The Advanced Choir is the highest level choir (typically 9th through 12th grades) at the Tucson Girls Chorus. Members of the Advanced Choir have all participated in another choir within the Tucson Girls Chorus for a minimum of one full year.
Dr. Marcela Molina, Director
Dr. Chris Fresolone, Assistant Conductor and Accompanist
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Musical concepts include (but not limited to):
ADVANCED CHOIR CD RECORDING PROJECT
During one week in June 2012, the Advanced Choir spent 30 hours at Holsclaw Hall at the University of Arizona and at Casas Adobes UCC Church recording music for a CD to be released in the Fall of 2012. On this CD is a work composed specifically for the Tucson Girls Chorus by composer Frank LaRocca.
Composer Frank LaRocca at the Advanced Choir Recording Project
The Advanced Choir participates in tours lasting 10-20 days each year in the late spring. The choir has traveled both nationally and internationally.
The Advanced Choir has visited
On tour, the girls assume responsibilities such as managing their own time and finances, navigating (always in groups) around unfamiliar towns and cities, and being respectful guests while staying with host families.
FROM THE 2014 PITTSBURGH, NIAGARA FALLS, AND TORONTO TOUR
FROM THE 2012 ARGENTINA TOUR