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      Madrigals Reunion & Concert Honoring Steve Eubank's Retirement in Topeka

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      May 12, 2018

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      800 Southwest 10th Street
      Topeka, Kansas 66612

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      Madrigals Reunion & Concert Honoring Steve Eubank's Retirement

      After 37 years at Topeka High School, Steve Eubank has requested the honor of raising the baton one last time in front of an ensemble of alumni and current Madrigals. The Details: All participants will be asked to join Mr. Eubank and the current Madrigals at THS on Saturday May 12, 2018 for a day of rehearsals and a lot reminiscing with fellow alumni. The schedule is still in the process of being finalized, but you will be asked at some point during the day to step in front of a camera and share a memory or say thanks to Mr. Eubank for his years of service at THS. All video testimonials will be assembled into a video to be delivered to Mr. Eubank after the event. The Concert: A concert will be held Saturday evening to conclude the day's festivities. All choral alumni from Mr. Eubank's 37 years at THS are welcome to attend the concert and join us in celebrating Steve's legacy. Members of the community, participant's spouses, children and other family are also encouraged to attend this free concert. The Music: The music performed in the concert will include the following: Wanting Memories Fum, Fum, Fum To Everything There is a Season  THS School Song  Lonesome Road Old Irish Blessing  Go Ye Children Current Madrigals to perform 2 pieces Newly selected Madrigals to perform 1 piece Reunion Activities: This is the current list of activities. Please note that lunch will not be provided. Plan to bring your own or to eat out during the day on Saturday. 9a-10a Registration Coffee/Donuts in THS Main Foyer  10a-12p Rehearse in Choir Room (Rm 228) 12p-1:30p Lunch on our own 1:30p-3:30p Rehearse in Choir Room 3:30p-5:30p Free Time 5:30p-7p Optional Banquet in School Cafeteria* 7p-7:30p Warm up in Choir Room 7:30p Concert in Auditorium Official schedule and times to be announced the week of the event. *The catered banquet will have a per person fee to cover the cost of the meal. Free To Participate: The Madrigals Reunion will be free to participants but in recognition of Steve's legacy at Topeka High we are encouraging participants to donate what they can to contribute to a gift that will be announced the weekend of the event. For more details on the fundraising efforts for Mr. Eubank's retirement gift please visit the GoFundMe page located here: A Gift of Song for Steve Eubank - Retirement Gift Fund Catered Banquet Fee: An optional catered banquet will be hosted on Saturday evening before the concert. The dinner will cost $15 per person in advance (online), or $20 per person at the door. The banquet is intended to celebrate Mr. Eubank's 37 years at THS, raise a glass and share a meal before the concert. With the exception of the dinner the entire event is free to Madrigal participants.  Day & Concert Attire: During the rehearsal, and all day time activities, attire will be casual. Preferred attire for Madrigal Participants in the concert is black suit and tie or dark dress. Attire is not formal, but think business simple in black or dark colors. If you don't own a suit we still want you there! Wear what you own and bring your voice. All Madrigals Welcome! Madrigals from all years at Topeka High are welcome to join at this reunion. This event is not limited to alumni who attended during Mr. Eubank's era at THS. We want to hear your stories and share songs with you as well. This event is an opportunity for Steve to conduct an ensemble of Madrigal alumni one last time. If you're a Madrigal then that includes you. Please register today! Registration: When you register please answer all the questions. It is important that you select a part that corresponds to the section in which you plan to sing. This will help organizers know how many copies of music to have on-hand for each section. We are also hoping to capture each individual's name and email address during registration to help simplify communicating to all partipants as we near the event date and the schedule is finalized. Finally any details on the year you graduated and participated in Madrigals would also be welcome. Donating: If you choose to donate to the gift fund for Mr. Eubank on this site please be aware that all donations incur a service transaction fee built in by EventBrite. If you would like to avoid fees but still want to donate to the fund, please visit the GoFundMe page located here: A Gift of Song for Steve Eubank - Retirement Gift Fund GoFundMe does not include any service fees and will pass the full amount of your contribution on to the gift fund for Mr. Eubank. We encourage you to choose whichever method is more convenient for you.

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