Jussi Doherty

Mr. Doherty's bio is available at http://boonechorus.com/directors

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Candlelight Video Audition

On Thursday, September 20, from 2:30-4:30pm, is the video recording for our Disney Candlelight audition. All students are expected to wear a BLACK shirt or top. If you are unfamiliar with Candlelight, learn the basics by clicking here. Before we can be assigned a performance date/time, we must apply for a place in the Candlelight Processional. …

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Chorus Retreat

All BHS chorus students will participate in Chorus Retreat on Saturday, September 15. Students will rehearse in the morning, have a potluck style lunch, participate in teambuilding activities in the afternoon, and end the day with an ice cream social. Lots of parent help is needed to ensure this event is a success! See page 2 …

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Fall 2012 practice tracks

Use the media below to prepare for our fall concert, Veteran’s Day Concert, and Candlelight performance(s). All students Mangwani Mpulele Performance Part tracks coming… Candlelight Music See the Candlelight practice tracks page Men’s Choir I Wish I Was Single Again Come Now, Ye Sons of Art Concert Choir Jai Ho Performance by Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus Soprano 1& …

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Acoustic Night

The chorus is sponsoring a first-ever Boone Acoustic Night on Thursday, September 13, at 7pm in the auditorium. This benefit concert will feature Boone students in “unplugged” musical acts. General admission is $3 at the door, and all proceeds will benefit the chorus department. This show is open to ALL students at Boone High School. …

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Ad Book fundraiser kicks off

The ad book fundraiser has begun! As of August 27, students have received order forms and instructions. Download order form Learn more


Welcome back to all of our chorus students and parents! We are planning an exciting here for the choral department here at Boone High School. All students must return the back page of the Chorus Handbook no later than Tuesday, August 28, for a 100% quiz grade. Students and parents, if you have a Facebook …

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Top 10 Reasons to Join a Chorus

1. You get to be loud. Always feel like you’re being shushed by teachers and adults? In choir, you’re actually encouraged to make noise. 2. Friendship. More than 42 million Americans sing in choruses, so you’re sure to make some new buddies. 3. See the world! Many choirs go on tours to exciting and faraway places. 4. Begin the path to stardom. Mega-celebs …

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Music is Key to Success

HIGHER SCORES. Students with 4 years or more of arts and music study scored 29 points higher on reading, 22 points higher on math and 29 points higher on writing sections of the SAT College Board test. (College Board SAT, 2008 College-Bound Seniors: Total Group Profile Report) BETTER SKILLS. Arts-based learning is known to promote collaboration, creative problem solving, and the ability …

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Unlit by any star but its own…

“Music, of all the arts, stands in a special region, unlit by any star but its own, and utterly without meaning except its own.” ~Leonard Bernstein

Concert Choir roster for 2012-13

Thank you to everyone who auditioned for Concert Choir last week. I am lucky to have so many skilled singers who are passionate about choir! The students listed will be added to the roster of Concert Choir, which should be 4th period again. I know that everyone will write ENTHUSIASTIC and POSITIVE comments on this …

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