Congratulations to all of the SLHS ensembles on giving outstanding performances at the VA State Assessment on Saturday!

They received the Overall Rating of either Superior or Excellent as shown below. Therefore, every student should be proud of their hard work!

Ratings:  1= Superior; 2=Excellent; 3=Good; 4=Fair; 5=Poor

EnsembleJudge 1Judge 2Judge 3Sight-ReadOverall
Bella Voce11211
Select Treble11111
Chamber Singers11111

2019 All State Chorus – April 4-6, Richmond, VA

Next week, All-Virginia Chorus will bring together the state’s top high school musicians, including Margarita Gamarnik! She will represent Seahawk Chorus, and we are very excited for her!

Parent for Choral Arts Board Openings for Fall 2019

The PCA jobs all run for one school year, and we are especially looking for a new Treasurer. Anyone with basic bookkeeping skills would be suited to this role, and our outgoing Treasurer will provide training on processes and procedures.

So, if you are interested in any position, please email President, Susan Sather at for more information about the roles.

Scrip Fundraising for Chorus Trip

Start fundraising with Scrip for Next Year’s Trip!

To register, go to:

  1. ShopWithScripand select Join a Program
  2. Enter Enrollment Code: 53ECEC3317977
  • In Step 3, enter the student’s name for whom you’re fundraising.
  • Don’t forget to enroll in online payments (PrestoPay) before placing your order.
  • Read more about the ordering process here:

Orders for physical cards will be placed at noon on the following dates: 4/5, 4/19, 5/3, 5/17, and 5/31

Since fundraising for this year’s NY trip is over, any future earnings will go towards the 2020 trip.

Enrichment Opportunities

Summer Choral Institute with the National Philharmonic

July 16, 18, 23, 25, 26 – The Music Center at Strathmore

The National Philharmonic is sponsoring a Summer Choral Institute in July for experienced singers. You can find more information at: 2019 Summer Choral Institutes

To participate, please register online by June 16, 2019:

Mason Arts at the Hylton Performing Arts Center

Performances by George Mason University’s Schools of Theater, Dance, & Music:

School of Dance

2019 Gala Concert – Sunday, March 31 at 4 p.m.

Each Spring, George Mason dancers perform works by renowned choreographers in the Dance Gala Concert. And this extraordinary evening features a dynamic performance of technically demanding and intensely driven work by talented students.

$28 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 groups

School of Music

Raising Voices – Sunday, April 7 at 4 p.m.

The concert will showcase the Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists and GMU Opera and Vocal Studies Program.

Enjoy an afternoon of opera, operetta, musical theater arias, ensembles, and scenes that highlight the stunning talent of these young artists.

Raising Voices also marks the beginning of an innovative collaboration between these two important programs, as they are distinctly different while are both dedicated to the support and growth of the young opera singer in America.

$20; Tickets to this performance are FREE to students (up to 2 tickets).

Adult companion is required for students grades 9 and under. Student ID must be presented.

The Alexandria Harmonizers Youth Harmony Festival 2019 – Registration Closed

Friday, April 5, 2019 – 8:30 am to 8:30 pm in Alexandria

Those who registered: if you have not done so yet, please send in a check for $20 payable to PCA as soon as possible.