – Listen & watch the ABAC Choirs perform
12:30 pm – Lunch in the dining hall on campus (included in fee)
1:30 pm – Rehearsal #3
2:30 pm – Performance in Howard Auditorium
3:00 pm – End of ABAC Choral Day / Take group photos / Use restrooms
3:30 pm – Load bus & depart ABAC
5:30 pm – Stop at a mall food court for dinner
6:30 pm – Load bus & head back to SLHS
8:30 pm – Arrive at SLHS