East Grand Rapids High School Vocal Music Education
Founded in 1841
High School Established in 1917
Celebrating a tradition of excellence!
James D. Borst, PhD - Director of Vocal Music Education
Todd Wilkie - Accompanist
Hollis Bokhout - Voice Teacher
Katie Green - Volunteer Librarian
Sandy Ward - Music Boosters Parent Liaison
WELCOME MS. DE VRIES, STUDENT TEACHER
Ms. Kaitlyn DeVries is a senior music education major with emphasis on piano performance from Calvin College. She begins her intern placement at East Grand Rapids High School on Monday, January 30 and ends her time here Friday, May 12. Please welcome her to the family of choirs at East!
STATE SOLO AND ENSEMBLE SCHEDULE
Friday, March 24
Paw Paw High School
Warm-up is 15 minutes prior to performance times:
Tyler Roberts 7:30p.m.
2017 STATE CHORAL FESTIVAL
Friday, May 5
Hope College, Holland, Michigan
Parents are cordially invited to observe the entire process!
Please come join us!
LONDON, ENGLAND ANYONE?
Dr. Borst received the invitation to take East choir students to sing in
London, England - June, 2018!
This event is offered by the same travel company that took us to
Carnegie Hall in 2014.
The repertoire is all about BROADWAY.
More information will be coming. Save the date and plan ahead. This lifetime opportunity is not to be missed!
4 Saturday MSVMA District 10 Solo and Ensemble (various students) All Day - East Kentwood High School
15 Wednesday MSVMA District 10 Choir Festival Competition All Day - Grand Rapids Christian High
6 Monday Scholarship Concert: Classical Festive Music 7:30p.m. - PAC
22 Wednesday 44th Melodies in March - (Madrigals) 7:00p.m. - PAC
24/25 MSVMA State Solo and Ensemble (those who qualify) All day - Paw Paw High School
27,28,29 High School Musical: GREASE! 7:30p.m. - PAC
3, 4 & 5 W/T/F MSVMA State Choral Festival Competition Various times - Hope College
15 Monday Pioneer Choirs go "POP" Concert 7:30p.m. - PAC
18 Thursday Choral Cabaret Dessert 6:30p.m. - Middle School Cafetorium
23 Tuesday Baccalaureate Fountain Street Church
25 Thursday Graduation Memorial Field
INTERESTED IN PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS?
Mrs. Hollis Bokhout is the EGRHS vocal coach and private voice teacher.
Private lessons are available to all vocal music students during lunch hours or after school.
Please contact Hollis at 616.460.0499 for scheduling.
EGR MUSIC BOOSTER MEETINGS
Meeting for all parents of music students.
Held in the high school Learning Commons meeting room.
Every other month on the the 3rd Tuesday.
Get involved and support music programs at East!
Exploring the Frontier of Song
"We sing world class music with academic excellence and athletic artistry."
Founded in 1841
One Hundred Seventy Five Years - A Tradition of Excellence