Concert Women's choir is the third women's ensemble at Vandegrift High School. This group is comprised of freshman women.
Concert Tenor Bass
Men's choir is the non-varsity men's choir at Vandegrift High School. This ensemble includes 30 men and is growing strong.
A Cappella is the second women's ensemble at Vandegrift High School. This group is comprised mostly of sophomore and junior women. This choir has close to 35 singers, most of whom take private lessons throughout the year.
Venom Show Choir
Select Women’s Choir is a smaller group of choir members, incorporating dance in their performaces. Select Women perform fun a cappella music, Show Choir numbers, and more. Select Women travel and perform at Renaissance Festival, Trail of Lights, and along with other public performances.
Chorale is a combination of Chorale men and women comprised mostly of juniors and seniors. Members of Chorale sing at a very high level and sing a mixed repertoire throughout the school year.
Chamber is made up of 24 men and women that are also in Chorale. Students in this class are in two choir periods and they are the very best singers and sight readers. Chamber sings the national anthem at all home football games and competes at the Madrigal Festival every Spring in San Antonio.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Since its inception, 10 years ago, the Vandegrift High School Choir has excelled competing with top choirs not only within our district but against some of the top choirs in the state of Texas, receiving the highest accolades and recognitions:
- Seven years of highest honors at UIL contests: each choir earned Sweepstakes distinction (total of 23 Sweepstakes). This represents a perfect record for the program – No other program in the region can claim this honor!
- The VHS Chamber Choir Boasts Six Performance of Distinction ratings, Seven First Division Superior Ratings at Madrigal Festival, 3rd Runner Up in 2017, and 2nd Runner Up in 2018.
- Chorale Women were selected as a South West Treble Honor Choir and TMEA Treble Honor Choir in 2016, and National ACDA Treble Choir in 2019 - These recognitions represent the top-performing ensemble in the state of Texas (TMEA), in the Region Division of the US (SWACDA), and in the Nation (NACDA).
- There have been 25 students make a TMEA All-State Ensemble at Vandegrift HS since it opened in 2011!!