2022 Colorado Music Educators Association Conference 2022 Colorado Music Educators Association Conference

Fort Collins High School and Rocky Mountain High School - One Voice - A Treble Choir Collaboration

Broadmoor Hall B

Kaitlin Miles
Fort Collins High School, Vocal Music Director

Kaitlin Miles is in her fifteenth year of teaching vocal music, all of which have been spent with the wonderful students at Fort Collins High School.  Originally from Fort Collins, Kaitlin received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, graduating magna cum laude in the spring of 2007.  Her choirs consistently receive Superior ratings at festivals and numerous students in the FCHS choral department are selected annually for the Colorado All-State Choirs.  In addition to her duties at Fort Collins High School, Kaitlin also serves as the Administrative Assistant for Colorado All State Choir.  Today’s performance marks Kaitlin’s fourth appearance at CMEA with the FCHS choirs.  She resides in Fort Collins with her husband, Shane, adorable sons, Landon and Sawyer, and lots of family.

Christopher Thompson
Rocky Mountain High School, Choir Director

Chris Thompson received his Bachelor in Music Education from Colorado State University under the guidance of Dr. Lee Egbert and Dr. James McCray, and his Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University studying with Dr. David Rayl, Dr. Jonathan Reed and Dr. Sandra Snow. He joined the faculty of Rocky Mountain High School in 2015.  Prior to joining Rocky, Chris taught at the Vail Mountain School, Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, CO., Haltom High School in Birdville, TX., and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda, MD.  He has been active in the Colorado Ambassadors of Music and has sung with Alpine Chorale, St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, NoCo Singers and is regularly involved in music at church.  Chris lives in Fort Collins with his wife Elissa, son Henry...and one more on the way. 

Presiders - Tam Smith, Principal, Fort Collins High School and Craig Woodall, Principal Rocky Mountain High School

Concert Host - Bryan Kettlewell, VMC District 3 Representative