About Choir

    The UTMS General Concert Choir is available to all students in grades 6th, 7th and 8th. 
    In General Concert Choir and Chamber Choir, students are exposed to traditional choral genres from classical, jazz, musical theater, rock, rap, country, secular and sacred scores. Choral elements include harmony, blending, balancing and blocking, as well as contemporary elements like pitch percussion, beatboxing and rapping.
    All students are welcome and no auditions for General Concert Choir is required!
    Concert performances are typically presented in the Holiday and Spring season. 
    Typically, our students annual volunteering to perform at a local nursing home, we also participate annually in the:
    • Ocean City Christmas Parade as the events ONLY and MAIN performing Choral Production Group!!!
    • LiteRock 96.9 Holiday Cheer Choir Performance
    • OC Nursing Home Performance and Visits
    • Spring "Cookies and Karaoke," Fundraiser
    • And a fundraising trip to NYC for our annual Broadway show!!!!
    All are welcome and NO auditions are required for the UTMS General Concert Choir.
    Chamber Choir members are selected by video auditions only by a volunteer panel of Judges!

Phone: 609-628-3500 x2296


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Music Education~ Classical Opera & Piano

Mrs. Aristizabal

Hello! It is my pleasure and honor to be warmly welcomed as the Upper Township Middle School General Music Teacher and Choral Director of both the UTMS and UTES. For over 18 years, I have been teaching music education. This is my fifth year in the Upper Township School District. Students are told daily, "You are my dream come true!" "We're all in this together!!!!"