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Powerhouse at the 4th Annual Thirst Gala


The Thirst Project is “a movement of high school and college students that exists to raise awareness of and bring solutions to the clean water crisis...” Twenty-eight of the JBHS Powerhouse students were invited to perform at the 4th Annual Thirst Gala on June 24th. The event was hosted by Kirsten Vangsness from “Criminal Minds.” The evening’s Guest of Honor was Pauley Perrette from “NCIS.”

Powerhouse Plays the Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl

I know it’s summer vacation, but our Powerhouse kids are always performing, even the new members! Last weekend Powerhouse could be found at “Opening Night at the Bowl” singing and dancing with Darren Criss, one of the stars of “Glee.”

The Los Angeles Times found Criss’s number “a charming diversion, especially when the platoon of the Powerhouse Show Choir marched onto the stage to sing backup and dance.” We agree!

JBHS VMA Book Slideshow 2011-2012

JBHS Makes the Front Page of Educator Magazine

Educator Magazine - June 2011The VMA is proud to report that the Choir Program at John Burroughs High School was featured in the June issue of Educator Magazine. Click to read the article, featuring an interview with Director Brendan Jennings. [read article]