Polo shirts and other designated items will be provided by performers. All other wardrobe items will remain the property of the VPA.


Casual Performance Attire

  • Dark, solid blue jeans. No holes or ratty hems.  Full length, no crops or turned up cuffs.
  • Dark shoes, not athletic shoes. Can be black or dark brown.
  • Dark socks. No bare ankles or skin showing
  • VPA polo shirt, tucked in, top button unbuttoned, all other buttons buttoned.
  • A dark belt is optional.
  • Hair should be combed off the face.

Concert Attire

Hair: All choir members should have combed, styled hair, with hair pulled back off the face. Girls suggested style is a half ponytail if hair is long.

Makeup (for girls only): pink blush and light pink lips. Show choir lipstick should be coordinated among members to match (mauve, pink, burgundy – not red). No heavy make up for FirstNote girls. Heavier than street makeup for older girls, but not stage makeup.  

Tights & Shoes (girls) – all girls will provide the following from home:

  • Black opaque tights (not see-through)
  • FirstNote, Girls Chorus, Notables: Black dress shoes, not athletic, not more than 1.5″ heel.
  • Footnotes, Gracenotes: Black character shoes.

Socks & Shoes (guys) – all guys will provide the following from home:

  • Black crew-length socks.
  • Black dress shoes, not athletic shoes.

FirstNote Choir

Girls

  • Black dress (provided by VPA)
  • Hair/jewelry accessory (provided by VPA)
  • Tights & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Boys

  • White long-sleeve collared button-up dress shirt (provided by student)
  • Black dress pants (provided by student)
  • Socks & Shoes (provided by student, see above)
  • Tie and cummerbund (provided by VPA)

Girls Chorus

  • Black dress (provided by VPA)
  • Hair/jewelry accessory (provided by VPA)
  • Tights & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Noteworthy Boys Ensemble

  • White long-sleeve collared button-up dress shirt (provided by student)
  • Black dress pants (provided by student)
  • Socks & Shoes (provided by student, see above)
  • Vest, tie and cummerbund (provided by VPA)

Footnotes, Gracenotes, Notables

  • Black dress (provided by VPA)
  • Hair/jewelry accessory (provided by VPA)
  • Tights & Shoes (provided by student, see above)

Keynotes

  • White long-sleeve collared button-up dress shirt (provided by student)
  • Socks & Shoes (provided by student, see above)
  • Tuxedo (provided by VPA)
  • Tie and cummerbund (provided by VPA)