Piedmont High School Choir Presents Fall Vocal Showcase

Friday, October 8th, 2021 - Posted in All District News District Communications Latest Announcements

The Piedmont High School Choir, directed by Jorell Chavez, presents a new addition to the previous PHS Choir concert calendar – a Fall Vocal Showcase.  The Showcase is Thursday, October 21st, 7:00pm, in the Multi-Purpose Room (MPR) on the Piedmont Middle School campus. The PHS Choir will present a variety of music, including pieces by Adele, Sara Bareilles, and Jacob Naverud, as well as selections from the musicals ‘Into the Woods’ and ‘Waitress the Musical.’  In addition to the PHS Choir, the San Jose State Spartones will make a special guest appearance.

Mr. Chavez took over the choir in August of 2020.  He did not meet his classes ‘in-person” until last Spring of 2021.  He received his BM in Voice/ Choral Conducting and BA in French from San Francisco State University. During his undergraduate work, he studied voice for two and half years at the Conservatoire Frédéric Chopin in Paris, FranceCurrently he is pursuing his Master’s in Choral Conducting at San Jose State University. 

To help offset concert expenses, a $5.00 suggested donation for adults will be requested at the door.  All student admission is free.  For questions regarding this concert, please contact PHS Music Assistant, Jan D’Annunzio at jd’annunzio@piedmont.k12.ca.us. 

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