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Schedule

  • PERIOD 1st SEMESTER 2nd SEMESTER
    Period 1 Treble Choir Treble Choir
    Period 2 Prep Prep
         
    Period 3 Chamber Choir

    Chamber Choir

    Period 4 Varsity Choir Varsity Choir
    Lunch Les Chanteurs/All-State/All NW/ Sectional rehearsals Les Chanteurs/All-State/All NW/ Sectional rehearsals
    Period 5 Inventory/Maintenance Inventory/Maintenance
    Period 6 Knight Choir Knight Choir
    Period 7 Prep Prep
  • Ellen McKenzie has proudly taught at Hellgate since 2014, and has been directing choirs and teaching since 2002. Prior to teaching at Hellgate, she taught in Frenchtown, Manteca (CA), and Kalispell.

    Mrs. McKenzie earned her Bachelors Degree in Music Education in 2001,  and her Masters Degree in Integrated Arts and Education in 2012, both from the University of Montana. She is National Board Certified in Music/Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood. Throughout her career, she has been a very active member of her schools and communities. She has taken choirs to Hawaii, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, and Banff, Alberta.

     When not teaching, Mrs. McKenzie enjoys being a performer, and participates in shows at MCT as her time allows. She loves to run, dance, paddleboard, garden, and mostly to spend time with her husband Peter and her two wild and crazy sons, Ben and Jack.

     

    CHEVIES 2021-2022

    THANK YOU to everyone who auditioned. If you didn't get chosen this year, please try again. There were a lot of really excellent auditions, and the choices were very close and difficult. You are all valued members of this choir program!

    Chevies - first rehearsal is Wednesday, September 8 from 6-7 in the choir room. I will have a complete rehearsal schedule for you at that time.

     

     

    Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
    Marrin Kolczak-Hardy Adair Arnold Nick Monsos Grey Gilhouse
    Mabel DeGrandpre Lydia Barrow Dain Simunovich Delfino Forrest
    Morgan Best McKenna Schmaus Max Heiner Mason Parkey
    Cara Wright Aislyn Pappas Tony Woodward Zane Tuberty
    Maeci Thomas Emmaline Derry Mateo Patjone Lucca LePiane
    Kelsey O'Mailia Elly Vatoussis William Gariepy John Nelson
    Makila Litz Ana Ward   Ellis Walker - Keleher
    Jade Gallegos Oliver Meyer   Wilson Derry
    Sage Fife Gretchen Collins