Amherechos

 

Important Announcements and Instructions

*Competitions

Friday, March 2, 2012 - Belles of Amherst  - Performance 12:15 pm    

Saturday, March 3, 2012 - Amherechos - Performance 2:30pm

* Central Va Show Choir Invitational - Manchester High School, Midlothian, VA------ Belles will Depart Friday at 8 am. They are to report to Cafeteria by 7:45 am or they will be counted TARDY. Amherechos will depart at 9:30 am. They are to report to the Band room by 8:45 am. Either morning we will not wait on students, we must leave prompty.

Saturday, March 10, 2012 - Amherechos - Performance 3:50 pm

*Clover Hill Show Choir Invitational - Clover Hill High School - Midlothian(The Newly Built school)

Amherechos, the bus will depart at 10:00 am. Report to the Band room by 9:45 am. This Competition is like Nashville, we will be trying to make finals. Please plan accordingly, I will need students the entire time, in case we need to perform a second time.

Saturday, March 17, 2012 - Belles of Amherst - Performance 1:30 pm

*Hanover Show Choir Invitational - Hanover High School, Mechanicsville, VA

Belles, the bus will be departing at 8:00 am, please report to Band room by 7:45 am. 

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - Blue Ridge Show Choir Festival - Scheduled Performances will be updated soon.

 

*Travel Medical Release forms are due Tuesday, Feb 21st, in order to organize emergengy information. Students will not be able to travel without it.

*girls costumes should be packed in their boxes.  Mens may have hanging bags for their suits. Please check for all your items, as soon as possible. They should be as clean and neat as possible.

*We have all the set pieces and instruments to pack.

*Instrumentalists/stage hands must have complete black outfits for stage performances. Mens must have long black dess socks and black belt for costumes. Women must wear appropriate garments to ensure the ingegrity of the costume. A leotard is manditory by all girls changing.

*I will discuss/repeat all rules and regulations for all trips on Wednesday.

 

The Group

 

The Amherechos are a Performing Ensemble and competitive Show Choir. They meet everyday and one day a week outside of class for choreography. They are an auditoned group and required to keep a good academic standing. They travel to community events and are ambassadors for Amherst County High School. They sing both Concert Choir and Show Choir arrangements.

 

 

 

The Directors

 

DIRECTOR: DENNIS GILBAR

ACCOMPANIST: KASEY HUNNICUTT    DRUMMER:  JAY JONES

DANCE CAPTAINS: TBA

CHORAL MANAGER: JESSICA PROCOPIO

COSTUME MANAGER:  AIMEE BURKS

EQUIPMENT: MANAGER: NOLAN JENNINGS

CHOREOGRAPHER:  JARAD VOSS

 

Jarad Voss currently lives in Madison WI, where he teaches hip-hop and jazz dance at the Madison Professional Dance Center. A recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he is now a freelance choreographer and performer. A former dance captain and performer for the Wisconsin Singers and Six Flags Great American Chicago, Jarad has also danced for different festivals musicals, and industrials. A clinician and choreographer at Show Choir Camps of America and UW-Shell Lake Show Choir Camp, Jarad clinics and choreographs many show choirs throughout the nation.

 

The Show 

Live and Let Die/I'm Alive

Who's That Creepin'

Like Breathing

Geek in the Pink/ Hot n Cold

Higher Ground

 

Below are links for a couple selections of music we will learn at camp. You need to print the music and download to your mp3 or CD and start learning your part. Bring the copies of music to camp. Start putting it in a nice binder.

 

AttachmentSize
Like Breathing Sop 1.mp34 MB
Like Breathing Sop 2.mp34.03 MB
Like Breathing Alto.mp34 MB
Like Breathing Tenor.mp34.03 MB
Like Breathing Bass_Baritone.mp34 MB
Like Breathing Instrumental.mp34 MB
Like Breathing-pianovocal.pdf259.77 KB
m Alive Soprano.mp34.52 MB
m Alive Alto.mp34.52 MB
m Alive Tenor.mp34.52 MB
m Alive Bass.mp34.52 MB
m Alive Solo.mp34.52 MB
m Alive Complete.mp34.52 MB
Live and let die+Im Alive-1.pdf194.08 KB
Higher Ground Closer Original.mp33.11 MB
(2012)- who's that creepin.pdf129.44 KB
S THAT CREEPIN.mp32.17 MB
Higher Ground Arrangement-closer.mp32.87 MB
Whos that creepin original.mp34.35 MB