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vocal music

There are lots of options for singers at BLS, from traditional choral repertoire to show music to a capella pop.


Concert Choir
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Carry On
The Concert Choir provides an opportunity for more advanced and experienced singers to study the art of choral singing and to perform standard choral literature from classical to popular music. The Concert Choir participates in concerts during the holiday season, the spring season and one adjudicated festival or guest clinic per year.
Repertory Choir
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Come In From the
Firefly Darkness
The Repertory Choir provides younger students an opportunity to learn the art of choral singing and to experience the joy of singing music that represents various styles ranging from folk to classical to popular. Students will continue to develop the skills necessary to be successful in the performance of vocal music.
Class Choruses
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No Greater Gift
The Class V and VI Choruses give eighth and seventh grade students an opportunity to learn the art of choral singing and to experience the joy of singing music, including a variety of repertoire. Proper vocal technique is explained and performed.

Afterschool Groups

In addition to the ensembles above, which are part of the BLS curriculum and rehearse during the school day, there are a variety of groups that meet after school and participate in school concerts and other events:

Chamber Choir
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Earth Song
A small, auditioned group that performs a diverse repertoire of challenging choral music.
Show Choir
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Sir Duke
The Show Choir stands out among Boston Latin's choirs because it combines singing and dancing. A vibrant band accompanies this choir, which consists of students in grades 10 to 12, who are admitted following song and dance auditions near the end of the previous school year.
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Runaround Sue
The BLS Wolftones are a student-directed, all-male a capella group that meets after school. The Wolftones sing the best of male rock, pop, Motown, soul and R&B, doo-wop, and present day stuff.
mp3 sample:
Man in the Mirror
The Wolfettes are a student-directed, all-female a capella vocal group that meets after school.