Joshua High School Choir

Contact Info

Choir room 0405

817-202-2500 x1107

wilsonc@joshuaisd.org

hamiltonl@joshuaisd.org

Meet the Directors!

Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson has a wide range of musical experience, including performing many diverse musical styles (barbershop classical, jazz, gospel, and musical theater), teaching at several age levels, directing church choirs, teaching private voice, and playing a variety of instruments. This is Chris’ 19th year in public education as a choir director, and he is excited to be joining the Joshua High School choir program. Chris graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor's in Music Education, where he performed with the Chamber Singers, A Cappella Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, and Marching band. He also performed with Vocal Majority Men’s Chorus, and Paradigm Vocal Ensemble. In addition to his role as a public-school educator, Chris is also a church music director. He is currently the music director at University UMC in Fort Worth where he directs the choir for their traditional service. Chris is a sought-out choir clinician, and his choirs consistently earn Sweepstakes and First Division ratings at UIL competitions. Chris is married to his wonderful wife Heather, and they have three children Nevaeha, Nathaniel and Noelle.


LeeAnn Hamilton

Ms. Hamilton is starting her fourth year as the Assistant Choir Director at Joshua High School. She grew up in the Ft. Worth area and attended L. D Bell High School. Ms. Hamilton competed in the Texas All State Choir process during her high school career and participated in the 9/10 Honor Choir, the District Honor Choir, and the Region Mixed Choir.

Ms. Hamilton attended Tarleton State University where she earned her undergraduate degree in Music Education, cum laude, in 2019. While at Tarleton, she was a member of the Chamber Choir, Women’s Select Ensemble, University Singers, and performed with Tarleton’s Jazz Band and Latin Band. She completed her clinical teaching at Keller High School in Keller ISD before starting her teaching career at Joshua High School.

Choirs under her direction at Joshua High School received “Sweepstakes” and “Excellent” ratings at UIL the 2021-2022 school year. Ms. Hamilton maintains memberships in the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Choir Directors Association.

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.