Mr. Tim DeBoer
Mr. DeBoer joined the faculty at Joliet West High School in the Fall of 2003. Mr. DeBoer holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from North Park University (2002) in Chicago, and a Master's Degree in Music Education from VanderCook College of Music (2007) in Chicago. While completing his degrees, Mr. DeBoer studied conducting with Dr. Rollo Dilworth and Dr. Robert Sinclair, as well as piano with Dr. Terree Shofner-Emrich and Dr. Rollo Dilworth.
Since coming to Joliet West, Mr. DeBoer founded the Opera Scenes program in 2004, the Joliet West Chapter of Modern Music Masters in 2006, and the jTunes in 2007. Since 2003, the Joliet West Concert Choir has received a first rating at the ISHA organizational contest (2006), and two first ratings (2008, 2009), and a second rating (2007) at the Elk Grove High School Invitational. Twice, the bass section of the Concert Choir has received "Best Bass Section" (2007, 2008), and once "Best Soprano Section" (2010) at the Elk Grove High School Invitational. The Concert Choir was also named "Grand Champion" of the Music in the Parks Festival on May 15th, 2010 in St. Louis, MO and again on April 28th, 2012 in Cincinnati, OH.
2nd period (8:20-9:15): Ensemble Tele: 815-727-6906
3rd period (9:20-10:15): Advanced Music Theory
4th period (10:20-11:15): Concert Choir
7th period (1:20-2:15): Mixed Choir
8th period (2:20-3:15): Music Appreciation
Musicals: Pirates of Penzance (2004), Cinderella (2005), My Fair Lady (2006), Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2007), Too Many Sopranos (2008), Little Shop of Horrors (2009), Disney's Beauty and the Beast (2010), Secret Garden (2011), Fiddler on the Roof (2012)
Opera Scenes: "Scenes of Murder": Don Giovanni, Hänsel and Gretel, & Dialogues of the Carmelites (2004); "Mozart's Music": Marriage of Figaro & The Magic Flute (2005); "Romantic Work": Carmen & La Bohéme (2006); "Champagne": Die Fledermaus (2007); "Scenes of Murder": Dido and Aeneas, Don Giovanni, Hänsel and Gretel, & Dialogues of the Carmelites (2009), "The Crazy Things We Do for Love": Barber of Seville, Cosi Fan Tutte, L'Elisir d'amore, & The Magic Flute (2010), "Speak No Lies": Carmen, Der Freischütz, Gianni Schicchi, & Macbeth (2011), "#firstworldproblems" La Bohéme, Rusalka, & Utopia Unlimited (2012)