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Colby Hawkins

2017 - Top Regional Choir program, Five 1st Place Superiors
2017 Earned best overall choir program, five 1st place superiors, best soloist 
award (Lalonie W.)
The 2016-17 WCW Tintinnabulists Handbell Choir
The 2016-17 WCW Tintinnabulists Handbell Choir
Assessment Menu 1 - treble clef
Assessment Menu 1 - treble clef

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Mr. Hawkins and the WCW/VP Choirs

Renown for its exceptional quality of music education, the Will C. Wood High School and Vaca Pena choir programs, under the direction of Colby Hawkins, specialize not just in performance but also:  music literacy, dictation, sight-singing, composition, arranging, instrumental skills, and character development.  Any course, whether entry or honors level, is rigorously paced and demanding.  Students use a class set of iPads and Chromebooks to supplement music literacy, composition, and piano skills.  In addition, all their courses are structured like college courses in that quizzes, homework, study guides, and lesson plans are all completed or available online.  The course app, 'Mr. Hawkins,' is available for free download on the App Store and Google Play.

 

Going outside our comfort zones to do service and gain confidence is one of the most fun and exciting parts of our program.  Our goal is to help students develop their best possible selves while encouraging them to acquire a life long love for music.  Mr. Hawkins' choirs from 7th - 12th grade have been earned 'superior' ratings at local, regional, state, and international adjudications for several years in a row.  He and his wife, also a music teacher, live in Colusa county with their son where they enjoy reading, gardening, and dancing.  

2015-16 Superior Rated WCW Singers!
2015-16 Superior Rated WCW Singers!
2015-16 Superior Rated Choirs: Vaca Pena Singers, WCW Womens Choir, WCW Sylvan Choir, WCW Singers
2015-16 Superior Rated Choirs: Vaca Pena Singers, WCW Womens Choir, WCW Sylvan 
Choir, WCW Singers

Access the 'Mr. Hawkins' App Using a Computer

Full access Mr. Hawkins' App online by clicking here.  It may take up to one minute to load, depending on the speed of your internet connection.

EarMaster Download Links

Interested in a music related career, becoming a more proficient performer, or simply working to increase the amount of fulfillment and joy you get from music?  Click here, or visit https://www.earmaster.com/downloads/trial-versions.html, to download EarMaster Cloud for free on any iPad or computer and get a head of the competition!  

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WCW Choir Calendar of Events and Rehearsals Updated Regularly

Mont La Salle Concert 2014
Mont La Salle Concert 2014
Ensemble Unity
Ensemble Unity
WCW CA State Honor Choir - Sarah, Kenny, Alek, Katrina
WCW CA State Honor Choir

Sylvan Choir "Let Everything that Hath Breath" 4/3/14.


 

Sylvan Choir "Magnificat" 4/3/14.


 

2013-14 Sylvan Singers perform, "This Marriage," written by Eric Whitacre for his wife on their 7th anniversary.


 

Promo for WCW Students Attending All State Honor Choir