Rockwall High choirs compete at UIL concert and sight-reading contest

Rockwall High choirs compete at UIL concert and sight-reading contest

ROCKWALL, TX – April 26, 2021 – The Rockwall High School Chorale, Treble Select and Jacket Men choirs recently competed at the UIL Region 3 Concert & Sight-Reading Contest. All three ensembles received Superior ratings across the board, earning each ensemble the coveted distinction of Sweepstakes. This was especially exciting for Jacket Men, who were not only the first ever […]

Eight Williams Middle School Choir students earn place in All-Region Choir

Eight Williams Middle School Choir students earn place in All-Region Choir

ROCKWALL, TX – February 10, 2021 – Congratulations to the eight Williams Middle School Choir students for auditioning and being selected to be in the All-Region Choir. The following students were selected to the All-Region Choir: Contessa Barron Megumi Bennett Avery Boyle Emmie Carter Sarah Howard Hailey Robertson Jacqueline Roorda Ava Stucker Source: Rockwall ISD […]

Rockwall-Heath High School students named to TMEA Region 3 Choir

Rockwall-Heath High School students named to TMEA Region 3 Choir

ROCKWALL, TX – February 8, 2021 — Five students were recently chosen as members of the Rockwall-Heath TMEA Region 3 Choir. Congratulations to the following students who were named to the choir: Region 3 Mixed Choir Maddie Ferrell – Soprano 1 Gabriel White – Tenor 1 Region 3 Treble Choir Jilian Schulte – Alto 2 […]

Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line nominated for CARA Awards

Rockwall High School’s Walk the Line nominated for CARA Awards

(ROCKWALL, TX) The Rockwall High School Walk the Line A cappella Show Choir was recently nominated for three Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards (CARA) Awards.  CARA is similar to the Grammy’s but for the contemporary a cappella industry. “It’s very rare to ever receive a nomination, and this year we received three,” said Leia Browning, […]

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

MLK Community Choir to host free concert Saturday

The MLK Youth Community Choir, in partnership with Garland ISD, invites the community to a free concert event following the MLK parade on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at the Granville Arts Center Main Auditorium, 300 North 5th Street, Garland, TX 75040. Over 200 voices will unite with an all youth band to celebrate Dr. King’s dream. The […]

Williams Middle School soloists earn outstanding honors

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 9, 2018) On November 3rd, 39 Williams Choir students participated in the Rockwall ISD Solo Contest at Utley Middle School, which they have been diligently preparing for over the past six weeks. Thirty seven of WMS’ 39 soloists received ratings of 1 (Superior) – the highest rating given, and two received ratings […]

Big Hats and Bubbly with Rockwall Women’s League

Big Hats and Bubbly with Rockwall Women’s League

(ROCKWALL, TX—February 2, 2018) Rockwall Women’s League brought out the bubbly and hung their hats on another ever-popular annual fundraiser event: The Big Hat Affair. This year’s ladies brunch was themed “Big Hats and Bubbly” and featured a silent auction, dessert fun and games, and of course, plenty of enormous headwear. Ladies were treated to […]

Amy Parks-Heath Elementary Starlight Singers to honor veterans at USO Show

17-year tradition continues February 5 and 6 (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Jan. 28, 2016) The Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School Starlight Singers will honor U.S. veterans and active duty servicemen and women at their 17th Annual USO Show on February 5 and 6. This year’s show will feature music from the World War II era, which has been […]

His Little Feet, choir of orphaned children, to perform March 6

His Little Feet, choir of orphaned children, to perform March 6

(February 24, 2013) His Little Feet, a choir of orphaned children from all over the world, will perform at at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 Spring Valley United Methodist Church . His Little Feet travels all around the country offering songs of praise in an effort to raise awareness and advocate for orphans and the millions […]

Garland ISD fine arts programs produce some of state’s best musicians

(Garland ISD-January 30, 2013) In 2012, Garland ISD received its second-consecutive Best Community for Music Education honor from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. Now the district is living up to that title, with 17 musicians earning spots in Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State bands and choirs. “Garland ISD has a long tradition […]