2003-2004

* The group was founded during this school year.

* The group was selected to open for the Four Tops at Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall.

 

2004-2005

 * National Championship of High School A Cappella Florida Championship Florida State Champions

  • Ashley Brasile – Best Soloist for Stay
  • Best Showmanship Award 

* National Championship of High School A Cappella South Division Championship 1st Runner up

* Recorded first album at Studio Sea during April and May.

 

2005-2006

* Debut album TAG - We're It! is released in October

* Bring Me To Life is selected to be included on the 2006 Best of High School A Cappella CD

* TAG – We’re It! is nominated for Best High School Album in the 2006 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association CARA Awards.

* Bring Me To Life is nominated as Best High School Song in the 2006 CARA Awards

* International Championship of High School A Cappella – South Quarterfinal 2nd Place overall

  • Rocky Castro – Best Solo for Fields of Gold

* National Championship of High School A Cappella – Florida Championship

  • Jarrod Bowen – Best Solo for My Boo
  • Blake Shelton – Best Vocal Percussion

* Recorded 5 songs for album that would later be titled Long Overdue.  Recording done at Studio Sea.

 

2006-2007

*  International Championship of High School A Cappella - South Semifinal Champions

  • Best Choreography Award 

*  International Championship of High School A Cappella - National Finals at Lincoln Center - 3rd Place in the Nation

*  Recorded five more songs for album that would be titled Long Overdue.  Recording done at Studio Sea.

 

2007-2008

* Hands is selected to be included on the 2008 Best of High School A Cappella CD

*International Championship of High School A Cappella - South Semifinal Runner-up

  • Blake Shelton - Outstanding Vocal Percussion
  • Brittany Gibson - Outstanding Soloist for My Give A Damn's Busted

2nd Album "Long Overdue" released in April

 

2008-2009

Long Overdue is nominated for Best High School Album in the 2009 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association CARA Awards.

* Karmastition is nominated for Best High School Song in the 2009 Contemporary A cappella Recording Association CARA Awards

* Katie Campbell was nominated as Best High School Solo for Hands in the 2009 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association CARA Awards

* Hosted the ICHSA South Semifinal and finished in third place

  • Paul Gavin -  Outstanding Vocal Percussion

 

2009-2010

* Spring Tour included concerts with Palm Beach Harbor University High School, George Jenkens High School and Boone High School

* Recorded the group's third album, High Tide.  The album was recorded by Liquid 5th Productions.

 

2010-2011

*  The groups third album High Tide is released in September.

* The group is invited to perform for a General Session at the Florida Music Educator's Conference.  TAG earns a standing ovation from 1,000 music educators.

* Taylor Nave wins the first CARA for TAG!!

* High Tide is nominated for Best High School Album in the 2011 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association CARA Awards.

* Everything I'm Not is nominated for Best High School Song in the 2011 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association CARA Awards

* Taylor Nave was nominated as Best High School Solo for  in the 2011 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Association CARA Awards

* Many The Miles is selected to appear on the 2010-2011 Best Of High School A Cappella Compiliation CD

* The group records their fourth album, TAG IV in May.

2001-2002

Cypress Chorale

  • District MPA – Straight Superiors
  • State MPA – Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire -

  • Zigeunerleben – Schumann
  • Prayer of the Children – Bestor/Klouse
  • Adorable Flujo – Basler

 

2002-2003

Cypress Chorale

  • District MPA – Straight Superiors
  • State MPA – Overall Superior

 

Repertoire -

  • Der Tanz – Schubert
  • The Singing Heart – Chilcott
  • Five Hebrew Love Songs – Whitacre

 

2003-2004

Cypress Chorale

  • District MPA – Straight Superiors
  • State MPA – Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire -

  • Kyrie and Agnus Dei – Dobrogosz
  • At Terezin – Convery
  • The Last Word of David – Thompson

 

Intermezzo

  • District MPA – Straight Superiors
  • State MPA – Straight Excellents

 

Repertoire -

  • A Girl’s Garden – Thompson
  • If You Were Coming in the Fall – Butler
  • Gate, Gate – Tate

 

2004-2005

Cypress Chorale

  • District MPA – Straight Superiors
  • State MPA – Overall Superior

 

Repertoire -

  • Daemon Irrepit Callidus – Orban
  • Et in Terra Pax from Gloria - Vivaldi
  • By The Waters of Babylon – Fissinger

