Joshua High School Choir

Class overview

Choir is designed to enhance the musical, creative and expressive qualities of all students. Musical opportunities are provided for every student to learn the basic skills of singing and reading music, developing song repertoire, broadening listening skills, and experiencing the interrelated nature of music with other cultures and content areas. Choir is a place where students build community and positive relationships with each other through creating music.

Meet the Directors!

John Tucker

Mr. Tucker is beginning year 26 as a public school music educator. He was born and grew up in Venezuela and Colombia (South America) before making Cleburne, Texas his home his 11th and 12th grade years of high school. He attended Hardin-Simmons University, earning a BA with a major in Music, minor in Spanish. He then enrolled at Southwestern Baptitst Theological Seminary earning a Master of Music in Vocal Performance. After several years of church music ministry, he felt led to enter the public school classroom as a choral director. He attended Tarleton State Univeristy to complete his coursework and was certified as a Texas music educator in 1996. He has taught from 6-12th grades and at the college level in Conroe ISD, Lone Star College (adjunct) Wylie ISD (near Plano), Stephenville ISD, Tarleton State University (Adjunct - Applied Voice) Boerne ISD and now Joshua ISD for the past 2 years as Director of Choral Activities for JISD and Joshua HS.

He has two daughters, ages 17 and 24, and is engaged to someone he has known since the 6th grade. She is currently a Special Education specialist in Granbury ISD. He enjoys fishing, going to movies, and watching soccer and football.


LeeAnn Hamilton

Ms. Hamilton is starting her third year teaching at Joshua High School. She grew up in the Ft. Worth area and attended L. D Bell High School before attending Tarleton State University where she earned her undergraduate degree in Music Education in 2019. She completed her clinical teaching at Keller High School in Keller ISD before starting her teaching career at Joshua High School.

Ms. Hamilton lives in Burleson with her partner, Cade, with their 10-year-old Chow/ Husky mix, Parker. In her spare time, Ms. Hamilton enjoys playing piano, ukulele, learning to play the bass guitar, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.