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Welcome to GC Marshall High School Choral Boosters. All parents of students in the choral program are welcome members! We are looking forward to another great year filled with great shows and other activities for the students. This page includes information on ways you can participate and how to contact us.
The Choral Boosters supports the choral program and choir director, Kelli Pierson, by providing:
Volunteer coordination for Marshall Choir events
Funding for piano accompanists
Funding for guest clinicians and other instructional enhancement
Funding for educational trips/opportunities/guest performances
Supplemental funding for supplies, sheet music, and instruments
Funding for choir equipment (portable sound system, props, classroom needs, etc.)
Coordination and funding for social events for members
Assistance with uniforms
GC Marshall Choral Boosters Meeting Schedule for 2019-2020
Sept. 17, 2019 (Tues.), 7pm - Get to know each other, volunteer for committees, set the budget, and prepare for the Fall Concert. Budget was approved and is viewable here.
Meeting minutes are viewable here.
Nov. 20, 2019 (Wed.), 7pm - Prepare for the Winter Concert.
Jan. 22, 2020 (Wed.), 7pm - Prepare for the Valentines Cabaret and Pre-Assessment Concert.
April 15, 2020 (Wed.), 7pm - Plan for the Spring Show, nominate new Board members.
May 9, 2020 (Sat.), 11am or so - Prepare for the Spring Show, vote on new Board members, set up meal for Choreography Day.
All Meetings are held in the Music Dept workroom except for 5/9/20, which will be in the cafeteria.
All parents are invited to attend meetings!
You can find out what's going on in the Marshall Choir by attending Booster meetings, following choir newsletters, and following @StatesmenChoir on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
2019-2020 EXECUTIVE BOARD AND COMMITTEE CHAIRS
President Becky Foster firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President Bonny Tynch email@example.com
Treasurer Dianne Gurdak firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary Lauren Cryan email@example.com
President-Elect Nancy Reuscher firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMITTEE CHAIRS (see position descriptions at the bottom of the page):
Uniform Team Leader: TBD
PTSA Liaison: Nancy Reuscher email@example.com
Concessions: Tina Ejtemai firstname.lastname@example.org
Flower and Candy Grams: Dawn Ebert email@example.com
Programs and Graphic Jessica Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org
Design: Jennifer Church email@example.com
Concert Decorations: Tina Ejtemai firstname.lastname@example.org
Ticket Sales: Lindsey Perez email@example.com
Webmaster: Becky Foster firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospitality: Marie Windt email@example.com
Dining Out: Allie Jewsbury firstname.lastname@example.org
General Boosters email: GCMChoralBoosters@gmail.com
BOARD AND COMMITTEE CHAIR DESCRIPTIONS
Organize and run monthly Booster meetings. Interact with the choir director to distribute information and provide assistance for concerts and individual choir needs.
Provide support to President. Run the meeting if President is unable to attend.
Prepare and keep track of the Booster’s budget. Prepare and file required tax forms. Make deposits and work with the bank on accounts. Arrange for and reconcile credit card use.
Take minutes at meetings. Keep Booster records for subsequent Boards.
Assist the current President with functions in preparation for taking over as President the following year.
UNIFORM TEAM LEADER
Lead a group of people who handle the following tasks…
Help a hired seamstress to measure students, figure out distribution of existing uniforms and what needs to be ordered in time for the winter concert—primarily done the last week of Sept during the day.
Arrange for clothing to go to the cleaners and return clothing to the chorus room storage area closets, usually done once in the spring
Help with uniforms before concerts and make sure that after concerts everything is back in the closets.
Spring Show: Coordinate items needed for costumes - mostly hunting in the thrift shops or ordering online. Serve as a second set of eyes at dress rehearsal to finesse costumes that didn't quite work.
Attend monthly meetings of the PTSA and give a short report on what’s been happening with the choir program and upcoming events. Ensure that photos/information is given to the appropriate committee chairs to be in the PTSA Blast and newsletters.
Ensure that tables/items are set up and ready prior to each concert (usually involves arriving to school at 5:30). Act as point person for volunteers to run the sales during the concerts. Either purchase concession items prior to each concert or arrange for donations of items.
FLOWER AND CANDY GRAMS
Ensure that tables are set up and ready for sales prior to each concert (usually involves arriving to school at 5:30). Purchase flowers (usually from Costco) and deliver to the school for each performance.
PROGRAM AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Receive information from the choral director before each concert and designs and prints programs. Design Spring program and arrange for printing.
Make sure stage is decorated for each concert (Mums or TBD for Fall Concert, Poinsettias, Garlands and lights on microphones for Winter Concert and Spring Show set up as needed for lobby and stage.
Arrange for design & printing of tickets. Coordinate ticket sales at Marshall HS in the lunchroom for the Spring Show during the week of the show. Work with vendor to set up online ticket sales. Act as point person for ticket sales at the door for all concerts. Ensure there are volunteers for will call and ticket sales at each performance.
Update GCM Choral site. May combine with other positions.
Organize food for Choreography Day and Senior Breakfast in May and the End of the Year Banquet. Arrange for any additional meals and volunteer help as needed.
Schedule and arrange for dine out fundraisers.
Coordinate Fall/Spring Car Washes as needed.