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Caprock High School Choir

Caprock High School Choir offers four choral ensembles with over 100 students in grades 9-12. Our students perform in several performances each year, including the Fall Concert, Caprock Classics, Holiday Concert, Battle of the Voices, Pre-UIL Concert, Black Diamond Dinner, and Combined Fine Arts Spring Concert: Caprock’s Taste of the Arts.  Schola Cantorum made history in 2013 by earning the first UIL Choir sweepstakes in the history of the school with their varsity mixed choir.  The choir made history again in 2014 by earning three sweepstakes trophies with the Varsity Mixed, Varsity Women, and Varsity Men’s choirs.  We strive for musical excellence in our daily rehearsals.  We hope to graduate students with a better understanding of not only music and singing, but dedication and a good sense of community through our ensembles.

Caprock Choral Groups:

  • Schola Cantorum – Caprock's top performing ensemble is an auditioned Varsity Mixed Choir for Grades 10-12
  • Encore – Formerly known as “Note”-orious, this group is an auditioned Show Choir for Grades 10-12 serves as our public relations ensemble
  • Longhorn Chorale – Auditioned JV Choir for Grades 9-12
  • Caprock Chorus – Beginning Level Mixed Choir, this year consist of all women, grades 9-12

 

Andrea CruzDirector, Andrea Cruz andrea.cruz@amaisd.org

Andrea Cruz has been the choir director at Caprock High School since 2008.  She was the choir director at Bowie Middle School for a year before moving to Caprock.  Mrs. Cruz graduated from Amarillo College with an Associate of Music in 2003 and WTAMU with a Bachelor of Music Education in 2007.  She has recently returned as a member of Amarillo Master Chorale, under the direction of Dr.Steven Weber.  Mrs. Cruz has served as interim music director at Polk Street United Methodist and their youth choir.  She holds memberships in TMEA and TCDA.  Mrs. Cruz is married to Ricardo Cruz, music teacher at Humphrey’s Highland Elementary.  Mr. and Mrs. Cruz have two beautiful daughters, Ava and Santana, who love to keep life interesting.

 

 

Associate Director: Brian Warren

Caprock Cluster Middle School Directors:

Makayla Smith - Fannin Middle School
Chrissye Jenkins - Bowie Middle School