The Amherechos is an auditioned mixed choir that also functions as a competitive show choir. This course emphasizes singing and performing techniques, music theory, analysis of music and the development of basic vocal technique. A strong emphasis is also placed on choreography, facials and expression. general overview of music development through history and careers in music will also be studied. Participation in a concert performance is a requirement for the class grade. Students will learn proper breath support, good posture and diction. A variety of choral literature and songs in foreign languages will be studied.
Repertoire for Spring Semester
The Call of Music Martin
Stodola Pumpa Weston
Free Ride Langford
2013 - 1st place at CVSCI Div. B
2014 - "Color My World" Overall Grand Champion 3rd place at Kings Dominion ShowFusion competition
2015 - "Broadway" - 3rd place at Powhatan competition Div. B
2016 - "Marry the Night" - 3rd place at CVSCI competition Div. B, 1st place (Div. 1) and Overall 2nd runner at Martinsburg competition, "Funkiest Show Band", 1st place Mixed Division, 1st overall at ShowFusion competition
2017 - "Peter Pan" - 1st runner up at Manchester Koste competition, 2nd place at Martinsburg competition Div. B, 2nd runner up overall at Martinsburg competition
2018 - "Rise" - 3rd place at Festival of Choirs, Small Div.
2019 - "Our Time is Now" Best Sportsmanship and Best Band, Small Div. CCI, Best Choreography (TIE) and Third Place, Small Div., FOC, Third Place, Small Div., Powhatan Diamond Classic