Liberty HS Choirs FUNDRAISING: Our Choir Department fundraisers target our transportation and equipment costs.
2019-20 FUNDRAISERS:1. The Mid-Winter Textil Drive is in full swing! Community Drive-through/Drop-Off Day is February 8, 9:00am - 3:30pm.Thank you for a FABULOUS textile drive on October 12th, 2019! Your ongoing support is the engine behind our quest to bring quality choral music to the LHS community, the greater Puget Sound, and beyond. Here is last year's great article from our partner, Value Village: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? 2. Thank you for your support at the 3rd ANNUAL LHS MATTRESS SALE, JANUARY 25!! The sale continues at other school event locations this year. Just let the salespeople know that you'd like Liberty to receive credit for the sale. Text “Liberty20” to 797979 to learn more. Here is a cool video to explain the event!https://www.youtube.com/watch? Ready to share the good news on social media? Here is a link to the LHS Mattress Sale Facebook page! http://bit.ly/Beds4LibertyChoir3 3. 2nd annual "SOMSA" : February 29, 2020 --- Leap Day! 5:30 - 9:30 pmThank you for your support of our First Annual "Sound of Music Sing Along!' From the outstanding costumes to the thrillingtime with our Guest of Honor, Mr. Duane Chase, the original "Kurt" from the movie, it was a truly memorable evening. 4. We welcome your online donations through the Issaquah School District website. Use the drop down menu to designate Liberty High School and “Choral-Fundraising” (under Item option). Thank you! Here is the link: Liberty Choir Fundraising
2019-20 Performance/Event Calendar for both LHS and MMS below.
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Volunteer Documents for ISD SchoolsTo be filled out and turned in to your student's main office each year. Thank You!Here are the links:
ISD Volunteer Form
Volunteer Driver Agreement
Contact Mrs. Wood:firstname.lastname@example.orgChoral Music Office at Liberty High Schoolvoicemail available
DOWNLOAD COLOR-CODED MONTH-BY-MONTH LIST OF EVENTS HERE ** Performances and Events for MMS and LHS (Maywood events indicated in GREEN ; Liberty events indicated in BLUE) UPCOMING EVENTS/PERFORMANCES (subject to change):Aug 26/27 = LHS 2019-20 Kick-Off Choir Camp, 9:00 – 12:30Sept. 7th = LHS Textile Load Out of overflowing holding areas 10 - 1Sept. 4th-30th = (opt.) MMS/LHS Recording @ LHS after school for WMEA All-State and ACDASept. 16th-27th = LHS Cookie Dough SaleOct. 12th = LHS Textile Drive Load-out of orchestra pit, plus Community Drive-through-drop-off Day! 9:30 - 4:00Nov. 5th = LHS HS Eastshore Jazz Choir Festival, off-siteNov. 8th = LHS Choirs perform for Veteran's Day assembly, AMNov. 8th = MMS Choirs perform for Veteran's Day assembly, PMNov. 16th = MMS Choirs/LHS Concert chorale at The Landing in Renton, 5:30 to 7:00, set up at 3:00 Nov. 21st = LHS Liberty Singers in rehearsal with Sammaish Symphony, 7:00 pm, location TBDNov. 30th = LHS choirs representatives carol Tree Lighting at Newcastle Fruit StandDec. 1st = LHS Jazz choir sub-set at Lake Sammamish St. Park, "Festival of Lights"Dec. 5th = MMS Concert at Maywood @ MMS cafeteria, 7:00 curtain (backstage call at 6:00)Dec. 6th = LHS Caroling the Nutcracker @ McCaw Hall, Jazz Choir, 5:30 pm – 10:00 pmDec. 8th = LHS Liberty Singers w/Sammamish Symphony @ Eastlake HS, 2:00 curtain, 1:00 backstageDec. 11th = LHS Morning rehearsal for All LHS choirs @LHS, 7:30 – 10:00 in the LHS PAC and LobbyDec. 12th = LHS Concert in the LHS PAC for All LHS choirs, 7:00 curtain (pictures onstage at 6:00)Dec. 14th = LHS Choirs featured at Wreaths Across America ceremony at Tahoma Nat’l Cemetery, 8:00 am -1:30Dec. 15th = LHS Liberty Singers with Sammamish Symphony @ Meydenbauer, 2:00 curtain, 1:00 backstage Jan 2-10 = LHS Spring Musical Auditions 2:30pm to 5:30pm Jan 25th = LHS Third Annual Mattress Sale! LHS Commons 8 - 5 Feb 1st = LHS Eastshore Region Solo/Ensemble at Bellevue CollegeFeb 8th = LHS Mid Winter Textile Drive! Community Drive-Through/Drop-Off, 9 - 3:30 Feb 11th = LHS/MMS ChoirFest Invitational 5:30pm to 7pm @LHS Commons and PAC Feb 13/14/15 LHS/MMS WMEA All-State Festival (Yakima) *opt.Feb. 29th = 2nd annual Sound of Music Sing Along, hosted by the LHS Choirs @ Liberty, 5:30 – 9:30 pmMarch 6th= LHS, DeMiero JazzFest, Jazz Choir, 6:30 am to 10:30 pm, Edmonds Center for the Arts, all