Choir-Band Trip – Kansas City

Members of the Assumption Choir and Band enjoyed a trip to Kansas City at the end of March.  The band had a clinic at Kansas City Community College, the choir had a clinic with renowned choral conductor, Charles Bruffy, and the choir sang for Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.  The students also visited the National WWI Museum, the American Jazz Museum, and enjoyed performances by the Kansas City Symphony and Chorus, as well as, the Manhattan Transfer and Take 6.

 

2019 Assumption Choir Camp

What: 2019 Assumption Choir Camp

Who: For Students entering Grades 5-8 (Fall 2019)

Where: Assumption High School Choir Room

When: June 10-13, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Download: 2019 Choir Camp Registration Form

Concert: June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 make checks payable to: Assumption HS

– add $20 for lunch (see form below)

– deduct $5 if attending Band Camp

Deadline: June 3, 2019

Daily Schedule:

  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch
  • 12:30-1:30 Full Choir Rehearsal – Fundamentals/Choir Music
  • 1:30-1:45 Snack Break
  • 1:45-2:30 Full Choir Rehearsal incorporating Sectional Time/Group Lessons

Highlights:

  • All campers receive an Assumption Choir Water Bottle and daily snack.
  • A public concert for friends and family in Assumption’s Sunderbruch Auditorium will be held on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Contact: Choir Director Trevor Loes at trevor.loes@assumptionhigh.org

2019 Assumption Concert Band Camp

What: 2019 Assumption Concert Band Camp

Who: For Students entering Grades 6-8 (Fall 2019)

Where: Assumption High School Band Room

When: June 10-13, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Download: 2019 Concert Band Camp Registration Form

Concert: June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $25 make checks payable to: Assumption HS

– add $20 for lunch (see form)

– deduct $5 if attending Choir Camp

Deadline: June 3, 2019

Daily Schedule:

  • 8:00-9:30 Full Band Rehearsal – Fundamentals/Band Music
  • 9:30-10:15 Snack Break and Games
  • 10:15-11:00 Sectional Time/Group Lessons
  • 11:00-12:00 Full Band Rehearsal incorporating Sectional Time/Group Lessons

Highlights:

  • All campers receive an Assumption Band Water Bottle and daily snack.
  • A public concert for friends and family in Assumption’s Sunderbruch Auditorium will be held on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Contact: Band Director Erin Mahr at erin.mahr@assumptionhigh.org

Mock Trial Team Advances to State Tournament

Congratulations to the Assumption Mock Trial Team on advancing to the 2019 Iowa High School Mock Trial State Tournament, April 4-6 in Des Moines! The ten-member team took home second place honors at the St. Ambrose Regional held March 1 in Davenport. Team members are: Katie Engel, Alex Foley, Molly Johnson, Adam Laubenthal, Victoria Maca, Noah McCracken, Madeline Murphy, Bailey Petersen, Catherine Roe and Robert Thompson. Mr. Mitch Caffarini and Mr. Ryan Beckenbaugh ’09 serve as the team’s advisers. Adam Laubenthal and Robert Thompson were both named Outstanding Witness at the competition.

Knight Notation Jazz Choir

Congratulations to the Assumption jazz choir, Knight Notation!  On February 4th they attended the IHSMA State Jazz Choir Festival at North Scott H. S. in Eldridge and earned a Division 1 rating from all three judges.  On February 15th they will participate in the Solon Vocal Jazz Festival at Solon H. S. in Solon, IA.  The members include Nathan Seutter ’19, Madeline Murphy ’21, Abby Schauer ’19, Jon Herrington ’19, Kelly Anzola ’19, and Melanie Comer ’19.

 

The Drowsy Chaperone

Save the date for the Assumption Knight Players’ spring musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, March 1st & 2nd at 7:00 p.m. and March 3rd at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Reserved seating for is now available, and general admission tickets will be sold at the door. NEW THIS YEAR – the Flex Pass! If you plan to attend all three performances, purchase a $20 Flex Pass and receive a code to use for one ticket to each performance – buy two, get one free! Individual tickets and Flex Passes are available at: https://www.showtix4u.com/events/78

Playbill Celebrations: Congratulate your favorite Knight Player on a job well done or promote your business by submitting a Playbill Celebration! Orders are due by Friday, February 15th. Order form and additional information available at: https://form.jotform.com/90214710277148

 

Festival of Trees – Assumption Art Work & Service Hours

Check out Festival of Trees Saturday, November 17 through Sunday, November 25 at the River Center in Davenport.

Assumption Art Foundation, Graphics and Ceramic students have artwork exhibited as well as art from Davenport area high schools.

All money from Festival of Trees goes to support the Fine Arts in the Quad City Area.

Come support Assumption visual art students, Festival of Trees and the fine arts in the QCA.

Opportunities to volunteer are still available. One shift gets a free admission ticket as well as the opportunity to win a $100 visa gift card.

Sign up online at:

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