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 […]

Newcomers celebrate season with special luncheon

Newcomers celebrate season with special luncheon

(ROCKWALL-December 17, 2012) More than 100 Rockwall County Newcomers and Friends met Thursday to celebrate the Christmas season. Members demonstrated their many talents by decorating the luncheon tables in keeping with the holiday spirit. Prizes were awarded for the best decorated tables.  Entertainment was providedby the Show Choir from Amy Parks Elementary School under the […]

Hartman Choir, Orff Ensemble shares cookies, caroling with Summer Ridge residents

(ROCKWALL ISD – December 10, 2012) The Hartman Elementary school Honor Choir and Orff Ensemble traveled to Summer Ridge Assisted Living Center in Rockwall to entertain the residents and spread some holiday cheer. The students in the Orff Ensemble performed two pieces from their fall concert, while the Honor Choir sang some selections from the […]

Rest Haven to host annual Sounds of the Season Christmas program

Community welcome to place Angel Wing ornaments on Tree of Remembrance (December 5, 2012) Rest Haven Funeral Homes is pleased to once again invite the community to attend the 19th Annual Sounds of The Season Christmas program, being held this year at both the Rockwall and Rowlett Chapels. The program at Rest Haven’s Rockwall Chapel […]