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Westfield HS Choral Program
Choral Director: Katie Pierce
(703) 488-6431 | Office
4700 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20151

Westfield HS Choral Course Offerings

music sheet/standPerforming Ensembles

Chamber Singers

Artist-level mixed choir. Students will perform at school concerts, community events, musical shows, ceremonies, and competitions. The ensemble studies and performs challenging music in all styles and languages. Students must have advanced singing and music-reading skills in order to be in Chamber Singers. Membership in the group is by audition only for grades 10-12. A course fee is required.

Bel Canto

Advanced-level women’s choir. The ensemble studies and performs challenging music in all styles and languages. Students will advance in sight-singing, vocal production, and musicianship. Students will perform at school concerts and events, community events, and competitions. Students must have advanced singing and music-reading skills in order to be in Bel Canto. Membership in the group is by audition only for grades 10-12. A course fee is required.

Chorale

Intermediate-level mixed choir. The ensemble studies and performs challenging music in all styles and languages. Students will advance in sight-reading, vocal production and musicianship. Students will perform at school concerts and events, and may perform at community events and competitions. Membership in the group is open to men grades 9-12 and women grades 10-12. A course fee is required.

Troubadours

Intermediate-level men’s choir. The ensemble is made up of all the men in the Westfield High School Choral Program. They will rehearse during Chorale sectionals as well as during Bulldog Block. The ensemble will perform at least one song at each school concert and may perform at school and community events and competitions.

Treble Choir

Entry-level women's choir. Students will continue to improve their singing and musicianship skills while studying and performing challenging music in a variety of styles and languages. Students will perform at school concerts and competitions. Students will learn skills that assist in all aspects of the performing arts, including musicals. Classes focus on energizing the students to accomplish the musical performance. Treble Choir is open to women grades 9-12. A course fee is required.

Specialized Singing Ensembles

Show Choir

Show Choir is a performing singing group designed to incorporate all aspects of stage singing. Songs are selected from Broadway musicals, jazz, popular music, and cabarets. Students will perform choreographed dancing during the singing performances. They will perform during school concerts, community events, competitions and special performances. This is an after school, for-credit singing group. Membership in the group is by audition only and open to women and men grades 9-12. A course fee is required.

GoldTones

GoldTones is an a capella singing group designed to perform popular (rock, R&B, jazz, etc.) music using only voices. This is an after school, extra-curricular singing group. The focus is on fun, musicianship, and performance. Membership in the group is by audition only and open to women and men grades 9-12. No course fee is required.