"Sleigh Ride"
   
PERFORMANCES BEGIN ON FEBRUARY 23
  
   
Eric Kauffman
Director
Amy Leacock
Assistant Director
Kathleen Bellamy
Booster President
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THIS YEAR
Please note the following important documents and informational materials:
Read the 2016 -2017 UAHS Choral Handbook
Read the Fall 2016 Boosters Newsletter
View the 2016 - 2017 Vocal Music Calendar
Read the Letter to Parents of New Choral Program Members
Read the Message from the UAVM President, Kathleen Bellamy
    
UAVM BOOSTER MEETINGS
The next Booster meeting will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017
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, January 9 .

Future Booster meetings will be held on the following dates: February 13, March 13, April 10, and May 8.

See the full schedule of meetings, and other Booster information.
    
YOUR CHARMS ACCOUNT
IMPORTANT: Please make sure that your account is updated for the 2016 - 2017 school year. Keeping our database up to date is very important. To use our Charms Account, please follow these instructions:
1 Click on the Charms logo above or go to charmsoffice.com
2 Under ENTER, locate the PARENT/STUDENT LOGIN section of the page.
3 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.
4 Enter your student ID number as the student password.
5 Every student needs to update his/her profile with this year's information
6 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 addresses.
7 Once you’ve updated your info, please bring in your $35 Choral Fee. Checks can be made out to the UAVMB (UA Vocal Music Boosters).
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.
Monthly website maintenance fees.
A 3-ring binder for each student
Access the Charms Account here.
     
CHORAL FEE: $35

Each student will be provided a 3-ring binder, dry cleaned choir robe and stole or glee club / chorus jacket and tie. The $35 fee also assists in covering the expense of having an events photographer for Encore! and the musical. Please make checks out to "UA Vocal Music Boosters."

    
INFORMATION FOR NEW MEMBERS OF THE CHORAL PROGRAM
If you are the parent of a student new to the Vocal Music program, please read this New Member Parent Letter, which contains important information about the program and answers frequently asked questions.

If, after reading this information, you still have questions or wish to volunteer to help with any aspect of the vocal music program, please contact one of the volunteers on this page.

    
UAVM YARD SIGNS
Want a GREAT way to show our community your pride in your vocal music student?

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 OCTOBER 3, 2016.

ORDER A 2016 VOCAL MUSIC YARD SIGN HERE!

    
HUNTER JOHN WINS KEITH KRIEGER AWARD WINNER
CONGRATULATIONS to HUNTER JOHN, the 2016 recipient of the Keith Krieger Award.

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.

    
UA CIVIC ASSOCIATION MUSICAL AWARD WINNERS

CONGRATULATIONS to EMILY GREENBERG (Tech Crew), WILL COLLIS (Pit Crew), and FIONA MINICH (Cast), who received the 2016 UACA Musical Awards.

The Upper Arlington Civic Association invited senior students who participated in the cast, technical crew, or orchestra for the 2016 musical to apply for one of three $500 scholarships. One award was awarded to a student from each of the three production categories.

     
OUTSTANDING BOOSTER AWARD WINNER

CONGRATULATIONS to AMY TOMASZEWSKI, who received the 2016 Outstanding Booster Award for all her dedicated work to UAVMB.

Thank you, Amy!

    
UA VOCAL MUSIC ON FACEBOOK

UA Vocal Music has its own Facebook page. Please visit and LIKE us.

You'll receive updates on Vocal Music activities and upcoming events!

      
COMMUNICATIONS INFORMATION

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.

      
ARTS PEOPLE: PURCHASE SHOW TICKETS ONLINE!
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 check only.

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!

     
BANNER ADS GIVE YOUR BUSINESS GREAT EXPOSURE!

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!
    

TYPE OF WEB AD LOCATION PRICE
BANNER Home Page $400
BANNER Performance page (e.g. Fall Follies or musical page) $325
LOGO Performance Pages $225
LINK Performance Pages $125
  
Read more about Encore Ads and Web site Banner Ads here.
   
  
     
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         Music Hotline:    614-487-5240 ext 7464
   
  

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