 

Intermezzo

  • District MPA – Straight Superiors
  • State MPA – Superior, Excellent, Excellent

 

Repertoire -

  • Laudate Dominum – Stroope
  • She Sings – Bernon
  • The Stuttering Lovers - Patriquin

 

2005-2006

Cypress Chorale

  • District MPA - Overall Superior
  • State MPA - Overall Superior

 

Repertoire -  

  • Kyrie and Gloria from Missa Brevis - Haydn
  • In Remembrance - Ames
  • Rhytmus - Hrubosky

 

Intermezzo

  • District MPA - Superior, Excellent, Excellent on stage, Superior Sight-reading

 

Repertoire - 

  • The Poet Sings - Stroope
  • He's Gone Away - Nelson

 

2006-2007

Cypress Chorale

  • District - Overall Superior

 

Repertoire - 

  • The Swan of Avon - Vehar
  • Omnia Sol - Stroope

 

Intermezzo

  • District - Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire - 

  • Father William - Fine
  • The Lonely Sea - Courtney

 

2007-2008

Cypress Chorale

  • District - Straight Superiors
  • State - Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire - 

  • Der Tanz - Schubert
  • Jenny Kiss'd Me - Barnum
  • Homage - Stroope

 

Intermezzo

  • District - Straight Superiors
  • State - Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire - 

  • This Little Babe - Britten
  • My Love and I - Poorman & Poorman
  • Fences - Thomas

 

2008-2009

Cypress Chorale

  • District - Straight Superiors
  • State - Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire - 

  • Der Tanz - Schubert
  • Jenny Kiss'd Me - Barnum
  • Homage - Stroope

 

Intermezzo

  • District - Straight Superiors
  • State - Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire - 

  • This Little Babe - Britten
  • My Love and I - Poorman & Poorman
  • Fences - Thomas

 

2009-2010

Cypress Chorale

  • District - Superior, Excellent, Excellent

 

Repertoire - 

  • If Music Be The Food of Love - Dickau
  • Zum Gali - Goldman

 

Intermezzo

  • District - Straight Superiors
  • State - Superior, Excellent, Excellent

 

Repertoire - 

  • Salmo 150 - Aguiar
  • The Stuttering Lovers - Patriquin
  • Heart, We Will Forget Him - Farnell

 

2010-2011

Cypress Chorale

  • District - Overall Superior

 

Repertoire - 

  • How Can I Keep From Singing - Gwyneth Walker
  • Verduron - Randy Haldeman

 

Intermezzo

  • District - Straight Superiors

 

Repertoire - 

  • The Lake Isle of Innisfree - Eleanor Daley 
  • Koudjay - Sydney Guilliaume

2001-2002

  • Corey Johnson - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Adrienne Faris - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Clarence Revil - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Brian Bleiler - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Chevis Richardson - 9-12 Women’s Chorus
  • Kelly Stonner - 9-12 Women’s Chorus
  • Tee Botchford - 8-9 Mixed Chorus
  • Kristen Beattie - 8-9 Mixed Chorus

 

2002-2003

  • Clarence Revil - Reading Chorus
  • Ellen Lindhorst - Reading Chorus
  • Corey Johnson - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Brian Bleiler - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Steuart Botchford - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Kristen Beattie - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kerrie Bond - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Tee Botchford - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kristi Petersen - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kim Reuter - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Noelle Stilson - 8-9 Mixed Chorus
  • Matt Schueler - 8-9 Mixed Chorus

 

2003-2004

  • Jacob Brugger - 10-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Kristen Beattie - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kerrie Bond - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Tee Botchford - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kristi Petersen - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kim Reuter - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Noelle Stilson - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Ashley Brasile - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Dan Fuciu - 8-9 Mixed Chorus
  • Joel Henley - 8-9 Mixed Chorus

 

2004-2005

  • Daniel Fuciu - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Chad Graham - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Mark Hakes -9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Kristen Beattie - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Angela Nastasi - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Ann Reuter - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Kim Reuter - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Mark Davis - TTBB Men’s Chorus

 

2005-2006

  • Danielle Barnes - Reading Choir
  • Mark Davis - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Jacqueline Martin - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Ann Reuter - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Devin Sullivan - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Shadoe Valentin - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Mary Little - SSAA Women’s Chorus
  • Osvaldo Vargas - TTBB Men’s Chorus

