Concert Choir

Concert Choir Offerings at Fairfield High School

Advanced Chorale

Advanced Choir @ Trinity UMC

Advanced Chorale, Fairfield’s premier concert choir, is an auditioned ensemble comprised of students in grades 10 – 12.  They have consistently received Gold Ratings in the highest division of the Indiana State School Music Association’s state contest and are five-time state finalists, including a 4th place finish among all Indiana high school choirs in 2015.  The choir has also been recognized on a national level, placing first at the Heritage Music Festival in New York City where they performed at the historic Riverside Church on the Upper West side of Manhattan. Advanced Chorale was the featured high school performing choir at the 2015 Indiana Music Educators Association Convention in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  In addition to their competition schedule, Advanced Chorale performs at many church, school and community functions.  They are directed by Ben Kambs and accompanied by Larry Becker.

State Finals Appearances:

2010:  State Finalist
2011:  State Finalist
2012:  State Finalist, 6th Place
2014:  State Finalist, 8th Place
2015:  State Finalist, 4th Place
2016:  State Finalist, 4th Place

Chamber Pic

Advanced Chorale performing at the historic Riverside Church in NYC, 2012.

Advanced Choir Award

Advanced Chorale members and director accept 4th place trophy at 2015 ISSMA State Finals.

Concert Choir

Concert Choir is a non-auditioned ensemble comprised of students in grades 9-12.  Members of this ensemble perform in four concerts per year and are encouraged to participate in the district ISSMA Solo & Ensemble contest, hosted at Fairfield High School.  Concert Choir has consistently earned Gold ratings in the highest division of the Indiana State School Music Association’s state contest.