Greetings Everyone and Happy Halloween!
Have Fun and be Safe!

*HALLOWEEN:
* Morning Rehearsal for Girls will take place in costume!
* Afternoon Rehearsal for Novice Boys will not take place – be safe, have fun!

Saturday evening DON”T FORGET TO…….FALL BACK ONE HOUR!
Set your clocks before going to bed.

*Attached is the Tuesday Junior Evensong Rota so parents can see when their choristers have special jobs carrying the lights, cross and reading! If you volunteer to be a choir parent helper that night, you will get to be at Evensong and see your child in their special responsibility.
CLICK for Tuesday Evensong Rota 2014 2015

*Attached is the work in progress Itinerary of the Summer Concert Tour that was described in this week’s email. Enjoy having a look and give the committee your comments, but remember, this is not final it is a work in progress.
Grace Choir France-Itn-June-2015

*Special Schedule next week: Due to early dismissal on Tuesday 11/4, no Choir Activities on Tuesday afternoon for Novice Girls or Junior Choristers, no rehearsal or Evensong on Tuesday 11/4.

*THANKSGIVING PIE and CHOCOLATE SALE SEASON has begun!!!
Here is the link to the website with the information and at the bottom of the post you can download a pdf of the order form!

The Twelth Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale to support The Choir Special Projects Fund

The order form is also attached for you to use both at home, in sales and to send to anyone and everyone who needs to buy a pie and help support the work of the Choirs.

The pie form order box lives in the hallway of the Parish House by the Reception Room!

*SAVE THE DATES: The long anticipated dates of the Summer Choir Tour to France have been determined. Thank you for your patience and willingness to complete all the surveys. Detailed information will be available soon: June 20-29

*TUESDAY JUNIOR EVENSONG ROTA: Parents, there is now a “rota” or schedule of who is doing what at Evensong this year. It is posted on the bulletin board outside the Music Room. It is offered in an attempt to give all the choristers a chance at all the jobs that go into producing Evensong as well as to let you know in advance when your choristers might be reading or caring the cross.

*AS THE YEAR IS COMING TO AN END…please look around the house and make sure you cash all choir checks you have received. When the books are closed at the audit for each operating budget year checks can no longer be redeemed or replaced.

*THIS WEEKS SCHEDULE:

Friday 31 October: Happy and Safe Halloween
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Club and Morning Rehearsal, Junior and Senior Girls

Friday 31 October:
3:20 p.m. NO Novice Boys Rehearsal today, have a fun and safe Halloween!

Sunday 2 November: The Choir of Men and Boys with The Girls’ Choir and HS Singers
9:45 Call for Senior Boys and Girls(Required)
10:00 Call for HS Singers
10:15 Call for Junior Boys and Girls (Optional)
10:30 Call for Novice Boys and Girls (Optional)
11:00 Service in the Church

No lunch or afternoon senior chorister rehearsal today.

1:00 – 2:00 HS Singer Rehearsal in the Music Room.

4:00 Evensong by The Adult Choir, offering REQUIEM in c minor by Michael Haydn

Tuesday 4 November:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Club and Morning Rehearsal, Senior Boys

Tuesday 4 November:
NO Novice Girls Rehearsal today.

Tuesday 4 November:
NO Junior Boys and Girls Rehearsal. NO EVENSONG.

Tuesday 4 November:
Grace Church Christmas Pageant Interviews in the Music Room 1:55 to 6:00 p.m.
Recommended for all Novice and Junior Choristers! Email Melissa Spindler for details:
MSpindler@gracechurchnyc.org

Wednesday 5 November:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Club and Morning Rehearsal, Senior Girls

Wednesday 5 November:
NO After School Vocal Coaching today

Thursday 6 November:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Club and Morning Rehearsal, Junior and Senior Boys

Thursday 6 November:
3:20 – 4:30 p.m. After School Vocal Coaching in the Music Office. Senior Choristers – please sign up on the bulletin board, all welcome with parent’s permission.

Friday 7 November:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast Club and Morning Rehearsal, Junior and Senior Girls

Friday 7 November
3:20 p.m. Novice Boys Rehearsal until 4:30. Drop off and Pick up at the Music Room

Sunday 9 November: The Girls’ Choir with Adults

9:45 Call for Senior Girls (Required)
10:15 Call for Junior Girls (Optional)
10:30 Call for Novice Girls (Optional)

Lunch after Church for Senior Girls (Required)
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Special Rehearsal with the ladies from the Adult and Parish Choirs for A CEREMONY OF CAROLS in December for all Senior Girls (Required)

ONGOING INFORMATION SOURCES:

*The Goggle Choir Schedule Calendar Link: http://gchoirsched.info/home.html

*Sign Up Genius for Choir Parent Volunteer Sign Link: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/9040B4CA9A72DA64-choir/11611445

*Accessing the Secure Choir Family Area of the Music Website:
www.gracechurchnyc.org
CLICK: MUSIC
CLICK: login
User Name: helfenstein
Password: iheartch0ir (0 is a zero)

*REMEMBER: If your contact information changes or you notice a typo in a communication don’t hesitate to let PA (P. Allen, not the Parents Association) know. “If you see something, say something”

*REMEMBER…please keep an eye out around the house and make sure you cash all choir checks you have received. When the books are closed at the audit for each operating budget year checks can no longer be redeemed or replaced.