Concert Choir Goes On Retreat

Tigard High School Concert Choir Retreat Itinerary
Camp Tadmor
43943 McDowell Creek Dr,
Lebanon, OR 97355
Phone(541) 451-4270

When: October 24-26 (Thursday, 4 pm Bus – Saturday, home by 4 pm
Transport: By bus
Why: For Repertoire Preparation and Community Building
Who: 56 Concert Choir Members
With: Mr. Hawthorne, Will McLean and Jenna Hernandez (clinicians), 7 chaperones
Cost: $0
What is covered:
1. All Meals from Dinner Thursday – Lunch Saturday
2. Housing
3. An amazingly learning experience and good community time
4. What to bring: Sleeping bag, Pillow, Towel, Toiletries (+ Deodorant!), Flashlight, Flip Flops for Shower, Music, Pencils, Comfortable Clothes, Snacks

Repertoire Focus:
O Come, O Come Emmanuel – Elaine Hagenberg
Tuba – Arr. Michael Barrett
Gitanjali Chants – Craig Hella Johnson
Selig sind die Toten – Heinrich Schütz
Leron, Leron Sinta – Saunder Choi
Christmas Bells are Ringing – Arr. Mark Hayes

Thursday, October 24, 2019
7:30 AM         Sleeping bags and overnight bags go into choir room
3:10 pm           Arrive at Choir Room
3:30 pm           Load up
4:00 pm           Leave Tigard HS
5:40 pm           Arrive at Camp Tadmor
5:45 pm           Welcome Talk
6:00 pm           Move into cabins
6:15 pm           Dinner
6:45 pm           Set-Up Rehearsal Spaces
7:00 pm           Rehearsal #1 Sectionals on our Repertoire 
9:00 pm           Community Building: Connecting the Dots with knots and knames!
9:45 pm           Group Game Time
10:45 pm         Group Picture + Bed Time Stories
11:00 pm         to Cabins
Midnight         Lights Out

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:00 am           Breakfast
9:00 am           Sectionals and Rehearsal #2 with Will McLean (TBB) and Jenna Hernandez (SSA) (Voice Building and Ensemble with Gilanjali Chants, Tuba and O Come, O Come Emmanuel)
11:00 am         Community Building: Why do we sing? What makes a safe space?
12:00 noon      Lunch and Play Time
1:00 pm           Sectionals and Rehearsal #3 with Will McLean (TBB) and Jenna Hernandez (SSA) (Voice Building and Ensemble with Christmas Bells and Selig Sind Die Toten)
3:00 pm           Community Building: Creating meaningful Sectional and Ensemble Goals and Sharing Them Out
4:00 pm           Rehearsal #4 with Will McLean and Jenna Hernandez (Voice Building and Ensemble with O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Tuba, Gilanjali Chants)
6:00 pm           Dinner and Play Time
7:00 pm           Rehearsal #5 with Will McLean and Jenna Hernandez (Voice Building and Ensemble with Selig sind, Leron, Christmas Bells are Ringing)
9:00 pm           Talent Show/Group Social Time
10:45 pm         Group Picture + Bed Time Stories
11:00 pm         to Cabins
Midnight         Lights Out

Saturday, October 26, 2018
8:00 am           Breakfast
9:00 am           Final Rehearsal #6 with Will McLean and Jenna Hernandez (Putting it all together)
10:30 am         Community Building: Debrief what we have learned and experienced.
11:30 am         Lunch
12:00 noon      Clean Up Camp! leave camp better than you found it!
2:00 pm           Depart for Tigard High School
3:40 pm           Arrive Tigard High School

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