Jill Nelson

Rockford congratulates its 2012 MSVMA All State Honors Choir members

May 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rockford High School honors All State Honors Choir members. The 2012 MSVMA All State Choir list has been published and Rockford again boasted one of the largest school groups in the state when the choir met at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival at Western Michigan University May 10-12. This is one of the state’s highest honors for a chorister. Out of the thousands who [...]

Rockford Chamber Women perform at prestigious recital

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Chamber Women, made up of (l–r) Shannon Pinner, Peyton Wells, Sarah Ombry, Carly Funk, Emilee Bodien, Molly Grettenberger, Jill Nelson, Maddie Dix, Christine Scales, and Director Mandy Mikita Scott, have been selected to perform at Michigan Youth Arts Festival. It’s the highest honor a high school vocal ensemble can receive in Michigan: to perform at [...]

RHS students shine in All State choir

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School choirs and directors David Duiven and Mandy Mikita Scott are proud to announce the honor of having four choir students named to the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) All State Honors Choir. Senior Julian Mondragon and juniors Emilee Bodien, Jill Nelson and Hannah Schroeder traveled to Western Michigan University May 12-14 to rehearse [...]

Rockford choirs shine at State Solo and Ensemble Festival

March 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Students from Rockford High School (RHS) choirs once again made a strong showing at the State Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 19 at Aquinas College. Scott, are (front row, l–r) Peyton Wells, Jill Nelson, Emilee Bodien, Maddie Dix; (back) Carly Funk, Christine Scales, Shannon Pinner, Molly Grettenberger, Sarah Ombry and Mrs. Scott. Every ensemble from RHS received [...]

Reds, area high school choirs bring sounds of season to diners

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Since opening in August 2006, Reds on the River has partnered with Rockford Public Schools on numerous occasions, including co-op work opportunities, numerous fundraisers, benefits for the Rockford Education Foundation, and the Community Unity program with the sports boosters and Youth Initiative Community Service Club. The Rockford High School Chamber singers include [...]