Choraliers was created in 1967 by former director Paul Thoms. They are considered the flagship show choir ensemble of the district. The Choraliers have traveled throughout the U.S. and perform at local, regional, and national events. They have earned countless Grand Champion honors and national awards. Choraliers meet daily as a class and have some after school commitments
Pure Elegance was created in 2007 by former director Jeff Clark. A select group of Soprano & Altos, this show choir has consistently been a top ensemble of accomplished singers who have been named Grand Champion several times in the unisex division, including a National Grand Champion Unisex Show Choir title in 2012 & 2018. They have also won many caption awards throughout the years. They perform at regional and national competitions and rehearse daily as a class and have some after school commitments.
Rhythm Express is the middle school (6th-8th) show choir consisting of students from both Crossroads and Creekside Middle Schools. Rhythm Express was established in 1983 by former director Daniel Prior. The group has won several awards including National Grand Champion Jr. High School Choir in 2010 and 2018. They have had undefeated seasons from 2013 through 2019. They perform at local and civic events and compete regionally in show choir competitions.
Vocal Impact, FHS’s advanced chamber choir was established in 2018 by former director Mark Mercer. This group is a selective auditioned group that is open to Treble & Bass voices. They refine vocal technique, sight-reading skills, and essential musicianship throughout the year. Music consists of a variety of vocal works spanning several centuries, including current contemporary musical works. Performance in OMEA state contests will also occur during the spring of each year as well as the possibility of competing. Students will perform in mandatory concerts a minimum of twice per semester. Prior vocal experience is helpful but not required for the course. Upperclassmen will be expected to assume leadership positions and responsibilities during the year. In addition, this class can be taken for honors credit.
Concert Chorale is FHS’s non-auditioned Mixed Choir who meet daily throughout the school year to refine vocal technique, sight-reading skills, essential musicianship, and the performance of varied repertoire of music. One concert is performed each nine weeks with opportunities for solos and small ensembles. Performance in OMEA will also occur in the spring.
Freshman Choir meets daily throughout the school year to refine vocal technique, sight-reading skills, essential musicianship, and the performance of a varied repertoire of music. One concert is performed each nine weeks with opportunities for solos and small ensembles.
Our national award-winning show choir combo is appropriately named ‘The Heartbeat’ of what happens on the show choir stage as they are the pulse and energy of our singer/dancers. Our combo is open to students in grades 9-12 and begin their year with us in the beginning of the school year. Their schedule is light through the fall and early winter but will fill up throughout January-March.
Nuts & Bolts
Our national award-winning tech crew is known as ‘Nuts & Bolts.’ These students are the behind-the-scenes unsung (get it?) heroes who make our sets look amazing and facilitate the shows through sound, lighting, and special effects (and sometimes a surprise cameo!) Our tech crew is open to students in grades 9-12 and begin their year with us in the beginning of the school year. Their schedule is light through the fall and early winter but will fill up throughout January-March.
Middle School Concert Choirs
Check out our middle school concert choirs from Creekside!