Category Archives: Chamber Women

Final Concerts – Tomorrow

Our final concert of the year is tomorrow night.  As you have seen on the calendar, we have 2 concerts tomorrow night.
One begins at 6:00PM and the other begins at 8:00PM.  The choirs that will be performing on the first concert, and in this order are: Southernaires, Noteworthy, AcaFellas, Bella Voce, Statesmen,  Chanteuse, and Camerata. Call time for students performing on the first concert is 5:00PM.
The 8:00PM concert will feature Chamber Women, Chamber Men, Collegium, and Symphonic Choir, scholarship announcements, and the honoring of our senior class.  Call time for students performing on the second concert is 7:00.
If you are planning to attend both performances, please only pay one time.  We look forward to seeing you tomorrow night. Thank you for your support and care!

District Choir Festival Day Schedule – 4/10

On Tuesday, April 10, the Chamber Men’s, Chamber Women’s, and Symphonic Choirs will represent South Salem HS at the Greater Valley League Choral Festival. This is our District Choir Contest and it is held in Rice Auditorium on the campus of Western Oregon University.  Below you will find an estimated schedule with detailed information about the days happenings.  This schedule is subject to change due to district transportation altering our arrival and departure times.  If they get updated, we will notify students and parents ASAP.  Please come out and support our South singers!

4/10 Festival Schedule

Semester 2 Choir Roster Additions

Below you will find the ID numbers of students that have been added to advanced choirs in program based upon an audition.  Congratulations to all that auditioned. If your Id number is on this list, please report to the sectionals as indicated on the choir calendar.  Whether your ID number is on this list or not, we would love to meet with you regarding your audition and give you feedback.

Symphonic Choir Chamber Women’s Choir Chamber Men’s Choir Collegium
659233 716632 663647 658326
657105 661742 669896
682446 723911 645666
668815 668841 646261
651303 668331 664565
651368 665036 680067
680601 673770
664919 663778
644698 652210
660491 663404
659608 657109
657527 724712
721582 721373

First Day of School Info

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! We couldn’t be more excited to get started with you!  Below you will find an assignment and vital information!

New Music Student Assignment –  If you are new to the Music Program at South, please fill out this form with a parent/guardian by Friday, September 8.  Link to Form: Information Form This information is for our communication and record keeping systems we use in the South Music Program.

Choir Handbook/Syllabus – We have a Choir Handbook that students need to review with a parent.  This includes information on uniforms, classroom expectations, and forms that must be turned in by September 20.  The forms can be found at the end of the handbook.  Link to the handbook: Choir Handbook/Form

Remind – We use the Remind App to Contact Students and parents about daily happenings/announcements that need to be made.  Students and parents will get these via text message or the Remind App (app not required to receive information).  Each class has a specific code.  Link to the instructions for sign up and Remind Codes: Remind Codes

In Class Voice Lessons – We have a number of highly qualified private voice teachers that teach private lessons during our classes at South.  These are not required but are highly encouraged of all singers in our program.  Space is limited and students are assigned with a teacher on a first come first serve basis.  Students will not be assigned unless a form has been turned in.  These forms can be turned in to Mr. McLean via email or in class. Link to the Voice Lesson Packet: 2017-2018 Voice Lesson Packet.

Teacher Contact Information – We are fortunate enough to have two Choir Directors at South Salem who work with our wonderful students.  With these unique set up, each class will have a lead teacher and an assisting teacher.  The names that you will see on your schedules are Ms. Jenna Hernandez (hernandez_jenna@salkeiz.k12.or.us) and Mr. Will McLean (mclean_william@salkeiz.k12.or.us).  Please contact by email or you can reach us by phone at (503) 399-3252.

We can’t wait for another great year!

Saxon Start Up Day Tomorrow

We can’t wait to see all of our new and returning Saxon Choir members tomorrow at Start Up Day.  We will have a table in the Upper Commons where you can:

-Meet and welcome Ms. Hernandez

-Get new members signed up and meet their directors

-Check your classes

-Audition for Collegium

-Get parent volunteers signed up for Music Day

-Get Choir Camp Info

We will be at the table from 8:00AM-12:00PM and 1:00PM-6:00PM and would love to see students and parents!

2017-2018 Advanced Choir Rosters

We are incredibly proud of every student that we have here at South Salem HS.  Congratulations to each student as they have gone through the rigorous audition process for next year’s choirs. Below you will find a link to the rosters.  Please check meeting times for the end of the year meeting. Thank you to everyone who auditioned this year!

2017-2018 Advanced Choir Rosters