St. Louis Suburban District
Meeting notes from November 2
All District 11-12, Women's, and 9-10 Honor Choirs
Director Meeting: August 13th Sybergs 6:00 pm
All-Suburban Auditions: October 5th at Parkway North
Rehearsal: October 28th at Pattonville HS 6pm-8:30pm
Performance: November 2nd at Pattonville HS.
The 9/10 choir will begin at 8 with a 2:30 concert. Women will begin at 8:30 with a 3:15 concert. Mixed will begin at 9 with a 4pm concert.
Students will wear their school’s concert attire for the performance. Students must be in attendance for the entire day in order to perform in the afternoon concert.
(note: Pattonville HS for both rehearsal and performance)
Rehearsals Nov. 16th from 8 - 3 with a lunch break at 11:30 til 12:30, January 11th 8 -12, Jan. 13th snow day rehearsal if needed.
11-12 District Choir:
Dr. Karen Kennedy, conductor
Julia Matthews, accompanist
2013 11/12 Literature -
Noel - Brad Holmes - (Suburban will purchase and send to you)
As Torrents of Summer - Elgar (cpdl - click on title)
Non Nobis - Rosephanye Powell - SATB - HL 08739196
Omnia Sol - Z. Randall Stroope - Heritage Press - LO.15-2134H
He'll Make a Way - Byron Smith - Onyx Publications - BJS0001
Instructions for Noel
All men learn the opening solos please.
At letter A: Sopranos join with altos on alto line (no singers on soprano line). Men, do a 3-way split between the tenor and baritone lines.
At letter B: Men continue 3-way split, Sopranos go back to the soprano line.
At measure 40: As at letter A.
At letter D: As at letter A to end.
All repeats stay in place.
Dr. Karen Kennedy, University of Miami, Conductor of the 2013 St. Louis Suburban 11/12 Choir
9-12 Suburban Women’s Choir 2013:
Dr. Nicole Aldrich, Washington University
2013 Women's Literature List
1. “And Miriam Sang” by Zebulon Highben
SSA; 3 percussion instruments
Boosey & Hawkes 48021195
2. "Ich jauchze, ich lache" from cantata # 15 by J. S. Bach
free - http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Scores/BWV015-V&P.pdf, p, 21-25
3. “900 Miles” by Philip Silvey
SA with piano accompaniment
Santa Barbara #438
4. “Amid the Splendors of the Sun” by Nick Page
2 to 4 parts with piano accompaniment
Colla Voce 20-95990
5. “Now I Become Myself” by Gwyneth Walker
SSAA with piano accompaniment
E. C. Schirmer #5409
St. Louis Suburban Choir Policies and Procedures (voted on 11/5/2011)
2011 St. Louis Suburban Mixed Choir - Ave Maria - Busto - Mark Lawley, Conductor
Jonathan Owen, Accompanist