• Letter From Dr. Price-Barry Regarding COVID-19 Updates:

    March Letter to Parents


    Hello and welcome!


    I am so excited to be your music and/or choir teacher! This is going to be a great year! On this page you will find information about me, class expectations, and other important information. 


    Ms. Dardis

    Music Teacher / Choir Director


    I typically do not answer emails or phone calls past 4:00pm, but I will respond or call back within 24 hours.

    Office phone: (623) 376-5082

    Email: brittany.dardis@dvusd.org


    Choir Information:

     Choir Handbook 2019-2020 (Updated)

    *The district has changed the 8th grade choir (Chorus II) fall assessment day to October 28th. Students will be receiving a permission slip for parents/guardians to sign and return.


    Click here for the vocal tracks to practice your part at home!


    Important Dates:

    • Monday, October 28th: Junior High Choir Assessment at Barry Goldwater HS during the school day (8th grade/Chorus II only)
    • Veteran’s Day Assembly performance during school (more information coming soon) 
    • Thursday November 14th: DVUSD ES & MS District Honor Choir at Sandra Day O’Connor (This is optional, by audition; more information below)
    • Wednesday, December 11th Winter Choir Concert at West Wing 6 PM
    • Wednesday, March 25th Junior High Choir Assessment at Barry Goldwater during the school day (8th grade/Chorus II only)
    • Thursday, May 14th Spring Choir Concert at West Wing 6 PM


    Honor Choir Information:

    When: November 14th

    Where: Sandra Day O'Conor High School



    - Students: women's and elementary music vocal tracks are available! Go to the "Honor Choir" tab on my website to find the link or click here .

    - Practice schedules including dates and times have been given to honor choir students.



    Middle School Women's Honor Choir: Completed

    Middle School Men's Honor Choir: Completed

    Elementary Honor Choir: Completed

    *Selected students will be required to attend before/after school rehearsals in order to prepare for the honor choir concert.


    Students who audition and are selected for honor choir are required to sign and return the form below:

    I agree to be part of the 2019 Deer Valley Honor Choir. I am available on Thursday November 14, 2019 until about 8:00
    pm. I understand that West Wing School will cover the $20 fee, which includes my t-shirt and dinner during the festival. I will have to practice my music on my own, have a long day of rehearsal with 60 of the best singers from Deer Valley, perform an excellent concert at Sandra Day O’Connor High School for my parents/guardians and go home with them afterward.


    Check one of the following:

    ____ Yes, I will take on the challenge! I know that transportation is only provided to the event and that parents/guardians are
    responsible for taking students home at the end of the concert, which starts at 6:30.

     ____ I cannot participate this year.


    T-shirt size (circle 1):

    Child S Child M Child L Child XL

    Adult S Adult M Adult L Adult XL


    Parent Signature_________________________________________ Date ____________