Music Reunion 2020

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The Music Department is excited to welcome back all choral music participants from 1994-2002 to campus for a reunion weekend! Derric Johnson, former long-time choral director at the university, will be journeying from Florida just for this reunion experience. Make plans to join us for a weekend of fun, fellowship, food, rehearsals, and a concert to wrap it all up.

If you are a past participant Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, GFC Singers, Dayspring, or any other choir or singing ensemble in the Music Department during the years 1994-2002, you are encouraged to attend!

Friday, Feb. 7 - Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020

Register Here

WHO IS INVITED?
ALL past participants of Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Dayspring, GFC Singers, or any other choir or singing ensemble in the Music Department between 1994-2002. Singers from both Derric Johnson’s and Doc Bowman’s choirs are encouraged to attend!

WHAT WILL WE BE SINGING?
Since Derric Johnson is conducting, the reunion concert will have a special focus on his music. We will also be singing several songs with the current Concert Choir, under the direction of Danielle Warner. 

WHAT IS THE COST?
Early-Bird Registration is $45 until midnight of 11/30/19. After that, pricing for the entire reunion weekend is $55. This includes a catered dinner Saturday evening, Brunch Sunday, and travel from Florida for Derric and Debbie Johnson, and other fun surprises.

CAN MY FAMILY ATTEND?
We hope your family will attend the concert on Sunday afternoon! And your family is welcome to join for the no-host pizza dinner on Friday night. Families are also invited to participate in the dinner on Saturday evening. The cost for extra attendees for Saturday evening is $16 a person. 

HOW MANY WILL ATTEND?
So far, we have about 50 people committed to coming, but we would love to have 100 people participate!  Please share the word and invite a fellow music alum back to this reunion!

WHAT ABOUT THE CONCERT?
The concert will be in Bauman on Sunday and consist of a joint performance with the current George Fox Concert Choir and our "Derric Johnson Alumni Choir".


Reunion Schedule of Events

Friday, February 7, 2020
5 p.m. Group dinner at Abby's Pizza (not hosted, optional but encouraged)
7-9 p.m. Choir Rehearsal (Ross Choir Room)
Saturday, February 8, 2020
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Choir Rehearsal (Ross Choir Room)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on or off campus, not hosted
1-3 p.m. Choir Rehearsal (Ross Choir Room)
3-4 p.m. Social Break
4-6 p.m. Joint Choir Rehearsal (Ross Choir Room)
6-9 p.m. Dinner and Social (Taquaria Buffet in Canyon Commons Dining Hall, included in registration fee)
Sunday, February 9, 2020
10 a.m. - noon Joint Choir Rehearsal (Bauman Stage)
12-1 p.m. Lunch on campus (Brunch on campus, included in registration fee)
12-1 p.m. Final run-through  (Bauman Stage)
3-4 p.m. Combined Concert with the George Fox University Concert Choir and Alumni Choir (Bauman Stage)

QUESTIONS FOR PLANNING COMMITTEE MEMBERS?

James Eide: jdeide95@georgefox.edu

Hayley (McGregory) Cummings: hcummings96@georgefox.edu