Students in red t-shirts singing

Ragazze

Ragazze is a training choir for singers in grades 3-5 who identify as female. No audition required. Singers will learn the basics of healthy singing through the use of folk songs and singing games and perform on both the fall and spring Girl Choir concerts in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. 

Registration

Registration is now open for the 2019-20 academic year. Click the button below to register.

Ragazze Registration Form


2018-19 Calendar 

Click the button below to view and download the Ragazze calendar for the 2018-19 academic year.

Ragazze 2018-19 Calendar

Announcements

  • March Rehearsal Date and Location Change
    • Monday, March 18 - NO REHEARSAL
    • Wednesday, March 20 - Rehearsal in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel
      • 4:15-5:15 p.m.
      • Report to the chapel stage.

 

  • Tutti Raffle
    • All sold and unsold Tutti Raffle tickets must be turned in to the Academy office no later than March 22.

 

  • Post-Concert Reminders
    • After the concert, students must return their music prior to their audition date. Students who do not return their music will not be allowed to audition.
      • There is no uniform return necessary - the Ragazze shirt is yours to keep.
      • There is a $3.00 replacement fee for each piece of missing or damaged music.
      • Students not performing in the concert should return their music at the last rehearsal they attend or to the Academy office.

Click the button below to download and print the Girl Choir Program Handbook.

Girl Choir Handbook

2018-19 Dress Rehearsal and Concert Dates

Tickets for the March 23 concerts are now on sale through the Lawrence University Box Office. Please note that the box office will have different hours during LU's spring break; click here to view the adjusted hours.

Dress Rehearsals
 
Friday, December 7, 2018 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
   
Friday, March 22, 2019 3:45-6:30 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
   
Concerts
 
Saturday, December 8, 2018 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
- 7:00 p.m. concert will be available
to view online via Livestream.
   
Saturday, March 23, 2019 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
- 7:00 p.m. concert will be available
to view online via Livestream.
   

2019-20 Girl Choir Auditions

Click here to view audition information for the 2019-20 season.

Choir Materials

  • Students must bring a two-pocket folder and two sharpened pencils to every rehearsal.
  • Music is the property of the Academy.
  • Students new to the program will receive a tote bag that becomes theirs.
  • Additional or replacement bags can be purchased through the Academy office at the cost of $10 plus tax.

Concert Uniform

  • A short sleeve red shirt for the concerts is included in the tuition price. Shirts will be distributed at rehearsal.
  • Ragazze singers must wear black pants, black socks and black closed-toed, flat-heeled dress shoes.
  • Post-style earrings for concerts are acceptable, no hoops.
  • Hair accessories should be small and the color of the hair. Hair must be its natural color.

Electronics Policy

Cell phones, iPods, electronic readers, and other electronic devices are strictly prohibited during ensemble rehearsals and back stage during concerts. If a family emergency takes place during a rehearsal or concert, please contact the ensemble manager.

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