Choir

*Current Information*          

      -CHS CHOIR 2020-21 CONCERTS, EVENTS, ACTIVITIES
     DATES & PERFORMANCES AND PARENT SIGNATURE 
      FORM

      - CHOIR CALENDAR OF CONCERTS,
       PERFORMANCES, ACTIVITIES, DEADLINES-

*The NEXT UPCOMING CHOIR EVENTS*        

           Choir awards information , and CHS Choir Pops concert
         Information on Reserve tickets and concert date and time
          listed below.  both events are on Wed. May 12, 2021
           in the CHS Auditorium.
        
     - CHOIR AWARDS Presentation
       (for chs Choirs students and parents/guardians only)

            CHOIR AWARDS WILL START AT 6:20PM IN THE AUDITORIUM.  NO RESERVED SEATING FOR THIS EVENT
            BUT IS ONLY FOR CHOIR STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS/GUARDIANS.   MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED.
             and social distancing (except for family members) is required.
           CHS AUDITORIUM WILL BE CLEARED AT 7:05PM , AND THEN SEATING WILL START AT 7:10PM FOR THE 
            POPS AWARD CONCERT WHICH WILL START AT 7:30PM.

            - CHS CHOIR POPS/AWARDS CONCERT

          Awards Concert will be on Wednesday, May 12, 2021
             Starting at 7:30pm. At CHS auditorium.

       " LINK FOR CONCERT RESERVATION TICKETS ARE   
            POSTED BELOW...           tickets ARE FREE.
        Masks and Social distancing are still required to attend this
         CHS Choir concert event.

   
          Choir students are allowed to have three seats per family
          and should be used  for parents and or siblings.

           https://centralhighschooltheatre.ludus.com/10943
       
          CHS ALUMNI ARE WELCOME TO COME TO THIS LAST
          CHS choir concert conducted by Mr. Scott.  But please wait
          to reserve tickets until Monday, May 10th after 3:45pm
          as to give CHS Choir students and their parents and     
          opportunity to get tickets first.

         - WE WILL STILL BE LIVE STREAMING THIS CONCERT 
              SINCE WE CAN ONLY HAVE 344 PEOPLE
             ATTEND THE  CONCERT. (because of Covid...)
            BELOW IS THE LIVE STREAM LINK FOR THE CHOIR   
                 CONCERT: 


                         https://youtu.be/3azrTQIwqHU


     OTHER INFORMATION:
     2020 Contest /Clinic with local judges as part of

     Colo West Music Festival   schedule listed below & results

     - Wed. April 21,  ALL WOMEN  (Adv. Womens, Sounds & Madrigals.)
             
Women's Received a Superior Rating (I)
      -   Wed.  April 21,   Madrigal Singers   
                    
Madrigals received a Superior Rating (I)
       -   
Thursday   April 22,  Sound Sensations   
                    
Sounds received a Superior Rating (I)
         - Friday    April 23, Concert Chorale  (Concert Chorale music)
                 
CONCERT CHORALE received a Superior Rating  (I )

- Congratulations!

    Mr. Stan Scott for being awarded the 
    National Federation of High Schools  Association's  
   "OUTSTANDING MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD"  for 2019.  
    This award is given out to one music teacher in each state 
     through out the nation.   Congratulations Mr. Scott...

COLO. West Music Festival 2019  

    CHS Choir results:
       - Select Choir  received a Superior rating
        -Adv. Women's Choir received  a Superior rating
        -Madrigal Singers  received an Excellent rating
        - Men's Choir received an Excellent rating
       -Concert Chorale  received a Superior rating
       -Mads Jazz   received a Superior rating
       -Sounds Sensations  received a Superior rating 

To: -2019 Sound Sensations for receiving the "Outstanding                      Show Choir" for 5A schools at the Colorado West       
         Music 
Festival! 

- "Concert Chorale" for receiving straight ones (Superior) at the
               CHSAA Chorale Music Festival in Rifle 2019 and
               receiving a one (Superior) rating in sightreading. The
               program has received one rating at this event since 1992!  
               Great Job!!   

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 text remind app, as many announcements and reminders are sent out using this useful tool.

Select Choir
"Remind 101" 
Text sign up

Madrigal Singers
"Remind 101"
Text sign up

Sound Sensations
"Remind 101" 
 text sign up

 Women's Choir
"Remind 101"
text sign up

  Men's Choir
"Remind 101" 
text sign up

Central High School has maintained a proud tradition of choral music. The Vocal 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.

The Teacher
Central High School has maintained a proud tradition of choral music. The Vocal 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.
Vocal Music Mission Statement
The Groups
Pictures
Awards History
 CHS Choir Calendar  

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. Offering various opportunities for the student to develop their voice through participation in District Solo/Ensemble, All State Choir, Colorado Choral Director's Select Choir, and various other choral festivals.
  4. Giving the students the chance to serve the community through their choral performances at various school and community events.                                                                                                                                    

The Teacher:  (he will be retiring at the end of this current school year.)Mr Scott
Mr. Stan Scott has been the choir teacher at Central
High School for thirty-two years. The CHS choirs have received many Outstanding awards over that time at local & national Festivals. They are in constant demand at local nursing homes, community clubs and special events. Mr. Scott has served 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 Association.

Mr. Scott's various personal and community awards include:
 + National Federation of High Schools Music Association 2019 Colorado Music teacher of the year.
 + Masonic Teacher of the Year 2000, 2007,2018 
 + "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
 + 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:22198

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)
Sounds Choreography
    
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 1991-2019
-Have received superior ratings in sight reading 1992-20119

Colorado West Invitational Music Festival
Outstanding Women's Choir 81, 82 ,86, 87, 88, 99, 06, 15, 16,17,18
Outstanding Mixed Choir 94, 97, 98, 00, 01, 04,11, 15, 16, 17
Outstanding Show Choir 82, 83, 89, 91, 95, 97,98,99,04,06,08,09,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19
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 
 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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