BAYS members off to the Windy City

HOUSTON, Dec. 14, 2010 — The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) has selected four members of the Bay Area Youth Singers (BAYS) to participate in its 2011 Children’s and Youth Honor Choir. This Honor Choir will practice and perform during the 2011 ACDA National Conference in Chicago in March. Students in fourth through ninth grade […]

Ring in the holidays with BAYS

HOUSTON — On Saturday, Dec. 11, the Bay Area Youth Singers will celebrate the holiday season with their 2010 Christmas Concert. More than 30 BAYS members will raise their voices in celebration under the direction of Brenda Varvoutis and Mike Tuneberg. The holiday production will be enhanced by the sounds of the piano, harp and […]

BAYS hosts junior high region choir audition music workshop

HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2010 — On Saturday, Sept. 11, Bay Area Youth Singers (BAYS) will host its first junior high region choir audition music workshop. The purpose of this half-day program is to help seventh- and eighth-grade students in public, private, or home schools prepare to audition for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) sponsored […]

BAYS names Brenda Varvoutis artistic director

HOUSTON, July 12, 2010 — Brenda Varvoutis has accepted the position of artistic director for the Bay Area Youth Singers (BAYS). Varvoutis is well-known in music education in Houston as she has taught at the elementary, junior high and high school levels for the past 25 years. She currently is the lead choir director at […]