WHRHS' Bill Holmes retiring at year's end.
When a high school’s performing arts center reaches standing-room-only capacity at its semi-annual concerts, you know its conductor must be someone special. One such conductor is Bill Holmes, who has spent his entire career at Watchung Hills Regional High School teaching vocal music. Aside from some part-time teaching after leaving Rutgers University with his bachelor’s in Music Education, Holmes has spent all 31 years of his career at Hills, teaching such courses as Music History, Music Theory, Chorus and Advanced Chorus, and conducting students in concert. The skill, polish and enthusiasm evident on the stage during student performances bear witness to his success as a teacher, as a leader, and as a human being (see some of the students…
And it's Day 4 of the Watchung Hills Regional High School Arts Festival.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- John Patten
Thursday, May 19, 2011
It's going to be a long day in Warren today, with the early morning township meeting and the evening performances at Watchung Hills Regional High School. You Need To Know About the Township Budget: The Township Committee will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2011 municipal budget at 7:30 a.m. at the municipal complex. You Need To Know Where Your Food Comes From: Three to 5-year-olds can learn all about farms and the great things we get from them at a special program at Warren Township Library at 10 a.m. The program includes ... farm-fresh food. You Need To Know About Performing Students: The Watchung Hills Regional High School Arts Festival continues tonight, with a focus on stage performances beginning at 7:30 p.m. Students at …