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AMS CHORAL STAFF
Gary Ragland - Director
Gabriel Sanchez- Assistant Director
Whitney Ellison - AMS/ AHS Assistant Director
Michael Matlock - AHS Director
Vlinda Link - AMS Accompanist
Ann Hogan - AHS Accompanist
AMS Choir Room 523-3640 ext 3755

AMS CHOIR NEWS

9 days ago


WELCOME BACK!

We are so excited about the upcoming school year. 
On this page, you will find our calendar as well as details on upcoming events.
Very soon we will have information on choir t-shirts as well as our Spring festival trips for the 7th and  8th grade choir as well as the 6th grade choir.

Gary Ragland and Gabriel Sanchez, AMS Choir Directors






AMS CHOIR CALENDAR 2018-2019

9 days ago

AMS CHORAL DEPARTMENT

2018-2019 CALENDAR

 

OCTOBER 12            MS/JH Region Choir Auditions

                                    Bowie MS, Odessa

                                    All Day

OCTOBER 22             Fall Concert

                                    6:30 and7:30 PM, AISD Concert Hall

 

NOVEMBER 2           All-Region Clinic and Concert

                                    Bonham MS, Odessa

                                    All Day

 

DECEMBER 17          Christmas Concert

                                    6:30 and 7:30 PM, AISD Concert Hall

 

JANUARY 25             Solo and Ensemble Contest

                                    Abell JH, Midland

 

MARCH 17                Pre-UIL Concert

                                    7 PM AISD Concert Hall

 

MARCH 24-25          MS/JH Concert and Sightreading Contest

                                    Bonham MS, Odessa

April 24                     6th Grade Festival Trip to Lubbock

May 15                     7th & 8th Grade Festival Trip to San Antonio

MAY 19                     Spring Concert

                                   6:30 and 7:30 PM, AISD Concert Hall

 

 

BOLD PRINT INDICATES QUALIFYING 7TH AND 8TH GRADE STUDENTS ONLY



 











Meet The Staff

9 days ago

Mr. Ragland

I am a graduate of Andrews High School and have a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Hardin Simmons University. This is my 31st year of teaching and my 20th at AMS. I have been married to Terri for 37 years and we have two daughters. Bethany lives in San Antonio and is a chef, and Faith is an LVN, working at Andrews Family Medicine. I am the AMS Head Choral director and also assist with the high school choirs. I am also the coach for UIL spelling and music memory, and the Scripps spelling bee coordinator. I also lead worship at Crestview Baptist Church in Midland.

Mr. Sanchez 

I earned my Bachelor's of Music Education degree from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.  I am in my second year of teaching.  I direct the 7th and 8th grade Varsity Tenor Bass choir, the 6th grade boys choir, assist with the newly added show choir and assist the choirs at the High School.

Mrs. Ellison

I earned my Bachelor's of Music Education degree from Tarleton State University. I have been teaching for 5 years, last year being my first in Andrews. I direct the Chorale Women's and Men’s Choirs and assist with A Cappella at the High School and with the choirs at the Middle School.

Mr. Matlock 

I earned my Bachelor's of Music Education degree from Southern Nazarene University.  I have been teaching for a total of 24 years, 15 of them in Andrews.  I direct the A Cappella Mixed Choir, BlackGold Show Choir and assist with Chorale at the High School and with the choirs at the Middle School.

Mrs. Link

Middle School Accompanist

Mrs. Hogan

High School Accompanist