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    WELCOME TO CHORUS AT COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL!!!!!! 
     
     
    Ms. Jamie Bunce, Director of Choral Activities
     
     
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    @unaccompdminors


     
     
     
     
     
    Click here for CHS Alma Mater (SATB)!  Here is another version (piano and melody only).
     

     

     
    Ensembles
     

    The CHS Choir offers many exciting opportunities in vocal music both during and outside of the school day.


    Chorus: 


    • Chorus class of 100+ singers that combines with the Symphonic Choir to perform as Combined Chorus
    • No audition or experience necessary
    • Daily, graded class/5 Fine Arts credits
    • Focus: Building choir skills such as vocal technique and sight singing while learning a variety of music from across the globe and from many time periods
    • At least two mandatory concerts per school year
    • Concert attire: CHS Choir polo shirt and black dress pants or skirt at or below the knee, black dress shoes. No flashy jewelry, boots, strappy shoes or sandals, or cologne/perfume.


    Canens Vocem, Vocal Ensemble, and Excelsior Singers: 


    • Three chamber ensembles perform together as Symphonic Choir
    • Very competitive auditions held during mid-terms
    • Daily, graded honors-level class/5 Fine Arts credits
    • Collegiate-level chamber and/or large chorus repertoire
    • Mandatory participation in festivals, competitions and community events in addition to the regular concerts
    • Concert attire: Burgundy gowns and tuxedos (more information TBD), and CHS Choir polo shirt and black dress pants or skirt at or below the knee, black dress shoes.



    CHS BroChoir:


    • No audition necessary
    • Meets after school on Mondays after the spring musical ends 
    • Members must be in chorus or registered for the next year.


    Unaccompanied Minors:


    • Competitive auditions in early September
    • Rehearses each Wednesday from 3:30-5:30pm
    • Performs original arrangements of popular songs at school and community events  
    • Members must be in a choir class.


    Finally, all CHS students are invited to audition for the spring musical.