Grace Church in New York
Special Choir Projects – Senior Girl Choristers 2012 – 2013

September 4 (Tuesday) – Choir Camp Day in the Chantry and Music Room for The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir, Senior Choristers from 11 am to 6 pm, Lunch Provided.
* Parent Orientation Meeting from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

September 9 (Sunday) – Sunday Service with The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir, Beginning of 118th Season of the Choirs, No Lunch or Afternoon Rehearsal, REQUIRED for All Boy and Girl Choristers

October 26 (Friday) REQUIRED REHEARSAL for all Senior Boy and Girl Choristers, Church of the Heavenly Rest (MAHLER PROJECT)
90th Street and Fifth Avenue, meet in Music Room at dismissal to warm up… depart GC at 3:00 and return after rehearsal concludes at 5 p.m. (6p.m.)

October 27 (Saturday) REQUIRED REHEARSAL for all Senior Boy and Girl Choristers, Church of the Heavenly Rest (MAHLER PROJECT)
90th Street and Fifth Avenue, meet at Orange Doors/4th Avenue to travel up to the rehearsal at 12:30 p.m. return after the rehearsal concludes at 4 p.m. (5p.m.)

November 3 (Saturday) Senior Boy and Girl Choristers perform at
CARNEGIE HALL. MAHLER – 8th Symphony.
With The Canterbury Choral Society under Charles D. Walker.
Meet at GCS to travel up to the Dress Rehearsal, Orange Doors at 1:30 p.m.
Dress Rehearsal in the Hall 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Dinner together near the hall.
7:00 Call Backstage, 8:00 Performance!

November 20 – 21, Pie Pick Up, The Annual Choir Thanksgiving Pie Sale.

December 2 Sunday
Annual Choir Family Christmas Party, 6 to 9 p.m. School Dinning Room

December 7 (Friday) After School Vocal Coaching ends for 2012, will start again in January. Today is Final Shaving Club Rehearsal until 2013.

December 12 (Wednesday) – The Annual Community Carol Sing in the
Church with The Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs, 12:15 to 12:45 pm. Lunch
Provided in Advance.

December 15 (Saturday) Dress Rehearsal for CEREMONY OF CAROLS.
Mandatory for all Senior Girls Choristers, 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Reserve Church from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (4)

December 16 Sunday – Choral Evensong – The Girls Choir with Women (4)
Britten’s CEREMONY OF CAROLS. Required for all GIRL choristers.
Seniors will sing, juniors need to attend to hear this beautiful work in
preparation for their future performances.
2:15 arrival, 2:30 warm up,

December 20 (Thursday) – Rehearsal for Carol Service with The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir, 5:45 p.m. to 9 p.m., Required for Boy and Girl Senior Choristers.

December 24 (Monday, Christmas Eve)
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols with The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir, 6:45 pm Call, 8 pm Service, Required for Boy and Girl Senior Choristers.

January 8 (Tuesday) – Rehearsals begin for Spring Term, Tuesday afternoon rehearsal Begins Today for Boy and Girl Junior Choristers, No Evensong until February 26thth.

SPECIAL NOVICE AND JUNIOR CHORISTER PROJECT
WITH DR. BARRY ROSE (Seniors may be Senior Mentors for this project)
THE ANNUAL CONCERT OF MUSIC FOR TREBLE VOICES.
• January 22 (Tuesday) Rehearsal with Dr. Barry Rose for all Junior and Novice Choristers 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Chantry/Church. No Evensong tonight.

• January 23 (Wednesday) Church/Chantry from 2:30 to 5:00 and Music Room from 3:20 to 5:00 for special Chorister Rehearsal with Dr. Barry Rose.

• January 24 (Thursday) No morning Rehearsal for Junior Choristers

• January 24 (Thursday) Church/Chantry from 2:30 to 5:00 and Music Room from 3:20 to 5:00 for special Chorister Rehearsal with Dr. Barry Rose.

• January 25 (Friday) No morning Rehearsal for Junior Choristers

• January 25 (Friday) Church/Chantry and Music Room from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for special Chorister Rehearsal with Dr. Barry Rose.

• January 26 (Saturday) Church and Music Room from 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for special Chorister Rehearsal with Barry Rose.

• January 27 – Sunday
4:00 p.m. The Juniors Fifth Annual Treble Music Concert with Dr. Barry
Rose. Whiting of Novices. Required for all Choristers. 2:45 Call.

March 30 (Holy Saturday) – Required for Senior Boy and Girl Choristers
⎯ 8:45 to 10:30 am: Rehearsal for Easter with The Adult Choir, The Parish Choir, The Choir of Men and Boys, The Girls’ Choir and Brass

March 31 (Sunday, Easter Day) – Required for Boy and Girl Senior Choristers
⎯ 8 am: Call for All Choir Members
⎯ 9 am: Service with The Combined Choirs of Grace Church
⎯ 9:45 am: Annual Easter Family Breakfast for Choir Families in GCS Dining Room.
⎯ 10:30 am: Call for All Choir Members
⎯ 11 am: Service with The Combined Choirs of Grace Church and Brass

April 13 (Saturday) Rehearsal in the Church 8:45 – noon.

April 20 (Saturday) Rehearsal in the Church 8:45 – noon.

April 25 (Thursday) 5:45 – 9:00 p.m.
DRESS REHEARSAL ALL SENIOR CHORISTERS with Adults.
Required for all Boy and Girl Senior Choristers

April 26th Friday, The Annual Choir Concert and Reception
5:45 pm Call for All Boy and Girl Senior Choristers, 7 pm Concert,
Required for All Boy and Girl Choristers. (Juniors listen/Senior sing)

May 17 (Friday) – Last Shaving Club Rehearsal of this season.

End of After School Vocal Coaching for 2012-2013 Season.

June 7 (Friday) – Final Morning Rehearsal for Girls

June 9 Sunday Service, End of 118th Season of the Choirs with The Choir of Men and Boys and The Girls’ Choir, Required for All Boy and Girl Choristers, No Afternoon Rehearsal (Choir Recognition Sunday) (6)

June 11 (Tuesday) – Lower School Closing Exercises, 11 am

June 12 (Wednesday) – Grace Church School Closing Exercises, 11 a.m., Only Senior Boy and Girl Choristers will sing at this ceremony. Everyone else sits with their class.

June 13 (Thursday) – High School Closing Exercises.