Island Girl Choir Expectations

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The Island Girls Choir continues to thrive because of the enthusiastic support of choir parents. This support includes your help in the following ways.

 

  • Providing money for choir costs
    • Annual Tuition—2017-18 Tuition will be $1,810
      • Retainer and three payments due 9/1, 12/1 and 3/1
    • Approximately $30 for new jazz/character shoes

 

  • Transporting your child to:
    • Choir rehearsals—Mondays and Thursdays 6:30-8:00pm
    • Concerts
    • Retreats
    • Carpools are strongly recommended!

 

  • Installing the importance of commitment, attendance and punctuality
    • Only 5 unexcused absences are permitted during the choir year
    • Excused absences are illness, mandatory school function, family emergency, family vacation during school vacations if attending non MI schools

 

  • Volunteering your help by signing up for volunteer jobs in the fall and helping when called upon for specific needs

 

  • Keeping open communication with the choir staff about any concerns about your child in choir while remembering the staff makes professional artistic decisions

 

  • Keeping a supportive, positive attitude for your child’s choir commitment

 

  • Encouraging your child to practice with her music CD and dance DVD
  • There are 2 mandatory choreography retreats. One in October and one in February. The dates and times will be assigned after solo auditions for each show.

 

 

*** The Island Girls Choir makes every effort to schedule planned events around the Mercer Island public school calendar. However, in case of outside athletics, lessons, scouting, club meetings or other events, it must be understood by the girls and their parents that commitment to choir must be considered first.