• Ronald Reagan High School Chorus Information

    Mignon Dobbins, Director of Choirs



    Welcome to the Reagan High School Choral Program!  We are delighted that you are considering being part of this quickly evolving, high quality choral program in one of the finest high schools in the area.  The following is a brief description of our various ensembles:
    • Vox Nova (2B) – Latin for “New Voice,” Vox Nova is open to any Reagan High School freshman, without audition.  Vox Nova performs on every concert and members are eligible to participate in some of the same extra curricular musical activities as the other choirs.
    • Voz Alta (2A) - Spanish for "High Voice," Voz Alta is open to any Reagan High School student in grades 10 -12,
    • First Ladies (3A) – Reagan’s intermediate level women’s chorus.  First Ladies are selected audition and occasionally on the recommendation of the previous chorus teacher.  First Ladies are eligible to participate in All State Chorus.
    • Bella Voce (4B) – Italian for “Beautiful Voice,” Bella Voce is Reagan High School’s premier choral ensemble.  Students are selected by audition.  Bella Voce performs on and off campus throughout the year – caroling at City Hall and in the hallways of Reagan HS, performing for school events, and for various community and church groups. 
    • A Cappella (4A) - Reagan's newest choral ensemble.  A Cappella is a second chorus open to any student already participating in an auditioned choir (FL or BV).  A performance-based class, A Cappella includes popular music, vocal percussion/beat boxing, improvisation, and elements of arranging
    • Honors Credit – is available to students who enroll in "proficient" or "advance" level chorus.  Additional work is required each semester to earn honors credit.


    A small sampling of our activities:

    ·        Three seasonal concerts (Fall, Winter, and Spring)

    ·        All County Chorus (April)

    ·        NC High School Honors Chorus (November)

    ·        All State Chorus (May)

    ·        Mars Hill Choral Festival (February)

    ·        Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) (March)

    ·        Spring Musical (March or April)

    ·        Additional events, outings, and opportunities develop every year…


    Please contact Ms. Dobbins for more information or to schedule an audition!