 

2006-2007

  • Jacqueline Martin - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Cheyanne Watt - SSAA Women's Chorus
  • Jessica Bays- SSAA Women's Chorus
  • Osvaldo Vargas- TTBB Men's Chorus

 

2007-2008

  • Jessica Bays - SSAA Women's Chorus
  • Lauren Davis - SSAA Women's Chorus
  • Alissa Roca - SSAA Women's Chorus

 

2008-2009

  • Lauren Davis - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Alissa Roca - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Karjan McGill - TTBB Men's Chorus
  • Osvaldo Vargas - TTBB Men's Chorus

 

2009-2010

  • Lauren Davis - Reading Choir
  • Alissa Roca - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Stephanie Wilson - 9-12 Senior High Chorus

 

2010-2011

  • Michaela Slamka - 9-12 Senior High Chorus
  • Stephanie Weinberg - SSAA Women's Chorus
  • Stephanie Wilson - SSAA Women's Chorus

2002-2003 - New York City, NY

  • Ashley Gravatte - National Women's Choir
  • Yvette Beauchamp - National Junior High Choir
  • Mark Hakes - National Junior High Choir

 

2010-2011 - Chicago, IL

  • Michaela Slamka - National Women's Choir

The Cypress Lake Musicals – A History

 

Into The Woods – Apr 2-4, 1998

   Total Attendees – 1,025

   Thursday – 262, Friday – 342, Saturday - 421

   Total Ticket Revenue - $4,420.00  ($5.00 ticket price)

 

Anything Goes – Nov 18-21, 1998

   Total Attendees – 1,200

   Wednesday – 152, Thursday – 265, Friday – 389, Saturday – 394

   Total Ticket Revenue - $4,950.00  ($5.00)

 

My Favorite Year – Mar 30- Apr 1, 2000

   Total Attendees – 839

   Thursday – 180, Friday – 353, Saturday – 306

   Total Ticket Revenue - $5,579.00  ($7.00)

 

Pippin – Nov 16-19, 2000

   Total Attendees – 810

   Thursday – 157, Friday – 280, Saturday – 211, Sunday – 162

   Total Ticket Revenue - $4,690.00  ($7.00)

 

Fame – Nov 15-17, 2001

   Total Attendees – 1,598

   Thursday – 417, Friday – 555, Saturday – 626

   Total Ticket Revenue - $10,542.00  ($7.00)

 

Kiss Me, Kate! – Nov 21-23, 2002

   Total Attendees – 976

   Thursday – 242, Friday – 415, Saturday – 319

   Total Ticket Revenue - $6,286.00 ($7.00)

 

Honk! – Nov 20-22, 2003

   Total Attendees – 1,099

   Thursday – 246, Friday – 396, Saturday – 457

   Total Ticket Revenue - $8,048.00 ($8.00)

 

Songs for a New World – Apr 15-17 , 2004

   Total Attendees – 340

   Thursday – 85, Friday – 132, Saturday – 123

   Total Ticket Revenue - $1,515.00  ($5.00)

 

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Nov 18-20, 2004

   Total Attendees – 1,298

   Thursday – 258, Friday – 484, Saturday – 556

   Total Ticket Revenue - $9,896.00 ($8.00) 

 

Once Upon A Mattress – Nov. 17-19, 2005

   Total Attendees – 851

   Thursday – 210, Friday – 312, Saturday – 329

   Total Ticket Revenue - $6,592.00 ($8.00)

 

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying – Nov 16-19, 2006

   Total Attendees – 840

   Thursday – 195, Friday – 267, Saturday – 247, Sunday – 131

   Total Ticket Revenue - $6,472.00  ($8.00)

 

All Shook Up – Nov 15-17, 2007

   Total Attendees – 1,480

   Thursday – 376, Friday – 495, Saturday – 609

   Total Ticket Revenue - $11,424.00  ($8.00)

 

The Producers – Nov 20-23, 2008

   Total Attendees – 1,949

   Thursday – 342, Friday – 520,Saturday – 658, Sunday – 429

   Total Ticket Revenue - $14,856  ($8.00)

 

