Choir revamp bringing back 'voice of Dawgs'

Savanna Gregg/Burnet Bulletin
BHS Choir Director Caleb Blakeney leads his first-year choir students in vocalization exercises at the beginning of their class each morning. Participating in choir, students have the opportunity to learn to read and sing different melodies while building other developmental skills.

 

 

 

 

Savanna Gregg

Staff Writer

Burnet Bulletin

The halls of Burnet High School and Middle School are once again filled with song after the choir program returned this school year. Director Caleb Blakeney and his first-year choir students have made headway in utilizing an array of skills learned in the class to gain a better understanding of music, develop their own sound, and share it with their peers and community.

Blakeney, who graduated from BHS in 2009, participated in the choir and band and has returned to share the joy of music with his students.

“It is exciting to be bringing the voice of the Bulldogs back,” Blakeney said. “The band has its own sound, but there is something about the voice and words that brings a different message. . . ."

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