"Music Is feeling, then, not sound"

​​​​The Fairfax High School Choral Department is comprised of five outstanding Choral ensembles.


  • A Capella Singers (Advanced Mixed Chorus)
  • Select Ladies (Advanced Ladies Chorus)​
  • Fairfax Fame (Show Choir)
  • Women's Ensemble (Intermediate Ladies Chorus)
  • Rebel Trebles (extra-curricular a cappella)

​​Choral Director​ Luke Frels

About Us

FHS Chorus Disney World trip in 2017

Fairfax HIgh SChool Choral Department

​​​2018-2019 Calendar​

​​​​Luke Frels has been the Choral Director at Fairfax High School since 2009-10 school year. He is passionate about music education and committed to giving his students a solid foundation in vocal technique, sight reading, and music theory. Under his direction, choral ensembles at FHS have developed a reputation for excellence, regularly scoring superior ratings at local, regional and national assessments. Choirs under Mr. Frels direction have performed at such notable venues as the Schlesinger  

concert Hall in Alexandria, Clarice ​​​Smith Performing Arts Center in College park, Maryland, at George Mason University, The Actors Chapel on Broadway, and at the

White House.

​​9/28  Special FHS Class of '63  Reunion Performance (Fair Oaks Hilton           Garden Inn) 6-7 pm (Chamber Singers TBA)

10/5  Homecoming Performance  (FHS) 7-7:15 pm (6:00 call)

10/9  FHSCPA  Open House (Chorus Room) 7-8:30 pm

10/13 Senior Honors Choir Auditions (Longwood University)

10/13 Fall Festival: Volunteer to sell White House ornaments

10/25 Fall Pyramid Concert (FHS) 7-8:30 pm (5:45 call)

11/10 District Chorus Auditions (Centreville HS)

11/17 Craft Show (FHS) Volunteer to sell White House ornaments

12/17 Winter Concert Rehearsal (FHS) 3-4:30

12/18 Winter Concert (FHS) 7-9 pm (5:45 call)

1/11   Sing-a-thon (FHS & Lanier chorus rooms) 4-8 pm

1/18  Winter Masterworks Concert (Providence Presbyterian Church)  

          7-8:30 pm (5:45 call),  A Cappella & Select Ladies only

2/14  All-Virginia Chorus Auditions (FHS) 5-9 pm

3/5   Assessment Preview Concert (FHS) 7-8 pm

3/15-16 Choral Assessment (WT Woodson HS) time TBA

3/21-23 Music Department trip to Orlando (Universal)

4/4-6   All-Virginia Chorus (Richmond)

4/19-20 Plastic Modelers Convention (FHS)

5/22  Spring Showcase Rehearsal (FHS Auditorium) 3-6 pm 

5/31  Spring Showcase Concert (FHS Auditorium) 7 pm (5:45 call) 

​6/7   Graduation (FHS Field House) 12-3 pm

 

FHS Choral Patrons Association (FHSCPA) meetings welcome all interested parents in the FHS Choral Room. The 2018-19 schedule is: 

9/11, 11/13, 12/4, 1/8,  2/12,  3/12,  4/9,  5/14​