The CTCS Choral Department provides a diverse program of training in music that reflects historical traditions of choral music, music education, and music ministry leadership. It seeks to broaden each student's knowledge of music in ways consistent with the Christian worldview. Through daily choral instruction and various concerts throughout the year, the program is designed to challenge all students’ development and use of their artistic talents in both secular and sacred contexts.
The High School Choir performing "Cantate Domino" at the 2019 TAPPS Spring Competition.
High School Choir Awarded Sweepstakes!
The HS Choir was awarded Sweepstakes at the 2019 TAPPS Spring Competition. This means they were awarded Superior (I) ratings from all three judges for the stage concert and a Superior (I) rating in the Sight-Reading room.
For the 2018-2019 school year, CTCS placed 2nd amongst all TAPPS 3A Choirs.
Lion High School Choir
The Lion High school Choir is involved in many performances and contests during the year, including TMEA All-Region & All State, TAPPS Concert & Sight-Reading, Solo & Ensemble, Spring and Christmas concerts, chapel performances, Grandparents Day, Veterans Day,
and Pep Rallies.
Students also have the option to participate in one combined Theater/Choral production in the Spring. The Kodaly system of sight-reading is mastered at this level and music theory and history is taught in tandem with the music literature sung.
Lion Middle School Choir
The Lion Middle School Choir is involved in several performances and selected contests during the year, including TMEA Region Choir, Music Memory, Spring and Christmas concerts, chapel performances, and other varied events.
The Kodaly system of sight-reading is continued at this level, focusing on the development of aesthetic evaluation and music interpretation. A comprehensive music theory program provides the foundation for further music education through daily activities and disciplines.
Lion 6 Choir
The Lion 6 Choir is an introduction into the world of choral music and education. The Kodaly system of sight-reading is continued at this level and two-part singing is introduced and refined throughout the year. Students will learn proper vocal technique, elementary aesthetic evaluation, and musical form.
The Lion 6 Choir is involved in Music Memory, Spring and Christmas concerts, chapel performances, and other varied events during the year.