All County Choir

All County Choir will be held at George Wythe on April 20. The event is for Vivace Choir students and Choir students from Rural Retreat and Ft. Chiswell. This year's guest director is Dr. Allyss Haecker, the Director of Choral Activities at Emory & Henry College. 

Rehearsals will take place during school day. Students may bring or purchase their school lunch. Dinner is provided for the students.

The All County Choir Concert will take place at 6:30pm on April 20 at George Wythe. Students need to wear nice clothes ("church clothes") for the concert. The Mountain Empire Honor Band concert will immedately follow at 7pm. Both concerts are free.

Spring Concert Reminder

Our Spring Concert is Thursday, March 8 at 7pm. Students need to arrive in the band room dressed in their concert attire by 6:30pm. Admission is $5 per adult.

The Spring Concert Dress Rehearsal is Wednesday, March 7 3:30-5pm at George Wythe. Students may ride the bus to George Wythe or be driven there for the rehearsal.

The Concert and Dress Rehearsal are for a grade and are required for all choir students.

Looking forward to seeing you there! 

Jr District Choir Reminders March 2-3

All students who made Jr District Choir are to either ride their bus or have a parent take them to George Wythe by 8:15. Students are to report to the Choir Room. Mrs. Baxter will be waiting for them when they arrive at George Wythe. We will travel via bus to Abingdon High School.

Students need to bring their music, money for lunch on Friday and money for concessions. Dinner will be provided. We will arrive at George Wythe at approximately 8:30.

Students need to arrive at GW Saturday at 7:30 dressed in their concert attire

  • Girls: white button up shirt, black slacks or long skirt, black dress shoes
  • Boys: white button up shirt, necktie (any color), black dress pants, black socks, black shoes

Lunch will be provided on Saturday. The concert is at 3pm at Abingdon High School. It is free and open to the public. Students may be taken home by family after the concert. Students riding back on the bus should arrive at GW around 5:30.

Please contact Mrs. Baxter if you have any questions. brandy.baxter@wythek12.org

Spring Concert Reminder

Just a reminder that our Spring Concert is Thursday, March 8 at 7pm. Students need to arrive in the band room dressed in their concert attire by 6:30pm. Admission is $5 per adult.

The Spring Concert Dress Rehearsal is Wednesday, March 7 at 3:30-5pm. Students may ride the bus to George Wythe or be driven there for the rehearsal.

The Concert and Dress Rehearsal are for a grade and are required for all choir students.

Thank you! -Mrs. Baxter

Video Release Forms

Reminder to all students: please bring your completed video release forms on Monday. Our student teacher, Mr. Linkous, is required to record videos of his teaching for his professors and potential employers. The videos will be directed toward Mr. Linkous and not the students. All videos will be securely stored. Please let Mrs. Baxter know if you have any questions.

Sr District Choir Results

Congratulations to the following students for making Sr. District Choir: Kaitya Baker, Olivia Brewer, Katya Dowler, Madeline Fowler, Maggie Gilman, Kassie Hackler, Emma Horton and Andrew Temple.

Several of these students also received high scores in their audition rooms: Olivia Brewer - 2nd place and Madeline Fowler 7th place out of 67 Alto 2 singers, Andrew Temple - 6th place out of 15 Tenor 1 singers, Maggie Gilman - 8th place out of 75 Soprano 2 singers, and Kaitya Baker - 9th place out of 75 Alto 1 singers. Congratulations!

Jr District Audition Results Announcements

Congratulations to the following students for making Jr. District Choir: Caroline Bell, Sara Bell, Roan Brown, Christal Clarke, Annali Fowler, Omaha Moon, Zach Moore, Ella Richardson, Mariah Sharpe, Kaleigh Temple, and Kara Temple!

Several of these students also received high scores in their audition rooms: Zach Moore - 1st place Bass, Christal Clarke - 2nd place Soprano 1, Annali Fowler - 6th place Soprano 1, Kaleigh Temple - 5th place Alto 1. Congratulations!!!

Jr District Audition Reminder

Jr. District Choir auditions are this Saturday, November 4. Mrs. Baxter is available to work on audition music after school on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week. Please let her know if you will be staying after school.


We will leave GW at 6:45am. You may bring cell phones and chargers and snacks. Please eat breakfast before you arrive. We will return around 10:45am.

If you haven't already, please turn in your permission slip and $5 as soon as possible. Thank you!

Concert Reminder

Our Fall Concert is Thursday at 7pm in the GWHS auditorium. Admission is $5 for adults, 18 & under are free.

Students are required to attend the following two events this week as outlined in their class syllabus:

  • Dress Rehearsal 3:30-5 in the GWHS auditorium. Middle school students can either be driven to GWHS by whomever picks them up from school or may ride a bus to GW. Students do not wear concert attire.
  • Concert - Students report to the GWHS band room dressed in their concert attire by 6:30pm.

Middle School Concert Attire

  • Boys - White button up or polo shirt. Black pants. Black socks. Black Shoes
  • Girls - White button up, polo shirt or blouse. Black pants or school appropriate length skirt. Black shoes. No yoga pants.

High School concert attire was previously purchased by students or provided by the GW Choir.

Please email Mrs. Baxter with any questions: brandy.baxter@wythek12.org. Thank you!