Skip to main content
Newton-Conover Middle School
Main Menu Toggle

NCMS Chorus

Welcome to the NCMS Chorus!

I am excited about your participation in one of our school’s most outstanding organizations. Being a music student takes hard work, dedication, and lots of practice. The results can pay huge rewards as you progress through musical opportunities throughout the years. 

Please read the Chorus Handbook, found below:

 

Friday, August 30

Handbook Signature Page Due

During Chorus Class

Every Thursday

August 29 - September 26

Honors Chorus Audition Rehearsals

NCMS Chorus Room

For students interested in auditioning for North Carolina Honors Chorus

Monday -Friday

September 9 - 12

Chorus T-Shirt money collected

During Chorus Class

Friday

September 27

Honors Chorus Auditions 

at Corinth Church in Hickory

for students who are completely prepared to audition. 

Every Thursday

October 10 - November 21

All County Chorus Rehearsals

NCMS Chorus Room

for 8th grade students who want to try-out for All-County Chorus

Friday & Saturday

November 22 -23

All-County Chorus Clinic

at Corinth Church in Hickory

for students who auditioned successfully 

Tuesday 

December 3

Christmas in the Park Performance

Downtown Conover

All chorus students will receive an A on a singing test if they perform

Tuesday

December 17

Required Fall Semester Concert

7:00 PM, NCMS Auditorium

Students arrive by 6:15

TBD

Chorus sings the Star Spangled Banner 

at a home basketball game

Optional

Thursday or Friday

Jan 9 or 10

Handbook Signature Page due for new students

During Chorus Class

Monday - Friday

January 13 - 17

Chorus T-Shirt money collected for new students 

During Chorus Class

TBD

Fundraiser Kick-Off

money raised goes toward the students’ Carowinds Trip or the chorus operating budget

During Chorus Class

Friday, February 28th

Possible Talent Show Performance

NCMS Auditorium

during the school day 

Monday or Tuesday

March 30 or 31

Possible Music Performance Adjudication

Corinth Church, Hickory  

TBD. It is likely that that 8th grade will participate, perhaps some outstanding 7th graders will be invited. 

Monday

April 6

Spring Chorus Trip to 

Carowinds Festival of Music 

TBD. It is likely that that 8th grade will participate, perhaps some outstanding 7th graders will be invited. 

Tuesday, May 5

Required Spring Semester Concert

7:00 PM, NCMS Auditorium

Students arrive by 6:15