CCHS Chamber Singers Immerse Themselves in Musical Exploration at SUNY Schenectady

Students listen intently as Dean of the music program at SUNY Schenectady Community COllege addresses them at the front of the classroom.
Students listen intently while being addressed by a Professor.

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, the Chamber Singers of Colonie Central High School (CCHS) and members of the AMUS 245 Rudiments of Music class embarked on an unforgettable field trip to SUNY Schenectady Community College School of Music.

Dean Christopher Brellochs, the orchestrator of the enriching experience, extended a warm welcome to the group, arranging an immersive tour of the college’s music facilities. The students were treated to a firsthand glimpse of the campus including the institution’s cutting-edge recording studio.

CCHS Chambers singers stand in a group, they are looking around in amazement at a state of the art practice/ recording studio on the SUNY Schenectady Community College campus.
CCHS Chambers Singers enjoy their tour of SUNY Schenectady Community College.

The highlight of the day was both a workshop led by SUNY Schenectady’s esteemed choral director, Dr. Joseph Han, and watching the student voice recital, a showcase of the diverse talents nurtured within the SCCC School of Music. 

Reflecting on the experience, CCHS Chorus and Music Theory teacher Tess McCarthy shared, “It was a great day of learning and music making. Being able to see the professional facilities and work with Dr. Han was truly inspiring. This trip has definitely deepened our students’ appreciation for the art of music.”

More information about SUNY Schenectady Community College School of Music can be found here: