Date: May 29, 2013
So did that title get your attention? Here's the situation: First concert of the school year in the fall (girls high school) - we have 4 weeks to put together what we call our "Season Sampler" - each performing group performs one piece (dance, theater, orchestra, choirs) for their parents to start off the year (it's also an opportunity for parents to sign up for volunteering, etc...). Our stage will be set with a castle (we're doing Once Upon a Mattress) so we've all decided to do something that would be fitting of the stage set. I have my beginning group singing a fun, upbeat song from the movie "Brave" - I might even add a few Irish dancers (yes I know the movie takes place in Scottland). So what do I have my advanced choir sing? I was thinking something from Anuna or Celtic Women, but nothings feeling just right. We only have a few weeks to put it together so it can't be too complicated, but it needs to be powerful enough to make an impression on it's own (no added bells and whistles).
I'd love some suggestions. Thanks.