SANS Notes 12-8-15 CORRECTION: Dress Rehearsal starts at 7:00 pm on Thursday!

Dress Rehearsal Don't forget this week's dress rehearsal, Thursday, December 10, at *7:00 pm*! The rehearsal may run later than 9:30, so please be prepared to stay! The extra time rehearsing with the band and soloists will help to make us ready for Saturday's concert. You do NOT need to wear your concert clothes!

Please arrange your music in your black binder before the dress rehearsal. We will perform pieces in this order:

Sharing A New Song (processional) Shenandoah Sure on this Shining Night You Are the New Day When You're Smiling Intermission

Santa Baby (Beauty Shop Quartet)

Kaki Lambe Son de Camaguey Yenyere Guma Guantanamera Higher and Higher

If, at the dress rehearsal or before the concert, you have a music question, please ask *Louise Grasmere, Veronica Chapman, Lee Harrison,* or* Tony Poole. *Other concert management questions should be directed to *Louise Grasmere* or Kilian Mooney.

Concert call time is at 5:30 pm Saturday, December 12 at Payson Park church

Concert tickets Advance price tickets ($15 for regular admission; $12 for seniors/students) will still be available before and after rehearsal. Chorus members are expected to sell at least two tickets each. Tickets at the door are $18 and $15, respectively. Tickets may also be purchased here: Buy tickets http://sans-webmaster.squarespace.com/events-container/2015/8/14/sans-winter-concert-con-salsa

Concert dress Plain black (no sequins or other colors, not gray or charcoal gray) long-or three-quarter-length sleeved shirt, black pants or skirt (below-knee length), black shoes and stockings/socks. Scarves will be distributed before the concert. Please return them after the concert. Please do not wear large earrings, or perfumes or scents, since some singers are allergic to scents.

Kaki Lambe Linda Shoemaker sent this link to Vocal Luna performing Kaki Lambe in Cuba: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYq0g7vIIaY

She thinks it will help everybody to see/hear how the whole thing is meant to fit together. You can also find the link at sanschorus.org under Members/Practice Recordings. Thanks, Linda and Veronica!

Columbia Trip Payments Due

First Colombia trip payment of $1,000 was due on Monday, December 7. If you have not yet paid yours, please bring it to the dress rehearsal on Thursday and give it to Joanne Lowry. You may also pay online at sanschorus.org.

SANS Photo 2015-2016 Membership* Directory* Please check your entry in this wonderful directory at photo directory https://www.dropbox.com/s/9o0rz1yolfn13gf/SANS%20DIREC-2015-16final%2B%2B.pdf?oref=e and let Anne Benaquist (ahbena@rcn.com) know of any egregious errors by this Saturday at noon. The final version will be posted next week at sanschorus.org under Members. Thank you, Anne!

T-shirts and Pecans

T-shirts ($20) and pecans ($15) will be for sale before and after the dress rehearsal, and also at the concert. Cash or a check (SANS, Inc.) is appreciated.

Holiday potluck Monday, December 14 at 7:00 pm

Please plan to come to our annual holiday potluck, held in our rehearsal space. Bring what you like to eat! If we have only chips and brownies, chips and brownies are what we'll eat! It's a party!

Rehearsal Schedule There will be no rehearsals on December 21 and 28, and January 4. Rehearsals will resume Monday, January 11, 2016 at 7:15 pm.

Colombia Travelers Lissa Gilbert will be organizing Spanish classes before rehearsals starting in January. More information to follow.

Not coming to the dress rehearsal? Please let us know at sharinganewsong@gmail.com if you will not be attending Thursday's dress rehearsal.