Ralston Valley Choral Music
The choirs of Ralston Valley High School have recieved numerous awards and accolades both locally and nationally. Of the 1840 students there are over 220 students involved in Choral Music and over 450 involved in the Music Department.
The Music Department had developed a strong tradition of excellence in performance through the musical theater productions, numerous concerts and other performances. The Choirs, Bands and Orchestras performed for a Medal of Honor winner. Chamber Orchestra and Shades of Blue have both been selected to perform at Colorado Music Educators Clinic/Conference, no higher honor exists for an ensemble in the State of Colorado.
The Music Department has travelled to Orlando and Disney World every two years since the school opened in 2000.
Ralston Valley choirs have performed at numerous festivals since the school opened and each time receiving Superior or Excllent ratings.
Ralston Valley Choirs have had over 40 students selected to Colorado All State Choir since opening. There are also numerous students studying music, performance and music education at the collegiate level.
In 2015 the Ralston Valley Music Department traveled to Venice, Florence and Rome Italy. 45 Ralston Valley Choir students had the honor of being selected to sing at High Mass in St. Peter’s Basillica in the Vatican the Saturday before Palm Sunday. It was the opportunity of a lifetime! They also performed in Venice, Cerrito Guidi and Rome.
In 2005 Shades of Blue was the only choir in the State of Colorado invited to New York city to commemorate the end of World War II. They also performed in Central Park in an impromptu performance at the Naumberg Bandshell.