Join Heelan Choir Reunion Oct. 5-6

Singers Reunion Offers Alumni Concert Oct. 6
Posted on 09/26/2018
Choral Singers

All former Bishop Heelan High School choir members are invited back to reminisce and sing with former choir directors at a Heelan Choir Reunion Friday-Saturday, Oct. 5-6. Nine former choir directors, including Fr. Paul Eisele, Paula Keeler and Russ Clifford will join Jake Delfs, Rachael Wragge and John Flanery for a reunion weekend of fun, rehearsals and a performance.

The weekend will include social hours, school tours of the old and new Heelan, dinners, rehearsals and a music alumni concert for the public Saturday at 5 p.m. in the Heelan Fine Arts Auditorium.

Alumni can sign up at

“We see this as a weekend to rekindle old friendships and share a love of music with former Crusaders,” says John Flanery, Heelan music teacher and director of planned giving. “Heelan now has music facilities these alumni could only dream of and we are proud to show them off to our music alumni.”

The returning choir directors and their years at Heelan are: Fr. Paul Eisele (1968-1979), Paula Keeler (1982-1988), Russ Clifford (1988-1993), John Flanery (1996-2004, 2017-), Steven Scott (1999-2000), Chris Storm (2002-2009), Lynn Tomke (2004-2007), Jamie Kelley (2009-2010), Jake Delfs (2007-2012, 2014-2017), Natalie Barkley (2012-2014), Rachael Wragge (2010-).

All former choir members of any choir at Heelan are invited. Cost for dinner $30 per person. For questions contact John Flanery at or 712-252-0573.