Among the musical numbers to be performed by Powerhouse in Hong Kong will be "Any Way You Want It" (by Journey) and "Vogue" (by Madonna). [Click for more]
The JBHS Vocal Music Associations' premier mixed show choir, Powerhouse, gave a stunning performance for tonight's Dancing With The Stars. ABC's own press release says the following:
This week's "School of Rock" themed Macy's Stars of Dance performance will feature all-star kid musicians from national School of Rock and one of the best showchoirs in the country, The Powerhouse Choir from John Burroughs High School in Burbank, California. The number will be choreographed by Travis Wall. The Powerhouse Choir has performed opposite the cast of "Glee" on the Oprah Winfrey Show and was the school that inspired the hit fox television series. In addition, they've performed at numerous national and regional events, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for the Gala Opening of the Resnick Pavilion, "The Unmasking," opposite Christina Aguilera and The Canadian Tenors, the Season 2 "Glee" Cast Premier Party at Paramount Studios and the 1st Annual PFLAG L.A. Event at the London Hotel. They've received the following awards and accolades: 2009 Grand Champions of FAME National Showchoir Cup in NYC; 2008 Grand Champions of FAME Chicago National Showchoir Competition; they were featured on "Gleeful: The Real Show Choirs of America," a British documentary about competitive showchoirs; and they performed in concert with Foreigner at the Gibson Amphitheater and the Citizen's Bank Arena.
Season 2 of the hit FOX television show Glee kicked off with a bang on September 7th at the Paramount Lot with a party for cast and crew. 9 members of Powerhouse played the part of “real life Glee” singing some of the hit songs from the first season of the show.
Members of Powerhouse dressed in the infamous 18th Century costumes were seen flanking the red carpet at the Gala Opening of the Resnick Pavillion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on September 25th 2011. Powerhouse welcomed guests with a performance art piece designed by Jen Oundjian and accompanied by Dan Scoville based on several Mozart piano pieces.
On Friday, October 1st, Powerhouse performed on the rooftop of the London Hotel in West Hollywood for the 1st Annual “LA Event” hosted by PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays). Powerhouse was a surprise guest, introduced by Jane Lynch and beginning their performance of “Vogue” flash mob style from positions throughout the audience. They followed with “Somebody to Love” and were described by many as the “highlight” of the night. Following their performance, Powerhouse was seated poolside to enjoy the rest of the program including an up-close performance by Nelly Furtado.
How do you pump up a crowd? The Direct Sellers Association recently hired the John Burroughs show choir, Powerhouse, to perform at the Centennial Gala of their 2010 Annual Meeting. Guests were entertained and inspired by the students performing part of their 2010 competition set.
The choirs of John Burroughs are available for all nature of private and public events. (Click here for booking information). See a video of the DSA performance, by clicking header above.
John Burroughs High School is proud to have been featured in the British Documentary, Gleeful: The Real Show Choirs of America. The broadcasting network bills it as a "Documentary exploring the big business of show choirs in American high schools." Click through to see the show in its entirety...
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past month, you probably know that the VMA's advanced mixed choir, Powerhouse, was invited to perform on the Oprah Winfrey Show, for a special Glee episode. In case you missed this milestone performance, we've corralled some videos for you.