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MadrigalsMadrigals is a year-long course open to advanced singers by audition only in grades 10-12. Students are expected to be the top musicians at Tesoro while continuing to develop advanced vocal and musicianship skills. Students study and perform advanced literature for mixed ensembles. They perform at all school concerts, as well as several festivals throughout the year, community and school events.

A-CappellaAdvanced Women’s Ensemble is a year-long course open by audition only to women grades 9-12. This is an advanced course focusing on SSAA literature from all periods of music history. Students develop advanced vocal and musicianship skills, as well as sight reading training. They perform all all school concerts, as well as several festivals throughout the year.

A-CappellaVocal Ensemble is a year-long course open by audition only to men and women grades 9-12. This is an intermediate course focusing on SATB literature from all periods of music history. Students develop advanced vocal and musicianship skills, as well as sight reading training. They perform all all school concerts throughout the year.

Concert-ChoirConcert Choir is a year-long course open to any female singer grades 9-12 with the consent of the director. This course focuses on basic vocal techniques, music theory, sight reading and SSA choral literature for the beginning women’s ensemble. Concert Choir performs at all concerts throughout the year.

Men's-ChoirMen’s Choir is a year-long course open to any male singer grades 9-12 with the consent of the director. This course focuses on basic vocal techniques, music theory, sight reading, and TBB choral literature for the beginning/intermediate men’s ensemble. Men’s Choir performs at all concerts throughout the year.

Titanium is a co-ed contemporary a cappella ensemble from the Grammy award-winning choral program at Tesoro High School in Las Flores, California. The group is an extra-curricular ensemble, comprised of seventeen students selected from Tesoro’s choral program who rehearse twice a week outside of the normal school day. Titanium is led by Tesoro alumna Erin Theodorakis and Tesoro choral Director Keith Hancock. Erin is the former music director of Chapman University’s co-ed a cappella group Soundcheck, and led the group to ICCA finals in 2016. Mr. Hancock was awarded the Grammy Music Educator of the Year award in 2017 for his work at Tesoro. In the three years since its official founding, Titanium has competed regularly in the International Competition for High School A Cappella (ICHSA), made a music video, released two singles and an EP, and performed at the Grammy museum for director Quentin Tarantino. In 2020 and 2021, Titanium was awarded first place at the ICHSA Southwest Quarterfinals, and in 2021, the group was awarded second place for the ICHSA West region. Titanium enjoys post-rehearsal boba and group pizookie nights.

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BarbershopOur barbershop quartet is a four-person male ensemble that meets one tutorial every week. They perform at all school concerts, and they frequently perform at sporting events, pep rallies, and various other school and community events. This group performs primarily songs in the barbershop style, and competes in the annual Barbershop Harmony Society High School Quartet Competition.

BeautyshopOur beautyshop quartet is a four-person female ensemble that meets one tutorial every week. They perform at all school concerts, and they frequently perform at sporting events, pep rallies, and various other school and community events. This group performs primarily songs in the barbershop and contemporary styles.