This has been an incredible year for the PGHS choirs. Four of our performing groups performed at the state festival and received superior ratings. Below are recordings of those performances. Enjoy!
Jesus, I Adore Thee
A Cappella Choir:
All That Hath Life and Breath Praise Ye the Lord
Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel?
Sing Me To Heaven
Stars I Shall Find
Soon-Ah Will Be Done
The choirs recently returned from a successful tour to southern California. Highlights of the trip include performances at Disneyland, workshops at UCLA and CSULB, and performances at the Music in the Parks festival. The choirs performed well and were given the following awards:
1st place – Chamber Choir
1st place – Renaissance Choir
1st place – A Cappella Choir
1st place – Men’s Choir
1st place – Adv. Women’s Choir
2nd place – Women’s Choir
Best Overall Choir – Chamber Choir
Esprit de Corps Award
As part of the festival we received recorded comments from our adjudicators. Comments are linked below:
A Cappella – Don Morris
A Cappella – Julie Ramsey
Adv. Women – Shelby Grimm
Adv. Women – Stan DeWitt
Chamber Choir – Don Morris
Chamber Choir – Julie Ramsey
Madrigals – Stan DeWitt
Madrigals – Shelby Grimm
Men’s – Shelby Grimm
Men’s – Stan DeWitt
Women’s – Shelby Grimm
Women’s – Stan DeWitt
We were also able to workshop with Dr. Adam Con from CSULB, Dr. Rebecca Lord from UCLA and renown composer Sydney Guillaume. You can listen to each workshop below:
CSULB – Dr. Adam Con
Sydney Guillaume Workshop
UCLA – Dr. Rebecca Lord
Here is a recording of the festival concert from March 19th. If you were not in class when we completed the concert evaluation you can access the recording here.
Festival Concert 2014
You will also need to print and complete the evaluation form.
Choral Evaluation Form
Please return the form by Monday, March 24th.
Here are the results of the auditions. Be sure to check all the lists. If you have questions please feel free to come and talk with me.
A Cappella 2014-2015
Advanced Womens Choir 2014-2015
Men’s Choir 2014-2015
Women’s Choir 2014-2015
If you missed the final we took in class you can print and complete it at home. Here are the instructions:
1. Question 1 – draw and label the balance diagram as explained in class
2. Question 2 -draw and label each basic vowel. Be sure to include the shape and vowel sound
3. Label each scale and identify each problematic syllable.
4. Identify each interval and record you answer left to right.
Term 2 Final Exam
Here is the recording of the concert from October 16th. If you did not have a chance in class to watch the recording and fill out the evaluation, you can print one by clicking here. Be sure to fill it out and turn it in by Oct. 25th.