Choir is an academic elective which provides the opportunity for instruction in vocal music through participation in individual and group performances. The chorus participates in DHS activities, some masses, and performs and competes at LMEA events throughout the year. Choir meets during the academic school day.
St. Mary’s Dominican High School students selected to perform in the District VI Youth and Senior High Honor Choruses are, from left: Youth Honor Chorus – Kamryn Gervais, Olivia Shackelford, Elise Karcher, Reilly Spitzfaden, Madison Adams; Senior High Honor Chorus – Cassidy King, Sarah Dubea, Pelarr Edwards, Delanie Wheeler, Molly Gaffney, Elise Bourg, Lindsey Sellers, …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School Band and Choir members represented Louisiana in a commemorative performance November 23 on the USS Missouri in Hawaii. The September 2, 1945 Japanese surrender ceremonies on the deck of the USS Missouri, signaled the end to World War II. The group’s performance, by invitation, featured “Thanks for the Memories” and …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School students took music honors at state and regional events for concert band, choir, chorale, and orchestra. Louisiana American Choral Directors’ Association All-State Senior High Honor Women’s Chorale – Cecilia Bourg, third year Loyola University/Colonel John Bourgeois High School Honor Band: Julia Giacona and Lan Le, third year Louisiana Music Educators Association …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s Choir brought home honors at district competition hosted by the Louisiana Music Educators’ Association (LMEA). The junior high school honor chorus performed under the direction of Dr. Susan Brumfield and the senior high chorus performed under Mr. Sean Ivory’s direction. These clinicians are known internationally as outstanding composers, arrangers, authors, …Continue Reading
Congratulations to St. Mary’s Dominican High School band and choir members for their performances in Louisiana Music Educators Association (LMEA) concerts and the Loyola University – Colonel John Bourgeois Senior High Honor Band. French hornists Andrea Garces (from left) and Lan Le performed in the Loyola University – Colonel John Bourgeois Senior High Honor Band. …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School senior Paige McGaha has been selected as a finalist for the 2016 High Schools Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. She will perform with the Honors Women’s Choir on February 7 in New York. The daughter of Michael and Ashley McGaha, Paige has been a member of Dominican’s choir since …Continue Reading
Congratulations to the Choir for their superior rating on their stage performance and an excellent rating in sight-reading at the LMEA State Choir Large Ensemble Assessment Festival. Their overall rating is superior. Congratulations to the following choir students for their performance at State Music Rally. 1. Ceci Bourg – Excellent rating for her High Vocal …Continue Reading
St. Mary’s Dominican High School Choir performed at the November 10 Voices in Unison Concert at St. Louis Cathedral. The concert featured the choirs of Dominican, Archbishop Chapelle and Mount Carmel. Brenda Castillo, conducted the combined choirs’ performance of, The Memorare, a work by Dominican Alumna Lorraine Hess ’86 who provided piano accompaniment.