Choir

Welcome to Choral Program at SBA
The choral program at SBA is an awesome place to experience the fine arts and to be a part of something unique and rewarding here at SBA. Students who participate in our choirs come from every walk of life, and all of them energetically love being a part of this program. Michael Williams, Director, brings energy, charisma, and passion into the class, where students learn to not only perform well, but to appreciate more about the world and others around them. The Choral Program houses Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale, and Vocal Fusion. Choir students are offered opportunities to perform, travel, as well as participate in All West, All State, Chorale Festival, and other regional events. Our performers are not just musicians; they are also athletes, students involved in government, ambassadors, and much more. Choir is for everyone, and we would love to have you as part of the family.

CONCERT CHOIR
Concert Choir is the foundation and backbone of the SBA Choral Program. Students in Concert Choir do not audition in the formal sense of the word: all are welcome from 9th-12th grade. Entrance to Concert Choir is based primarily on the student meeting with the director for a very brief and informal session so that the student can find out about the program, expectations, and responsibilities involved. Concert Choir is a performing and traveling choir. Students are expected to purchase a uniform (tux/dress) and to be able to travel from school to various events. The choir performs a wide range of literature from Medieval music to 20th Century a cappella choral, as well as world music, tribal, and other unique forms. Concert Choir is a family and great place to be each day; we want you!

Please click here to watch Concert Choir performing in our Spring Concert this past year:

WOMEN’S CHORALE
Women’s Chorale is an auditioned group for female students: space is limited (14-20 members). The ensemble is open to any female student grades 10th-12th who wishes to audition, regardless of prior experience in choirs (all freshman must take Concert Choir for one year before auditioning for Women’s Chorale). Women’s Chorale is a performing and traveling choir. Students are expected to purchase a dress and to be able to travel from school to various events. The choir performs a wide range of literature from Medieval music to 20th Century a cappella choral, as well as world music, tribal, and other unique forms. Women’s Chorale is very much a sisterhood – the girls in the group become quite close. It’s a warm and special class, and we would love to have you.

Please click here to watch Women’s Chorale performing in our Spring Concert this past year:

VOCAL FUSION
Vocal Fusion is an auditioned mixed group that focuses primarily on modern, pop, jazz, world, and fusion music styles. The ensemble is open to any students grades 9th-12th who wish to audition, regardless of prior experience in choirs. Vocal Fusion is a performing and traveling choir. Students are expected to purchase a uniform (tux/dress) and to be able to travel from school to various events. Vocal Fusion meets after school/evenings, and to qualify for the ensemble, students must also be enrolled in either Concert Choir or Women’s Chorale during the school day. Vocal Fusion is a fast moving, focused ensemble, and performers are expected to be able to handle the pace of the work and to be driven and passionate about making the ensemble all it can be.

Please click here to watch Vocal Fusion performing in our Spring Concert this past year: