Alayna Weiss

About the Teacher

I am excited to be teaching Music at HHES! Music has always been one of my first loves.  I received my B.F.A in Musical Theatre from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.  I have enjoyed a diverse career singing, acting, and dancing on stage professionally as well as on a community level all over the U.S.; including New York, Massachusetts, Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, Ohio, and now Mississippi. Since moving to DeSoto County ten years ago, I have had the privilege of performing with DeSoto Family Theatre and Kudzu Playhouse.  Additionally, I have directed numerous Allie nominated productions for Kudzu Playhouse as well as summer camp for DeSoto Family Theatre.

 My family and I, comprised of my husband Victor, Max age 17, Graham age 14, and Grey age 10, are Southerners by choice and have adopted Hernando as home. We love to travel the world and make every opportunity to chase adventure at home and abroad. I am an avid reader, pseudo runner, amateur baker, professional taco eater, enthusiastic gardener, HGTV buff, and yoga devotee.

I know that your children and I will have a fantastic year learning to play the ukulele, experiencing different genres of music,auditioning and  participating in the choir, performing for you on stage,and deepening their love of music.  Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions, comments, concerns, or kudos. Together, I am confident that we will have a tremendous year!


All my best,

Alayna Weiss






Timbre Tigers Choir


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Congratulations to all our Timbre Tigers Choir members!

                                                 2019-2020 Performance Dates

Tuesday, December 18  Event:  Performance for HES

                                             Who:  Choir students only

                                             Where:  HES

                                              Time: 8:00 am-10:00 am


Friday, December 20     EventPerforming Holiday Music for School

                                           Who:  Choir students only

                                         Time:  8:30 am



Friday, February 21         Event: Fieldtrip to Junie B. Jones, the musical @ Desoto Family Theatre

                                                Who:  Choir Students only

                                                Time: 8:00 am – 11:00 am


Thursday, April 2              Event:  “Art at the Hills”

                                                Who:  Choir Students

                                                        Family & Friends are invited to attend  

Time: Arrive @ 5:45 for warm-ups

             Perform @ 6:00 MINI CONCERT




             Event Hours:  6-7:30 pm (students are free to leave after performance)

Tuesday, April 21 and

 Thursday, April 23     NO CHOIR BEFORE SCHOOL due to 2nd Grade Musical


Monday, May 4                 Event: After school rehearsal to prepare for choir performance

Time:  2:45pm – 4:30 pm




Thursday, May 7              Event:  Choir Performance

                                                Who:  Choir Students

                                                        Family & Friends invited to attend

                                                Time:  Arrive @6:00 pm / Performance @ 6:30 pm





2019-2020 Season Announcement

2ND Grade Musical

 APRIL 23RD, 24TH, & 25TH

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Class Performances TBD

For Audition Information and Materials, please click on the following link:


Thursday, April 23rd 6:00 pm - Show #1

Burns, Oakley, Richardson, Waldheim, J. Williams

Friday, April 24th 6:00 pm - Show #2

Dove, Minor,Horton, Thyer, Word

Saturday, April 25th 11:00 am - Show #3

White, Donovan, Moore, VanEvery,  Perrett

Tiny Strings

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 Performances & Field trips:


       Tiny Strings will have the following performances this year.  * Indicates mandatory performances.  Absences from performances must be excused prior to the performance.


   Friday, February 7th    8:30 am                    Fieldtrip to Staxx Museum (more info to follow)

*Thursday, April 2nd    6pm                          “Art at the Hills”- A Celebration of Art and Music

*Thursday April 23rd OR Friday April 24th     The Jungle Book” overture

*Thursday, May 7th       6pm                         End of the Year Tiny Strings and Choir Concert

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Remind101/Timbre Tigers Choir
Remind 101/Tiny Strings
Remind 101/Jungle Book