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 to gospel scores. Choral elements include harmony, blending, balancing and blocking, as well as contemporary elements like pitch percussion, beatboxing and rapping.
     
    Concert performances are presented in the Holiday and Spring season. In addition to numerous field trip to a local nursing home, the Ocean City Christmas Parade Performance and a trip to NYC for a Broadway show!!!!
     
    All are welcome and no auditions are required for the UTMS General Concert Choir.
     
    Chime and Chamber Choir memebers are selected by audition only!
     
    Students are able to take the "Late Bus" or Parent Pick-up. Preparation for the concert will be determined upon the amount of rehearsals attended. 
     
    The UTMS General Concert Choir Rehearsal for September 2020:
     
    Monday, January 27th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, February 3rd- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, February 10th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, February 17th- NO SCHOOL- President's Day
    Monday, February 24th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, March 2nd- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, March 9th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, March 16th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, March 23rd- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, March 30th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, April 6th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, April 13th- NO SCHOOL- Spring Break
    Monday, April 20th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, April 27th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, May 4th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
    Monday, May 11th- UTMS Music Room (3:20-4:25pm)
     
    Tuesday, May 12th- UTMS Chamber and General Choir OC United Methodist at the Shore Performance Field Trip (10am Performance)
     
    Tuesday, May 12th- UTMS Chamber & General Choir Dress Rehearsal in the gymnasium 6-7pm.
     
    Wednesday, May 13th- UTMS Choir & Band Spring Concert 7pm. Choir Students arrive at 6:30pm. Please arrive in "Concert Attire," of black on the bottom and white on the top. Meet in Gymnasium. 
     
     
    Chamber Choir Rehearsal Schedule for September 2020:
     
    Monday, January 27th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, February 3rd- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, February 10th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, February 17th- NO SCHOOL- President's Day
    Monday, February 24th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, March 2nd-UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, March 9th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, March 16th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, March 23rd- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, March 30th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, April 6th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, April 13th- NO SCHOOL- Spring Break
    Monday, April 20th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, April 27th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, May 4th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
    Monday, May 11th- UTMS Music Room (7:30-8:10am)
     
    Tuesday, May 12th- UTMS Chamber & General Choir OC United Methodist at the Shore Performance Field Trip (10am)
     
    Tuesday, May 12th- UTMS Chamber & General Choir Dress Rehearsal in the gymnasium from 6-7pm.
     
    Wednesday, May 13th- UTMS Choir & Band Spring Concert @ 7pm. Choir Students arrive at 6:30pm in "Concert Attire," of black on the bottom and white on the top. Meet in the Gymnasium. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
Mrs. Aristizabal

Phone: 609-628-3500 x2296

Email:

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 17 years, I have been teaching music education. This is my fourth year in the Upper Township School District. Students are told daily, "You are my dream come true!" Thank you for making my dreams come true! 

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