Julia Dale has been the Director of Vocal Music at Rock Canyon High School since 2009. She directs the Men’s Chorus, Women’s Choir, Women’s Select Choir and the Select Mixed Choir, teaches A.P. Music Theory and vocal directs the school musical each year. She is also the advisor for the Rock Canyon chapter of the Tri-M Music Honors Society. In addition to her teaching load, Ms. Dale is the department chair and a member of the CHSAA advisory committee.
Under Ms. Dale’s direction, RCHS choirs have received the highest ratings at CHSAA competitions. Recent choral projects have included the world premier of Magnificat by composer Nathan Jones and many masterworks with orchestra, including Vivaldi’s Gloria, Rheinberger’s Missa in G and the Faure Requiem. Her students are frequently accepted to the Colorado All-State Choirs (both Classical and Jazz).
Ms. Dale is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, where she received a B.M. in Music Education with a vocal emphasis. She earned an M.M. in choral conducting from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Ms. Dale has been an Apple Award nominee every year since she arrived at Rock Canyon and was honored to be Rock Canyon’s Apple Award recipient in 2011. Ms. Dale resides in Highlands Ranch with her husband and wonderful children, Charlie and Ellie. When not teaching, Ms. Dale can be found hiking, biking, and cheering for the Red Sox.
Mr. Fruits instructs and manages all aspects of a diverse music program which includes a symphonic band, concert band, jazz ensemble, pep band, color guard, a CBA competitive marching band, a musical pit ensemble, and music technology and production classes. His pedagogical objectives involve providing young people with well-rounded musical experiences, inspiring excellence at the highest level.
Cindy Baker has been teaching theatre for more than 30 years, and has a Master’s Degree in Education, Special Learner. She teachers Theatre I-V. Cindy can be most easily reached through email: firstname.lastname@example.org Any phone calls will be returned either period 1, period 6 or period 7 (303)387-3160.
In addition to his duties as Director of Rock Canyon Orchestras, Mr. Dale is proud to teach Tech Theatre I, II, & III and Guitar I, II, & III. The best way to contact him is by email: email@example.com.