Mr. McAllister

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B.M Music Education: West Chester University Currently pursuing a M.M in Music Education from Capital University

Mr. McAllister

Welcome to Mr. McAllister's Music Room! This site is currently being updated for the 2018 - 2019 school year. Here you can find all information about our chorus program as well as the other music groups at Hillcrest. Practice tracks for all singing groups can also be found on this page. If you ever have any questions, please send me an email at kmcallister@upperdarbysd.org


Musically Yours, 

 

-Mr. Mac



  • Mr. McAllister's Music Notes: 2/11 - 2/15

     

    Good evening all, here are the music notes for the week. 

     
    Chorus
    • Select Chorus assignment #3 has been posted. I have also fixed the recording from assignment #2 so it can now be completed by all. 
    • There will be no Select Chorus rehearsal this Friday February 15th (no school)
    Music Man Kids
    • The full cast will rehearse on Monday & Wednesday this week. Leads will rehearse on Thursday. I will communicate home to leads who do not need to attend Thursday's rehearsal. 
    • Costume information will be sent home shortly. 
    • Sign-ups for the 2019 Talent Show will close tomorrow night at 7:00pm. I will send another email tomorrow confirming that I received your sign-up. 
    • Acts will be limited to 2 minutes maximum. 
    • Performers may only sign up for one act only
    • Auditions will take place this week. No act will be cleared to perform without an audition. Performers should be ready to demonstrate their talent in their audition. Incomplete acts will not be accepted. 
    Important Band Information: All band parents please read
    • Mr. Thomas is currently having issues with email and asked that I include the following information in my update. 
    • There is NO Husky Band this week 
    • Green & White band will meet this week on Thursday 2/14 at 7:45am 
    Weekly Schedule: 
     
    Monday February 11th [B Day]
    • Music Man Kids (Full Cast): 3:15pm - 4:30pm 
    Tuesday February 12th [C Day]
    • No Husky Band 
    • 5th Grade Chorus: 8:45am - 9:15am
    Wednesday February 13th [D Day]
    • Orchestra: Please follow Mr. Morris's Schedule
    • Music Man Kids (Full Cast): 3:15pm - 4:30pm
    Thursday February 14th [A Day}
    • Green & White Band: 7:45am - 8:25am
    • Music Man Kids (Leads): 3:15pm - 4:30pm
    Friday February 15th [No school for students]
    • No Select Chorus
     
    Have a great week!
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  • Mr. McAllister's Music Notes: 10/29 - 11/2

     

    Good evening all, here are the music notes for this week,

     

    Music Notes:

     

    • We will have 2 performances for our winter season. The first will be on Friday December 7th at our In-School concert at Hillcrest, and the second will be on Monday December 10th at 7:00pm at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center

     

    • As we enter November, I would also like to review the dress policy for the PM performance on December 10th. (Singers will not need to dress up for the in-school performance)
      • Boys: Black dress pants, White dress shirt, Black dress shoes, boys may also wear an OPTIONAL appropriate tie.
      • Girls: Black dress pants OR long black skirt, white dress shirt, and black dress shoes.
      • All students must perform in concert dress at the PM performance, students will not be permitted to perform in casual clothes. Please contact me if you have any questions about the concert dress.

    Music Room Schedule:

     

    Monday October 29th [B Day]

     

    Tuesday October 30th [C Day]

    • 5th Grade Chorus8:45am - 9:15am

    Wednesday October 31st [D Day]

    • Orchestra Please check Mr. Morris's Schedule
    • Happy Halloween!

    Thursday November 1st [A Day]

    • Green & White Band 7:45am - 8:25am
    • 4th Grade Chorus 8:45am - 9:15am

    Friday November 2nd [B Day]

    • Select Chorus 8:35am - 9:15am

    Thank you and have a great week!

    Kevin McAllister

    Hillcrest Elementary

    General Music/Chorus

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