Concert Dates for the 2015-2016 School Year

Monday, Oct. 12
**Monday, Dec. 7** Date change due to Senior Projects
Tuesday, March 1
Tuesday, May 10

All concerts take place at Meridian Middle School. Doors open at 7PM, concert begins at 7:30PM.  Students are to report by 6:30PM.

NAPS Parent Meeting & Mini Concert

posted Jan 25, 2015, 4:33 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 19, 2015, 7:01 AM ]

Please plan to attend the only booster/parent meeting of the year for the Minor Details and varsity choirs. This meeting will begin at 6PM on Thursday, Sept. 10 in the MHS "auditorium". Each choir will be singing, followed by the year's overview and fundraising information. Butterbraid samples will be available and packets for sales will be distributed to those who would like to participate. Hope to see EACH of you there!! 

Concert Dates for 2015-2016

posted Oct 9, 2014, 10:47 AM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Apr 20, 2015, 1:18 PM ]

All Concerts take place at Meridian Middle School corner of 8th and Cherry.
Concerts begin at 7:30PM
Fall Concert - Monday, Oct. 12
Christmas Concert - Tuesday, Dec. 8
PreFestival Concert - Tues. March 1
Spring Concert - Tues, May 10

Choir Performance Rubric

posted Sep 2, 2014, 7:38 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Oct 17, 2014, 3:43 PM ]

If you missed critiquing your choir in class this week, stop in the choir room to view your choir & complete the rubric. Stop by before or after school or at lunch any day next week (by Oct. 31) to get this completed and turned in for a grade.

National Anthem- A new tradition at MHS

posted Jul 17, 2014, 12:00 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 16, 2015, 10:32 AM ]

All students in the MHS Choir program will be singing the National Anthem on the football field for the Homecoming game on Thursday, Oct. 8. Plan to attend! Wear your favorite MHS sport shirt or MHS colors. We will plan 1-2 on-field rehearsals for this event.

Concert Absence-See "Class info" for Festival make up assignment

posted Oct 16, 2013, 12:54 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Oct 13, 2014, 7:02 PM ]

Alternative Assignment - Due at the end of the quarter for any student unable to attend our quarterly Concert.
Choose one of the songs in your concert set and write a 2 page (typed or handwritten) report on the piece. Include background information on the composer or arranger. If the song is in a foreign language, research the meaning or translation of the song. Discuss using musical terms, how the music supported the lyrics or the message of the song, the genre and what makes this particular song that genre, etc.
Due at the end of the quarter.

Remind Messaging

posted Aug 18, 2013, 4:58 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 8, 2014, 10:39 AM ]

We have a system to send out reminders about fundraisers, events, clinics, concerts, etc if you would like to sign up.

How to sign up for Mrs. Jones's Varsity Choirs messages:

To receive messages via text message, text to (208) 856-2101.
In the message line one of the following codes should be entered depending on the choir your child is in.
A Cappella: @0533d; Treble Choir: @2141lopt; New Dimensions: @258liht; Minor Details: @littlejazz; Concert Choir: @cc89654.
To receive email reminders: email the code (0533d for A Cap)
You can opt-out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe and the choir code'.
*Standard text message rates apply.

Or to receive messages via email, send an email to (for A cap).
To unsubscribe, reply with 'unsubscribe' in the subject line.


posted Feb 3, 2013, 5:19 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Jan 25, 2015, 7:48 PM ]




Boise State University Music Department

Audition Dates — February 7, February 21 & April 11

Apply online @


BSU Blue Thunder Marching Band

Audition Weekend — April 10 & 11

Apply online @

Phone: 208-426-4159     Web:


Brigham Young University

Apply today @



Brigham Young University Idaho

Deadline for All Materials is February 1

On Campus Auditions: January 29 & 30

Satellite Auditions (Salt Lake City): January 31

Phone: 208-496-4950    Email:


Central Washington University

Audition Dates — Ellensburg Campus, January 22-23; 

Des Moines Campus, January 24

For more information: 509-963-1216


College of Southern Idaho

Audition Date —  Saturday, February 28

application deadline is February 26

Contact Sue Miller, 208-732-6769 or



The College of Idaho

Audition Dates — January 17; February 14; March 7

More Information: Fill out an application online or email to to make an audition appointment.

Phone: 208-459-5275


Idaho State University

Audition Dates — Saturday, February 21; Saturday, March 7

More Information:

Phone: 208-282-3636


Northwest Nazarene University

Audition Dates — By Appointment

Phone:  (208) 467-8506




Oregon State University

Scholarship Audition Dates

Saturday, Feb. 21 at Lakeridge High School, Lake Oswego, OR

Saturday, March 7 at Benton Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR



Treasure Valley Community College

Audition Dates — Call for audition criteria information.

Phone: 541-881-5950     Email:   Web:


University of Idaho

Audition Day for Admission and Scholarships —

Pocatello, Highland HS, Saturday, January 31

Saturday, February 7; Audition by February 28 for priority consideration

More Information: Phone: 208-885-6231



University of Portland

Audition Dates — Monday, February 16; Saturday, February 21 & 28

For More Information:    503-943-7228


Willamette University

Audition Dates — January 24, February 16 

Must audition by Jan. 24 for priority consideration

Schedule an audition 503-370-6687

Office of Admission:  503-370-6303

Varsity Choirs @ the Capital 12/12

posted Jan 24, 2013, 4:41 PM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 8, 2014, 2:40 PM ]

Barbershop Clinic - Sept. 28-Varsity Choirs to participate!

posted Jan 9, 2013, 8:13 AM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 16, 2015, 11:17 AM ]

2015 Boise Youth Barbershop Festival

– Sept. 28th  2015 –

Morrison Center for the Performing Arts

                                  The New Fangled Four


 §  Morrison Center for the Performing Arts will be this year’s Festival host venue thanks to a generous grant from the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation

 §  FREE Festival Show Admittance for the 6:30pm Show performance for all students, parents, friends and a cappella music patrons in the greater Boise and Treasure Valley area  

 **Students will be bused from MHS to the Morrison Center and back for this event.


posted Jan 9, 2013, 8:09 AM by Debbie Jones   [ updated Aug 8, 2014, 11:32 AM ]


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