HS Vocal Groups
GDS Singers is the full choir and is open to all students following a pitch matching audtion. This ensemble performs at various concerts at GDS, the Independent Schools' Choral Festival which occurs each October at the Washington National Cathedral, and offers two outreach concerts at the Village of Rockville Continuing Care Community biannually.
Chamber Singers is open to sophmores, juniors, and seniors by competive auditions. This ensemble enjoys a 6-day concert tour in February of each year, and performs throughout the metro area.
A Cappella groups, coordinated under the title of FORTÉ, include Eat at Joe's, Five O'clock Shadow, New Soul, Notified, and Nuances. Student leaders are charged with creating arrangements of songs, teaching their group, and leading in performances.
Annual concerts include performances on the High School campus, colaboration with the middle school in our annual Winter Concert (held in December), and our farewell event, the aCApicNIC, held each May. GDS alumni have gone on to perform with the Tuft's Beelzebubs, Cornell University Glee Club, TV appearances on House, and on Broadway.