For chorus questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chorus Expectations & Policies
Be seated five minutes before the rehearsal start time.
Bring music and a pencil to every rehearsal.
Be respectful during rehearsals. (This includes not talking, using cell phones, completing homework, or disrupting the rehearsal in any other way.)
Never chew gum or eat food during rehearsal time.
Stay on site during the entire rehearsal unless prearranged with the Chorus Manager.
Clean up after rehearsals.
Listen to and practice music outside of rehearsals. (Our limited rehearsal time is for polishing, not for learning notes.)
Return music to the ZYSC Librarian after the performance.
THREE ABSENCES MAXIMUM
No more than three absences are allowed for participation in the concert.
Absences are counted at rehearsals, sectionals, and the Welcome Fireside.
DRESS REHEARSAL ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY
Attendance at the entire Dress Rehearsal is required for participation in the concert.
ABSENCES AND TARDIES
Absences must be approved by 1) reporting rehearsal conflicts during registration and 2) notifying the Chorus Manager of any changes to rehearsal conflicts at email@example.com.
Approved absences are those necessitated by other musical or school commitments, illness, family emergencies, or major family events, such as weddings.
Approval will not be given for family vacations, homework, or recreational conflicts.
In case of an emergency or illness, communicate with the Chorus Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONCERT DRESS AND GROOMING
Please be prepared well in advance of the performance day with the appropriate attire.
Ankle-length solid black dress (or maxi skirt and blouse) with long sleeves to the wrists
Black, closed-toe flats (no heels)
No jewelry or watches, except for a small pair of earrings
Solid black suit (no pinstripes)
Black dress shoes
White long-sleeved button-down dress shirt
No jewelry or watches
Ties provided by ZYSC
SMITH CENTER EXPECTATIONS
As a representative of Zion’s Youth Symphony & Chorus, be on your best behavior at all times.
Stay in the assigned areas of the Smith Center.
Get prior authorization if you need to leave the Smith Center facility or grounds.
Clean up after yourself, including food and beverages.
Leave valuables at home.
Tuition will be due after audition results are posted.
Tuition is $75 per concert and is due prior to the Welcome Fireside. (Notification of the due date will be provided by email.)
If tuition is not received by the specified due date, the musician may lose his/her seat to an alternate.
For questions regarding tuition or tuition waivers, please email email@example.com.