PPAS/National Chorale Vocal Program
The National Chorale has partnered with PPAS to provide instruction in Vocal Music. The Vocal curriculum focuses on theory and sightsinging, small group voice instruction, diction (the international phonetic alphabet) and ensemble choral singing. Vocalists study a varied repertoire in preparation for professional work.
VOCAL DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER 10/18/19
UPCOMING PERFORMANCES & IMPORTANT DATES:
Oct. 22nd 6:00 p.m. High School Open House PERFORMANCE MANDATORY, CONCERT ATTIRE.
Oct. 23rd & 24th 4:00-6:00 p.m. -Soiree Auditions at the National Chorale 1659 Broadway Suite 301.
Nov. 5th Election Day- SCHOOL CLOSED.
Nov. 7th 7:00 p.m. Vocal Soiree will be in the Black Box Theater.
Nov. 11th Veterans Day- SCHOOL CLOSED.
November 21st NO VOCAL CLASS.
Nov 21st 12:30-2:30 p.m., or 5:30-8:30 p.m. Parent Teacher Conferences Vocal teachers will be in the Black Box Theater.
Dec 6th 7:30 p.m. Holiday Concert at Church of the Blessed Sacrament 152 West 71st Street.
December 20th 7:00 p.m. Messiah Sing-In at Lincoln Center David Geffen Hall.
December 20th Last Day of Classes for the School for the Winter Break.
Looking for VOLUNTEERS to help with HIGH SCHOOL AUDITIONS on 10/26/19 and 11/2/19 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please contact Chuck Vassallo firstname.lastname@example.org if you are available to help.
If you were not able to make it to the Meet & Greet and are interested in purchasing a Vocal Department T-Shirt they will be available after the Fall Soiree $25. CASH ONLY sizes S-XL.
The Holiday Concert at Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 152 West 71st Street! It’s on Friday, December 6th at 7:30. Come listen to a medley of holiday choral music as we celebrate the immense talent we have in the vocal program. Tickets will be on sale online closer to the date and at the door Adults $20, Students and children $10. CASH ONLY AT THE DOOR.
Lincoln Center the Walk Into Handel’s Messiah -PPAS vocal students will be taking part in one of NYC’s favorite Messiah performances, on December 20th, 7 pm at Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall. The kids perform while everyone is being seated so if you are late you will miss them. Forms will be sent home with your children to buy discounted tickets closer to the date.
If you need to purchase Concert Attire clothing for your children it can be found here, http://www.formalfashionsinc.com or Amazon. Please remember the dresses must have a minimum cap sleeve.
Share! Have you sung somewhere recently? Or are you booked for an upcoming gig? Share the details so we can celebrate and support you! Email details to email@example.com.
Gabriella Ghaleb (12th grade)- performed at Carnegie Hall as a finalist in the Youth Talent DHAP Finalists Concert on September 22nd, 2019.
Anthony Mattson (9th grade), is currently a supernumerary in the production of Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center. Additionally, he was asked to sing several Italian solo pieces on Friday, 10/18 at the Kings Park Heritage Museum Italian Night.
Congratulations to both Gabriella and Anthony!