District Choir Clinician


St. Louis Suburban District

We are pleased to announce the following clinicians for the 2014 St. Louis Suburban Honors Choirs!

9-10 Honor Choir
Derrick Fox - Ithica College - Bio
Women's Festival Choir
Leslie Manfredo - Illinois State University - Bio
11/12 Honor Choir
Kevin McBeth - Manchester United Methodist Church - Bio


All District 11-12, Women's, and 9-10 Honor Choirs

Director Meeting:  August 14,2014

St. Louis Suburban Choir Policies and Procedures (voted on 11/2/2013)

All-Suburban Auditions:  September 27 at Parkway North (Audition date revised on 4/3/14 - see details

  • 9-10 Sight-Reading Example
  • 9/10 Honor Audition Piece - Già il sole dal Gange by Alessandro Scarlatti
    • Sopranos and Tenors must sing in the Medium High key.
    • Altos and Basses must sing in the Medium Low key.
    • Recorded accompaniment (1st verse only)
  • Women's and 11-12 Sight-Reading Examples
  • Women's and 11-12 Audition Literature
    • 26 Italian Songs and Arias (sung using the Italian text)  (Alfred Publishing)
    • 1st Book of…Soprano, Mezzo-Sop/Alto, Tenor, Bass (G. Schirmer, Inc)

Rehearsal: October 27th, 6-8:30 P.M. (Pattonville H.S.)

Rehearsal/Performance:  November 1st (Pattonville H.S.)

  • 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. 



Women's/11-12 Registration Page

9-10 Honor Choir Registration Page


Notes, Policies, and Procedures 

Meeting Notes:  11/2/2013

State Information (August 2013)

Condensed info from Meeting (August 2013)

*New 9-10 Honor Choir Policies and Procedures (August 2013)

Meeting Notes:  Saturday (11/3/12) 

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