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Choir Boosters Meeting Minutes - March 2, 2004

Submitted by TDobes on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 9:05pm Choir Boosters News
On Tuesday, March 2nd, the Choir Boosters held their seventh monthly meeting in the choir room at 7:00 PM. Minutes from the meeting are now online. Items discussed included: Spring Break Trip, Contest Concert, Banquet, Spring Concert, Choir T-Shirts, and Susan Emig Scholarship Nominations for next year's Choir Booster Officers will be accepted at the next meeting.


The meeting was called to order by Dave Festa, President.

Minutes from the February 3, 2004 meeting were accepted without change.


  • Beginning balance of checking account was $4,620.22.
  • Checking account activity: Holiday Concert proceeds (-$1,542.65), Justin Kolb Top Sellers (-$225).
  • The current balance of the checking account is $2,852.57.
  • The Susan Emig Scholarship Fund Savings Account balance is $2,251.66.


  • Justin Kolb Concert Top Ticket Seller #4 will be announced in April. Final decision on digital camera purchase remains outstanding.
  • The Spring Choir Trip is set for a weekend (April 2-4) in Chicago. More details will follow. First payment of $125 is due on 3/5 and the final payment of $125 will be due on 3/12.
  • Banquet committee has been meeting - hall is reserved.
  • Please pay choreography fees as soon as possible.


  • Contest Concert will be two concerts this year
    • Monday, March 15, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. (5th and 6th hours and ISSMA)
    • April 15 or 22, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. (2nd and 3rd hours performing the Messiah)
    • Mr. Emig will perform at the April concert
    • Need baked goods (from 5th and 6th hours) - still have plenty of soda
    • Will use hand stamp for admission - regular prices will be charged ($5 adult, $4 student/senior, $20 family pass)
    • No set design needed for this concert
    • Mr. Emig will send automated phone announcement for these concerts
  • Spring Concert theme is Only in America - concert proceeds are designated for the Choir Booster fund
  • Will need volunteers for the April 17th Festival at Pierce
  • Looking into Banquet giveaways - 16 ounce cups or brass bookmarks?
  • Mr. Emig is planning to enter the ISSMA Choir Competition in Elkhart on May 1
  • Choir T-Shirts
    • Artwork is complete - Slogan is "We Duet Better"
    • Cost will be approximately $10 - Delivery lead time is approximately 3 weeks
  • Susan Emig Scholarship committee
    • Will use point system for judging; GPA/class rank will be used as a tie-breaker
    • Applications will be available on 3/15 at the Guidance Office
    • Applications will be due 5/1
  • Dates to remember:
    • MHS Choir Contest Concert - 3/15/04 7:30 p.m.
    • Choir Spring Trip - 4/2-4/04 - Chicago
    • Choir Boosters Meeting (Nomination of Officers) - 4/13/04 7 p.m.
    • "Messiah" Choir Concert - 4/15/04 7:30 p.m.
    • Orchestra Pre-Festival Concert - 4/22/04 7 p.m.
    • Spring Play "Romeo and Juliet" - 5/1,7,8/04 7 p.m. 5/2/04 2 p.m.
    • Choir Boosters Meeting (Election of Officers) - 5/4/03 7 p.m.
    • MHS Band Spring Concert - 5/11/04 7 p.m.
    • Orchestra Concert - 5/13/04 7 p.m.
    • MHS Choir "Spring Concert" - 5/20/04 7:30 p.m.
    • MHS Choir Banquet - 6/1/04 6 p.m. at Turkey Creek Country Club

Next meeting will be held April 13, 2004 at 7 p.m. Nominations for Choir Booster Officers for 2004-05 will be accepted at this meeting.

Meeting adjourned.

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