Category Archives: Parents

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!

Jazz Auction Next Week! Get Your Tickets!

This year’s Jazz Auction is NEXT WEEK and being held on Thursday, April 26, at the Mission Mill Spinning Room.  Doors will open at 6:00PM.

This year, we will be offering hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and pouring adult beverages for people 21 and older.  One beverage will be included with each ticket and you will be able to purchase additional beverages at the event.


Tickets are on sale now online and can be purchased up to the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here: Online Tickets


For this events, we rely on donations from community businesses and members.  We are still in need of smaller items at this point.  If you have an item, a gift, or service  you are willing to donate, please fill out this form: Donation Form and read this Donation Letter.

Table Sponsorship

We sell tickets to this event in 2 ways: Table Sponsorship and General Tickets

Sponsorship: Is your family or business interested in sponsoring a table? Learn more/Fulfill your sponsorship by reading and completing this form: Sponsorship Form

If you know someone who would like to sponsor or donate, please reach out to them with this information!  Everything helps and we look forward to reaching our fundraising goal.

Thank you for supporting music at South High School

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

District Solo and Ensemble Contest Results

Congratulations to all of our 30+ South students that participated in the OMEA District 4 Vocal/Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest.  We are so proud of your growth and commitment to your individual performance.  Score sheets can be picked up from your voice teacher. Below you will find the results for students that placed and/or will be representing South at the OSAA State Solo Contest on April 28 at Pacific University.

Mezzo-Soprano Voice: -Rachel Despain – 3rd place (1st Alternate for OSAA State Solo Contest)

Alto Voice: -Taylor Leveck –  2nd place (1st Alternate for OSAA State Solo Contest)

-Maya Harrison – 3rd place (2nd Alternate for OSAA State Solo Contest)

Tenor Voice – Briargate Curry – 1st place (Advances to OSAA State Solo Contest)

Baritone Voice – Mason Brittan – 1st place (Advances to OSAA State Solo Contest)

-Brandon Hilsabeck – 3rd place (1st Alternate for OSAA State Solo Contest)

Bass Voice – Eric Lin – 1st place (Advances to OSAA State Solo Contest)

-Bruce Bailey – 2nd place (1st Alternate for OSAA State Solo Contest)





Bella Voce and Statesmen sing at SKPS Intermediate Choral Festival on 3/6

This is a reminder that next week our freshmen choirs, Bella Voce and Statesmen, will be representing South at the Salem-Keizer Intermediate Choral Festival on Tuesday, 3/6 at West Salem HS.  The concert will begin at 7:00PM and the call time to meet in the lobby of the West Salem HS Auditorium is 6:00PM.

Students are to come dressed for this performance.  Below, you will find a reminder of the concert dress for Bella Voce and Statesmen.

Bella Voce – Blue and white robe (provided), dresses should be worn under robes, and are not to exceed the length of the robe, black dress shoes (close toed and flat)

Statesmen – Royal blue bowtie (provided), lay collar white dress shirt, black dress pants, black socks, and black dress shoes.