WATCH FOR ENCORE
Advertising packets for Encore! – Vocal Music’s program – will come home this
Selling ads for Encore! is our biggest fundraiser of the year. All
choir members are asked to do their best! This is our version of car washes, candy bars,
Family members and friends are encouraged to
donate to become a benefactor if they do not have a business to advertise.
Members of the Symphonic Choir who will be going on this year’s East Coast Tour will receive 50% of ads sold toward the cost of their
Print the Encore Order Form.
Print the Encore Student Selling Checklist
THE 2014 - 2015 SCHOOL
Please note the following important documents and informational
Read the 2014 -2015 UAHS Choral Handbook
Read the August Boosters Newsletter
View the 2014 - 2015 Vocal Music Calendar
Read the Letter to Parents of New Choral Program Members
our Charms Account, please follow these
Under ENTER, locate the PARENT/STUDENT LOGIN
section of the page.
In the Parent/Student Login box under the school code, enter
UAHSChoir (case sensitive) in the Parent/student login box
under school code. This
will bring up the main Upper Arlington Choir page.
Enter your student ID number as the student
In the top menu, select STUDENT
Click PERSONAL INFO to verify your student information and
contact information. This information is important for communication about our events as well as health
and safety concerns for outside of UA concert events. Please update both STUDENT and
ADULT information, especially email
Once you’ve updated your info, please bring in your $35 Choral Fee.
Checks can be made out to the UAVMB (UA Vocal Music
YOUR FEES PROVIDE:
A dry cleaned choir robe, stole and or glee club/chorus jacket and tie for each
An Events Photographer for the Encore and Musical.
2015 MUSICAL PRODUCTION
COMING IN FEBRUARY
Congratulations to UAHS Vocal Music Director Eric
Kauffman for earning the 2014 Secondary Music Educator Award from the Columbus Symphony!
These awards honor individuals for
making a difference in their community through their dedication to music education and efforts to promote a
greater understanding of and appreciation for music.
Upper Arlington High School is proud
of our Vocal Music Director and his accomplishments!
FOLLOW NATALIE SHAFER'S
NATALIE SHAFER'S BLOG FROM THE 2013 - 2014 SCHOOL
Freshman parents may still
find some useful information in the "Freshman Parent Go To Guide" which includes 3 blog posts from the 2013-14
Read Natalie's blog
UAVM BOOSTER MEETINGS
The Vocal Music Boosters meet the second Monday of each month at 7:30
pm in Room 181.
Our next Booster meeting will be held on
Monday, September 8. IMPORTANT: Prior to this meeting, at 7:00 pm, there is a MANDATORY
parent meeting for the Symphonic East Coast Tour.
Want a GREAT way to show our community your pride in your vocal music student?
Order a Vocal Music yard
Yard signs are heavy duty 1/2" Coro plastic material with vinyl gold and black printing that does not fade with
time and exposure to the sun. The sign comes with a metal step stake that is easy to install. There is no pounding
to place the sign in the ground. Signs created by JML Enterprises.
Each sign is $40 (there is no added cost to add "Ensemble" to an existing sign).
Please print and complete this form and mail it with your check. The deadline for
orders is September 26. Thank you.
|Please consider a BANNER AD on one of the pages of
UAVocalMusic.org! Our web site has constant traffic during the school year, with peak traffic
preceding our major events (almost monthly!). Your banner will link directly to your company web
site, providing an invaluable "incoming" link to increase your rankings in the search
engines. Plus, you'll be helping the Upper Arlington Vocal Music Program! Our
prices are as follows:
|BANNER on the
|BANNER on a Performance
page (Fall Follies or musical page, e.g.)
|LOGO on Performance
on Performance Pages
|Read more about Encore Ads and Web site Banner Ads
KEITH KRIEGER AWARD WINNER
CONGRATULATIONS to RUBA ELZEIN and GIVI
GARCIA, the 2014 recipients of the Keith Krieger
This fund was established through the Upper Arlington Education Foundation by friends and family
in memory of Keith Krieger, a member of the Class of 1976. The fund awards an annual
music scholarship for a student who will continue in the performing arts in higher education. Vocal music and/or
piano are given priority.
Pictured, L-R: Ruba Elzein, Givi Garcia,
and Dan Minutilli.
Be a proud member of the UA Vocal Music department by wearing all the latest
apparel made exclusively for us! Print and complete this Order Form (also
available in the August
For performances, girls are asked to wear black closed toe shoes with a heel no
taller than 2.0 inches. As an option, we will be ordering Capezio character shoes
the secondweek of school
for $32. There will be sample shoes available to help with sizing.
BOOSTERS OF THE
2014 Booster of the Year is Jerry Wade. We thank Jerry for his time and dedication
to the Vocal Music program last year.
UA Vocal Music has its own Facebook
page. Please visit and LIKE us. You'll receive updates on Vocal Music activities and upcoming
Email is our main way of communicating to parents, so please
be sure to update your email address(s) on Charms.
Questions? Please email Melanie Brown.
TICKET TURTLE: Purchase show tickets
For your convenience, we are offering easy online ticket sales again this year.
Use the ArtsPeople.com link to
purchase your tickets using your credit or debit card. After completing your purchase, be sure to print your
receipt and your tickets. Then simply bring your ticket with you the night of the show and bypass any lines at
the box office.
Using online sales is the only opportunity to purchase tickets using
your credit or debit card. Ticket sales at the door are currently cash or
If you have questions or need to speak to a member of the ticket
committee, please call our new Vocal Music Hotline number at 487-5240 ext SING (7464). Thank you
for supporting Upper Arlington Vocal Music, and Enjoy the Show!