Shades of Blue is Ralston Valley High School’s premier choral ensemble. This ensemble has achived the highest standards in choral music in the State of Colorado by being selected to perform at the Colorado Music Educator’s Clinic/Conference in January of 2011. They have also been requested to sing around the state of Colorado and the Denver metro area. They have performed on the deck of the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City, on multiple stages at Walt Disney World and many other prestigious locations.
The focus of Shades of Blue is on chamber choir literature and the highest level or choral artistry attainable. Along with a good dose of fun and community involvement, this choir has become a very public part of the face of Ralston Valley.
Shades of Blue is open to any Sophomore, Junior or Senior who has taken one year of choir or been involved in other music ensembles at Ralston Valley. Being a member of Shades of Blue is an honor to be sure, but it is truly a position of service. Service to the school community, the City of Arada, and to each of the other menbers of Shades of Blue.
Past members have become Doctors, Lawyers, Teachers, Engineers, and any number of other professions. Each of these students has carried with them the legacy that is excellence, achievement and a sense of community.