Sweet Charity – Nov 19-22, 2009

   Total Attendees  -  2,036

   Thursday – 407, Friday – 555, Saturday – 572, Sunday – 502

   Mar 31, 2010 – BB Mann Hall – 1,554

   April 9, 2010 – Morsani Hall – 2,600

   Total Attendees with extra shows – 6,190

   Total Ticket Revenue - $15,805 ($10.00 adult/$5.00 student) 

 

Nine – Nov 18-21, 2010

   Total Attendees  - 

   Thursday – , Friday – , Saturday – , Sunday –

   Mar 8, 2011 – BB Mann Hall – 859

   March 18, 2011 – Morsani Hall – 2,600

   Total Attendees with extra shows –

   Total Ticket Revenue -  ($20.00 preferred/$10.00 adult/$5.00 student)

 

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee – May 11-15, 2011

   Total Attendees  - 

   Wednesday - 142, Thursday – 156, Friday – , Saturday – , Sunday –

   Total Ticket Revenue - $ ($10.00 adult/$5.00 student) 

 

 The Records

 Top  Attendance

1.   Sweet Charity (4) – 2,036

2.   The Producers (4) – 1,949

3.   Fame (3) – 1,598

4.   All Shook Up (3)1,480 

5.   Joseph (3)- 1,298 

6.   Anything Goes (4) – 1,200 

7.   Honk! (3) – 1,099                                        

8.   Into The Woods (3) – 1,025

9.   Kiss Me, Kate! (3) – 976

10.  Once Upon a Mattress (3) - 851

 

Top Gross Revenue

1.   Sweet Charity - $15,805

2.   The Producers - $14,856                               

3.   All Shook Up - $11,424                                

4.   Fame - $10,542                                            

5.   Joseph $9,896                                               

6.   Honk! - $8,048

7.   Once Upon a Mattress - $6,592

8.   How to Succeed - $6,472

9.   Kiss Me Kate! - $6,286                                 

10.  My Favorite Year - $5,579

 

Top Single Performance Attendance 

1.   The Producers Saturday - 658

2.   Fame Saturday – 626

3.   All Shook Up Saturday – 609

4.   Sweet Charity Saturday - 572

5.   Joseph Saturday – 556

6.   Fame Friday – 555

6.   Sweet Charity Friday - 555

8.   The Producers Friday – 520

9.   Sweet Charity Sunday - 502

10.  All Shook Up Friday – 495

11.  Joseph Friday – 484

12.  Honk! Saturday – 457

13.  The Producers Sunday - 429

 

 Top Thursday Attendance

1.   Fame – 417

2.   Sweet Charity – 407

3.   All Shook Up – 376

4.   The Producers – 342

5.   Into The Woods – 262

 

Top Friday Attendance

1.   Fame – 555

2.   Sweet Charity - 555

3.   The Producers - 520

4.   All Shook Up - 495

5.   Joseph - 484

 

Top Saturday Attendance

1.   The Producers – 658

2.   Fame – 626

3.   All Shook Up – 609

4.   Sweet Charity – 572

5.   Joseph – 556

6.   Honk! – 457

 

Top Sunday Attendance

1.   Sweet Charity - 502

2.   The Producers - 429

3.   Pippin - 162

4.   How to Succeed - 131

TAG Audition Material Posted

The audition materials for the 2017-18 edition of TAG have now been posted. You can find the sheet music in the DOCUMENTS section. You can find the learning tracks in the MUSIC - TAG LEARNING TRACKS section. You can find information about the requirements in the CALENDAR section under the listing for the auditions. Good Luck everyone!! If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Stroh using the info in the CONTACT section of this site.

Upcoming Events

Aug 3, 2017
Summer Auditions
Fort Myers FL
Aug 14, 2017
The A Cappella Group Auditions
Fort Myers FL
Aug 15, 2017
The A Cappella Group Auditions
Fort Myers FL
Aug 17, 2017
Weekly TAG Rehearsal
Fort Myers FL
Aug 18, 2017
Choir Bash 2017!
Fort Myers FL

Summer Audition Alert!

If you are a current Lee County student and wish to audition for the Center for the Arts, you MUST contact student assignment immediately!  We have been informed that they are now enforcing a rule that Lee County students can only audition in February.  Unfortunately, we have no control over this decision.  Contact them immediately to get yourself cleared to be able to audition and join us here at Cypress.