Hancock County Children’s Choir
Season 10 Calendar // july 2020-june 2021

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2020-21 calendar events are subject to change.
HCCC recommends the wearing of face coverings during in-person volunteer meetings.


JULY

13       Director and accompanist meeting, 6:30pm, HCCC office, 312 E Main St, board room

20       HCCC Board Meeting, 6:30pm, Google Meet

27       Fall Kick-off Parent and Student Meeting, 4:30pm-6:45pm, Google Meet (link to be sent through Choir Notes)
            Full Choir meeting: 4:30pm
            New Member Meeting: 5:00pm
            Returning member meeting: 5:00pm
            CC/PA (K-3rd) meeting: 5:30pm
            PC meeting: 5:45pm
            BV meeting: 6:00pm
            RC meeting: 6:15pm
            AV and CL meeting: 6:30pm

AUGUST

3          First Rehearsal!! 4:00-8:15pm (note: this is a staggered rehearsal - please see detailed schedule for each ensemble’s assig ned rehearsal times.)
            • CC (K-1): 4:00-5:00pm
            • PA (2nd-3rd): 4:30-5:30pm
            • PC (4th-6th): 4:00-5:00pm
           • Finale Choir Sectionals (7th-12th): 5:00-5:45pm (First 6 weeks of the semester only)
           • Small group/solo vocal tutoring (various ensembles) 5:00-6:30pm
           • RC (7th-12th men): 5:45-6:45pm
           • AV (9th-12th ladies honor ensemble): 5:45-6:45pm
           • BV Pitch-matching class: 6:15-6:45pm
           • Finale Choir rehearsal: 6:45-7:15pm
           • BV (7th-12th ladies): 7:15-8:15pm
           • RC pitch-matching class: 7:15-7:45pm
           • CL (9th-12th mixed honors ensemble): 7:15-8:15pm
          Meeting for parents of seniors, 6:45pm, MCC parking lot (weather permitting) or Fellowship Hall (rain location)

5          Online music theory and sight singing classes (4th-12th): 4:00-6:05pm  (Students will attend 2-20 minute classes weekly along with watching a brief teaching video 

            each week.)

            • 4:00pm: Launch! Section 4; Descant Section 2;  Arpeggios
            • 4:25pm: Launch Section 3; Encore; Keynotes Section 4
            • 4:50pm: Elevate; Descant Section 1; Keynote Section 3
            • 5:15pm: Launch! Section 1, Keynotes Section 2
            • 5:40pm: Launch! Section 2; Keynotes Section 1

10       Weekly Rehearsal

12       Online sight singing and theory classes

17       Weekly Rehearsal

19       Online sight singing and theory classes

24       Weekly Rehearsal
            Parent meeting, CC, PA, and PC parents, 4:30pm, MCC parking lot (weather permitting), MCC lobby rain location
            Parent Meeting, BV, RC, AV parents, 6:45pm, MCC parking lot (weather permitting), MCC lobby rain location 


26       Online sight singing and theory classes


31       Weekly Rehearsal
            Stage and set meeting, 5:30pm, MCC parking lot (weather permitting), MCC lobby rain location

SEPTEMBER

2          Online sight singing and theory classes

7          Labor Day, no rehearsal

9          Labor Day week, no online sight singing or theory
            Director and accompanist meeting, 6:30pm, Google Meet

14       Weekly Rehearsal
            Spring Banquet Committee meeting, parents of juniors, 5:30pm, MCC parking lot (weather permitting), MCC lobby rain location

16       Online sight singing and theory classes

21       Weekly Rehearsal
            Month of Giving Campaign begins
            Christmas concert program photos (schedule TBD)

23       Online sight singing and theory classes

28       Weekly Rehearsal
            HCCC Spirit Day! Wear your choir shirts to school to let the public know tickets  are on sale!
           Lead Volunteer Meeting, 5:30pm, MCC parking lot (weather permitting), MCC lobby rain location

30       Online sight singing and theory classes

OCTOBER

5          Weekly Rehearsal
            Lyrics test, emcee and concert speaker dialogue memorized

7          Online sight singing and theory classes

12       Weekly Rehearsal
            Concert Videotaping Event Volunteer Meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby


14       Online sight singing and theory classes


19       Weekly Rehearsal


21       Online sight singing and theory classes: last class of the semester
            HCCC Board Meeting, 6:30pm, Google Meet

26       Final Rehearsal of the semester
            Month of Giving Campaign ends

NOVEMBER


2          Production meeting: Directors, accompanists, speech coach, tech crew, lead  volunteers,6:30pm, Google Meet

7**      Videotape Christmas concert: 9:00am-8:00pm: ensembles and speakers will  come to the venue at scheduled times. No one will stay all day except the emcees.

