O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program
O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program 

The Choral Program

The O'Fallon Township High School Choral Program serves over 200 students, grades 9-12. We are so fortunate here at OTHS to provide our students with the highest level of music education through a large number of curricular courses and extracurricular activities. Students who participate in the choir program receive extensive vocal training, perform in concerts, festivals, and competitions throughout the country, and work with esteemed vocal groups and clinicians. In addition, students in the choral program have gotten the opportunity to perform in a wide variety of venues throughout the United States. Please see our 'Choirs' section of the website for more detailed information on the course and activities we offer.

The Director

Ms. Heidi Buch

 

Heidi is an O'Fallon Township High School graduate who earned her Bachelors of Music in Education at Millikin University where she performed with the Millikin University Choir, OneVoice Vocal Jazz, and Dissonance A Cappella. She has taught High School Choir, K-4 General Music, and High School Special Education General Music. Heidi's teaching philosophy is rooted in relationship building and trauma-informed practice to better develop concepts of music literacy, tonal variety, and expressive excellence. She is excited to spend her second year teaching in the very halls where she first fell in love with music.

The Music Department

The OTHS Music Department serves over 500 students at O'Fallon Township High School. Vocal music courses offered include Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Freshman Choir, and Treble Choir. Instrumental music courses include Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Marching Band. Music theory and music appreciation are also offered to enhance the overall music program. Extra-curricular music offerings consist of Jazz Choir, Madrigals, Jazz Band, a  mixed show choir, and Winterguard. Both the curricular and extra-curricular performing ensembles regularly participate in school concerts, a variety of community events, regional/state festivals, and competitions. Our ensembles consistently earn high ratings and praise. To visit the OTHS Bands website click here.

O'Fallon Township High School

The mission of O'Fallon Township High School is to access the talents of the community, family, and staff to provide a positive environment that maximizes the potential of students to become informed decision-makers, engaged learners, and responsible citizens in an ever-changing and diverse society. Serving students in an area of fifty square miles in St. Clair County, OTHS has been recognized by the United States Department of Education as one of the finest high schools in the country. District #203 has a student body of 2,500 students and a faculty and staff consisting of over 200 employees.

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