Chamber with guest Composer, Paul Aitken
What do we do with the Drunken Sailor? ARRRR!!
Hanging out with Chamber Choir friends.
"America the Beautiful" at the Federal Courthouse
SOLO OPPORTUNITIES: In Jazz Choir, you not only sing in the ensemble, but you learn about how to create a jazz solo, including correct vocal improvisation.
REHEARSAL TIME: Even though class is very early in the morning every person in Jazz Choir figures out how to make the best of the time they get to be ready for the next performance
CBC Choral Festival 2016
Concert Choir (2013)
RHS Choral Director, Greg Fryhling
Greg Fryhling has been the Choral Director at Richland High School since the 2004 to 2005 school year. He graduated from Pacific Lutheran University cum laude with a Degree in K-12 Choral Music Education and earned his Master of Music Degree in Conducting from Central Washington University.
Under Mr.Fryhling's direction, the Richland High choirs have earned many superior and excellent ratings at festivals and choral contests, and have been selected to perform in the Showcase Concerts at both the Columbia Basin College and Washington State University Choral Festivals. In addition to local festivals, Richland High Choirs have traveled to festivals located in Anaheim, CA, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Emerald City Sings in Seattle, Best in the Northwest in Portland, OR and Silverwood in northern Idaho.
Numerous RHS Choir students have received individual recognition, earning "Outstanding Soloist" Awards at various choral and Jazz Festivals. Many students have been selected to perform in All-State, and All-Northwest Honor Choirs. RHS has also sent many students to compete in the State Solo and Ensemble festival.
Greg Fryhling has composed many pieces throughout his years at Richland and always tries to find new music to challenge and broaden his students music appreciation and education. He wants to bring his students to the forefront of what is new and exciting in the world of choral music in the Tri-Cities.
Courses he has taught are, Chamber Choir, Jazz Choir, Treble Choir, Concert Choir, Guitar Class, and Musical Theatre. He has also been the Vocal Director for all of Richland High Schools musicals since 2005. The list of shows includes:
- "Little Shop of Horrors"
- "Into the Woods"
- "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
- "Once on This Island*"
- "The Sound of Music*"
- "Anything Goes"
- "The Wizard of OZ"
- "Bye Bye Birdie"
- "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"
*Nominated for 5th Avenue High School Drama Awards for Best Musical Direction
|Education History||Directors/Musical Mentors|
|Moscow Jr. High and High School, Moscow, ID 1983-1985||Wilma Frankovich|
|Omak High School, Omak, WA 1986-1987||Scott Kluth, Gerald Carol|
|Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA 1988-1989||Dave Barduhn, Krik Marcy, Rick Asher, Frank Demiero|
|Mount Hood Community College, Gresham, OR 1990||Dave Barduhn|
|Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla, WA 1991||Tom Simon|
|California State University, Long Beach 1992||Michelle Wier, Dr. Lynn Bielefeldt|
|Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA 1994-1995||Richard Sparks, Richard Nance, Gordon Porth, Barry Johnson|
|Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA 2003-2004||Vijay Singh, Dr. Carol Karlson|