The show features Christmas songs and carols, contemporary parodies and traditional elements but is mostly contemporary and progressive in nature. We do tell the Biblical Christmas narrative each year in a fresh and unique way.
ATTENDANCE Attend ALL Monday (choir) Rehearsals beginning in October Plus Dates listed belowAnd you must be available from 6:00 – 10:00pm each Monday starting October 1st.Dance Rehearsals will be added and attendance is mandatory. Rehearsals will be determined early in October, normally on Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons in October and November.
CONCERT WEARIt is expected that the FLS and Choir will secure all costuming for themselves for the show. Some accessories may be provided, but the bulk of concert wear needs to be secured at your own expense.
Some absences will be considered, but need to be addressed at the time of interview/audition.
REQUIREMENTSHark Up Christmas Choir Requirements:You must be able to read musicYou must be able to sing and stay on your voice partOnly ONE absences allowed during rehearsalsAll missed rehearsals need to be communicated with leadership well ahead of timeIf you have never sung before you will be contacted for an interview.
Rehearsals begin Monday Oct. 1 7:00pm – 9:00pm – Tuesday Option see belowHark Up Loft800 Monroe Ave. NE Suite 322, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
You can pick the night you want to rehearse.Ages range from 13 – 85.Music is memorized and we do simple movements.When you sign up, you will get a link to get the music when it is ready.
GET THE SCHEDULE Basic ScheduleMon. Night Rehs. at 800 Monroe Ave. NW #322, GR 49503Tues. Night Rehs. (optional only for choir)Marge’s Donut Den, 1751 28th St SW, Wyoming, MI 49519
Mon Oct. 1 7-9pm Front Line Mic SingersMon/Tue Oct. 8/9 7-9pm Choir – 6-10pm Mic Singers only MONDAYSMon/Tue Oct. 15/16 7-9pm Choir – 6-10pm Mic Singers only MONDAYSMon/Tue Oct. 22/23 7-9pm Choir – 6-10pm Mic Singers only MONDAYSMon/Tue Oct. 29/30 7-9pm Choir – 6-10pm Mic Singers only MONDAYSMon/Tue Nov. 5/6 7-9pm Choir – 6-10pm Mic Singers only MONDAYSMon/Tue Nov. 12/13 7-9pm Choir – 6-10pm Mic Singers only MONDAYS
Nov. 19 & 20 Combined Rehearsals At DeVos Center for Arts and Worship GR Christian High SchoolMon. Nov. 19 7-10pm GRCHS Rehearsal – FULL CAST – FRNTLne 6pmTues. Nov. 201 7-10pm CRCHS Rehearsal – FULL CAST – FRNTLne 6pm
Show Week Schedule - 5 SHOWS THIS YEARFri. Nov. 23 10:00am – 5:00pm Set ConstructionSat. Nov. 24 10:00am – 5:00pm Set ConstructionSun. Nov. 25 1:00pm – 5:00pm Rehearsal and Sound Check Tech – Full CastMon. Nov. 26 6:30pm – 10:00pm Dry Tech Rehearsal – Full CastTues. Nov. 27 6:30pm – 10:00pm Full Tech Run through – Full CastWed. Nov. 28 6:30pm – 10:00pm Full Dress Rehearsal – Full CastThur. Nov. 29 6:30pm – 10:00pm Full Dress Rehearsal – Media Show – Full Cast Fri. Nov. 30 6:00pm Call – 7:30pm Show TimeSat. Dec. 1 1:30pm Call – 3:00pm Show Time 5:30pm-6:30 - Cast Dinner – BYOFood 6:30pm Call – 7:30pm Show TimeSun. Dec. 2 1:00pm Call – 1:300pm Show Time 5:00pm Call – 5:30pm Show Time