2016 -2017 Performance Dates

Harvest Fest Concert- 4th and 5th graders only Sunday, September 18th, 4:45p.m. – 5:45p.m. Geneseo City Park Students should be ready to perform at the band shell by 4:30 p.m. If students have a conflict and are unable to attend, please send a note or email so riser placement can be planned in advance. In case of rain, all activities will be moved to the high school. Geneseo Christmas Walk- 4th and 5th graders only Saturday December 10th, 3:30-3:50 p.m.- First Congregational Church Students perform Christmas carols for 15-20 minutes. This is a great opportunity for students to share their music with the community. Students should wear nice clothing and avoid jeans and writing on shirts. Southwest Christmas Programs Monday, December 19th- Geneseo High School Gym (Grades K-2) 6:30-7:00 p.m.; (Grades 3-5) 7:30-8:15 p.m. While preparing for this concert, students learn to sing and speak with appropriate expression, posture, and stage presence. Through the program process, students also learn the value of self-discipline and teamwork. Students wear nice clothing . The performances will be videotaped and families can order a copy of the DVD. Both performances will be on the same disc. Music in Our Schools Concert- 4th and 5th graders only Tuesday, March 7th, 7:00 p.m. - Geneseo High School Gym Southwest students perform a combined choral piece with the other two elementary schools and two pieces on their own as a school. Attendance is strongly encouraged so that rehearsed blend and balance can be achieved. During rehearsals, students focus on singing with diction, blend, and expression. Students should arrive at 6:45 p.m., wear nice clothing, and avoid jeans and writing on shirts. Fourth Grade Musical Tuesday, April 4th, 6:30 p.m. - Southwest Gym Each year the fourth graders prepare and perform a musical complete with singing, dancing and acting for their parents and friends. This year they all become cowboys and cowgirls as they perform "WESTWARD HO! They will also perform their musical for the school on Fine Arts Day 2017. All Unit Choir Concert- 4th and 5th graders only Monday, May 1st, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.- Geneseo High School Gym Students sing with choirs from the middle and high schools. Students should arrive by 6:45 p.m., wear nice clothing, and avoid jeans and writing on shirts. Southwest Spring Programs Thursday, May 18th - Southwest gym K – 2 8:45a.m. 3 – 5 10:00a.m. While preparing for this concert, students learn to sing with appropriate expression, posture, and stage presence. Through the program process, students learn the value of self-discipline and teamwork. Students should dress comfortably for the concert, as it can get warm in the gym.