Senior High Choir

  • Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year! I'm excited to get started in Choir! Important info below!

    • GOOGLE CLASSROOM - Please sign up for choir on Google Classroom using the below code. The class code is:
    •  Remind Information TBA
    • Please click on the below Senior High Choir Handbook. After you read it, please sign the syllabus and return the last page to me at school, via email or Google Classroom.              

    Choir Handbook 2021-2022

    Thank you,

    Mrs. MacDougall


    Saugerties High School Choir

    Tentative Calendar of Events 2021-2022



    • Vocal Interviews-parts assigned
    • Fundraiser
    • Lesson grouping
    • Applications for All State, Area All State and All Nationals due
    • Tri-M- Ceremony
    • PEP RALLY Performance-SH Gym 1pm- Sing the National Anthem then sit with teams or remain with choir
    • Musical Interest Meeting-Pass out Audition materials  (Monologue/song)


    • Musical Auditions
    • Musical part assigned and passed out.  Rehearsals can begin with soloists.
    • Section Leaders chosen
    • Star Spangled Banner for Athletic Events- Various Quartets
    • Mum Festival Performance- student conductor?


    • Veteran’s Day performance at Senior Center during the school day
    • Musical Rehearsals period 9
    • Prepare for Winter Concert
    • Prepare for Caroling
    • Area All State Performance- Nov. 19th and 20th 


    • All State Performance/Conference- Rochester Dec. 2-5
    • Holiday in the Village- Sunday, December 5th approx. 1pm
    • Musical Rehearsals period 9 and 3-4pm some days
    • Winter Concert- Monday December 20th at 7pm (Snow date-12/21)
    • Caroling at all Elementary Schools Thursday, Dec. 23rd during the school day
    • All County Auditions


    • Musical Rehearsals everyday 3-5 Auditorium
    • NYSSMA solo selections
    • Rehearse for All County


    • Musical Rehearsals everyday Auditorium 3-5 but last two weeks before 3-8pm or whenever done (Pizza ordered or food brought for dinners)
    • Musical Performance Feb. 16 and 17 dress rehearsals, 18, 19, (20-snow date)
    • NYSSMA Solo registration deadline
    • Rehearse for All County-period 9 or independently at home
    • NYSSMA Solo Prep-voice class and period 9


    • All County March 4th and 5th (Snow 3/25-3/26)
    • Prepare for Spring Concert and NYSSMA majors
    • Nursing Home Visit-Perform NYSSMA solos
    • Board Meeting Performance for Schools in our Month
    • Pops Concert Tuesday, March 22nd at 7pm (Snow 3/23)


    • NYSSMA Solo Festival- possibly April 22-23


    • May 7th- NYC Trip to the Met to see Turandot 9:30am- 8:30 pm
    • NYSSMA majors- Tentatively May 16th during the school day


    • Spring Concert- Monday, June 6th at 7pm
    • Moving Up Ceremony- TBA
    • Spring Recital for Voice/Piano students on Monday, June 13th at 7pm
    • Graduation- Tentatively Friday, June 24th at 6:30 pm                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Dates in bold are mandatory performances, as we as an ensemble are a collaborative team that depends on each other. Dates not in bold are optional but strongly encouraged.


    Listening Examples


     Bridge Over Troubled Waters

     Like a River in my Soul

    Like a River in my Soul

    Irish Blessing

    Blue Skies


    NYSSMA Majors

    Song for the Mira

    Gloria from Harmoniemesse by Haydn

    Every Time I Feel the Spirit


    Holiday Songs


    Sure on this Shining Night


Last Modified on September 3, 2021