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The American Prize 
 
The Cane Bay Choirs are excited to announce that the Cane Bay High School Cobra Chorale has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Youth and High School Chorus division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts. The American Prize will be announcing finalists in the division in several weeks. You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: www.theamericanprize.org or follow the news on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-American-Prize-celebrating-American-excellence-in-the-arts/214320622728 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/americanprize
 

 
Madrigal Dinner Tickets are on Sale Now!
 December 16th and 17th at 7:00pm, 18th at 5:00pm
 
 
 

WE ARE SO PROUD AND HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT JACKSON MURRAY HAS BEEN SELECTED FOR THE 2017 ACDA NATIONAL HONOR CHOIR! 
 
Additionally, we had 16 students selected for the SC All-state Choirs!  We are so proud of the work of our singers! Please see the Student Awards page for a full list of our singer awards.
 

 
Here are our important upcoming events: 
 

LAUNDRY DETERGENT UPDATE!!


The products from the Laundry Detergent Fundraiser have shipped and will be arriving THIS WEEK!  Please look for updates on delivery

  

Monday 11/28: Chorale Rehearsal 6:30 - 8:30pm


Tuesday 11/29: 5:00 - 8:00pm  - Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal - MANDATORY FOR ALL CHOIR MEMBERS, STUDENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND MAY NOT PERFORM ON THURSDAY.


Thursday 12/1: Winter Concert, 7:00pm, $5.00 admission at the door.  Proceeds from this concert will go to the choir and orchestra programs.


Monday 12/5: Chorale Performance on Y102.5  - 5:00pm!  Tune in!


Friday 12/9: Ladies Honors Choir performance on Y102.5 - 5:00pm - Tune In!


Saturday 12/10: Madrigal Dinner Retreat (Chorale) 11:00am - 3:00pm


Monday 12/12: Madrigal Dinner Dress Rehearsal

Tuesday 12/13: Madrigal Dinner Dress Rehearsal


Wednesday 12/14: Chorale Performance at the Rotary Club (during class) 


Friday 12/16: Madrigal Dinner!  7:00pm

Saturday 12/17: Madrigal Dinner! 7:00pm

Sunday 12/18: Madrigal Dinner! 5:00pm


 
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of our group please click on the link below:
 
 
Donation Options

ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS-   PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL CHORUS FEES ARE PAID. ALL CHECKS MADE OUT TO:  CBHSCBC
 
Visit the Charms website to see what your balance is.. www.charmsoffice.com As always, feel free to contact Mr Bennett with questions, concerns, or comments atbennettw@bcsdschools.net
 
About Us:
 
The Cane Bay Choirs, under the direction of William Bennett are 5 choirs comprised of 200 students in grades 9 - 12.  The Cobra Chorale were the 2016 AAAA SC State Champions, and performed at the 2016 Southern Division ACDA Convention.  The Ladies Honors Choir was the 2016 Lander Choral Festival Grand Champion, and performed at the 2015 SCACDA Convention.  Cane Bay Choirs perform 4 major concerts each year with great reviews from parents and faculty.  The Choirs also provide the National Anthem and Alma Mater for all home football games, basketball games and school assemblies and perform at many community events throughout the year.  Students in the Cane Bay Choirs participate in the SCACDA State Honor Choirs, the SCMEA All-State Chorus, the Berkeley County All-County Chorus, the ACDA Regional and National Honor Choirs, the SCMEA Solo and Ensemble festival and the SCMEA State Choral Festival. 
 
Cobra Chorale:
 
The Cobra Chorale is the top performing mixed ensemble at Cane Bay. In addition to our 4 major concerts annually, they also perform at school and community functions, present an annual Holiday Madrigal Dinner, and perform on the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston.  The Cobra Chorale was selected to perform a featured concert at the 2011 SCMEA State In-Service Conference, performed on the closing concert of the 2012 North Charleston Arts Festival, and performed for the opening concert of the 2013 SCACDA Conference at Coastal Carolina University.  Cobra Chorale consistently receives Superior ratings at State Festival and has placed as high as 2nd in the State in their division.  Students in the Cane Bay Choirs participate in the SCACDA State Honor Choirs, the SCMEA All-State Choirs, the Berkeley County All-County Chorus, the ACDA Regional and National Honor Choirs, the SCMEA Solo and Ensemble festival and the SCMEA State Choral Festival.
 
Ladies Honors Choir
 
The Ladies Choir is the top performing ladies ensemble at Cane Bay. This class focuses on advanced level choral technique, sightreading and musicianship skills, music theory and music history. An audition with the choral director is required for placement in this ensemble. In addition to major concerts, the Ladies Choir  perform at school and community functions throughout the year. Students in this class will also be expected to participate in All-state chorus, All-county chorus, and Solo and Ensemble festival. 2009-2010 was the first year for the Ladies Choir at Cane Bay and they placed 12th overall with a score of 248/300 points at the SCMEA Choral Festival this past March.  In 2010 - 2011 they performed for Y102.5 Christmas live and recieved an Excellent rating at the SCMEA choral Festival with a score of 256/300 points.
 
Concert Choir:
 
This class focuses on music reading, fundamentals of singing and performance, and prepares students for advancement in the choral department by focusing on upper level choral technique, sightreading and musicianship skills, music theory and music history. No audition is required for placement into this ensemble. This class is fast paced and will performs on all major concerts as members of the Concert Choir. William Bennett, Director of Choirs.
 
 
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