Jan 06 2018

Broadway Night 2018 Tickets Now On Sale

2018 Broadway Night: Curtains Up Cabaret to be performed by SLHS Chorus Students on February 2nd and 3rd

Tickets Now On Sale!

 Click Here to Buy Tickets!

Join the South Lakes Chorus Department for the 13th year of Broadway Night. This year’s production titled Curtains Up Cabaret features more than 80 South Lakes High School (SLHS) students performing 13 numbers from some of the biggest and most popular Broadway shows in a cabaret inspired performance.

Performances will be on February 2 at 7 PM and February 3 at 2 PM and 7 PM in the Little Theatre at South Lakes High School. Tickets will be available at the door for $15 or reduced-price advance tickets may be purchased online at http://buytickets.at/slhspca. Advance tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for students (under 18) and seniors (65+).

For more about Broadway Night, visit the Broadway Night 2018 Page.

Jan 01 2018

Broadway Night Fundraiser – Tacos & More on Jan 15

Broadway Night Restaurant Fundraiser at Tacos & More!

MONDAY, January 15th from 5-8pm

1810 Michael Faraday Drive, Reston 20190 (Right before SkateQuest turn)

Chef Basir (Ahadi), Owner, SLHS Class of ‘94

There’s a new restaurant in town, and the food—South Western or Tex-Mex—is wonderful!  Prepared by Chef Basir, a South Lakes High School alumnus and internationally trained chef, the food is fresh, beautifully prepared, generously served and reasonably priced.

You can order a taco, burrito or burrito bowl, chips and salsa or a yummy chimichanga and the choices for fillings include chicken, ground beef, BBQ chicken, steak, barbequed brisket, shrimp, veggies, or chorizo. Prices range from $5.00 for two tacos, $9.00-10.00 for a huge burrito, and $3.00 for chips and salsa. A variety of bottled soft drinks and juices is also available.  This is a simple, no frills place, but we’ve sampled the food, and you won’t be disappointed!

Join us on Monday, Jan 15 from 5 to 8 PM and 20% of the gross receipts will go to fund the Chorus’s Broadway Night! PLEASE come and support your chorus while eating a great dinner, hanging with friends and supporting a fellow graduate of SLHS!

No flyer needed; just let them know you are there to support BWN!  Take-Out available and honored, too!

Download the flyer for more info and to pass along: Tacos and More Restaurant Fundraiser for BWN

Tacos and More Store Front

Dec 02 2017

Broadway Night 2018 Update

We are close to announcing the theme, numbers and casting for Broadway Night 2018. In the meanwhile, here’s what you need to know:

 

Mandatory Cast and Parents Meeting – Friday, Dec 8

Join us in cafeteria and chorus room at 6 PM on Friday, December 8. This meeting is mandatory for all Broadway Night participants and their parents.

 

Before Friday’s meeting, please do the following:

First Rehearsals

We will have our first rehearsals before the winter break on:

  • December 11
  • December 13

Times and groups will be announced later, but please put these on your calendars now.

UPDATED: Students, if you need to miss rehearsal, please let us know through our BWN Absence Request Form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1wyrBiQPzHWSvW_0VRLspNimizp3NrzOMcehCohAzky4/viewform?edit_requested=true

Broadway Night Fees

Fees for Broadway Night 2018 will be:

  • $45 – Participation Fee
  • $20 – Makeup (Optional, if needed)
  • $30 – DVD (Optional)

You may pay your fees at Friday’s meeting (check or credit card) or via the PayPal Links on the Broadway Night Page.

Performance Schedule

  • Friday, Feb. 2 @ 7 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 3 @ 2 & 7 PM

Ticket information coming soon!

