Choir

-Congratulations to Tori Fedler and Chanelle Walker on being accepted to sing in the2017 Colorado All State Choir.!

-Congratulations to ALL choirs at CHS on their performances at the Colorado West Music Festival on April 22-23, 2016. ALL the choirs received a Superior rating and "Sounds" received the " 2016 Outstanding Show Choir Award" for the sixth year in a row.
"Concert Chorale" received the "Outstanding Mixed Choir Award" in 2015
"Women's Choir" received the "Outstanding Women's Choir Award" in 2015

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.

Select Choir Remind 101 Link

MadrigalSingers
Remind 101
Link

Sound Sensations Remind 101 Link

1st Semester Women's Choir
Remind 101
Link

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

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


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/daytime concerts held at the
  4. school or in the community.
  5. 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-six 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:
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"Choral Directors Magazine" 2010 "Choral Director of Note".
+ Wrote an article in published book, " More Best Practices for High School Classrooms." (2010 Corwin Publishers)
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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.
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Boettcher Foundation Teacher Recognition Award 2006

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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 1991-2016
-Have received superior ratings in sight reading 1992-2016

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

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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