About Us

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Freedom High School Chorus website! This choral program resides at Freedom High School in Tampa, Florida and is under the direction of Ms. Amber Faircloth who holds a bachelor's degree in choral music education from Florida State University. The choral program at Freedom High School serves to provide students with an exciting and rewarding choral experience while fostering an appreciation for music. Students will learn to sing with proper vocal technique and expressive elements while also developing music literacy and aural skills. In addition, students will learn valuable, transferrable life skills through rehearsal etiquette, performance etiquette, and team work.

Freedom Chorus is looking forward to a school year full of fun, growth, and exciting performances. This year, students will perpare and perform five different concerts. These five concerts include the Fall Concert with Liberty Middle School, the Broadway Showcase with the musical theatre class, the Winter Concert, the Honors Concert (pre-MPA concert), and the Legends Concert (pop concert). Students will also attend MPA (Music Performance Assessment) in the spring, where each ensemble will perform and sight-read for ajudication and rating. There will be various optional opportunities for students to engage in choral activities and honor choirs throughout the school year, including All-State, All-County, FL ACDA Honor Choir, and Solo and Ensemble.

OUR ENSEMBLES (2019-2020)

Bella Voce is an unauditioned choir for treble voices in 9th-12th grade. This ensemble is open to all students at FHS, regardless of prior experience. Students in this ensemble will perform a variety of choral literature while focusing on basic vocal technique and musicianship skills. Students in this ensemble are required to attend all dress rehearsals and concerts throughout the school yea.

Chamber Choir is an auditioned choir for SATB voices in 9th-12th grade. This ensemble is open to all students at FHS by audition only. Students in this ensemble will perform a variety of choral literature while working on advanced vocal technique and musicianship skills. Students in this ensemble are required to attend any extra performances that may occur throughout the school year.

Bravo Company is an auditioned show choir for SATB voices in 9th-12th grade. This ensemble is open to all students at FHS by audition only. Students in this ensemble will perform a variety of literature, including vocal jazz, pop, and acapella while focusing on vocal techniques and musicianship skills specific to the style of repertoire. Students in this ensmble are required to attend any extra performances that may occur throughout the school year and are also required to enroll in the Chamber Choir.

MUSICAL THEATRE

The musical theatre class is open to all 9th-12th grade students at FHS. Students in this ensemble will perform a variety of musical theatre literature as solos, duets, and small and large ensembles while forcusing on vocal techniques and musicianship skills specific to the style of the repertoire. Students will also explore acting and dancing techniques. Students in this ensemble are required to attend all dress rehearsals and performances for Night on Broadway and the spring musical.