The chorus meets every Monday at 7:30pm starting September 2nd in the Omak High School Choir Room. Please note that auditions are NOT required. Commitments to participate can be made on a concert by concert basis.
Everyone interested in singing is welcome.
Jonathan McBride has taught band and choir at the secondary level since his graduation from the University of Alaska, Anchorage in 1998. His choirs and vocal students have performed at state Solo/Ensemble contests as well as All-State and All-Northwest honor festivals, earning top honors. While in Alaska, McBride directed the Talkeetna Community Chorus. Since 2007 he has been teaching K-12 Music for Pateros Schools. He has directed a number of full-scale student musicals both in Alaska and in Pateros. He has been OVOC’s Chorus Director since 2012 and has served as vocal coach for many of OVOC’s community musicals.
In 2010, Mr. McBride earned his Master’s Degree in Instrumental Conducting from the American Band College and became a National Board Certified Teacher in Instrumental Music. In 2011, Mr. McBride was voted “Outstanding Music Educator” by the North-Central Washington Music Educators Association and recently served as the organization’s President.
In addition, Mr. McBride is an accomplished composer with C L Barnhouse Publishing Co, with numerous compositions on Bandworld’s Top 100 list.