Blessed Sacrament Music, Drama, & Choirs

Welcome to 2017-2018!   See you on Wednesdays! PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR CONCERT AND MONASTERY INFORMATION!

PLEASE JOIN US!  We Sing!  We laugh!  We have fun!

The Blessed Sacrament Children’s Choir is open to 3rd through 7th grade boys and girls.

    • Children’s Choir will meet each week
      Wednesdays, 3:15-4:00pm in the Music Room Starting on
      FIRST REHEARSAL is WEDNESDAY, September 13, 2017
      LAST REHEARSAL is WEDNESDAY, May 16, 2018
    • 3rd-5th grade choir members meet Wednesday AFTER SCHOOL
    • 6th & 7th grade choir members meet Wednesday AT LUNCH TIME
    • BUT if your child has a conflict on Wednesdays they may still signup and participate in Children’s Choir if they
    • can come EACH Wednesday (roll will be taken)
    • can come EVERY OTHER Wednesday (just let me know that day if your child cannot come)(roll will be taken)
    • Must come AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH on  Wednesday (just let me know that day if your child IS coming)(roll will be taken)
    • In order to be considered a participant of the Children’s Choir, a child must attend Wednesday rehearsal at least once in a month(preferably more 🙂
    • We will sing for many school liturgies,
    • Signup fee is $40.00 for the entire year (checks payable to BS, handed in to Mrs. Murphy in the front office) – signups at the beginning of the school year
    • We will sing at The Franciscan Monastery on Saturday, December 3rd (followed by our Annual Christmas Party at Mrs. Forcey’s! – please place this on your calendars)
    • We will sing for both the Winter (12/154/17, 2pm & 7pm) and Spring (5/17/18, 2pm & 7pm) Concerts (please place this on your calendars)These concerts are MANDATORY for 5th-7th for participation in our Hershey Park Celebration
    • Signup forms will be handed out the first two weeks of school and available at the school front office.
  • This choir meets all throughout the school year.

 

  • Saturday, December 2, 2017

    The Franciscan Monastery –  arrive at 4:15pm to prepare for 5:00pm mass, followed by our Annual Christmas Party for choristers AND their families at Mrs. Forcey’s!!!  This annual celebration is always scheduled to be complete by 7:30pm so that parents and students with other commitments can enjoy as much as possible!  **Please note: you AND your family are invited to come and enjoy this beautiful mass AND our party!

    • Mrs. Forcey’s address is: 1455 Harvard St., NW, Washington, DC 20009

    • The Franciscan Monastery address is: 1400 Quincy St., NE, Washington, DC  20017

    • What to wear?  Although we are wearing our robes, this is a “dress up” occasion – smiles and pictures abound!

    • Thursday, December 14 – Christmas Concerts(2pm & 7pm) and Spring Concerts (THURSDAY, May 17) (2pm & 7pm) in BS Gym students arrive for evening performance at 6:30pm to get dressed and in place –  Mrs Forcey asks for parent volunteers to help put away choir robes after the evening concerts – much thanks! *just email Mrs. Forcey if you can help out.  The evening concert for PARENTS is over at 8pm.

  • 5th – 8th grade choristers who fully participate (concerts are mandatory) are eligible to participate in the annual Hershey Park trip in May.
  • Children’s Choir Fee – $40 (for the full year) payable to BS – hand in to Mrs. Murphy in the front office.
  • Forms will be handed out to children during their first Music Class, and  an email will be sent to parents so they can look for the form.
  • Please return the form/check to Mrs. Murphy in the front office.  She is handling the accounting and will keep Mrs. Forcey up to date as to who is signed up for Children’s Choir.


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