CHORAL BOOSTERS

See how you can volunteer, donate to and otherwise support the Marshall High School Choirs!

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

EXECUTIVE BOARD

President                                 Becky Foster                                       foster.home@verizon.net


Vice President                         Bonny Tynch                                       bonny.tynch@gmail.com


Treasurer                                 Dianne Gurdak                                   dsgurdak@positek.net


Secretary                                 Lauren Cryan                                      laurentom@aol.com                       

President-Elect                       Nancy Reuscher                                 nancyreuscherme@gmail.com

COMMITTEE CHAIRS (see position descriptions at the bottom of the page):

Uniform Team Leader:            TBD

PTSA Liaison:                          Nancy Reuscher                                  nancyreuscherme@gmail.com

Concessions:                           Tina Ejtemai                                        tejtemai@yahoo.com


Flower and Candy Grams:     Dawn Ebert                                          tdebert@verizon.net


Programs and Graphic           Jessica Thomas                                   jkmt2008@gmail.com

Design:                                     Jennifer Church                                   jmschurch68@gmail.com                          


Concert Decorations:              Tina Ejtemai                                        tejtemai@yahoo.com

Ticket Sales:                            Lindsey Perez                                      austen811@gmail.com


Webmaster:                             Becky Foster                                        foster.home@verizon.net 


Hospitality:                               Marie Windt                                        windtfamily97@gmail.com


Dining Out:                               Allie Jewsbury                                    allie.jewsbury@gmail.com                                           

General Boosters email:  GCMChoralBoosters@gmail.com

 

BOARD AND COMMITTEE CHAIR DESCRIPTIONS

PRESIDENT

Organize and run monthly Booster meetings. Interact with the choir director to distribute information and provide assistance for concerts and individual choir needs.

VICE-PRESIDENT

Provide support to President. Run the meeting if President is unable to attend.

TREASURER

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.

SECRETARY

Take minutes at meetings.  Keep Booster records for subsequent Boards.

PRESIDENT-ELECT

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.

PTSA LIAISON

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.

CONCESSIONS

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.

CONCERT DECORATIONS

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.

TICKET SALES

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.

WEBMASTER

Update GCM Choral site.  May combine with other positions.

HOSPITALITY

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.

DINING OUT

Schedule and arrange for dine out fundraisers.

CAR WASH

Coordinate Fall/Spring Car Washes as needed.

 

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