Jay Champion, Choral Director
Kacy Bishop,
Assistant Director
700 Old Mountain Road, Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
Phone: 678-594-8224 / Fax: 678-594-8226

lostmountainchorus@yahoo.com
Candace Wilkes, Principal

Proud to be selected to perform at the
2010 GMEA Statewide In-Service in Savannah, Georgia
and 2012 Inaugural Georgia State University
Invitational MidSingFest

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: All contact and business between students, their parents, and the organizations listed here is the result of actions taken by those parties. Cobb County School District, Lost Mountain Middle School and it's employees are not responsible or associated with any business conducted between these parties.  If you are a representative of an organization, and would like your information posted, please contact Mr. Champion.

Opportunities from LMMS

GMEA All-State Chorus

  • All-State Chorus is an exhilarating and fun, three-day event held at the Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. It includes groups of the best singers in the state of Georgia singing with some of the best choral directors from around the United States. Membership is determined by audition. Preparation for these auditions will happen during the class day. So much is learned; friendships are formed; independence and self-confidence grow; beautiful music is made. It truly is an amazing experience!! Details change annually and can be found in a post on Edmodo. Students may register for this event in that assignment in Edmodo.

GMEA District 12 Middle School Honor Chorus

  • Honor Chorus is a great opportunity for our 7th and 8th grade students every year. This is a non-auditioned event that focuses on celebrating studentsí work ethic, leadership, musical ability, and love of music.  This chorus will be made up of about 180 Cobb County middle school chorus students.  Each Cobb County Middle school has the opportunity to send a certain number of students to represent their program. The cost is $35 (subject to change), however, students should not pay this fee until they have officially been selected. If selected, students must learn and practice their music mostly on their own. We will have a few rehearsals before school and during class to help them along.  Details change annually and can be found in a post on Edmodo. Students may apply to be selected for this event in that assignment in Edmodo.

GMEA Sixth Grade Statewide Honor Chorus

  • GMEA Sixth Grade Statewide Honor Chorus is a great opportunity for our 6th grade students. This is a non-auditioned event that focuses on celebrating studentsí work ethic, leadership, musical ability, and love of music. Two choruses will be made up of about 500 students from across the state. Each school has the opportunity to send up to 4 students. The cost if selected is $45 (subject to change), however, students should not pay this fee until they have officially been selected. If selected, students must learn and practice their music mostly on their own. We will have a few rehearsals before school and during class to help them along.

    If chosen, the student will be given music and will be responsible for learning the music almost entirely on their own.

    The student and at least one parent will attend a two-day convention at the Classic Center in Athens, GA. It may be possible for one or two parents to act as chaperones for the entire group of Lost Mountain students. All monetary costs to attend will be the responsibility of the student and their family. The concert will be recorded on DVD; parents must grant permission for their child to be videotaped. Details change annually and can be found in a post on Edmodo. Students may apply to be selected for this event in that assignment in Edmodo.

Community Choirs

Atlanta Young Singers

  • Established in 1975.

  • Choirs for grades 2 through 12

  • Preparatory Choirs: Introduction to Music Making Choir - Grades 2-3; Training Choir - Grades 4-6

  • Performance Choirs: Treble Concert Choir - Grades 6-9: Youth Chorale - Young Menís Choir & Young Womenís Choir - Grades 9-12

  • Paige Mathis, Director

Georgia Regional Girl's Choir

The Atlanta Boy Choir

  • One of Georgia's oldest, most famous and and most established ensembles. This choir has appeared many times with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Conductors Robert Shaw and Yoel Levi and under the direction of founder, Fletcher Wolfe, won a Grammy Award for the recording of Benjamin Brittens War Requiem.

  • Fletcher Wolfe, Founder and Director; Dr. Lawrence Weaver, Assistant Director and Accompanist

  • www.atlantaboychoir.org

The Georgia Boy Choir

  • Established in 2009, the Georgia Boy Choir is comprised of a five-tiered system of music education: the Apprentice Choir, the Training Choir, the Intermediate Choir, the Concert Choir, and the Young Men's Ensemble

  • David R. White, Founder and Director

  • www.georgiaboychoir.org

Spivey Hall Children's Choir Program

  • Founded in 1994. The program consists of three choirs and draws from 17 metro-Atlanta counties. Membership and placement in the choirs is by audition, based on artistic merit and teacher recommendations, with need-based financial assistance available.

  • Craig Hurley, Director of Young Singers, Music Specialist at Ford Elementary, Cobb County.

  • www.spiveyhallchildrenschoir.org

Georgia Youth Choir

  • 4th - 12th grade

  • Sings for the Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker performances at the Fox

 

Summer Singing Opportunities

Encore! Choir Camp

  • One of the BEST choir camps in Georgia.

  • Five-day, four-night camp at Spivey Hall in July

  • 6th through 12th grades

  • Students stay in dorms, rehearse, eat, and enjoy recreational activities on campus.

  • Students are supervised by camp conductors and teachers.

  • www.encorechoircamp.com

Spivey Hall Summer Camp

Georgia ACDA Treble Honor Chorus

 

 


 

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