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LACMA Opening Gala

Members of Powerhouse dressed in the infamous 18th Century costumes were seen flanking the red carpet at the Gala Opening of the Resnick Pavillion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on September 25th 2011. Powerhouse welcomed guests with a performance art piece designed by Jen Oundjian and accompanied by Dan Scoville based on several Mozart piano pieces.


On Friday, October 1st, Powerhouse performed on the rooftop of the London Hotel in West Hollywood for the 1st Annual “LA Event” hosted by PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays). Powerhouse was a surprise guest, introduced by Jane Lynch and beginning their performance of “Vogue” flash mob style from positions throughout the audience. They followed with “Somebody to Love” and were described by many as the “highlight” of the night. Following their performance, Powerhouse was seated poolside to enjoy the rest of the program including an up-close performance by Nelly Furtado.

Powerhouse performs at DSA Annual Meeting

How do you pump up a crowd? The Direct Sellers Association recently hired the John Burroughs show choir, Powerhouse, to perform at the Centennial Gala of their 2010 Annual Meeting. Guests were entertained and inspired by the students performing part of their 2010 competition set. 

The choirs of John Burroughs are available for all nature of private and public events. (Click here for booking information). See a video of the DSA performance, after the break...

JBHS Choirs Featured in British Documentary, "Gleeful"

John Burroughs High School is proud to have been featured in the British Documentary, Gleeful: The Real Show Choirs of America. The broadcasting network bills it as a "Documentary exploring the big business of show choirs in American high schools." Click through to see the show in its entirety...

Jennifer Love Hewitt Donates $3000 to JBHS VMA