WELCOME TO HUSKY CHOIR!!!
I know we are going to have a GREAT year, Huskies! This year we have five fabulous Husky choirs!
Women's Choir -- a beginning choir for Husky ladies in all grades. This choir is offered first period.
Mixed Choir -- beginning choir for men and women, a great opportunity for singers new to choir -- lots of fun! This choir meets during 6th period.
Concert Choir -- intermediate choir for both men and women, more challenging! Open to all during fifth period, by audition, come meet with Mrs. Rutherford if you're interested!
Treble Choir -- advanced, auditioned choir for ladies only, singing in 3-4 parts! This is an auditioned choir second period!
Chamber Singers -- these top Husky singers have been auditioned into this advanced choir with many extra performance opportunities! This class meets third period and is already auditioned for the school year.
We also have extra performance opportunities for any GUYS interested in singing in Men's Ensemble after school, whether you're enrolled in a choir class or not! We will start on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30, and anyone is welcome to join!
Handbells meets after school and is open to all that are interested -- should have basic knowledge of reading music, and be ready for rehearsal with some crazy and fun students! Mondays (or another day if so decided) 2:30-4:00
These are the dates for our performances for the 2018-2019 school year.Remember that all performances are mandatory, and an important part of your grade. More information can be found in your Choir Handbook! You will be given this to take home, read, and sign. It will also be under "Class Files" on this website.Performances will be in the CHHS Theater, starting at 7 p.m. All choir students should plan on arriving by 5:30 on performance evenings. We encourage ALL family and friends to attend and enjoy a wonderful evening of choral music! =)
Please mark these concert dates on your calendar now!
Wednesday, November 7th and Thursday, November 8th. Our concert of American patriotic tunes, spirituals, and folk songs, in honor of Veterans Day! ALL VETERANS and ACTIVE MILIARY may attend the concert for FREE!!!
On December 12th and December 13th, we will present "Sounds of the Season." We will celebrate the holidays and fun of the winter season with many of your favorite songs!
There will be a District Choir Showcase scheduled sometime in March at Ayala High School. We are not sure at this time what choirs will perform, so please mark your calendars and keep these dates open, just in case!
Our spring concert will be Wednesday, March 6th and Thursday, March 7th. This will be a fun concert with a theme to be decided by our Husky choir students. Details will soon follow!
Our final concerts of the year will be Wednesday and Thursday, May 15th and 16th. We will travel around the world with music in different languages and musical styles. This is always one of my favorite concerts of the year!
TURN IN the last page of your CHOIR HANDBOOK to Mrs. Rutherford. This must be signed by student and parent, and completed by August 31st.Give 100% in class EVERY DAY! Be an Academic Achiever, Huskies -- work hard and we will create something awesome together."You can do, if you choose to."
Mrs. Laura Rutherford is in her 15th year teaching choral music at Chino Hills High School. She LOVES being a Husky, and has worked to build the choir program from the start, to over 200 students in five choirs!Her passion for music has lead her to the classroom, after years of study as a classical pianist and accompanist, member of choral ensembles in the community and church, and singer, dancer, and actress in many community theater productions."Mrs. R" is excited to be co-advisor for the Christians on Campus club and Worship on Campus clubs."Let music never die in me, forever let my spirit sing!"