The Cabaret Show is performed by the SCAPA voice majors in late April each year. Solos, duets, and small ensembles make up this terrific performance of popular and show tunes.
Celebrate the successes of the year at our annual choral banquet in late April or early May. Students are recognized for outstanding performance, attitude, and participating in events that bring honor and recognition to our school and choir program. The banquet is held at Calvary Baptist Church.
This event takes place in mid-January and is open to students in 7th - 11th grades. Students are invited to spend an afternoon working with the Lafayette Choir and present a concert at the end of the evening. All Lafayette Choir Students are required to attend. Pizza and soft drinks are served.
All choirs perform at the Cupcake Concert in early May. All 200+ choir members are on stage for this exciting and fun concert to kick off our final concert run in the Spring.
Fall Concert (Men's and Women's Choirs)
In early October, The Men’s and Women’s choirs perform in concert in Beeler Auditorium. This concert often takes the form of an Informance where we showcase what we are learning in an informal performance setting.
Gala and Silent Auction
This is the opening concert event for the concert season! All are welcome. This is typically the only ticketed event for the year. Performers include: Singers, Chorale, Madrigals, and selected SCAPA Voice Majors.
KMEA Large Ensemble Assessment
Kentucky Music Educators Association is the state professional organization for music teachers. This organization sponsors our assessment events each year. Large Ensemble Assessment is held each March in Lexington where high school choirs from all over Lexington and surrounding counties bring choirs to sing in front of a panel of adjudicators for ratings and comments. Choirs are also assessed on their sight-singing abilities. Several of our choirs perform at this event which is usually held during the school day as a field trip.
Lafayette Singers, Madrigals and Chorale all perform for LHS Commencement in Rupp Arena. Commencement is always schedule for the last day of school or the day following. Commencement dates and times are not announced until the possibility of snow snow days have passed. The choirs perform the Lafayette Alma Mater with the nationally recognized LHS Band.
New Member Workshop (all new members)
Each year at the end of August the Lafayette Choir student leadership team leads a workshop for students who are new to the Lafayette Choirs. We focus on leadership, team-building and working and playing together. All new members are expected to attend.
SCAPA Senior Voice Recital
The senior recital ends a SCAPA Voice Major's high school performance career. Students perform solo and duet repertoire from a variety of styles and genres.
The Advanced Women's Choir and Men and Women’s Choirs perform their winter concert in Beeler auditorium on Lafayette’s Campus. Singers, Madrigals and Chorale hold their concert at an area church.
Women’s Choir Festival
This festival is a great event for our Women’s choir. The LHS Women’s Choir join with other invited schools in the Central Kentucky Area for a festival concert in March. This is always a fun day of singing and performing.
We have great opportunities for students to gain extra experience singing. Check out our Optional Activities page for more info.