** November 7 is an SAT date. We will videotape younger children in the morning, allowing high schoolers time to take the test. Please let us know if you are planning to take the SAT on November 7 by emailing info@hccchoir.org with the subject line 11/7 SAT.


14        Month of Giving Leaf Raking Event


​21        Month of Giving Leaf Raking Event

DECEMBER

4          HCCC families/VIPs only Christmas production viewing (tentative)

5          HCCC Christmas Concert streamed online

7          Post-production meeting: Directors, accompanists, speech coach, tech crew, lead volunteers, 6:30pm, Google Meet
            Director and accompanist meeting, 8:00pm, Google Meet,

JANUARY


4          First rehearsal of the new semester!


6          First online classes of the semester!


11       Weekly Rehearsal
            Spring Banquet Committee meeting, parents of juniors, 5:30pm, MCC lobby

13       Online sight singing and theory classes

18       Weekly Rehearsal
            Etiquette Luncheon ticket sales open
            Spring concert ticket sales open to choir members


20       Online sight singing and theory classes

23       Extra Saturday Rehearsal
            10:00am-11:30am   Cherubino Coro and Piccoli Angeli
            10:00am-11:30am   Primo Coro
            12:00pm-1:30pm     Bella Voci and Cantanti Lirichi
            1:30pm-2:15pm       Finale Choir
            2:30pm-4:00pm       Ragazzi Coro and Angelo Voci

25       Weekly Rehearsal
            Parent meeting, CC, PA, and PC parents, 4:30pm, MCC lobby 
            Parent Meeting, BV, RC, AV parents, 6:45pm, MCC lobby 

27       Online sight singing and theory classes

FEBRUARY

1          Weekly rehearsal
            Spring concert ticket sales open to the public
            Ticket Sales Contest launches today!
            Spirit Day! Wear your choir t-shirts to school to let the public know concert tickets are on sale!
            Spring concert student and family meals ticket sales open

3          Online sight singing and theory classes

6          Extra Saturday Rehearsal
            10:00am-11:30am   Cherubino Coro and Piccoli Angeli
            10:00am-11:30am   Primo Coro
            12:00pm-1:30pm     Bella Voci and Cantanti Lirichi
            1:30pm-2:15pm       Finale Choir
            2:30pm-4:00pm       Ragazzi Coro and Angelo Voci

8          Weekly rehearsal
            Stage and set meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby

10       Online sight singing and theory classes

15       Etiquette Luncheon
            Weekly rehearsal

17       No online classes
            Student and Parent Audition Information meeting, 6:30pm, Google Meet

22       Weekly rehearsal
            Spring Banquet Committee meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby

24       Online sight singing and theory classes 

MARCH

1          Weekly rehearsal – walk-through rehearsals begin 
            Lyrics test, emcee and concert speaker dialogue memorized
            Spring Banquet ticket sales open
            Lead Volunteer meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby

3          Online sight singing and theory classes

8          Weekly rehearsal
            Student and Family Meals Committee meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby
            Spring Banquet Committee meeting, 6:30pm, MCC lobby

10       Online sight singing and theory classes

15       Weekly rehearsal
            HCCC Merch Fundraiser and Greeter Committee meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby

12       Online sight singing and theory classes

22       Weekly rehearsal
            Student Supervision meeting, 5:30pm, MCC lobby

24       Online sight singing and theory classes 


27       Director, accompanist, and production dept meeting, 9:00am, Google Meet

29       Weekly rehearsal
            CC/PA Banquet, 4:30-5:30pm, Fellowship Hall, Awards and a kid-friendly meal for CC/PA members and their families.

31       Online sight singing and theory classes – last regular class

APRIL

5          Final rehearsal before concert, New Palestine High School
            Usher and backstage worker meeting, 6:00pm, Auditorium lobby
            Any Balance on accounts (tuition, uniforms, alterations, etc.) must be paid today in order for students to perform in the production.

7          Online sight singing and theory classes – written assessments

12       Summer Camp registration opens


18        10th Anniversary Spring Concert!

19       Spring Banquet ticket sales close

24       Auditions for returning students, 9:00am-5:00pm, MCC

26       Spring Banquet, 6:00pm-9:00pm

MAY


10       Summer Camp Registration closes

17       HCCC Board Meeting, 6:30pm, HCCC office, 312 E Main St, Greenfield, Conference Room

24       Director and accompanist meeting for season end review and camp preparation, 6:30pm, Google Meet

JUNE

1-21   Registration for HCCC membership, season 11, 2021-2022

7          HCCC Summer Camp and New Member Assessments and Auditions, Brandywine Community Church