• GCA Music Department News

     

    Upcoming music events:

    Thurs 5/6/21- GCA Orchestra Concert, 7 pm, Mesquite Jr. HS Auditorium

    Frid 5/14/21- GCA Band Concert, 7 pm at Mesquite Jr. HS Auditorium Live Stream Link - https://youtu.be/MXcaV__RdyQ

    Frid 5/21/21 & Sat 5/22/21- GCA Choir Pops Concert, 7 pm at Mesquite Jr. HS Auditorium - Tickets are for sale in the Cybrary for families of choir students to purchase at this time. Payment by cash or check only. Date to be announced for general ticket purchase. 

    GCA showchoir pops concert 

     

    The GCA Music Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Monday, May 17th in the GCA Courtyard, immediately after school. All three music programs will present awards in this after-school ceremony, complete with snacks, socializing, and a team competition game before the presentation of awards. The awards portion will be live-streamed and recorded for parents to view from work or home beginning at approximately 3:15 pm. Here is the information to watch the ceremony live:

    GCA Music Department Awards Celebration

     https://gilbertschools.webex.com/gilbertschools/j.php?MTID=ma5013129b6a6e1b2e70b75ffefd4454b

     

    Recent Concerts:

    Choir Concert March 23, 2021

    Orchestra Concert March 18, 2021

  • GCA Choir

    Under the leadership of Choir Director, Ted Gibson, the following courses are available: 

    Junior High

    Girls Choir -“Belles Chanteuses” 
    This course is a study of beginning and intermediate music concepts: music reading skills with emphasis on solfege, vocal technique,
    and performance skills. No previous experience is required and students will not be required to sing alone. The purpose of this course
    is to encourage students to have fun while studying different types of music, including traditional, musical theater, jazz, and popular
    styles, as well as music in foreign languages.


    Boys Choir - “Lacones” 
    This course is a study of beginning and intermediate music concepts: music reading skills with emphasis on solfege, vocal technique
    with a focus on the boy’s changing voice, and performance skills. No previous experience is required and students will not be required to
    sing alone. The purpose of this course is to encourage students to have fun while studying different types of music, including
    traditional, musical theater, jazz, and popular styles, as well as music in foreign languages.

    High school

    Advanced Women’s Chorus 
    This advanced women’s choir course will provide students the opportunity to study literature of all style periods, vocal technique and
    musicianship skills. The choir will serve as a feeder program for Chorale upon acquisition of skills. Concert performances will be every
    nine weeks.

    Men’s Chorale 
    This course will feature a study of tenor and bass literature in a variety of styles with an emphasis on vocal technique and musicianship
    skills. The choir will serve as a feeder into chorale upon acquisition of skills. Concert performances will be every nine weeks.

    Chorale:
    This advanced mixed choir will provide students the opportunity to study literature of all style periods, advanced vocal techniques and
    musicianship skills. It will involve a rigorous performance schedule and competition in state and local events. 

    For further information please visit the GCA Choir Website