Karin Argoud’s reports on Travis Rogers and the Napa High Choir Program


Travis Rogers was the inspiration for this piece.  I was truly moved when I took my daughter through his class ( on a high school tour) and heard with my own ears the souls of the students through their voices, and saw with my own eyes- the desire and passion for singing that Travis Rogers taught these young students. 

He is an example of one dynamic teacher, among the many out there, that I am grateful for.  A teacher who loves what they do and their students, a teacher that will forever leave an impression on a child’s heart, mind and spirit, for the rest of their lives…

Rogers is a graduate of Biola University earning a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance and music education with a Master of Music degree from Northern Arizona University in choral conducting. A Napa Native, Travis Rogers, is married to Sharon and is the father of two grown children, Tara and Jay Under his direction Napa High School Choirs have toured the world appearing in such venues Westminster Abbey and Carnegie Hall in New York City.  The NHS Choirs have twelve first place awards at the California Golden State Invitational High School Choral competition, the most won by any high school in the state.

Happy Holidays! And Let there be Tolerance, forgiveness and Peace in the New Year!

 Karin Argoud