Wonderful News!
This Spring, we had 10 7th and 8th graders audition for the 2017 TCDA Middle School/Junior High Honor Choir.
After arduous auditions, a selection committee from across the state has
chosen their choir and it is my great pleasure to announce that 4 Downing Choir students have been selected for this immense honor!
Hayden Canchola, Logan Harris, Kyle Porter, and Tori Rees were chosen from over 800 state-wide auditions to perform in San Antonio this Summer! Congratulations to them!

Directors Choice Contest/Six Flags – May 12
Bel Canto and the Varsity Guys will have their final competition of the year on May 12!
8am - 9:45pm. Choir members should arrive in their full black concert attire and bring lunch from home and a change of clothes for six flags. Forms due May 4!

Sandy Lake Contest – May 15
The 6th Grade Choirs will have their final competition of the year on May 15!
8:15am – 2:20pm. Choir members should wear their current choir shirt, jeans, and sneakers and bring money for food and games. Forms due May 4!

Spring Choir Concert – May 16
Join us at Downing for our final concert, Surfin’ on the USA!
The choirs will be performing some all time favorite beach and summer time music including The Beach Boys, Van Morrison, Bob Marley, The Beatles, and more!
Students are invited to dress the part in Hawaiian shirts, board shorts, grass skirts, sunglasses, hats….their best (school appropriate) beach wear!!!
The FREE concert begins at DOWNING at 7pm!
As a reminder, all performances are graded and mandatory.

Concert rehearsal is Monday, May 15 from 4:15-6pm. Students are dismissed as soon as their choir has finished.

Concert After-Party – May 16
Lizzy Dillion will be hosting an End-of-the-Year After-Concert party! Swimming, basketball, dancing, and more!
8-9:30pm, immediately following the Spring Concert Tuesday night
4916 Remington park drive 75028.
Pizza and drinks will be provided
Lizzy is accepting donations of chips, dips, and sweets.
Email Mrs. Rybowicz at rybowiczk@lisd.net for a head count or contact Kristin Wynn @ 214-727-2168 if you have any questions.  

The kids are doing a great job, the concert should be a wonderful success!

Upcoming events:
May 25 – Voice Lessons Recital

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