Vocal Ensembles

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MUSE     Year Long Course • Grades 9-10-11-12
Fulfills HS Visual/Performing Arts or General Elective

No audition necessary! Recommended for beginning to intermediate singers. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of performing various styles of music as a group, music theory instruction, and musical theater training with master classes and clinicians. Students in this course will also perform in our 2020 AHS Music Dept. “Broadway Night” production. To register for this class please fill out the AHS Choir registration form at http://bit.ly/agourasings and select “Choir I” in Aeries.

 

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MIXED CHOIR     Year Long Course • Grades 9-10-11-12
Fulfills HS Visual/Performing Arts or General Elective

Intermediate to advanced singers in this course perform various styles of music as a group and also receive music theory instruction, classical training, musical theater training, master classes with clinicians, and will also perform in our 2020 AHS Music Dept. “Broadway Night” production.  To register for this class please fill out the AHS Choir registration form at http://bit.ly/agourasings and select “Choir II” in Aeries.

 

A CAPPELLA is currently an extra-curricular class open to all students enrolled in an Agoura High Music class or who have taken at least one year of AHS Wind Ensemble/Marching Band, Jazz Band, Choir or Orchestra. A Cappella currently meets after school and does not conflict with elective/academic courses during periods 0-6.  To register for this offering please fill out the AHS Choir registration form at http://bit.ly/agourasings and select “Mixed Choir I” in Aeries.

 

MADRIGALS is an extra-curricular singing group which meets twice a week during lunch.  It is open to all students currently enrolled in an AHS Music class. An audition is required and prior HS singing experience is highly encouraged.  To audition for this group please fill out the AHS Choir registration form at http://bit.ly/agourasings

 

If you have any questions about our options for singing at Agoura High, please don’t hesitate to contact AHS Performing Arts Department Chair, Chad Bloom at cbloom@lvusd.org.

Through the support of the AHS Music Boosters, below is a short sample list of clinicians that our Choir II class has had the opportunity to work with:
Lesley Leighton, Conductor of the Los Robles Master Chorale
Eric Whitacre, Internationally Acclaimed Composer & Choral Conductor, 2008
A.J. Holmes, AHS Graduate & Broadway Performer 2016
Joan Beal, Clinician
Baraka May, Studio Singer, Vocal Director & Arranger
Jim Wilbur, Director/Clinician
John Mosley, retired AHS Director/Clinician
Harry Leff, retired LVUSD Music Director/Clinician
Wyant Morton, Director of Choirs at Cal Lutheran University

 

Vocal Faculty:

Chad Bloom & Bob Hackett……………………….AHS Music Directors

Eileen Weisser………………………………………Madrigal Director & Choir Accompanist

Caroline Beal………………………………………..AHS A Cappella Director & Voice Coach

 

Choir Fest 2018 (2)
Choir II joins the other choral ensembles from across the district at the LVUSD Choral Festival held at the Calabasas PAEC on February 21, 2018.