Oct 31 2017

Broadway Night 2018 Auditions

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The 2018 Broadway Night theme will be announced shortly

Broadway Night 2018 Show Dates

  • Friday, Feb. 2 @ 7 PM
  • Saturday, Feb. 3 @ 2 & 7 PM

Audition and Rehearsal Information

High School Student Audition Dates:

  • Monday, Nov. 13, from 3:15-6:15 PM
  • Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 3:15-6:15 PM

High School Auditions

High school students interested in performing in this year’s show must:

  • Sign up for one of the audition time blocks in the Chorus Room.
    • Audition Dates: Monday, Nov. 13, from 3:15-6:15 PM; Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 3:15-6:15 PM;
  • Complete the online registration form
  • Prepare one of the pre-selected audition pieces from Google Drive (login with your fcps google account) to perform for the audition. A demo, sheet music with the 32 bar cut and the accompaniment tracks are all available. The audition will be performed with the accompaniment track that is provided.
  • Prepare a headshot and a resume to present at the audition.
    • Headshots should not be school photos, selfies or random candid photos. You need to have someone take a photo of you.
    • Resumes should include your Name, Height, Hair Color, Eye, Color, past performing experience
  • Be prepared to state your name, the song you are singing and the show it is from when you come for the audition.
  • Come warmed up to the audition.
  • Arrive 10 minutes early so that you are on time.

Rehearsal Schedule

November and December:

Students will be cast by December 10 and will receive practice tracks.  Students are expected to learn their lyrics and music by January 1 on their own.  There may be one or two rehearsals with small groups and solos/duets/trios in December

January:

Rehearsals for general numbers will begin the week of January 2 on weeknights Monday through Thursday.  Students are likely to have a maximum of two rehearsals per week, and it will work around the number’s schedules.  On the 4 Saturdays in January, everyone will have rehearsal, including the finale.  Tech week will start the week of January 20 and will include rehearsals most nights, up until the show on February

Oct 16 2017

Fall Concert – Benefit for TAPS. Tuesday, Oct 17

This Tuesday, Oct 17, we will be having our first chorus performance of the year with our Fall Concert.  The show will be in the SLHS Theatre and will begin at 7:00 PM.

The performance will also be a benefit for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS.) TAPS offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a military loved one.  There will be a presentation by a representative from TAPS before the final song.

Donations for TAPS will be accepted at the concert, through the Bake Sale, or you may donate online directly to TAPS at www.taps.org/donate.

See you there!

Sep 21 2017

Enrichment opportunity – GenOUT Chorus

The fourth season of the GenOUT Chorus, the DC area’s first-ever vocal ensemble for LGBTQ and Allied students, starts this Sunday, September 24.  We look forward to an exciting season of inspiring music in beautiful venues (including the Lincoln Theatre, the Atlas Performing Arts Center, and the Washington National Cathedral).  We hope to welcome students from your school as members to experience this community.

GenOUT rehearses at 641 S St., NW in Washington, DC.  This is just around the corner from the 7th & S St. exit to the Shaw Metro station on the GREEN line.  Rehearsal is 1:00-2:30 PM.

GenOUT is open to ALL students ages 13-18.  There is a $150 registration fee to participate; no one is turned away for an inability to pay (we have full and partial scholarship assistance available).  More information, including a link to our season flyer (which includes our rehearsal and performance schedule) can be found at:

www.gmcw.org/outreach/genout

Prospective students may also go to the web page above for the registration link.

Sep 20 2017

Robert E. Simon Jr. Music Scholarships

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The Reston Chorale invites Northern Virginia high school and college vocalists to audition for the Robert E. Simon Jr. Music Scholarships.

Scholarship recipients will sing with The Reston Chorale for the 2017-18 Season. In addition to financial awards, selected students will receive music and formal concert attire for the season.

Scholarship Awards

  • High School Students: Up to $300 annually* ($75 per concert segment) for up to four years. Awarded upon high school graduation.
  • College Students: Up to $500 annually* ($125 per concert segment). Awarded in June.

Audition Dates

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Audition Requirements & More Info

  • Visit www.RestonChorale.org and click on “Join Us” for details on the audition process and to download audition music.
  • Email RCScholarships@restonchorale.org to schedule an audition and request additional information about program opportunities and expectations.

* Scholarships will be awarded to up to eight students. Financial awards will vary based upon the number of concert segments each student successfully completes and performs during the Chorale’s 2017-18 Season.

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