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    RHS Choral Activities

    Welcome to Choir! 

    I hope you are ready for another exiting year for RHS Choirs!

    Please be prepared to dive head first into some challenging and rewarding music for our 2018-2019 academic year. 
     

    Performances and Events

    • Fall Concert –October 18, 2018 @ 7PM, RHS Auditorium
    • Sister Act, The Musical – November 16, 17, and 18, 2018 in RHS Auditorium
    • Winter Concert – December 8, 2018 @ 1PM and 2:45PM, RHS Auditorium
    • District Choral Festival – February 13, 2019 @ Madison Central – details TBA
    • State Choral Performance Assessment – March 6, 2019 @ Pearl High School – details TBA
    • Spring Concert – April 25, 2019 @7PM, RHS Auditorium

    Rehearsals (all held in auditorium from 3:45-5:15)

    • February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, 2019
    • March 5th, 19th, 26th, 2019
    • April 2nd, 9th, 23rd, 2019

    CHOIR FEE IS $80 AND IS DUE AUGUST 31, 2018

    Honor Choir Opportunities

    • Southern Invitational Choral Conference (Hattiesburg, MS)
      • September 24thand 25th, 2018
    • Male Vocal Symposium (Men only)
      • October 13th, 2018 - 8:30-4PM @ RHS
    • ACDA Honor Choir Convention (Hattiesburg, MS)
      • March 28th– 30thin Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    SISTER ACT AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

    Act 1 Rehearsal - Monday, November 5th - 3:45-6:00

    Act 2 Rehearsal - Tuesday, November 6th - 3:45-6:00

    Full Run Rehearsal - Wednesday, November 7th - 3:45-6:00

    Tech Rehearsal 1 - Thursday, November 8th - 3:45-6:00

    Tech Rehearsal 2 - Friday, November 9th 3:45-6:00

    Weekend Rehearsal to Fix Big Problems - Saturday, November 10th 1:00-4:00

    Tech Rehearsal 3 - Monday, November 12th 3:45-6:00

    Dress Rehearsal 1 - Tuesday, November 13th 3:45-6:30

    Dress Rehearsal 2 - Wednesday, November 14th 3:45-6:30

    Final Dress Rehearsal - Thursday, November 15th, 3:45-6:30

    Friday, November 16th - FIRST PERFORMANCE @ 6:30PM (cast reports at 4:30PM)

    Saturday, November 17th - SECOND PERFORMANCE @ 6:30PM (cast reports at 4:30PM)

    Sunday, November 18th - THIRD PERFORMANCE @ 2:00PM (cast reports at 12:30PM)

     
    About Mrs. Landrum 
     Mrs. Landrum

     

    Mrs. Rachel Landrum, Director of Choral Activities at Ridgeland High School, is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi where she received her bachelor’s degree in Choral Music Education (2011) and her master’s degree in Music Education (2012).

    During Mrs. Landrum’s time at Ridgeland High School, the choirs have scored consecutive, all-superior ratings at District and State Festivals since 2014. RHS Choirs have won All-Superior Gold Awards, Adjudicators Awards, Outstanding Choral Group and Choral Sweepstakes as well as 1st Place in the 2A Concert, Chamber, and Men’s Choir divisions at the WorldStrides OnStage Festival Chicago (2015) and Festival San Antonio (2017). 

    Mrs. Landrum was honored as the 2014-2015 Ridgeland High School Teacher of the Year and was named the Mississippi Music Educator’s Association’s Outstanding Young Music Educator for 2015. She is currently serving a two-year appointment on the Mississippi ACDA board as the Women’s Choir Repertoire and Resources Chairperson. She coordinates and facilitates the Mississippi All-State Women’s Choir.

    At Ridgeland High School, Mrs. Landrum directs Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, RHS Singers, Women’s Choir, and Men’s Chorus. She also teaches General Music/Guitar and Dual Enrollment Music Appreciation for Holmes Community College. Mrs. Landrum co-directs spring musicals with Mr. Cory Squires and co-sponsors the RHS Talent Show and RHS/OTMS Titans Got Talent. 

