2009-10 Choral Booster Officers

(Updated 10/24/09)

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

PRESIDENT

Kathy Morgan
president@herndonchoir.com

 

1st VICE PRESIDENT

Julie Frederickson
1vp@herndonchoir.com

 

2nd VICE PRESIDENT

Melanie Miller-Cvilikas
2vp@herndonchoir.com

 

SECRETARY

Mary Glenn Mancini
secretary@herndonchoir.com

 

TREASURER

Kara Rider
treasurer@herndonchoir.com

 


 

EXECUTIVE BOARD CHAIRS

 

AWARDS BANQUET

Michelle Tierney
banquet@herndonchoir.com

 

CAR WASH FUNDRAISER

Kathy Morgan
carwash@herndonchoir.com

 

CHEESECAKE FUNDRAISER

Beth Czerwinski, Patti Shaffer
cheesecake@herndonchoir.com

 

CHOIR DIRECTORY

Nina Falci
directory@herndonchoir.com
 

CHORAL BOOSTER SOCIAL

Sally Lyver
social@herndonchoir.com

 

COMMUNICATIONS

Sarah Farmer
communications@herndonchoir.com

 

FLOWERS/GIFT CANDY

Beth Czerwinski
flowers@herndonchoir.com

 

HOSPITALITY

Kristy Freeman
hospitality@herndonchoir.com

 

HOUSE MANAGER

Janice Jewell
house-manager@herndonchoir.com

 

ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Julie Frederickson
Kristy Freeman
ice-cream@herndonchoir.com

 

ORNAMENT FUNDRAISER

Maurean Truncale
ornaments@herndonchoir.com

 

PHOTOGRAPHER

Adrian Morgan
Melanie Miller-Cvilikas
photo@herndonchoir.com

 

PTSA LIAISON

Kara Rider
ptsa-liaison@herndonchoir.com

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Barbara Ramey
scholarship@herndonchoir.com

 

SPIRIT GEAR

Susan Chervenic
spirit-gear@herndonchoir.com

 

SPRING TRIP

Barb Ramey
spring-trip@herndonchoir.com

 

STAGE MANAGER

Jerry Vandenberg
stage-manager@herndonchoir.com

 

VIDEOGRAPHER

Adrian Morgan
John Mancini

video@herndonchoir.com

 

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Nina Falci
volunteer@herndonchoir.com

 

WARDROBE COORDINATOR

Terry and Melissa Miller
wardrobe@herndonchoir.com

 

WEBSITE / CONCERT PROGRAMS

Lori Peterson
webmaster@herndonchoir.com

 

Herndon Choral Boosters


Herndon Choral Boosters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome!

 

The Herndon Choral Boosters, in its fifth year at HHS, will coordinate all of the choir program behind-the-scenes efforts that support each of Herndon’s six vocal groups throughout the year. As a choir parent, you are already a member of the Boosters.

 

On this page . . .

Volunteer Information

Choir Booster Benefits Program

Scholarships

Booster's Monthly Meeting Schedule

Meeting Minutes

If you have any questions, please contact Booster President

Kathy Morgan at 703-406-8816 or president@herndonchoir.com.


Be a Choral Booster Volunteer

 

Everything you see and hear relating to the choir program has a behind-the-scenes effort. Whatever your talents, your help will be welcome.

 

How can you help the Herndon Choir program? Review the list of activities below, and sign up to serve on one of the committees. Sign-up sheets will be distributed in student packets at the beginning of the school year.

 

 

Awards Banquet — Set up, serve, and clean up at the annual Choral Banquet and Awards. Prepare certificates.
Timeframe: Early June

 

Car Wash Scholarship Fundraiser  Organize the car wash fundraiser. The guidelines for this event are established, and have been successfully implemented.
Timeframe: September 10

 

Cheesecake Fundraiser — Coordinate orders and delivery of cheesecakes. The guidelines for managing this fundraiser have been established and are very successful.
Timeframe: January - February

 

Choral Booster Social — Organize an annual social for Choral Booster members.
Date: TBD

 

Choral Festival — Coordinate events of an annual spring choral festival at HHS with an appointed festival company. This is a 1- to 2-day event where other high school choirs come to the D.C. area and use HHS as their festival location for their performances and their awards ceremony.
Timeframe: March or April

 

CommunicationsPublicize choir events to Herndon Pyramid Schools, newspapers, and Herndon High PTSA Newsletter; manage public relations for the Herndon Choral Boosters; work with Webmaster to relay information via the website; and relay info as needed to PTSA Choir Liaison.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Concert Programs – Design and produce programs for all scheduled choir concerts, Broadway Cabaret, and other events as requested by the director (usually 5 to 7 program designs per year).

Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Hospitality — Provide/deliver soft drinks, snacks, and desserts, and/or flowers to concert events; sell these items before and after the concerts and during intermission; and clean up sales areas after concerts.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

House Manager — Distribute programs and serve as ushers at concerts.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Ice Cream Social Organize the annual back-to-school ice cream social for the Herndon choirs. This will be held in late August or early September within a week of school starting. The guidelines for organizing this event (including shopping lists) have already been successfully developed and executed.
Timeframe: Late August, early September 10

 

Ornament FundraiserCoordinate orders and delivery of White House Christmas ornaments. The guidelines for managing this fundraiser have been established and are very successful.
Timeframe: October - December

 

Photography  — Take photographs and/or arrange to have volunteer photographer(s) at each choral program (concerts, Cabaret, Musical, etc.); manage photos for public view using Flickr; work with Webmaster to post photographs on choir website, or with Communications Chair for publicity or public relations materials.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

PTSA Choir Liaison — Serve as contact between the Herndon Choral Boosters and the HHS PTSA.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

ScholarshipDevelop criteria for awarding scholarships to students interested in pursuing musical studies.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Spirit GearInventory, organize, and coordinate sales of Herndon Choir spirit gear: window stickers, T-shirts, bumper stickers, etc.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Spring TripAssist with the myriad tasks associated with the annual trip, including chaperoning during the trip.
Timeframe: Fall 10 - Spring 11

 

Stage Manager — Assist with operation of concert and choir events and performances: set construction, set-up, and strike.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Video  — Make a video of each concert for Ms. Van Slyke to use in the classroom as a teaching tool.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

VolunteerCreate database of volunteers; contact volunteers from database via e-mail or phone; schedule volunteers such as ushers, concession staff, and event support; and submit the volunteer names to the appropriate chairperson.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

 

Wardrobe (Costumes) — Assist with wardrobe distribution in August and wardrobe collection in June. Sew or repair costumes as needed.
Timeframe: August 2010, June 2011

 

WebsiteMaintain current information on the website, www.HerndonChoir.com, including meeting and event schedules, concert programs and reviews, photographs, and news and publicity about student activities and accomplishments.
Timeframe: 10-11 School Year

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Financially Support Your Choral Boosters

 

In addition to providing opportunities to assist the choirs, the Boosters will also provide benefits to its members, by the following levels of support:

 

Contributor - $35

Name published in fall choir program.

Patron - $50, $60

Name published in all choir programs.

Silver - $75

Name published and one free Cabaret ticket.

Gold - $100

Name published and two free Cabaret tickets.

Platinum - $125 +

Name published, two free Cabaret tickets, and an exclusive Herndon Choral Boosters annual gift.

In addition to providing financial support to the choir program, we will provide scholarships to HHS students pursuing musical studies.

 

To financially support the Boosters, please make your check/money order payable to Herndon Choral Boosters. Have your student give it to Ms. Van Slyke, or you may mail it to:

Herndon Choral Boosters
Treasurer: Kara Rider
1635 Hiddenbrook Drive
Herndon, VA 20170

Your financial support and your participation in the choir program are greatly appreciated!

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Herndon Choral Boosters Scholarships

 

The Herndon Choral Boosters offer a scholarship award to graduating seniors who have successfully completed choral classes at least three years while attending high school, or two years of band/orchestra/guitar and two years of choir for a total of four consecutive years, who will enter an accredited educational institution that requires tuition and/or fees in the next academic year.

 

The scholarship is funded by the student car wash held at the beginning of the school year, as well as by contributions to the fund.

 

Selection criteria, application instructions, and all required forms will be provided in the early spring of the school year in which the scholarship will be awarded.

 

2009 Recipients

Sonya Frostad
Josh Hagstrom
Lauren Hickman
Kate Merryman
Maggie Osburn

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2009-10 Monthly Meeting Schedule

 

Herndon Choral Booster meetings are generally held on the second (occasionally on the first) Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Choir Classroom. All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The monthly meetings begin with the Executive Board, and the Board of Directors meets immediately following, as needed.

 

The schedule is provided below. These dates are subject to change, so please check the Calendar frequently for the current schedule.

 

2009

2010

September 14

October 5

November 9

December 7

January 11

February 8

No meeting in March

April 5

May 10

June 14

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Meeting Minutes

 

2009-2010

 

September 14, 2009

October 5, 2009

November 9, 2009

 

2008-2009

 

September 8, 2008

October 6, 2008

November 10, 2008

December 8, 2008

January 5, 2009

March 16, 2009

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