2018 Membership Packet

2018 Individual Dues (including music) $25

Who Can Join?

We welcome new members! Choir members must be able to dedicate enough time to make a minimum number of rehearsals on Sunday afternoons.

Benefits of Joining

There are several benefits to becoming a member of our organization. Our members are close friends and we have a great time when we get together. Of course we also have a common interest- bringing final choral performances to the people of Southeast Texas.

How Can You Join?

To join we need a completed application and membership dues for the first year. Please contact us for more information and a copy of the application.

Attention Ladies:BICS mail orders the ladies’ performance attire, which must be purchased at time of registration. We encourage ladies who need dresses to pre-register and order dresses in July! Your cost for the dress is $52 (an additional $20 is subsidized by the BICS Board of Directors). This amount is due at registration along with payment for your music and dues. New members needing different payment arrangements should contact Leon Hicks, President ( the first rehearsal.

USHERS:Ushers are needed for the Concert in November. If you know someone who would like to volunteer to be an usher, please see House Chair Bernie Brown.

Refreshments: Sign-up sheets will be posted on the information table. Please sign up to help by bringing cookies for rehearsal breaks. Please Note: only water should be brought into the rehearsal room.

BICS General Board: comprised of a representative from each church, or an individual representing him/herself. Please identify your church’s representative (or yourself as an individual) before the third rehearsal. During the season, Board Meetings will be called to conduct BICS business requiring Board decisions.

Performance Attire: Gentlemen wear dark black suits with black bow ties. Ladies wear the BICS formal dress, which is purchased through BICS. New female members will need to purchase dress at registration. ¬†Information regarding this will be made available to you when you sign up. Questions…contact Mary Matthews at 898-3505.

Sponsorships: Soliciting support is one of the primary responsibilities of each BICS member. If you have any ideas or suggestions for solicitation of sponsorships, please contact Sponsorship Vice-President Wynnelle Guidry.