Choral Program

Choral Program

2017-18 Calvary Choir
The Choral program at Calvary Christian High School provides a comprehensive, Christian vocal music education for all students that equips them to become effective producers of vocal music in our society. Designed to meet each student’s individual learning needs, the program has two classes: Beginning Choir and Calvary Choir. Both choirs perform at various events during the year: at concerts, school events, and community outreach performances. Throughout the year, students are selected to participate in smaller vocal ensembles and solo performances, and are offered extracurricular vocal music opportunities such as All-County and All-State auditions. The Choral program operates within the larger realm of the Fine Arts department, and frequently collaborates with other classes at our school, such as the Concert Band, Drama program, and the Praise and Worship Band.

Choral Courses

  • Calvary Choir
  • Beginning Choir


Calvary’s Choral Program balances rigor and service by receiving critical praise in regional festivals and competitions while also serving in the surrounding community. The program routinely participates in the Disney Candlelight Processional in Orlando, FL. Recent accomplishments include:

  • Students selected to FMEA All-State Mixed Chorus and Women’s Chorus
  • Warrior Voices’ performance of the National Anthem selected to be played before a Tampa Bay Rays game at Tropicana Field.
  • Multiple students earned superior ratings at the FVA Solo and Ensemble Festival.
  • Superior Rating at FVA District 9 Choral Music Performance Assessment; qualified for State MPA
  • Superior Rating at the ACSI Choral Festival
  • Warrior Voices selected to perform National Anthem at Tropicana Field

  • Straight Superior Rating in Performance and Sight-Reading at the FVA District 9 Choral Music Performance Assessment, qualifying for State FVA Choral Music Performance Assessment
  • Superior Rating in Performance at the ACSI Choral Festival
  • Warrior Voices selected to perform National Anthem for Tampa Bay Rays game at Tropicana Field 

  • Superior Rating in Performance at the ACSI Choral Festival
  • Superior With Distinction Rating in Sight-Reading at the FVA Music Performance Assessment
  • Superior Rating in Performance for the Warrior Voices at the FVA Solo & Ensemble Festival

Choral Program Videos

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The Next Level

Graduates of the Choral Program have gone on to pursue music degrees at The University Of Miami's Frost School of Music, Vanderbilt University, Montclaire State University, Oklahoma City University, and Liberty University, among others
Mr. Brandon Martell

Mr. Brandon Martell
Choral Director


  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education
  • Bachelor of Music, Applied Music
  • Performer’s Certificate Eastman School of Music


Mr. Martell is a well-rounded musician who is skilled in the arts of music performance, music composition, music arranging, and music pedagogy. He performs professionally as a member of The Dickens Carolers, and has performed with The Florida Orchestra. Mr. Martell is a published composer through Excelcia Music Publishing Company. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by numerous high school and college ensembles, including ensembles at the University of South Florida and the Eastman School of Music. As a music pedagogue, his appointments have included positions at the Salvation Army, Eastman Community Music School, Clearwater Christian College, and Calvary Christian High School.


I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5 (NIV)

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