Guidelines Notebook

MS Choral Chair

Page  2-E
Updated: Feb. 16, 2002

May Contact clinican(s) for the next Festival Choir. (See the District Clinician Selection Guidelines.) Contact an accompanist(s). Fee=$100.00.
August Notify various music stores of the District selections. Notify District President of the clinician and music choices so they may be included in the fall State Board meeting report. Send letter of information to the District President to be included in the bulletin. Include the following:
  1. Names of festivals songs and where available
  2. Name of Clinician
  3. Deadline for the entry date
October Choose choir personnel. (See Selection Guidelines, page 4-C-1). Send complete list of choir (include voice part and town) to District President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Webmaster. Send a letter to the directors regarding student attire. Remind the directors that their attendance is required on the concert day.
  • Inform host school of the seating arrangement desired by the guest conductor
  • Inform host school of choir riser needs
  • Communicate with the guest director about the schedule of the day
  • Help seat students at the beginning of the rehearsal
  • Introduce the clinician at the beginning of the rehearsal
  • Take clinician to lunch or make other arrangements
  • Introduce the clinician at the beginning of the choral portion of the concert
  • Be responsible for any equipment or instruments needed for the choir performance