• JMHS CHORUS AT EPCOT!

    Welcome to Mr Robertson's Class Page!  

    You will find "Mr Rob" in the Chorus Room, 407 of the Fine Arts building at JMHS.  At any time of day, expect to also find singers practicing their art, and musicians of every kind learning about musical concepts and music theory.  You may also find a group of actors preparing for their next performance in one of our school's highly acclaimed productions.  This year, you will find the Choirs rehearsing a song from the Broadway hit musical, "Hamilton," and our musical theater cast preparing to perform Disney's "Little Mermaid."

    Mr. Robertson is in his 26th year as a High School Music teacher, and his 11th year at Jackson Memorial.  In addition to fostering the pursuit of musical excellence at Jackson Memorial, Mr Robertson also serves as Choir Master and Director of Music at St Andrew's Episcopal Church in Mount Holly, NJ.  He has performed professionally throughout NJ, PA, DE and MD.  Mr Robertson brings unique and creative insights and much practical knowledge to his performing arts classes as a result of his professional performing career. He encourages his students to believe in themselves and trust in their gifts and talents. The director of JMHS Choral activities,  Mr Robertson is also the vocal director of the annual spring musical, the advisor to chapter 3433 Tri- M Music Honor Society and the JMHS A Cappella Group.

  • JMHS CHORUS IN WASHINGTON DC!

    CLASS SCHEDULE 2016-2017

    SEMESTER ONE

    Period One:  AP Music Theory (A day)/ Music Theory 2 (B day)

    Period Two:  Professional Period, Office Hours ext 4356

    Period Three:  Vocal Workshop: Small Group and Individual Vocal Instruction

    Period Four: Concert Choir (A day)/  JMHS Chorus (B day)

     

    SEMESTER TWO

    Period One:  AP Music Theory (A day)/ Music Theory 2 (B day)

    Period Two:  Professional Period, Office Hours ext 4356

    Period Three:  Piano Lab

    Period Four: Concert Choir (A day)/  JMHS Chorus (B day)

     

  • Dear JMHS Choir Parents

     

    Congratulations to all of our JMHS Chorus members for a wonderful Spring Concert performance!  It was great to see so many parents, families, friends and chorus alumni in the audience, supporting our singers.  At this time there are several end of year issues I would like address.

     

    • Friday, May 26, 2017, Jackson Senior Center Memorial Day Ceremony:  The Jackson Senior center has invited the JMHS Concert Choir to perform at their annual Memorial Day ceremony at 11:00AM.  The Concert Choir will perform our National Anthem, and the “Salute to the Armed Forces,” honoring our nation’s veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  The Concert Choir will be performing wearing our tradition black and red robes.  At 10:30 AM, we will be walking together to the Senior Center, which is adjacent to our school.  After the Choir performance, we will return to school at about 12:00 PM.

     

    • Performance attire: The female members of our group were given a formal black dress to wear for performances.  Students who are not returning to the choral program in the fall of 2017 must return the dresses on or before Friday, June 2, 2017.  These dresses must be professionally dry-cleaned, and returned in the dry cleaner’s plastic packaging, with the dry cleaning receipt attached.  The dresses cannot be machine washed without damage.  The replacement cost of a formal choir dress is $85.00.  If dresses are not returned by the date of June 2, or they have been damaged or returned soiled, the student will be fined for the replacement cost of the dress.  Students who are continuing as members of the choral program may hold on to their dresses until next year.

     

    • Graduation: Our 20 graduating seniors will perform the National Anthem at commencement on June 23, 2017.  The group will need to rehearse and prepare for this performance in the coming weeks

    Thank you for a wonderful school year of performances and music making! I wish our seniors all the best!

     

    Sincerely,

     

    Edmund Robertson, Choral Director

    Jackson Memorial High School

    732-833-4670  ext 4356

    Ejrobertson@jacksonsd.org

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