Eldorado High School Concert Choir

Eldorado’s Concert Choir is an elite ensemble comprised of driven, talented, and experienced singers of all grades. The award-winning Eldorado Concert Choir has had the honor of singing with the former New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Kenny Rogers, and will perform for the annual APS Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration this January. Last year, they placed 2nd in the New Mexico State Choir competition. Almost all members are concurrently enrolled in an Eldorado Show Choir.

web-Megan-1 (150x188)Megan Rader, director

Megan Rader, director of the Eldorado Choirs, is a proud Eldorado High School alumnus. Megan has a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. She recently completed her Master’s degree in Music Education at the University of New Mexico. Megan was formerly the Choir Director at Desert Ridge Middle School, where she also taught Drama and General Music.  She has sung with the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra Chorus, St. John’s United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, and is currently singing with Quintessence: Choral Artists of the Southwest. Megan loves working with young people, helping them to harness their innate creativity and produce dynamic and entertaining music while experiencing the joy of performance. Megan loves collaborating with her EHS Fine Arts colleagues, has a small private voice studio, and enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, their dog, Lucky and cat, Diva.

Meet the Musicians

CELLO
Amy Huzjak
Jonathan Flaksman •••

Carla Lehmeier-Tatum
Ian Mayne-Brody
Dana Winograd
David Schepps
Lisa Collins
Elizabeth Purvis

BASS
Jean-Luc Matton •+
Zachary Bush
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Mark Tatum ••
Katherine Olszowka
Terry Pruitt
Sam Brown

Frank Murry

FLUTE
Valerie Potter
Jiyoun Hur ••

OBOE
Kevin Vigneau
Amanda Talley

ENGLISH HORN
Melissa Peña ••+
Lauren Keating ••++

CLARINET
Marianne Shifrin •+
Ivan Valbuena ++

Lori Lovato •••
Timothy Skinner

E-FLAT CLARINET
Lori Lovato

BASS CLARINET
Timothy Skinner +
Cory Tamez ++

BASSOON
Stefanie Przybylska •
Denise Turner

HORN
Peter Erb
Allison Tutton
Katelyn Lewis •••
Maria Long ••••

TRUMPET
John Marchiando
Brynn Marchiando
Sam Oatts •••

TROMBONE
Aaron Zalkind
Byron Herrington

BASS TROMBONE
David Tall

TUBA
Richard White

TIMPANI
Micah Harrow

PERCUSSION
Jeff Cornelius
Kenneth Dean
Emily Cornelius

HARP
Matthew Tutsky

Principal •
Assistant Principal ••
Associate Principal •••
Assistant ••••
Leave +
One year position ++