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    RIDGELANDCHOIR Rehearsal Tracks are found in the Homework Blog tab located on the left side of this page

     

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    Performances and Events

    • Mass Choir Night - September 13, 2019 @ RHS Homecoming Football game 
    • Veteran's Day Ceremony - November 8, 2019 @ 9AM in RHS Gym 
    • Riverland Choral Festival (Advanced Choirs Only) - November 9, 2019 @ Pearl High School 
    • John Rutter's Gloria - November 23, 2019 2:30 PM @ RHS Auditorium
    • John Rutter's Gloria - November 24, 2019 2:30 PM @ Pearl High School Auditorium 
    • City of Ridgeland Christmas Tree Lighting (Advanced Choirs Only) - Dec 5, 2019 @ 6:15PM
    • A Festival of Carols - December 7, 2019 4:30PM and 6:15PM @ RHS Auditorium
    • Mayor's Prayer Breakfast (RHS Singers only)- December 10, 2019 @ 7AM, Colonial Heights Baptist Church 
    • Caroling in the Community Field Trip (Advanced Choirs Only) - December 13, 2019 
    • Titan Idol Round #1 - January 23, 2020 (closed auditions in RHS Choir room)
    • Titan Idol Round #2 - January 28, 2020 6:30 @ RHS Auditorium (open to audience)
    • Titan Idol Finals - January 30, 2020 6:30 @ RHS Auditorium (open to audience)
    • Madison County District Choral Festival - February 12, 2020 during school @ RHS Auditorium
    • MHSAA Central State Performance Assessment - March 2, 3, OR 4 @ Pearl High School TBA
    • Spring Choir Concert - April 28, 2020 6:30PM @ RHS Auditorium 

    Rehearsals (all held in RHS auditorium from 3:45-5:15 unless otherwise noted)

    • October 29, 2019
    • November 5th, 12th
    • ***November 18th in RHS Auditorium from 4:30-6PM
    • ***November 19th at Pearl High School from 4:30-6PM (transportation provided)
    • ***November 21st in RHS Auditorium from 4:30-6PM
    • December 3rd 
    • February 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th 
    • March 3rd 
    • April 14th, 21st, 28th 

    CHOIR FEE IS $80 AND IS DUE AUGUST 30, 2019

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    Honor Choir Opportunities

    ***additional costs are associated with these optional events 

    • Southern Invitational Choral Conference (Hattiesburg, MS)
      • September 23rd & 24th, 2019 
    • ACDA Honor Choir Auditions
      • October 29, 2019 @ Mississippi College  
      • Conference Dates are March 28th– 30th in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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    About Mrs. Landrum 
     
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     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), Festival San Antonio (2017), and Festival Nashville (2019). 

    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. In the spring of 2019, Mrs. Landrum was named a Ridgeland High School's STAR Teacher by Sam Shearer, a RHS Senior choir member and STAR Student. 

    At Ridgeland High School, Mrs. Landrum directs Titan Voices, Lady Titan Voices, RHS Advanced Women's Choir, Titan Chorale, and RHS Singers. 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 Titan Idol, a solo vocal competition, with OTMS Choir Director, Ms. Jamie Lee Moore. 

    About Mr. Creel 

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    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.

      
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    Choir Awards and Achievements 
    2019 - Superior Concert Choir, Women's Choir, Men's Choir, and Mixed Ensemble at Madison County District Choral Festival (Feb 2019)
               All-Superior Concert Choir (Sweepstakes), All-Superior Women's Choir, All-Superior Men's Choir, All-Superior Mixed Ensemble at      
               State Performance Assessment (March 2019)
               All Gold Ratings and 1st Place 2A Concert Choir - WorldStrides OnStage Festival Nashville (April 2019)
               All Gold Ratings and 1st Place 2A Women's Choir and Adjudicator's Award - WorldStrides OnStage Festival Nashville (April 2019)
               Split Silver Ratings and 1st Place 2A Men's Choir - WorldStrides OnStage Festival Nashville (April 2019)
               All Gold Ratings and Adjudicator's Award - RHS Singers - WorldStrides Festival Nashville (April 2019) 
    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 - 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 Sexted @ State Choral Festival 
               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 
     
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