day field trip Mar 7th = MMS Middle School Solo and Ensemble, off-campus - Location TBD, 8:00 am - 5:00pmMar 10th = LHS, Eastshore Large Group Festival, Choir 1, all day field trip Mar 12th = MMS 5th Grade visitation @ MMS, daytime choir performance, nighttime parent visit Mar 19th = LHS Eastshore Large Group Festival, Choir II, 7:00 am - 1:30 pm field trip, off-campus Mar 24th = LHS/MMS Dress Rehearsal @ LHS PAC, all choirs, 3pm to 5pm Mar 26th = LHS/MMS Spring Choir Concert @ LHS, all choirs, 7pm curtain (LHS choir room at 6pm) Apr 23rd = MMS Eastshore Middle School Large Group Festival , 8am to 1pm, off-campusApril 23-25 = LHS Liberty Singers, “Emerald City Sings” gala festival with Erik Esenvolds, guest conductor, with performance at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, WA.April 24-25 = CWU All-State HS Solo and Ensemble State Competition (opt.)May 1 & 2 = LHS Spring Musical, 1st weekend of shows, LHS PAC, 7:00 – 10:30 (backstage call 5:00 for eveningshows, 12:00 for matinee) May 7 – 9 = LHS Spring Musical, 2nd weekend of shows, LHS PAC, 7:00 – 10:30 (backstage call 5:00 for evening shows, 12:00 for matinee)May 8 = ISF Nourish Every Mind Luncheon, LHS Jazz Choir, lv school @10:45 am May 12 (Tues) LHS/MMS Music Alive! Southwest ISD Choir Festival, all feeder schools in LHS corridor 5:30pm to 8:30pmMay 16th = possible Silverwood, Idaho, trip for Concert Chorale, “Music in the Parks” regional competitionMay 19th = ISF Nourish Every Mind Breakfast, LHS Jazz Choir, lv school at 7:30 amMay 28 = LHS Dress Rehearsal, 3 – 5, LHS PAC Jun 1 LHS A & E Awards Concert, All Choirs, 7pm curtain, dessert reception 6:30pm, backstage call 6pm Jun 9 MMS A & E Awards Concert, 7pm curtain, dessert reception 6:30pm, backstage call 6pmJun ? LHS Baccalaureate, evening LS performanceJun ? LHS Moving Up Assembly @ LHS Gym AM time frameJun ? LHS Graduation (early time this year; meet at LHS in bus lanes by 10:30am)Jun ? MMS 8th grade promotion ceremony, TBD AM @ MMS gym, 7/8 Grade Choir perform
For Maywood and Liberty ChoirsHonor Choirs and Solo and Ensemble Info Important Audition Links and InformationNW ACDA (American Choral Directors Association, Northwest Chapter)NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing)WMEA (Washington Music Educators Association),ACDA Honor Ensemble Audition GuidelinesACDA Honor Choir Audition Materials, 2019-2020 school year**All information, including membership guidelines, pdf's of literature and mp3 backing tracks**Recording submissions accepted until midnight, September 30th.WMEA Honor Ensemble Audition GuidelinesJunior Youth All-State Gr. 5 - 6 Audition Materials*Application Packet and Vocal Exercises to RecordJunior All-State Gr. 7 - 8 Audition Materials*Application Packet*Vocal Exercises to RecordHigh School Gr. 9 - 12 Audition Materials*Application Packet*SATB Chorale Scales, Exercises and literature excerpts*Jazz Choir Scales, Exercises, and literature excerpts *Sight Singing What to Expect*Sight Singing Recording Instructions*Sop/Alto Backing Track MP3*Tenor Backing Track MP3*Bass Backing Track MP3*Chorale 55 Full SATB Example MP3Solo and Ensemble InfoState Rules, 2020WMEA Eastshore Solo and Ensemble HS and MS Solo registration: Ensemble registrationTreble Songs for Solo and Ensemble
♫ Area Music Stores (with private lessons onsite): Music & Arts Kennelly Keys
Private Lessons: ♫ recommend requesting a trial lesson before committing to a tuition schedule with any private teacher. Here are a few options for music lessons in our area: www.musicworksnw.org ; www.kaleidoscopeschoolofmusic.com ; www.themusiknest.com ; www.pugetsoundspianostudio.com ; www.moorebrothersmusic.com ; www.bennettdrums.com ; www.chopinacademy.com ; www.seattleguitarteacher.com ; http://westmusicstudios.com/ ♫ Please contact me directly for recommendations of private voice teachers.
The aforementioned list of individual(s)/agencies is being provided as an informational item for your convenience. The Issaquah School District does not recommend or endorse any of these individual(s)/agencies provided on the attached and will not be held liable or responsible for any services provided by them. As such, the Issaquah School District highly recommends that you conduct your own research and investigation and exercise due diligence before selecting any of these individual(s)/agencies for services.