Tuesday: Sound Sensation 3:30-6/Play Dress Rehearsal 6:30-9
Wednesday: BUP/Tree rehearsal 3:30-6/Play Dress Rehearsal 6:30-9
Thursday: Skinny Bois 3:30-6/Play Dress Rehearsal 6:30-9
Friday: A Christmas Carol 7:30
Saturday: A Christmas Carol 7:30
ISSMA Solo and Ensemble Entry Forms – Due December 3rd (ISSMA is January 30th!)
Choir Christmas Cookie Walk: Thursday December 10th (6:30- until gone) Poinsettia Orders DUE TUESDAY DECEMBER 8th
Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast: Saturday December 12th (7:30-9:30AM) Orders DUE WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 9th
STATE FINALS are Saturday March 19th. This is the first week of our spring break so please make your vacation plans accordingly and plan to be there.
A Christmas Carol will be presented this Friday December 4th and Saturday December 5th at 7:30 pm. This classic tale of redemption by Charles Dickens is a great way to kick off your holiday season and fill your hearts with Christmas cheer. Our cast has been working hard to bring you this enduring tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his hardened heart who is sent by Jacob Marley back to his past, his present and his future until he finally sees the error of his ways. Tickets are $7 for general seating and $5 for young children and senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased by calling 920-1012 x 2132 or at the door each night. Tickets will be available after 6:30 pm with the doors opening to the auditorium at 7. Don’t say Bah Humbug!, say Merry Christmas and come see A Christmas Carol!
DeKalb Show Choirs were in competition at Southmont HS on Saturday November 14th.
Sound Sensation was 1st place by default due to no other women’s groups competed; however, their show was awesome. Best Performer in their show selected by the judges was Meagan McBride.
Classic Connection was 3rd overall with Best Choreography. Nick Buttermore took the honors as Best Male Soloist as well as Best Performer in their show. Manteno Illinois was 1st, Chesterton 2nd, DeKalb, Churubusco 4th, South Dearborn 5th and Austin 6th.
The 2015 Giving Party will be held on TONIGHT from 5:45 until 9 pm at the National Military History Center (WWII Museum) just off of I69. Don’t miss this event where you will have the most fun of 2015. A night filled with good friends and good fun and all the while we will raise money for the 4 time state champion Classic Connection and 3 time state champion Sound Sensation. We will be selling tickets at the door, so just come on out . $30/couple for a night filled with great fun. See you there!
Thank you everyone who came to the DeKalb Show Choirs pancake and sausage breakfast at the Applebee’s in Auburn last Saturday.
DeKalb Show Choirs kicked off the year in a big way at the Bluffton Street Fair on Thursday September 24th. Classic Connection was named Grand Champion. Their show, which included the songs Raise You Up and Lucky Strike, was bursting with energy. Shelley was noticeably pleased with the performance.
Sound Sensation placed 3rd overall. The girls group really put it all together in the last week since knowing they would be at Bluffton. This was the first time in 7 years that Bluffton invited girls groups. Northrop Girls – Allure, was also in competition.
Northrop Charisma was 2nd and Garrett Encore and East Noble New Direction was also in competition. Bluffton and Norwell were in exhibition.
The DHS Show Choirs will once again host a Giving Party on Thursday November 5th. This year’s theme is HOMECOMING and will focus on your college alma mater or favorite college team. Activities may include a corn hole tournament, Euchre, Hillbilly Golf and the evening will conclude with some lucky man and woman being crowned Homecoming King & Queen. Mark your calendars – invitations and more announcements to follow.
The 16th annual Garden Walk was Saturday July 11th. 7 wonderful gardens around the Auburn area were open to the public to get ideas on plants, shrubs, landscaping and plant care. The 7 gardens this year were –
Mark & Lori Shanyfelt – 702 Old Brick Road; John & Ellen Dennis 212 Iwo; Craig & Nancy Bassett 921 Golden Hawk; Tom & Tonya Whitaker 1215 Eckhart Avenue; Ned & Jodi Donaldson 612 Valley Park; Tom & Carol Brinkman 1504 Sanders Drive; Kip & Darlene Baird 1216 Ashwood.
I would really like to thank our sponsors – Garden Gate, Elite Pools, Summers Landscaping, Littlejohn Auctions and the Downtown Business Association. Also a big thank you to our advertisers – Classic City Cremery and Smith Law.
The Classic Connection All Stars will perform the show they have been learning this week on Friday at 6:00 pm at the DeKalb Outdoor Theater. The All Stars are made up of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders from around DeKalb County. They are paired with current members of the 2016 Classic Connection as they learn what it takes to put on a show choir show. The Friday concert is free and open to the public. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
Following this concert, the Ft Wayne Jazz Orchestra will perform at 7:30 pm. Kent Johnson is the featured vocalist for this performance. Kent is a DHS Show Choir staff member and husband of director Shelley Johnson. This concert is also free to the public.