Central High School Main Office: (970)254-6200
550 Warrior Way  
Grand Junction, CO 81504  
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 VOCAL MUSIC DEPARTMENT

 -Congratulations to Tori Fedler and Chanelle Walker on being in the 2017 Colorado All State Choir.!

    

  -Congratulations to ALL choirs at CHS on their performances at the Colorado

 West Music Festival on April 22-23, 2017. Select Choir received a Excellent rating and ALL the other choirs received a 

 Superior rating, and "Sounds" recieved the " 2017 Outstanding Show Choir Award" for the seventh year in a row.

                   "Madrigal Singers " recieved the "Outstanding Mixed Choir Award" in 2017

                   "Women's Choir"  recieved the "Outstanding Women's Choir Award" in 2017

Below is the links for students, parents and guardians to get text messages from the "Remind 101" app.

   It is strongly encouraged that students, parents and guardians use this as many announcements and reminders are sent out using this useful tool.

2017-18 Select Choir Remind 101 Link

2017-18Madrigal Singers

Remind 101

Link

2017-18 Sound Sensations Remind 101 Link

2017 1st Semester Women's Choir

Remind 101

Link

2018 2nd Semester Adv. Women's Choir Remind 101 Link

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     Central High School has maintained a proud tradition of choral music. TheVocal Music Department offers a wide variety of choral music classes

which affords our students various options for singing !  Our Music Department has won numerous awards throughout the years due to the hard

work of students and music staff. The vocal music department has prided itself on developing solid musicians.

 

This is accomplished by:

    1. Learning how to sightread music.(both rhythmic and melodic)         

    2. Giving our students opportunities to sing a wide variety of different genres of music at 

        various performance venues.

    3. Students are expected to participate in various night/day time concerts held at the

         school or in the community.

    4. The students also have the opportunity to perform in, or audition for: solos,

         solo/ensemble, sight reading festival, musicals, All State Choir and advanced singing

         groups.

The Teacher                                                                                                 
  Mr. Stan Scott has been the choir teacher at Central
High School for twenty

   -nine years.  The choirs  have received  many outstanding awards over that

   time at  various  local and national festivals. They are in constant demand

   at local nursing homes, community clubs and special events. Mr. Scott has    

   serverd on the governing board for the "Colorado All State Choir" from 2007-

   2011.  He has adjudicated at various music contests in Colorado and Utah,

   conducted the orchestra pit for a local opera company, performed at local

   dinner theaters, and during the summer months gives private voice lessons.

   Mr. Scott is a member of Colorado Music Educators Association, National

   Association for Music Education, and the American Choral Director's

   Associaiton.

  

         Mr. Scott's various personal  and community awards include:

            + "Choral Directors Magazine" 2010 "Choral Director of Note".

            + Wrote an article in published book, " More Best Practices for High

               School Classrooms." (2010 Corwin Publishers)

            + CHS Teacher of  the Month, May 2009

            + Sylvan Learning Center Teacher of  the Month

            + Masonic Teacher of the Year 2000 & 2007

            + The Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year 2003

            + Recognized in a national music magazine (Music Educators National

               Conference)as one of the top twelve music educators in the state of Colorado.

            + Boettcher Foundation Teacher Recognition Award 2006

            + Daily Sentinel Teacher of the Week 2007

   Mr. Scott enjoys teaching and loves having the opportunity to help  

   students grow musically in the choral music field.

            E mail Mr. Scott at: stan.scott@d51schools.org

               or call him at: 254-6200   ext:22120

  Vocal Music Mission Statement
       The mission of the Central High School Vocal Music Department is to provide the students

       an opportunity to sing and appreciate many different types and styles of music, and to

       learn about and develop their voice and musicianship to its fullest potential.   

The Groups:    Recordings
       Women's Choir
       Men's Choir
       Select Choir
       Voice Class
       Advanced Women's Choir
       Madrigal Singers

       Mads Jazz

      Musical
       Sound Sensations (Show Choir)
       Concert Chorale (Sounds & Madrigals)
       Solo Ensemble (meets outside of class time)
       Musical Theatre (is an after school class)

              For More information on these groups click here


Awards:

CHSAA AWARDS & MUSIC FESTIVALS

-Have received superior ratings since 1991-2017

-Have received superior ratings in sightreading 1992-2017

Colorado West Invitational Music Festival
Outstanding Women's Choir 81, 82 ,86, 87, 88, 99, 06, 15, 17
Outstanding Mixed Choir 94, 97, 98, 00, 01, 04,11, 15, 17
Outstanding Show Choir 82, 83, 89, 91, 95, 97,98,99,04,06,08,09,11,12,13,14,15,16,17
Outstanding Men's Choir 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08
Outstanding Jazz Choir 98, 00, 03, 04, 09

2017 Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim, California

Concert Chorale  Gold Rating  (2nd Place Mixed Choir)

Women's Choir    Gold Rating

Madrigal Singers   Gold Rating 

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Choral Department

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Music Department

2014 Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim, California

Concert Chorale  Gold Rating  (1st Place Mixed Choir)

Women's Choir    Gold Rating (1st Place Women's Choir)

Show Choir         Silver Rating 

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Choral Department

2011 Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim, California

Concert Chorale  Silver Rating

Women's Choir    Silver Rating

Show Choir         Gold Rating 

Outstanding Choral Group Award (Sounds)

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Choral Department

2009 Heritage Music Festival in Anaheim, California

Concert Chorale  Silver Rating

Women's Choir    Silver Rating

Show Choir         Gold Rating 

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Choral Department

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Music Department

2008 Heritage Music Festival in Colorado Springs

Concert Chorale  Gold Rating

Women's Choir    Gold Rating

Jazz Choir           Gold Rating

Show Choir         Gold Rating  1st Place Sound Sensations

Adjudicators Award (Scoring above 94%) Sounds & Concert Chorale

Outstanding Choral Group Award

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Choral Department

Sweepstakes Award for Outstanding Music Department

 

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