APO 4 Kids singers

Wow

What an experience we’ve had! Well done to all of you for your hard work and dedication.

Here are some videos of your singing from the second performance at the Bruce Ritchie Centre at Massey High School:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIQ6yyIzJd0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbQlxv4-Q48&feature=em-upload_owner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I43c9oayCLs&feature=em-upload_owner

WHAT

A select choir will rehearse and perform with the Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra at their six APO 4 Kids Christmas Concerts this year.

They will sing Jingle Bells, The 12 Days of Christmas – NZ version/ Pukeko in a Ponga Tree, and Te Harinui (see below), and move to the Spring and Winter movements of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

WHEN

TRIP 1-Fri 25th Nov TRIP 2-Sat 26th Nov TRIP 3-Sun 27th Nov TRIP 4-Fri 2nd Dec
REHEARSAL Concerts 1 & 2 Concerts 3 & 4 Concerts 5 & 6
Bus from School: 1:15pm

Back at 3:30pm

OWN TRANSPORT

Meet at 9:30am

Leave at 12:45pm

OWN TRANSPORT

Meet at 9:30am

Leave at 12:45pm

 

OWN TRANSPORT

Meet at 5:30pm

Leave at 8:45pm

Philharmonia Hall

Dominion Rd, Mt Eden

Auckland Town Hall

Stage Door near Grey’s Ave on Aotea Square side

Bruce Ritchie Performing Arts Centre

Massey High School

274 Don Buck Rd, Massey

Vodafone Events Centre

770 Great South Road, Wiri

SIngers

CLASS NAME
9 Sylvia Douglas
9 Alena McGill
14 Jude Wilson
43 Scarlett McKay
46 Leo Taylor
46 Shukthika Rajaguru
46 Jon Michel
46 Hannah Moy
46 William Butterworth
49 Abby Spring
47 Ella Graves
47 Zoe Burnett
47 Lily Curnow
48 Arina Chaptynova
49 Maxi Bevacqua
49 Trinity Black
49 Emma Nash
49 Mika Judd
49 Vita Hicks
49 Zach Sabin

COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS

Each singer is entitled to 2 complimentary tickets. Please tell me asap which concert you would like them for and they will be waiting in the Box Office on the day. To book more tickets go HERE.

 

COstumes

We will be dreaming up and creating 2 costumes, a Winter Snowflake costume and a Summer Flower costume.

 

SONGS

Lyrics

1. Te Harinui Watch

Listen to HIGH PART:

Listen to LOW PART:

2. Jingle Bells Watch

 

3. The Twelve (Kiwi) Days of Christmas Watch

LISTEN to PUKEKO IN A PONGA TREE:

Programme

1. Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker Suite: Miniature Overture 3’30

Children’s choir enters (all dressed as snowflakes). It begins to “snow”

2. Vivaldi: Winter – 1st movement with solo violin and actions 3’30

(choir sitting in front of orchestra doing actions with Kevin (?)

 

3. Jingle Bell Rock – Little Drummer (snare drum) 3’00

4. Tchaikovsky: Sugar- Plum Fairy – with ballet dancer (celesta) 3’30

5. Jingle Bells with choir – sing along (car keys) 3’00

Choir exit

6. Silent Night – mirror ball – flute 3’00

 

7. Strauss: Radetzky March (possibly shortened) 3’00

Choir back on stage, this time dressed with flowers, colours etc

8. Vivaldi: Spring 1 st movement 3’30

 with choir (actions to Vivaldi Spring)

9. 12 Days of Christmas – Pukeko in a Ponga Tree 4’00

Singers holding up props

Choir exit

10. Joy to the world (arr. Youens) – French Horns stand up 3’00

All back on stage singing

11. Te Harinui (with choir) 3’00