Happy first week back! I hope everyone is healthy and having a great week. The big Anniversary Celebration is fast approaching – read the emails, reserve and purchase your reception tickets and jump right in. It’s going to be so much fun and so beautiful!

Sunday April 7
11:00 a.m. The Girls’ Choir with Adults is singing.
REQUIRED for all Senior Girls, optional for Juniors.
9:45 Call for warm up, 11:00 service

Lunch after the service

REQUIRED REHEARSAL for all SENIOR BOYS and GIRLS
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

High School Singer and Alumni Chorister Rehearsals have begun. The next one is this Sunday with the Senior Choristers in the Chantry, come in through the church to the honor room. You can arrive any time after 1:00 and you will finish by 2:30 p.m. The seniors go until 3:00.

JUNIOR and SENIOR CHORISTERS:
The EASTER EVE WALK is Saturday, April 20th, 10:30-1:00pm
and we are looking for several volunteers to help us!
Here is what we need:
– singers to help lead “All Glory Laud and Honor” in the chantry
– singers to help lead the procession of the cross to “the tomb” with “Were You There When They Crucified My Lord”
– crafty people to help little ones with fun art projects at a craft table in Tuttle Hall
– HIDE EASTER EGGS AND CANDY in Huntington Close
Please email Dana Foote if you can help: dfoote@gcschool.org

Wednesday April 24 – Parent Conference Day for the Middle School – Senior Chorister Concert Rehearsal Confirmed in the Church from 10:30 a.m. until noon.
Enter and exit from 802 Broadway.

ESSENTIAL HOMEWORK FOR SENIOR CHORISTERS – Listen to the Bernstein and Parry – It’s great music and we will be offering it on the big April 26 Concert! The text is attached for the Bernstein.
Bernstein Chichester Psalms
Parry Hear my words ye people

Please check the attached “newsletter” for other details and links.

SAVE THE DATE:

Sunday 21 April, Easter Day, only Senior Choristers Sing.
Friday 26 April, the 125th Anniversary of the Choir Concert.

All my love, Patrick
A Choir Family Newsletter!
Friday 5 April 2019

Sunday April 7
11:00 a.m. The Girls’ Choir with Adults is singing.
REQUIRED for all Senior Girls, optional for Juniors.
9:45 Call for warm up, 11:00 service

Lunch after the service

REQUIRED REHEARSAL for all SENIOR BOYS and GIRLS
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

WEEK of April 9 SCHEDULE:

• Tuesday Mornings – 7:00 – 8:10 a.m. Senior Boy Rehearsal.
Breakfast Club in the Reception room (Senior Girls welcome)

• Tuesday Afternoon, 3:20 – 4:30
After School Voice Coaching in the Chantry.

• Tuesday Afternoon – 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Junior Chorister Rehearsal, Boy and Girl Junior Choristers. (3rd and 4th grade girls, 3rd grade boys)
Evensong at 6:00 p.m.

• Wednesday Morning – 7:00 – 8:10 a.m. Senior Girl Rehearsal.
Breakfast Club in the Reception room (Senior Boys welcome)

Wednesday – 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. Regular Afternoon Rehearsal Schedule for New Junior Girl Choristers (2nd Grade). Rehearse in the Chantry.

• Thursday Morning – 7:00 – 8:10 a.m. Junior and Senior Boy Rehearsal.
Breakfast Club in the Reception room (Senior Girls welcome)

• Thursday Afternoon – 3:00 to 4:15 pm. Regular Afternoon Rehearsal Schedule for New Junior Boy Choristers (2nd Grade). Rehearse in the Chantry.

• Friday Morning – 7:00 – 8:10 a.m. Junior and Senior Girl Rehearsal.
Breakfast Club in the Reception room (Senior Boys welcome)

• Friday Afternoon, 3:20 – 4:30
After School Voice Coaching in the Chantry.

Sunday April 14 Palm Sunday
11:00 a.m. The Choir of Men and Boys with the Adult Choir singing
REQUIRED for all Senior Boys, optional for Juniors.
9:45 Call for warm up, 11:00 service

No Lunch or afternoon rehearsal today.

ONGOING INFORMATION SOURCES:

*Like us on FACEBOOK! Music at Grace Church in New York

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

*Sign Up Genius for Choir Parent Volunteer Sign Link:
https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/30E084CADAF2BA1FA7-choir

*Sign Up Genius for After School Vocal Coaching: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4ba4a628abf94-after

*Sign Up Genius Tuesday Night Parent Helpers:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a48a9ad2caaf85-juniors

*Accessing the Secure Choir Family Area of the Music Website:
www.gracechurchnyc.org
CLICK: MUSIC
CLICK: login
User Name: helfenstein
Password: Stanfordlives1894

*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.

Required Sundays for all Novice and Junior Choristers

April 26, The Annual Choir Concert with everyone singing to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the choir! All Choristers REQUIRED.
5:45 Warm up for everyone! The Concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

May 19 – Novice and Junior Only Service Sunday Morning Call: 10:15 a.m.

June 9 End of 124th Season, Choir Appreciation Sunday and Church Picnic
Sunday Morning Call: 10:15 a.m.