Chorus

Welcome to the TJMS Chorus!

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TJMS Music Families: Here’s the link to the Music Volunteer Sign-up for 2018-2019:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d4eafac2fa20-tjms8

Thank you for your support!

 

CHARMS OFFICE ASSISTANT: The TJMS Music Department uses Charms Office Assistant to send emails, track student finances, post calendar dates, and for parent volunteer sign ups.  Please see the Syllabus Signature Page for instructions on how to either create or update your student’s Charms Account. Once your student’s Charms account has been created, access Charms by going to https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/plogin.asp

Students new to chorus register here: https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/selfregister.asp?s=TJMSMusic

  • School Code: tjmsmusic
  • Student area password: Student ID number
    • Note: Once you change your password, your music teacher will NOT have access to it, so make sure you keep it in a safe place.  Your music teacher CAN reset your password if necessary
  • The Charms Blue Mobile Parent/Student Portal APP is FREE and available on both Android and Apple devices.

Chorus Syllabus (First Day Packet) can be found here!

 Excused Absence Request Form can be found here!

Virtual Back to School Night can be found here!

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Pyramid Concert Permission Form

District Assessment Permission Form

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Christian Banach, Chorus Director

Email (preferred contact): christian.banach@apsva.us

School Phone: (703) 228-5900


Upcoming Dates

September 2018

Uniform Fee ($10) & T-Shirt Order ($10) Due ………………Friday, September 28

October 2018

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Begins (Optional) ………………..Friday, October 18-Nov 1

(optional) Harvest Festival (6-8) at TJMS Community Garden …Friday, October 19

Student Led Conferences (no school for students) ………….Friday, October 26

District Honors Chorus Auditions (open to full year Chorale students-Commitment Form required to sign up) @ Williamsburg MS ….Saturday, October 27

November 2018

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Collection, 7:30am-8:00am …….Thursday, November 1

Fall Play (Drama Dept) ………………………………………………….Fri. & Sat. Nov 2 & 3

Arlington Honors Chorus Auditions (Open to ALL APS STUDENTS 6-8), 5-8pm @ Kenmore ……Thursday, November 8

(APS Middle School Honors Chorus Information & Registration can be found here!)

December 2018

ALL – Winter Concert Dress Rehearsal (2:30-4:00pm-students receive a summative grade for their participation)………..Wednesday, December 5

ALL – Winter Chorus Concert, 7:00pm TJMS Theater (Students receive a performance grade and audience participation grade)…….Thursday, December 6

  • Pre-Concert Dinner $5 for students (5:30pm-6:00pm) & Families welcome (5:45pm-6:45pm)

(CH)(2) School-wide Music Assembly, 1:24pm (Chorale wear Blue T-Shirts) ……………………Wednesday, December 12

Winter Practice-A-Thon Fundraiser ………………………………………………………………………………Friday, December 21-Monday, January 7


Students can practice sight singing skills here: