2015 Seventh/Eighth Grade Honor Choir Conductor
Patrick Freer



Congratulations on a great 2015 Conference Honor Choir experience  

Information regarding 2016 Honor Choirs will be announced in January 2016

2015 Missouri Youth Honor Choirs 

Honor Choir Info

4-5-6 Info

7-8 Info

9-10 Info

Honor Choir Audition Info

Audition Fee - $12; Participation Fee - $35

Scholarship Form - Free/Reduced Lunch verification

Direct questions about the individual honor choir to each coordinator:

MCDA 2014 4-5-6 Honor Choir Members  Contact: Stephanie Fridley - sfridley@jackson.k12.mo.us

MCDA 2014 7-8 Honor Choir Members Contact: Christy Gentili - cgentili@stcmo.org

MCDA 2014 9-10 Honor Choir Members Contact:  Jason Huneycutt - jasonhuneycutt@nixaschools.net 

 

OpusEvents is open and ready to accept Honor Choir applications.

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Please contact Jana Fox, MYHC Coordinator jafox@heliascatholic.com with questions

 

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                                   DEADLINE FOR MYHC AUDITIONS IS  MARCH 30, 2015.

Please send only one check for all students and identify students, MCDA member, and the choir students are auditioning for on a separate piece of paper included in the envelope.  Make checks payable to MCDA and mail to Jana Fox  5015 Angelia Ct  Jefferson City, MO  65109

You must be a current ACDA member and know your ACDA membership # to access the application.  Membership must be current at the time of audition and at the time of performance. 

AUDITION PROCESS: FOR UPLOADS USE TWO/THREE TRACKS--UPLOAD EACH TRACK SEPARATELY

RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR 4/5/6 HONOR CHOIR: (note changes)

1. VOCALIZATION (all grades): Sing the top 5 (ascending) pitches and bottom 5 (descending) pitches of your range on “loo” or "ah" unaccompanied. Play the starting pitch for each set.  The ascending set should be from do - so and the descending set should be from so - do.

2. JUBILATE DEO (grades 4/5/6 only): Perform Jubilate Deo unaccompanied (music attached) in your preferred voice part and also in a neighboring voice part. (example: preferred part Alto 1, neighboring part Soprano 2) Say each voice part before you sing it and play the starting pitch.  Accompanied singers will be disqualified.

RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR 7/8 AND 9/10: USE THREE SEPARATE TRACKS

1. VOCALIZATION (all grades): Sing the top 5 (ascending) pitches and bottom 5 (descending) pitches of your range on “loo” or “ah” unaccompanied. Play the starting pitch for each set. The ascending set be from do - so and the descending set should be from so - do.

2. My Country ‘tis of Thee/America (grades 7/8, 9/10 only): Starting on the pitches listed below, sing the first verse unaccompanied. Accompanied singers will be disqualified.

*For My Country ‘tis of Thee begin on the following pitch for each voice part.

Soprano: A above middle C

Alto: E above middle C

Tenor: A below middle C

Baritone: F below middle C

3. SOLO (grades 7/8, 9/10 only): One to two minutes of an Aria, Art Song, or Folk Song, etc. (with or without accompaniment) that may be suitable for a competition or festival. Limit the piano introduction to no more than 5 seconds. Pop, Gospel, and Contemporary Christian pieces are not acceptable and will result in disqualification.

(4/5/6 audition does not include the solo)