PSHP Notes for Friday, December 3, 2021

We are excited to share what the students have learned this fall.  Please see below as all students will be performing in a performance in December.

Please see below for times and details of concerts on Saturday, December 4 and Friday, December 11.

More details for the December 11 warm-up times will be announced in class tomorrow and will be sent out in an email early in the week.

 Concert Reminders:

Saturday, December 4            HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT at 2:00 at Asbury

All advanced classes (Beethoven, Brahms, Harp Ensemble, Concert Choir, Bel Canto, Classical Guitar, Adoration Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble) will perform at an afternoon concert at 2:00 at Asbury.  Warm up times 12:30 for all people in combined songs of Hallelujah Chorus and Mary Did You Know. .Other warm-ups will occur between 1:00 and 1:45.

Attendance is mandatory at the concert unless sick.  Masks will be worn in the building.

                                                                              Advance Classes Christmas Concert 2021 Info Sheet

Friday, December 10 ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT at Asbury

  • All beginner and intermediate classes will have a scheduled class concert between 10:00 and 12:45 at Asbury in the Sanctuary. See below for times!
  • The concert will be a come and go!
  • There will be time for pictures of the students directly after they perform
  • No regular classes will meet, look for your performance time below and bring friends and family.
  • Follow the Concert Dress Code for your class.
  • Masks will be worn in the building
          10:00 Beginner Orchestra 10:55  Younger Beginner Guitar 11:45  Beginner Band
     1 10:10 Intermediate Orchestra 11:05 Older Beginner  Guitar 12:00  Intermediate Band
        10:20 Advance Inter. Orchestra

10:35  Bach Orchestra

 

11:15  Intermediate Guitar

11:25  Recorder

11:35  Bell Class

12:15  Singers Choir

12:30   Mezzo Choir

 

 

Announcements for Friday, December 3

Hall Monitor (Check in at the Information Table each week)

            8:45-11:00       Debbie Hunsaker, Kim Kirschner

`           11:00-1:00       Buck Schrope

            12:45-2:45       Any volunteers?

            1:45-3:45         Any volunteers? (Elizabeth Talbot?)

  1. Friday is a payment day for 3 weeks, plus $7 church usage fee per family and a $10 per family concert fee.
  2. NO Make-up pictures on Friday, December 3 due to sickness.  We will reschedule another day in January for make-ups.  If anyone wants to schedule a family portrait or sibling group please contact Liz Talbot at lizzardt04@yahoo.com
  3. Those that took family photo packages for purchase will be ready for pick up Friday, December 3 after 10:00 at the Information Table.   If you have not signed up, you may contact Kathy Love at KALcello@cs.com to be added to a time.  The only times available in the morning are 11: 07 and 11:35.  The afternoon times from12:15-12:30 and 1:30 to 2:45 are open.  A make-up day on Friday, December 3.  All packages will be ready for pick up by December 10th at the latest.
  4. 4.Classroom changes for tomorrow due to the Prize Store in Rooms 102-103 from 10:00 until 4:00.

            10:00   Older Beginner Violin Theory class to combine with Younger Beginner Violin Theory Class in Room 150

            10:00   Intermediate Harp will meet with their orchestra.

11:00     Intermediate Harp Theory will meet in Room 100 near the minister’s  office.

12:45    Jazz Band will set-up and practice in the Sanctuary in preparation for our concert

12:45    Harp Ensemble will meet in Room 100 near the minister’s office.

            2:45     Bach Theory 2 move to Room 212

  1. Beginner Band will meet all together in the Youth Room at 8:45 and Intermediate Band will meet all together in the Youth Room at 10:00.
  2. Beginner Orchestra will meet together in the Sanctuary for all of class from 8:45-9:55.
  3. Combined Noon rehearsals for students in the advance high school classes.  Please arrange your schedule so you can be there for the weeks of combined practice for Hallelujah Chorus and Mary Did You Know? See you at noon in the Sanctuary.
  4. High school guys in the concert on Saturday will need a red tie.  Please bring $5 if you need a tie that you can purchase at the Payment Table.
  5. All students and teachers will be voting on  T-Shirt designs at the Information Table.  You will be given a penny to vote for your favorite design.  We will start taking T-shirt orders after Christmas.
  6. Many of the theory classes could have planned parties for tomorrow on their last day of theory class before Christmas Break.
  7. Please check over the preliminary list for the PSHP Directory that will be at the Payment Table tomorrow.  Please initial and also note if you don’t want your information included.
  8. Bring your tickets for the Prize Store in Room 102-103 from 10:45 to 3:30
  9. Please donate items for our prize store for December 3.  Bring in items now through December 3 and drop them off at the Information Table.  Some items that are good are electronic metronome, guitar picks, rosin, candy, gift cards for Andy’s, Incredible Pizza, Chick-Fil-A, stuffed animals, batteries for electronics, toys. The ages for the students is from 8 years old to 14ish.  Some older students also participate in this.  Our volunteers will decide how many tickets each prize is worth.
  10. Please be sure to recycle any plastic, cans, or paper at the recycle plastic bins located in the hallways around Asbury.  Please make sure your containers are rinsed and emptied.

