Blessed Sacrament Music, Drama, & Choirs

WELCOME!  Another year of Music at Blessed Sacrament begins!  PLEASE come and enjoy ALL our special performances!

MASTER CALENDAR FOR MUSIC/DRAMA/CHOIRS 201702018 – EASY REFERENCE! Please see specific pages for group or class for all information.

8/29 (MON) 12:30-2pm Youth Cantor Sing! and pizza lunch – mandatory for all Cantors
9/1   (FRI)     7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
9/13 (WED)  8:10am GYM – National Anthem Birthday – K-8 sing and celebrate!
9/12 (TUES)  3:15-4:00pm – FIRST ANGEL CHOIR REHEARSAL – Music Room – pick up
from Music Room at 4:00pm
9/11 (MON)  7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
9/13 (WED)  3:15-4:00pm – FIRST CHILDREN’S CHOIR REHEARSAL –
Music Room – pick up from Music Room at 4:00pm
10/11 (WED) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
10/18 (WED)   7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
11/1  (WED)  7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
11/21 (TUES) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
12/?                12:00pm – Kindergarten to sing for Sodality Luncheon
12/2 (SAT) 5:00pm (arrive 4:15pm) Cantors & Children’s Choir at the Franciscan Monastery followed by our Christmas Party!! Please see Choir page for all information.
12/5 (TUES)  5th Grade Lessons & Carols – 1pm school performance; 2pm parent
performance
12/8 (FRI) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
12/1 (FRI)    1st Grade The Grumpy Shepherd – 9am parents; 10am K-5 performance
12/14 (THURS) Christmas Band & Choir Concerts – 2pm school; 7pm parents
12/21 (THURS) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
1/8    (MON) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
1/5  (FRI)   Kindergarten St Lucia Festival of Lights – BS Church – 9:00am –
school and parents performance – all are welcome!
1/6 (SAT) Angel Choir at the Franciscan Monastery & our Christmas Party!!! Please see Angel Choir page for all information.
1/22 (TUES) – 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
1/23               *LAST ANGEL CHOIR REHEARSAL*
1/30  (TUES) – 8:30am K-2 sing for Home & School Spring Benefit Kickoff – BS Aud
9:30am 3rd Grade Pioneer Days parent performance
2:15pm 3rd Grade Pioneer Days K-5 performance
2/2 (FRI) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
2/1 (MON) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
2/23 (FRI)   8:30am – 7th Grade A Year in Asia Tea Ceremony – BS Aud
2:15pm – 6th Grade Puppet Opera – BS Aud
3/7 (WED)  7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
3/9-11 (FRI-SUN) BS Youth Cantors sing at St Malachy’s in NYC
3/19  (THURS) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
3/23 (FRI)  WEEK OF THE ARTS FRIDAY PERFORMANCES
8:50am – 4th Grade Recorder Karate
9:10am – 2nd Grade The Nutcracker Suite Ballet
1:00-3:00pm – BS Annual Variety Show!!
3/26 (MON) 1:30pm – 8th Grade Holy Week Passion Play – BS Church – parent and school performance
4/12 (THURS) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
4/23 (MON) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
5/3 (THURS) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
5/11 (FRI) 8:30am – Kindergarten sings for Grandparents Day
5/23 (WED) 7:45am Cantors arrive in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy
5/16 (WED) *LAST CHILDREN’S CHOIR REHEARSAL*
5/17 (THURS) Spring Band & Choir Concerts – 2pm school; 7pm parents
6/1 (FRI)  – 9:00am – Kindergarten Graduation
6/7 (THURS) ANNUAL Hershey Park Celebration Trip for 5th-8th Choirs, Cantors, Band and Patrols – departs 7am from school Gym
6/8 (FRI)    8:00am NEW Cantors in Music Room to prepare for school liturgy

Cheers!  Brigid Forcey

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Mrs. Brigid Forcey is the Director of Music, Drama & Choirs at Blessed Sacrament School.  In addition to teaching grades Kindergarten through 8th Grade in a performance-oriented, National Standards based curriculum, she directed and produced the Spring Play each year from 2000-2013, involving a significant number of the children enrolled in the school as part of the school inclusion philosophy that ANY child who wishes to participate in the school play is joyfully included.  The 2012 production of “High School Musical” included 298 wonderful children singing, dancing and acting!  Mrs. Forcey is the Director of four choirs:

  • The Blessed Sacrament Youth Cantors (8th Grade)
  • The Blessed Sacrament Youth “Cantors-in-Training” (7th Grade)
  • The Blessed Sacrament Children’s Choir (3rd-7th Grades)
  • The Blessed Sacrament Angel Choir(K-2nd Grades)

As a professional musician and vocalist, Mrs. Forcey has brought her talents and experience to Blessed Sacrament School to help as many of God’s Gifts (our children) find and enjoy their own unique gift from God with their family, their school and their Church.

Blessed Sacrament’s Music Curriculum is, as described above, driven and linked to the U.S. National Standards Common Core Curriculum as well as the Standards of the Archdiocese of Washington for Music.  Each grade level utilizes knowledge gained in the music classroom to highlight all of the student “Stars” here at Blessed Sacrament.  Mrs. Forcey firmly believes that ALL our students are Stars! Please check out each grade level for information about special performances, homework, assignments and updates as to what we are doing in Music!