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    The Choir Program  

    The McAuliffe choir program is designed to offer students a wide variety of musical exposure and performance opportunities. We perform traditional choral music, jazz, barbershop, multi-cultural, gospel, Broadway, and pop music. Each student is encouraged to find their own unique voice while working on musicianship skills such as music theory, ear training, part-singing, and sight-reading. The McAuliffe choir program provides students with an opportunity to gain confidence and develop their skills in order to be successful music students at the high school level. There are five different groups offered before, during, or after school. For more information about any of the groups, please contact Mrs. Wallace at swallace@losal.org.

    Sixth Sense

    An incredible group of 6th- grade students who meet 0 period Monday–Friday. Events include: choir concerts, the District Choral Festival, Knott’s Berry Farm, and the school musical. No audition is required to join this group.

    Sound Waves

    An amazing group of ladies who meet during regular school hours. Events include: choir concerts, the District Choral Festival, SCVA festival, Knott’s Berry Farm, competitions, and the school musical. No audition is required to join this group.

    Studio Singers

    A superior group of highly dedicated musicians. This group meets during the regular school day, and occasionally at lunch, after school, and on the weekend. Events include: Choir concerts, the District Choral Festival, Knott’s Berry Farm, caroling, show choir competitions, SCVA festivals, and the school musical. This group is open to 7th- and 8th-grade students and is by audition only. Auditions are held in March for the following school year.

    Soul Men

    A group of outstanding gentlemen, this group is open to all 7th- and 8th-grade boys and no audition is necessary. We focus on the unique challenges and advantages of the male voice and choreography and vocal music is created just for them. Events include: Choir concerts, the District Choral Festival, Knott’s Berry Farm, caroling, show choir competitions, SCVA festivals, and the school musical.

    Sforzando

    This is McAuliffe’s only group that performs exclusively a cappella.  We do contemporary music with beatbox and the group is very small. Auditions are held in September for the current school year and are only open to current choir students in 7th- and 8th- grade. Musicians must have superior sight reading and harmony skills as well as dedication and responsibility. This group meets outside of school on Tuesdays and Fridays.