Becoming a Member
Membership is renewable annually in the month of September (or January). To join or to renew membership you must:
- Be a boy or girl in Grades 2 - 8.
- Submit the Fireweed Registration Form signed by a parent or guardian
- Pay Membership Dues
The dues for the 2017-2018 choral year are:
- $50 per family membership fee of the Society (regardless of date joined) plus
- $150 per year registration fees, $75 per half year.
Payment is to be made by cash or cheque, or by .
Cheques should be made out to the ‘Yellowknife Choral Society’
Membership dues are set for each year based on budgetary requirements. The Board makes every attempt to keep the fees reasonable through fundraising initiatives and ticket sales.
Members may request a prorated reimbursement if they are unable to continue to sing with the choir.
Payment Options for Fireweed members:
Fees are payable as a lump sum of $200 in September or $125 in September and $75 in January. This inclues the annual $50 Yellowknife Choral Society Membership fee.
Some financial assistance is available to allow as many children as possible to participate in Fireweed. Please speak with Dana, Elizabeth or Sharon if this would make Fireweed more accessible to the singers in your family.
The Yellowknife Choral Society Board of directors requires one parent volunteer to sit on the Board and represent the needs of Fireweed Children’s Chorus and to report on the activities of the choir to the Board at monthly meetings. This position includes participation in decisions concerning the Choral Society as a whole. If you are willing and able to make this commitment, please let Dana and/or the Board (firstname.lastname@example.org ) know that you would like to be nominated to the Board at the AGM.
The Yellowknife Choral Society AGM will be in the fall TBD, from 7 – 7:30pm at Calvary Community Church.
All parents are encouraged to attend. YCS Membership is per family. One adult per family whose membership is in good standing is eligible to vote at the AGM.
Rehearsal Schedule 2017-2018 season
- Fireweed's first rehearsal is September 7, 2017.
Concert Schedule 2017-2018 season
- November 10-11 - Remembrance Day Concert
- December 15-16 (one night, one afternoon) - Christmas Concert
- April 20-21 - Spring Concert
The standard dress is a plain white top and black pants/skirts, black shoes and black socks or tights. Long hair should be tied back for both rehearsals and performances. Please help our choir look it’s best during performances. NO JEANS, RUNNING SHOES OR BOOTS PLEASE!