More than 450 students in grades 9 through 12 sing in one of our curricular choirs. These choirs each perform in three yearly concerts and also participate in other events, such as contests, festivals, tours, and outreach projects. All curricular choirs are offered during our 7-period-hybrid schedule and are year-long courses.

Concert Choir

 

DR. DAVID O. HENDERSON, director

Advanced, auditioned mixed choir for singers in 11th and 12th grade.  Concert Choir is featured in the annual Current Jam concert held in the spring.

Concert Choir rehearses 3rd period.

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Bel Canto

CHRISTOPHER J. PIELA, director

Auditioned choir for soprano and alto singers in 11th and 12th grade.

Bel Canto rehearses 5th period.

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Varsity SSA

 

CHRISTOPHER J. PIELA, director

Non-auditioned choir for 10th-12th grade soprano & alto voices.

Varsity SSA meets in two sections and rehearses 6th & 7th periods.

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Varsity TTB

SCOTT M. LEHRKE, director

Non-auditioned choir for 10th-12th grade tenor & bass voices.

Varsity TTB rehearses 6th period.

Ninth-Grade SSA

DR. DAVID O. HENDERSON, director

Non-auditioned choir for 9th grade soprano & alto voices.

Ninth-Grade SSA meets in three sections and rehearses 1st, 2nd, and 7th periods.

Ninth-Grade TTB

SCOTT M. LEHRKE, director

Non-auditioned choir for 9th grade tenor & bass voices.

Ninth-Grade TTB meets in two sections and rehearses 1st & 2nd periods.


Extra-Curricular Ensembles

  • Ninth-Grade Ensemble: non-auditioned extra-curricular choir for those 9th grade singers wanting an additional, smaller choir experience.
  • Varsity Ensemble: non-auditioned extra-curricular choir for those Varsity Choir members wanting an additional, smaller choir experience.
  • Bel Canto Ensemble: auditioned extra-curricular choir for those Bel Canto members wanting an additional, smaller choir experience.
  • Chamber Singers: by audition only, a select group of Concert Choir members with a heavy performance schedule during the holidays. Auditions are held in September.

Edina Men's Chorus

The Edina Men's Chorus is open to all junior and senior men in the school, as well as men from the community.  This ensemble rehearses Wednesday mornings from 7:15 to 8:00 AM in the Choir Room W325 (located above the Main Office, inside Door 5) in Edina High School.  

This groups sings the National Anthem at the Homecoming Football Game, performs in the Fall Concerts, Masterworks Concerts, and the popular Current Jam Concerts at the end of the school year.  

Our repertoire includes virtually anything written for men's chorus from Renaissance motets to Barbershop to pop tunes.

Questions about Edina Men's Chorus? Please fill out the following form or contact Dr. David Henderson.

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