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After Houses closing speech, long standing show choir members were given flowers as a parting gift from House. Photo by: Emily Sevaaetasi

Ventura High School’s show choir takes the stage

Christian Montecino and Weston Blackburn January 19, 2024

VHS Show Choir performed their 15th annual holiday show “Share the Joy” On Friday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m., the VHS show choir performed at the VHS auditorium for the “Share the Joy” performance. There...

Freshman Zoey Pence falls into a dip, part of her song, and choregraphed dance with senior Aaron Reijerse. Photo by: Olive Kranzler

Sing it like it’s Broadway-Show Choir performance

Olive Kranzler and Brody Daw March 17, 2022

“A Tribute to the Tony’s” was a district wide choir show, featuring songs straight from broadway As the curtains were drawn, the audience applauded as the show choir, “Tribute to the Tonys”...

Senior Aliza Barroca, who is a member of the VHS choir, said, “It’s [the trip to Carnegie Hall] an amazing opportunity. I’m excited to go. I haven’t been to New York before so it’s going to be really fun.” Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Ventura High School choir set to go to New York City

Alejandro Hernandez March 10, 2022

VHS choir has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall Between June 22 and 26, the Ventura High School choir will perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City, N.Y. The performance will be 30 minutes long,...


The show must virtually go on

Anna Guerra August 17, 2020

Despite school closures, the performing arts still plan for success. With the Ventura Unified School District announcing that school will remain online, some electives have to readapt their classes for...

The last song of the evening, Dona Nobis Pacem, is a canon song, meaning that the melody is passed around to different groups after a given time. Photo by: Riley Ramirez

District Choir concert proves to be therapy for the ears

Yasmin Myers and Riley Ramirez January 23, 2020

A night filled with choral, pop and jazz selections. On Jan. 17, parents and friends gathered in Buena High School’s auditorium, ready to hear the musical chords sung by various school’s choir programs,...

Crescendo singing Its the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Photo by: Sarah Clench

The joy their voices bring

Sarah Clench December 18, 2018 Ventura Unified School District’s all-district choirs had their eighth annual “Share the Joy” holiday concert under direction of Heidi House on Friday, Dec. 14...

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