     

    About Mr. Creel 

    Tommy creel

     Tommy Creel has been involved in Mississippi music-making for over 30 years and is an accomplished keyboardist with expertise in both organ and piano.  For over 22 years, Tommy has served as the Instrumental Director and Organist at Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon.  He is an adjunct professor at Hinds Community College (Rankin Campus) and has taught in the choral music departments at Pearl High School and Pearl Junior High School.  Tommy has been an adjunct accompanist for voice students at Mississippi College and has taught piano, organ, and voice to advanced students and adults in the Crossgates School of Worship Arts. Mr. Creel joined Ridgeland Choir in April of 2018 and serves as Assistant Choral Director. 

    A native of Prentiss, Mississippi, Tommy attended Mississippi College and earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music/Organ Performance and a Master of Music degree in Instrumental and Choral Conducting.  He has been in full-time gospel ministry for over 20 years.

     Tommy and his wife, Gigi, live in Brandon and are the parents of one son, Asher.

    Caroling at the capitol  
    RHS Choir in Chicago  
    Choir Awards and Achievements 
    2018 - Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Mixed Ensemble at Madison County District Choral Festival (Feb 2018)
               All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), All-Superior Women's Choir, All-Superior Men's Choir, All-Superior Mixed Ensemble
               at State Performance Assessment (March 2018)
    2017 - Superior Choir, Riverland Choral Festival (November 2016)
                All-Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Mixed Ensemble @ District Choral Festival 
                All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Mixed Ensemble @ State Choral Festival
                All Gold Ratings and 1st Place Concert Choir and Adjudicator's Award -Concert Choir- San Antonio WorldStrides
                            OnStage Festival  
                All Gold Ratings and 1st Place Men's Choir - San Antonio WorldStrides OnStage Festival  
                All Gold Ratings and 1st Place Chamber Choir, Adjudicator's Award, and Outstanding Choral Group Award _
                              RHS Singers - San Antonio WorldStrides OnStage Festival                    
    2016 - All-Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, and Mixed Ensemble @ District Choral Festival
               All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), Women's Choir (Sweepstakes), and Mixed Ensemble @ State Choral Festival  
    2015 - Gold Award and 1st Place Concert Choir @ Festival Chicago
                All-Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, and Mixed Ensemble @ District Choral Festival
                All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), Women's Choir (Sweepstakes), and Mixed Ensemble @ State Choral Festival  
    2014 -  All-Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, and Lady Madrigals @ District Choral Festival 
                All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), Women's Choir (Sweepstakes), and Lady Madrigals @ State Choral Festival 
    2013 -  All-Superior Concert Choir @ District Choral Festival 
                All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes) @ State Choral Festival
    2012 - All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), Women's Choir (Sweepstakes), Lady Madrigals, and Sextet @ State Choral          Festival
                Superior Choir - Riverland Choral Festival  
    2011- All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), Women's Choir (Sweepstakes), Lady Madrigals, Mixed Ensemble, Varsity Sextet, and Freshmen Sextet @ State Fest.
               Best In Class Sextet @ Riverland Choral Festival  
    2010 - Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Lady Madrigals, and Freshmen Sextet @ State Choral Festival 
    2009 - Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Lady Madrigals, and Sextet @ State Choral Festival 
    2008 - Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Lady Madrigals, and Sextet @ State Choral Festival 
    2007- Superior Concert Choir and Women's Choir, Lady Madrigals, and Sextet @ State Choral Festival 
               Best In Class Madrigals - Riverland Choral Festival  
              Superior Rating - Riverland Choral Festival  
    2006 - Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Lady Madrigals, and Sextet @ State Choral Festival 
    2005 - Superior Lady Madrigals @ State Choral Festival  
    2004 - Superior Concert Choir and Sextet @ State Choral Festival 
    2003 - Superior Varsity Choir and Mixed Ensemble @ State Choral Festival 
     
    Festival of Carols 2016  
    girls 2016  men San Antonio 2017