Vocal Performance

FoPA supports singing at DSHS in many ways, including purchasing equipment (such as choral shell and risers for concerts), providing organizational support, providing funds for competitions and events, and hosting breakfasts before major performances.

Vocal Ensemble

A performing ensemble that produce a rich musical experience for students who wish to sing. Vocal pieces, chosen to fit the ensemble, may include classical, early music, and/or contemporary pieces, popular music, and show tunes.

Although an academic course at DS, the Vocal Ensemble also includes an “after-school chorus” for students who want to sing, but who were unable to fit chorus into the academic schedules.

For more information about the Vocal Ensemble, contact Geoffrey Herrmann.


A student-run a cappella group that is open to anyone who wants to sing. The group is designed to be inclusive and collaborative. The group performs at school and community concerts and events. Auditions are held at the beginning of each year and all students are welcome.

For more information, contact faculty advisor, Geoffrey Herrmann.

DS Al Coda

A student-run a cappella group that performs at school concerts and events and competitions. Auditions are held in the beginning of each year.

For more information, contact faculty advisor, Josh Bridger.