Share your talents at the 2019 Christian Heritage Conference

CHRISTIAN HERITAGE is interested in home educated students & families performing for the Friday evening Family Night or sometime throughout our annual state conference, April 25-27, 2019. We invite you to audition or if you know talented young people or families who could bless us at the conference, please urge them to audition as well. These can be musical, speech, or drama presentations or something unique as a performance by a ventriloquist. Those interested must submit their audition by March 15, 2019.

Performance Guidelines

Christian Heritage Men’s Chorus

ALL MEN! are invited to sing in the Christian Heritage Men’s Chorus to open the 2019 annual conference. This is a volunteer non-auditioned group. The music will not be difficult, so if you are able to sing one of the parts – you are in!

Attire

  •  Any shade of a solid blue shirt
  •  Dark pants
  • Ties will be provided

Rehearsal

  •  Thursday: 7:15 – 8:00 p.m.
  •  Location: Chorale Room

Microphone Check

  •  Friday: 8:00-8:30 a.m.
  •  Location: On stage in the Worship Center
  •  Singers need to be dressed in their performance attire

Performance

  •  Friday 8:50 a.m.: Assemble back stage in the Worship Center
  •  Friday 9:00 a.m.: Proceed to stage in the Worship Center
  •  Friday 9:03 a.m.: Perform

Music

  • Song TBD
  •  Music will be sent by mail.
  •  Select the part you want to sing and know it very well when you come to the Thursday evening rehearsal.
  •  Black music folders will be provided

Christian Heritage Choristers

Children ages 6-12 will have an opportunity to sing in a children’s choir and perform one song during the 2019 annual conference! The children are expected to memorize their one song before they arrive.

Attire

  •  White blouses/shirts
  •  Dark skirts/pants

Rehearsal

  •  Friday: 12:45-1:30 p.m.
  •  Location: Chorale Room

Microphone Check

  •  Friday: 5:45-6:00 p.m.
  •  Location: On stage in the Worship Center
  •  Singers need to be dressed in their performance attire

Performance

  •  Friday: 6:20 p.m. – Assemble on stage in the Worship Center to prepare to sing
  •  Friday: 6:30 p.m. The first presentation on Family Night
  •  Location: On stage in the Worship Center
  •  The children will be dismissed at the end of their song to join their parents.

Music

  •  Song TBD
  •  Music will be sent by mail.
  •  Select the part that best fits the vocal range of the child.

Requirements

  •  The music must be memorized before the conference
  •  Able to sing their part with confidence
  •  Follow the dress code
  •  Prompt attendance at the Rehearsal, Microphone Check, and Performance.

Purpose and Goal

  •  For the children to enjoy an experience that will encourage them in their musical journey and to see how their singing can bless others.

Christian Heritage Chorale

Performance: Closing the General Session on Saturday

You won’t want to miss enjoying this stirring performance!

Choral Requirements: A basic ability to read music and sing parts

Class Time: Two 1-hour sessions each day

Practice in Advance: Music will be sent by mail.

Dress Code:

Ladies: White blouse; ankle-length black skirt (no high slits); black hose; black dress shoes.

Men: White long-sleeved shirt; black pants; black socks; dark dress shoes. Black bow ties will be provided.

Christian Heritage Orchestra

Participation in the Christian Heritage Orchestra is by invitation only. To audition, record one of the following instrumental parts and send it along with your audition form.
And Can it Be – Violin 1
And Can it Be – Violin 2
And Can it Be – Viola
And Can it Be – Cello
And Can it Be – Bass
And Can it Be – Percussion
And Can it Be – Timpani

Family Night

Free to the Public

Friday Evening, 6:30-8:30

Bring your family and friends free of charge to the Christian Heritage Conference Family Night on Friday, April 26. The evening will include something for each member of your family to enjoy starting with a Mini Concert featuring a variety of presentations, all performed by homeschool students!

Blindfold Chess

If you come on Family Night you’ll get the opportunity to witness a unique special event. National Master Elliott Neff will be engaging in a one-on-one game of chess while blindfolded! It will definitely be a sight to behold! Please fill out this application to have an opportunity to face him. We appreciate all applications, but due to time constraints we will only be able to have one challenger. Application for this event closes April 14th. If you are selected, you will be notified on the 15th.

Dr. Voddie Baucham, Jr.

You are certain to be inspired by Voddie’s timely keynote message – Doing Apologetics in an Anti-Apologetic Age

Father and Son Breakfast

Building a Strong Father and Son Legacy

Saturday, April 27, 6:45 a.m.

Come hear the father and son team, Ken and Jeff Sande, as they share their journey to build a strong father and son relationship, struggles and all! Expect to be encouraged with fresh insights of how you too, can pass on a strong father and son legacy and as you connect with other men on this same journey. Pre-registration is required so be sure to sign up during your pre-registration. Doors open at 6:45 a.m. for you to promptly receive your morning breakfast.  See you there!

Passport to Chess

Friday, April 26, 12:15-1:30 p.m.

Have you ever considered learning chess? Join us for this fun, self-paced activity that will teach you the rules. Kids can visit stations, earn passport stamps, win a prize, and play a game of chess with each other. Participants will be able to visit 11 stations; teaching them the basics of Chess. This will take place Friday, 12:15-1:30 at the rear of the building in the lecture hall. Registration is limited to 50 participants.

Chess Simul Demonstration

Friday, April 26, 4:45-6:15 p.m.

During dinner on Friday, 4:45-6:15 pm, please join us as National Master (NM) Elliott Neff challenges all comers in a 20 board simul. NM Neff will simultaneously play all 20 opponents by making a move before moving onto the next board. This will continue until each game reaches its conclusion. Perhaps just viewing isn’t your style, why not participate? So bring your a-game and battle NM Neff over the board! If you are interested please add that to your conference registration. There are only 20 spots available.

Special Keynote Session for Single Young Adults and Millennials

Relational Wisdom: Preparing for Life

Friday, April 26, 3:30-4:30

Jeff Sande, husband, father, and millennial, shares from the perspective of his age group. This is your opportunity to connect with others of the millennial generation. Come to this special keynote in the Chapel while at the same time Jeff’s father, Ken Sande, presents a keynote in the Worship Center. Join us for some light refreshments and wisdom shared from the heart.