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Celebrate America Across Montana

School choirs from throughout Montana perform with Tim Janis and his ensemble. Celebrate America was created by Janis to spotlight our nation's youth and to pull communities together in a celebration of music that uplifts and inspires.

2016

School choirs from throughout Montana perform with Tim Janis in this special created to spotlight our nation's youth, and pull communities together in an uplifting and inspiring celebration of music. The program was taped in January 2016 at the KUSM-MontanaPBS studio in Bozeman. School buses brought hundreds of students from Montana school music programs including Arlee, Big Fork, Choteau, Corvallis, Frenchtown, Great Falls Central, Hamilton, Hardin, Mount Ellis Academy, Power, Red Lodge, and Sacajawea Middle School. Well-prepared and very professional, each choir came into the studio to record their performance. Tim Janis, familiar to public broadcasting audiences from programs such as An Enchanted Evening, Beautiful America and Coastal America, is well known for his "Music with a Mission" philosophy, and has worked on many philanthropic projects.

2014

The program was taped in January 2014 at the KUSM-MontanaPBS studio in Bozeman. School buses brought hundreds of students from Montana high school music programs including Anaconda, Belgrade, Billings Skyview, Mount Ellis Academy, Heritage Christian, Corvallis, Florence-Carlton, Frenchtown, Hamilton, Hobson and Polson.

2013

The program was taped in January 2013, at the KUSM-MontanaPBS studio in Bozeman. School buses brought hundreds of students from Montana high school music programs including Belgrade, Big Timber, Billings, Polson, Missoula, Stevensville, Livingston, Hamilton, and Bozeman. Arriving well-prepared and very professional, each choir came into the studio to record their performance.

2011

The program was taped in November, 2011, at the KUSM-MontanaPBS studio in Bozeman. School buses brought hundreds of students from Montana high school music programs from communities including Anaconda, Belgrade, Big Timber, Billings, Corvallis, Florence, Frenchtown, Great Falls, Libby and Livingston to Bozeman. Arriving well-prepared and very professional, each choir came into the studio to record their performance.

2010

The program was taped in November, 2010, at the KUSM-MontanaPBS studio in Bozeman. School buses rolled across the state from communities including Belgrade, Big Timber, Billings, Corvallis, Florence, Frenchtown, Gardiner, Hamilton, Laurel, Lewistown, Livingston, and Stevensville bringing together hundreds of students from Montana high school music programs. 

2009

The program was taped in November, 2009, at the MontanaPBS studio in Bozeman. School buses rolled across the state from communities including Anaconda, Belgrade, Big Timber, Billings, Bozeman, Dillon, Great Falls, Hamilton, Helena, Laurel, Livingston, and Miles City, bringing together 500 students from Montana high school music programs.