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Jacksonville SINGS!

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2018 Schedule of Events

2018 UNF Jacksonville SINGS! CHORAL INVITATIONAL

Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, guest clinician      Cara Tasher, artistic director

High School Schedule
Thursday, September 27, 2018  What to wear: SCHOOL PRIDE DAY
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  High School Director group registration
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Seating & High School Rehearsal (1404)
7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Presidential Welcome BBQ (Campus Green)
7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Director Meet & Greet (Nichols Room)
Friday, September 28, 2018  What to wear: Jacksonville SINGS! T-shirt day*
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Clinician Chat with Coffee for Directors (1200)
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Rehearsal (1404)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Lunch & Sectionals (Robinson/1404/1420)
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Ambassador Campus Tour
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  College Application and Audition Tips (1200)
2:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Rehearsal (1404)
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  SHOWCASE CONCERT (Recital Hall)
Saturday, September 29, 2018  What to wear: Performance Casual All-Black
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Clinician Chat with Coffee for Directors (1200)
9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.  Reseating and Rehearsal (Lobby to Lazzara)
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Sectionals (1404/1420)
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Masterclasses (1200/1404/1420)
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  Lunch*
2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Dress Rehearsal (Lazzara)
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Combined Rehearsal (1000)
5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.  Jazz Combo in Lobby
6:00 p.m.  FINALE CONCERT (Lazzara)

 

* Teachers: You will receive t-shirts on Thursday to distribute to your students. Reserve Saturday lunch in advance at Osprey Cafe (full buffet) for discounted rate of $9/person by emailing number of students for Jacksonville SINGS 9/29/2018 Rate at: c.simonton@unf.edu

Middle School Performing Artists Schedule

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Attire: Middle School T-shirt/dark jeans and non-gym shoes

Jacksonville SINGS! T-shirts will be distributed via their teachers

 

8:30 a.m.  Optional Clinician Chat Director Participation
9:00 a.m.  Director Registration and Coffee
9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.  Welcome Rehearsal (1200)
9:55 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.  Break en route to sectional locations
10:05 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.  Sectionals (1404/1420/1200)
10:45 a.m. - Noon  Rehearsal (1404, 1000)
Noon - 1:15 p.m.  Lunch * and Activity (on campus)
1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Rehearsal (1000, then 1404)
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.  Vocal Class and Recital (1200)
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Rehearsal (1404, then 1000)
4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.  Break (1404/1200)
5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.  MSPA onstage rehearsal (1000)
6:00 p.m.  FINALE CONCERT (Lazzara)

 

* Teachers: You will receive Jacksonville SINGS! t-shirts to distribute to your students. Reserve Saturday lunch in advance at Osprey Cafe (full buffet) for discounted rate of $9/person by emailing number of students for Jacksonville SINGS 9/29/2018 Rate at: c.simonton@unf.edu

Registration

Registration for the 2018 Jacksonville SINGS! Invitational is now closed. Registration for Jacksonville SINGS! 2019 will open in spring 2019.

 

High School Quartet Registration includes:

Participation Jacksonville SINGS! activities from Thursday evening to Saturday evening. Jacksonville SINGS! T-shirt, Scores* and pencil in folder, Thursday dinner, Friday lunch, campus tour, Entry to student's choice of Masterclass (Voice, Conducting and Composition), Entry to Friday UNF Showcase Concert, world class learning opportunities with students from the southern region.


*Music packets are distributed during Thursday check-in. Often, there is a piece requested to be printed and prepared in advance. The link to this piece will be provided to you via email at the beginning of the school year.


Director Registration includes:

Participation Jacksonville SINGS! activities from Thursday evening to Saturday evening. Music, Thursday dinner, Friday lunch, Campus Tour, One Masterclass, Entry to Friday UNF Showcase Concert, world class learning opportunities with students from the southern region. For directors who register two quartets or more, you will also receive a T-shirt.


Middle School Registration includes:

Participation Jacksonville SINGS! activities all day Saturday. Music is to be purchased and prepared in advance. A link to purchase the required music will be emailed to you at the beginning of the school year. Activities include: rehearsals, vocal awareness session, undergraduate voice recital, concert alongside high school honor choir and University Chorale, and Jacksonville SINGS! T-shirt. Meals are not included, but there are many near-by dining options, including our wonderful on campus Osprey Cafe.


Helpful Information:
NEARBY LODGING: https://www.unf.edu/uploadedFiles/anf/purchasing/Hotels_Preferred_List(1).pdf
BOOK A POST-CONCERT DINNER AT THE ST. JOHN’S TOWN CENTER: http://www.simon.com/mall/st-johns-town-center/dining
BOOK YOUR SATURDAY LUNCH AT THE AMAZING OSPREY CAFÉ IN ADVANCE: Email C.Simonton@unf.edu to reserve the number of lunches you would like to purchase at a special Jacksonville SINGS! rate of $9 per lunch. 

For more information about on-campus dining options, visit https://www.dineoncampus.com/unf/