Finally, the Cuda Chorus Parent Association Board and Mr. Davis would like to welcome the incoming freshmen and all other student to please join us for the Freshmen Picnic. There will be games, activities, mentor/mentee placements, music, and so much more!!! Please join us in the fun and get to know the Cuda Chorus Family! We look forward to meeting everyone and kicking off a new year full of beautiful music and growth for our students! The details are:
When: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Kendall Indian Hammocks Park
11395 SW 79th Street
Miami, FL 33173
Kindly RSVP by August 10, 2018 by responding to firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending a separate e-mail to email@example.com.
Every student invited to the picnic as well and we are asking that they please donate a food or beverage item from each grade.
Sophomores: Side Dishes (ideas: chips, croquetas, pastelitos, etc.)
Juniors: Drinks (ideas: soda, water, lemonade, etc.)
Hello Cuda Chorus! I hope your summer is off to a great start. I wanted to pass along to you the audition information and song list for the Opera Scenes Concert in November. All students of the choir are eligible to audition. Eligibility will be split into 2 parts: Opera chorus (Concert Women and Concert Men) and Lead roles and Supporting roles will only be chosen from “Select Women” and “The Rose Singers.” Auditions will occur the first week of school August 22-24, the time slots will be posted in the chorus room on the first day of school. In order to be considered for chorus, lead or supporting role students will be scored based upon this rubric:
Tone Quality- Resonance, focus and placement, posture, breath, clear diction, beauty, control, beauty and freedom
Technical Preparation- Memorization, score preparation, level of music, accuracy of notes, and rhythms, steady pulse
Expression/Presence- Communication, poise, expression, appropriate attire
Musical Effect/Interpretation- Proper tempo, dynamics, phrasing, style, Interpretation
Concert Women and Concert Men audition selections for Opera Chorus:
Requirement: Sing any selection from the 24/26 Italian Art Songs and Arias, Folk songs for singer books (Jay Althouse V.1-V.2 Alfred Publishing), and a small dance audition
Select Women/The Rose Singers Leading and Supporting Roles:
Requirement: Sing any selection from the list below and read a small excerpt from a play which will be provided.
Porgi Amor Mozart/Soprano
L’ho perduta, me meschina Mozart/Soprano
Lascia chio pianga Handel Soprano/Mezzo
Se nel ben sempre inconstante Scarlatti/Soprano
Le Violette Scarlatti Soprano/Mezzo
O del mio dolce ador Gluck Soprano/Mezzo
Weep you no more sad fountains Quilter Soprano/Mezzo
Per la Gloria da’doravi Bonnocini Tenor/Bass
Se nel ben sempre inconstante Scarlatti Tenor/Bass
O del mio dolce ador Gluck Tenor/Bass
Vittoria mio core Carissimi Tenor/Bass
Non lo diro collabro Handel Tenor/Bass
O mistress mine Quilter Tenor/Bass