• Vocal Music 

    Welcome to the South High Vocal Music Program!
    South High is excited to be able to offer 8 unique vocal music classes throughout the school day. While there is a focus on Choral Music, students are able to take voice lessons both during the school day, and after school.
     
    Freshman Choir (Jr. Chorus)- Open to all Freshman (9th Graders), this choir is a non-auditioned choir that all Freshman are put into. A focus on building each of our own unique voices, musical literacy, and performing music in a variety of styles and languages is a focus of this choir. They perform 5 times a year, and are co-directed by Mr. Gruttemeyer and Mr. Lesher And Choreographed by Stephani Hyatt.
     
    Mixed Chorus is our non-auditioned 10th - 12th grade choir offered at South. This choir focuses on advanced choral literature, while encouraging students to audition for the All-City music festival in February. These students work on building skills from Freshman Choir, however students may join Mixed Chorus if they did not take Freshman Choir. Mixed Chorus performs 6-7 times a school year, and is directed by Mr. Lesher And Choreographed by Stephani Hyatt.
     
    Concert Choir - Our auditioned large Choral ensemble, Concert Choir is comprised of 11th-12th grade students and performs advanced choral literature in varying genres, styles, and languages. These students are encourage to audition for the NMEA All-State Choir in November. This choir requires an audition to enroll. This choir performs from 8-10 times a year, and has performed on the Holland Stage as members of the Omaha Symphony's Choral Collaborative in the past. This ensemble is co-directed by Mr. Gruttemeyer and Mr. Lesher.

    2023-24 Upcoming Vocal Music Performances

    • Sound Off Night 1 - Thursday November 9th at 6:30 p.m. (Tickets - $10)
    • Sound Off Night 2 - Friday November 10th  at 6:30p.m, (Tickets $10)
    •  December 12th Sounds of the Season Choral Concert @ 7:00p.m.
    • January 9th - The Ambassadors Premier Night 7:00p.m.
    • January 12-13th - The Ambassadors @Linn Marr "Supernova", Cedar Rapids IA
    • January 23rd - Amplify Premier Night @ 7:00p.m.
    • January 27th - The Ambassadors and Amplify @ Westside "Competition of Excellence"
    • February 3rd - The Ambassadors and Amplidy @ Papillion La Vista South "South Titan Classic"
    • February 4th - All City Music Festival @ Holland Performing Arts Center
    • February 12th - Choral Concert @7:00 p.m.
    • February 16th - South Omaha Classic - Middle School Competition
    • February 17th - South Omaha Classic - High School Competition
    • February 23rd-25th The Ambassadors to Hastings "Swingin on the River" Hastings Minnesota
    • March 2nd - The Ambassadors and Amplify at Omaha North "Viking Cup"
    • March 9th - The Ambassadors and Amplify at Millard North "Galaxy of Stars"
    • March 16th - Amplify at Mitchell "Show Choir Classic", Mitchell SD
    • April 4th - High School Musical, 7:00p.m.
    • April 5th - High School Musical, 7:00p.m.
    • April 6th - High School Musical, 2:00 p.m.
    • May 7th - Evening of Choirs,  7:00p.m.
    • May 10th - Finale - 7:00p.m.