2017 -2018 Performance Dates

Harvest Fest Concert- 4th and 5th graders only
Sunday, September 24th, 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 9th, 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
TUESDAY, December 19th- Geneseo PERFORMANCE HALL
(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 13th, 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, MARCH 20th, 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. 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 7th, 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 17th – 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.