>>>> 2019 CHRISTMAS MUSIC CONCERT PARTICIPATION FORM <<<<
It’s that time again! Christmas is just around the corner and so is our annual Christmas Concert. This year’s concerts will be held as follows:
Covington & Mandeville campuses : Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 at Fuhrmann Auditorium, 317 N. Jefferson St, Covington, LA.
River Ridge Campus : Saturday, December 21 and Sunday December 22 at St. Martin's Solomon Theater, 225 Green Acres Rd, Metairie, LA.
More details will be made available closer to the recital date. Please keep both days open as we will have multiple concerts from 8:30 AM through 8 PM (Saturday) and 12 PM-8 PM (Sunday). Your concert date and assignment will be announced in early December. All students are asked to sign-up no later than 11/8/2019. Students who do not return the form by 11/8 will be unable to participate. We are unable to make any exceptions to this deadline.
Regular lessons will not be held Saturday, December 14 (at the Covington/Mandeville Campuses) or Saturday December 21 (at the River Ridge campus) so that all may participate and enjoy the concerts.
Parents and students may invite as many friends, relatives, etc. as they wish.
Christmas is indeed a time of giving and a time to reflect and be thankful for all that we have been given. In this spirit, LAAPA’s Faculty and Staff would like to ask that all parents, students, friends and relatives attending the Christmas Concert bring one of the following items to donate to families in need as admission to the concert: toy for a child (indicate boy or girl and appropriate age), diapers all sizes NB through 5, baby clothes all sizes to Toddler 3, baby and adult toiletries such as soap and shampoo, winter clothes (especially jackets used and in good shape), or check in any amount made payable to “Teresian Sisters’ Mission”. Please use only bags if you are wrapping them (do not wrap with paper and tape) as the Sisters distribute these according to the requests of the children in the mission and look at each gift. These items will be collected by our staff the day of the concert and donated to the Teresian Mission run by the Teresian Sisters in Batesville, La Pryor, and Uvalde, TX. Please note that we are only able to accept donations on the days of the concerts at the venues. Donations will only be accepted the days of the concerts. Please do not drop off donations at our school locations. You may learn more about the mission that we support at https://www.laapa.com/mission.php!
Students who wish to participate in the concert must complete the form online no later than November 8th. Each student may perform one piece per program of study (2 minutes in length or less). Concert dress may be dressy casual or as formal as you wish. For our young ladies, please choose dresses that are moderate in length and neckline with no open backs. (If you are not sure please send a photo of dress for approval.)
Instrumental and vocal students (voice, strings, guitar, wind, brass, etc.) will require accompanists. The accompanist fee is $35 whether the accompanist is the student’s instructor or the staff accompanist. The staff accompanist will provide students with 2 rehearsals in addition to the performance on the day of the concert. Rehearsals for students whose teachers accompany them will be within the lesson. Should any parent/student feel that more time is needed with the accompanist, additional private coaching sessions are available at $35 per 30 minute session and may be booked at the Front Desk.
ALL STUDENTS WHO WISH TO PARTICIPATE MUST COMPLETE THE PARTICIPATION FORM ONLINE BY NOVEMBER 8th. ALL SECTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT ANY LATE ENTRIES!