MEET OUR GUEST CHOIRS

What a joy it is to feature wonderful guest choirs from local schools on our programs! We’re really looking forward sharing the stage and hearing these three talented groups in our “Tidings of Joy” concerts in December.


Friday, December 3rd

Keller United Methodist Church

Keller High School Chamber Choir

directed by Chi-Chi King


The Chamber Singers Varsity Mixed Choir is one of 6 choirs at Keller High School and is the premier auditioned choir.  This ensemble has been invited to perform at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Ft. Worth for various occasions, including the retirement of a commander, the change of command, and the inaugural service of a new aircraft.  The choir was also invited to perform for the State Board of Education in Austin.  VM has consistently received the Sweepstakes Trophy at UIL contests for the last 25 years and has been awarded outstanding choir at in-state and out-of-state festivals.  This is the Chamber Singers’ 4th  appearance with the Ft. Worth Chorale and they are excited to be a part of this

holiday concert series.



Saturday, December 4th

St. Vincent’s Cathedral, Bedford

Arlington High School Chamber Choir

directed by Mason Barlow




The AHS Chamber Singers are comprised of auditioned 10 th through 12 th grade students from a variety of disciplines, making up the top 24 singers of the program. This ensemble competes annually at the Chamber/Madrigal Festival Competitions and consistently earns Division I ratings and “Performance of

Distinction” Awards. These students are enrolled in AP, IB and advanced coursework – many of them at the top of their class. Several are active participants in other programs, including theatre, band, orchestra, football, baseball and soccer. Most recently, several students in this choir performed with AHS’s Colt Chorale Varsity Tenor/Bass Choir in their invited performance to the Texas Music Educators Association(TMEA) Convention.



Sunday, December 5th

University Christian Church, Fort Worth

Children’s Choir of Texas

directed by Jackson Hill

The Children’s Choir of Texas is an auditioned ensemble of 5 th and 6 th graders based out of the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts. This ensemble regularly collaborates with university and community choirs throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area and has received invitations to perform at multiple major music

conferences, including the Texas Music Educators Association (2010, 2014), the Southwest American Choral Directors Association (2016, 2020) and the National American Choral Directors Association conference in 2021. Students in this program rehearse daily and receive training in musical literacy, vocal

technique and music theory. This February, they will take the stage to perform in the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts’ production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.