DJUSD Choir with Ms. Deem

Choir performing

JHS Choir Course


The JHS Choir program presents an exciting opportunity for students to learn to read, write and perform a wide variety of vocal music, as well as discover an avenue for personal expression. Students in this class will work individually and together to prepare and participate in quarterly choir performances, as well as participate in music-related field trips and events throughout the year.

About Ms. Deem


Arielle Deem is privileged to be a part of the DJUSD music department as the Choir Director for the DHS Concert Choir, the Emerson/Da Vinci, Harper and Holmes JHS choirs and the Korematsu Elementary Choir. She currently holds a Masters in Education from National University and a BFA in Vocal Performance and Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts. Growing up in Davis, CA, Arielle Deem was heavily involved in the music program as a member of the DHS Madrigal choir (2007-2010) and the vocalist for the DHS jazz band (2009-2010). She went on to study music at Berklee College of Music and California Institute, exploring classical voice, jazz improvisation, world music and composition. Upon graduating, Arielle Deem became an endorsed artist for TC-Helicon and taught vocal performance and electronic production classes at Musicians Institute, a private college in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to sharing her love for the arts through music education, Arielle Deem maintains a professional career writing, recording and performing her own original music and has independently toured throughout the West Coast, Canada and Europe. In 2017, Arielle Deem founded Spare Change, a fund and benefit concert series supporting non-profits bringing change to the world.

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Syllabus (coming soon)
Important Dates (coming soon)

Choir on Halloween