Weekly Notes From Madison Youth Choirs
Thursday, October 27, 2016
This Weekend With MYC
Sunday, October 30 regular rehearsals at Westgate Studios
  • Please note Ragazzi rehearsal begins at 5pm.
  • Cantabile rehearsal will end at 9pm.

Monday, October 31 NO REHEARSALS

The on-line absence form is linked in the header section above to report an absence or a late arrival/early departure. The best way to reach us during rehearsals is via the MYC cell phone: 608-770-7464.

Please keep reading for all the details you need to know.
Weekly Notes Available in Spanish | Weekly Notes disponibles en Español
Weekly Notes in Spanish will be prepared and archived each Thursday on a trial basis by Yanzel, our Bolz Center intern. Yay! Yanzel also has office hours each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 1-5pm if you would like to ask questions and have a translator. She is also available via email. | Weekly Notes en español será preparado y guardado cada Jueves por Yanzel, nuestra estudiante del Bolz Center. Yanzel tiene horas de oficina cada Martes y Jueves de 1-5pm si usted quiere hacer preguntas y tener un traductor. También se puede comunicar con ella por correo electrónico.
Everyone should have been fitted for their concert wardrobe by now. If you are a returning singer and have not tried on your wardrobe, please check it as soon as possible and follow up with MYC office to exchange items that no longer fit. Please do not delay as it's much easier to solve fitting issues now rather than in December when it might be too late. 

We are still waiting on wardrobe to be returned by singers who moved into Ragazzi from Holst; into Capriccio from Con Gioia and into Cantilena from Capriccio. No one should have two sets of concert wardrobe in their closet! Thank you for checking and returning your items, clearly marked with your name, to the rehearsal table this weekend.
Our annual plant sale is underway and orders are trickling in! Forms are available on our website and linked below. We will also have a small supply of paper forms at the rehearsal table this weekend.

NEW THIS YEAR: Electronic ordering via the links on our website. (Paper order forms still available!)

A few details to get you started:
Our poinsettias are supplied by Felly's Greenhouse and are guaranteed. We sell three colors--pink, white, and red in four sizes ranging in price from $12-$37. Families earn $5 per plant sold, regardless of size, toward their fundraising goal. Plants are available until our stock is sold out but our initial deadline for submitting orders is November 15 so Felly's has time to prepare the orders. Please read through the information sheet before you begin selling and please contact the MYC office with any questions you may have.

Consider contacting your church, your office, your neighbors, favorite restaurant, hotel, hair salon, etc. Ordering is easy and we can be flexible with delivery dates--please don't hesitate to ask questions!

Coffee Orders Due Monday, November 7
November coffee orders are due November 7 | Ready for pick up November 13/14
Discount Coupons For
A Madison Symphony Christmas

Our friends at the MSO have provided $5 discount coupons toward ticket purchases for this event. Coupons will be available at the Rehearsal Table this weekend and throughout the fall. One coupon may be used for multiple ticket purchases which means only one coupon is needed per family. As in past years, coupons can only be used in person at the Overture Center Box Office.
Madison Marathon Fundraising Opportunity
Volunteering with Madison Festivals for the Madison Marathon, November 12/13, earns $9/hour toward your Family Fundraising Contribution Goal. There are a variety of ways to contribute your time and recruiting friends and multiple family members to work with you increases the total dollars you will earn toward your goal. Check out the list of jobs available and sign up by clicking the button below (be sure to choose Madison Youth Choirs as your charity when you register).
Spring Introductory Choir
Registration for our spring sessions of introductory choir is now open on our website. Classes begin in late February and will be offered at Westgate on Sundays and Tuesdays and in Monona at Lake Edge Lutheran Church on Saturday mornings. Thank you for sharing this information with families who may be interested in this opportunity for their 7-10 year old students!
Auditions for New Singers
Do you know someone wishing to join MYC for the second half of our season beginning in January? Please tell them about our mid-season auditions on Wednesday, November 16! Auditions are open to singers in 5th - 12th grade and reservations can be made via the link on our Join A Choir page or by clicking below.
Advertise With MYC
Advertising with MYC provides businesses and organizations with an immediate connection to an audience filled with thoughtful, engaged, and enthusiastic, family-oriented patrons who value excellence in everything. Placing an ad with us is affordable and identifies your company as a cheerleader for youth arts programming in southern Wisconsin. Please feel free to share the brochure linked below with your business owner or employer. Contact Lynn for more information.
MYC Advertising Brochure 2016-17
Time to Vote!
Check out Madison Magazine's poll for your favorite in every category including Youth Performing Arts Group under Arts and Entertainment. Voting ends October 31 and you're free to vote once per day.

No rehearsal for Purcell, Britten and Holst on Monday, October 31.