Federation Opportunity for Musical Enrichment

Saturday, March 5 is an opportunity for music students to be evaluated by performing one or two songs from memory.  The cost for Federation Is around $15 and the deadline to enter and pay is January 14.  All students will need to be working with a teacher and an accompanist.  The songs have to be chosen from the Federation Bulletin or music list.  The younger categories choose one song on the list and one song not on the list.  The book will be at the Information Table for you to look at.   Events include singing, piano, music theory, any instrument.  This is always a great way to learn and improve as a musician.  Each student is evaluated with written comments and can earn up to 5 point per year.  After 15 points they will receive a gold cup-which is a trophy!  See Dan Updegrave, Sally Doyle, Abby Ellingsworth, Elizabeth Suh, or Kathy Love for more information.

Come Friday, December 17 between the hours of 10:00 and 1:00 to learn more about this event and to pick out music.

Let me know that you are coming and what type of solo or ensemble that you are interested in:  KALcello@cs.com

Thank Yous

  1. Thank you to all of the students who entered in the T-shirt design contest.
  2. Thank you to all of the parents who have donated prizes for our prize store.
  3. Thank you to all of our volunteers that make our Fridays so special.

 

Looking Ahead

  1. Hall Monitor for Friday, January 7, 2022

            8:45-11:00       Stephanie Buckner, Kim Kirschner

`           11:00-1:00       Sam Snow

            12:45-2:45       Any volunteers?

            1:45-3:45         Elizabeth Talbot

  1. Make note of new picture dates to add to your calendar!
  • This will be rescheduled in January.  Friday, December 3 will be makeup photos of either the headshots or the picture packages to purchase.
  • Picture packages will be ready December 3 after 10:00at the Information Table from Liz Talbot.
  • Class pictures will be Friday, January 14, 2022 for the yearbook.  All students and teachers will need to be in their concert clothes!!
  1. Concert Reminders:

Saturday, December 4            HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT at 2:00 at Asbury

All advanced classes (Beethoven, Brahms, Harp Ensemble, Concert Choir, Bel Canto, Classical Guitar, Adoration Band, Jazz Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble) will perform at an afternoon concert at 2:00 at Asbury.  Warm up times 12:30 for all people in combined songs of Hallelujah Chorus and Mary Did You Know. .Other warm-ups will occur between 1:00 and 1:45.

Attendance is mandatory at the concert unless sick.

Friday, December 10 ELEMENTARY & MIDDLE SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT at Asbury

  • All beginner and intermediate classes will have a scheduled class concert between 10:00 and 12:45 at Asbury in the Sanctuary. See below for times!
  • The concert will be a come and go!
  • There will be time for pictures of the students directly after they perform
  • No regular classes will meet, look for your performance time below and bring friends and family.
  • Follow the Concert Dress Code for your class.
10:00 Beginner Orchestra 10:55  Younger Beginner Guitar 11:45  Beginner Band
     1 10:10 Intermediate Orchestra 11:05 Older Beginner  Guitar 12:00  Intermediate Band
        10:20 Advance Inter. Orchestra

10:35  Bach Orchestra

 

11:15  Intermediate Guitar

11:25  Recorder

11:35  Bell Class

12:15  Singers Choir

12:30   Mezzo Choir

 

 

  1. 4.Friday, December 17        Any student that is interested in participating in the optional Music Contest at Evangel on Saturday, March 5 is invited to attend today from 10-1:00 to pick music selections and find out more
  2. Student Evaluations will be done in January and given to the student to take home.

Joys and Concerns

  1. Prayers for Ben Forrester and his family and a joy that he is at home now!!
  2. Prayers for Beth Falukos’ husband, Marty, who is recovering from CoVid.
  3. Prayers for the Burks’ family who are recovering from CoVid and the loss of Ron Burks, All 14 of their children have been students of PSHP from the very beginning in 1998. Lord hear our prayers and give us wisdom.
  4. Prayers for Darren Needham, father to Halle, Isaac, and Jonathan, who had surgery  for a Pituitary tumor.
  5. Prayers for those families in quarantine or who are sick.
  6. Prayers for the John and Christy Mitchell family, as John’s brother (Emma and Tori’s uncle) was killed in a car wreck today.