West Central District

Missouri Choral Directors Association

Congratulations to all 11th/12th grade students that made the All-District Choir or the Women's Honor Choir. You are going to have an amazing time on October 11!

Here are a few dates that are coming up that we need to mark on our calendars:

1. Friday, September 26, 2014, if you have a student(s) in the All-District Choir you need to have: a check or a PO to MCDA for $10 per student (one check for all), a copy of the Missouri All-State Choir Audition and Selection Permission Form filled out in blue/black ink per student, and a copy of the Missouri All-State Choir Student Information Sheet filled out in blue/black ink per student. This all needs to be postmarked by this date and mailed to Kip Mathew who is the West-Central All-State Coordinator. Please mail to: Harrisonville High School, 1504 E. Elm, Harrisonville, MO 64701.

2. Friday, September 26, 2014, you must have your 9th/10th grade Honor Choir entries entered online by 3:00 pm! Remember that 1A & 2A schools may enter 1 Mixed Quartet and 3A & 4A schools may enter 2 Mixed quartets (no exceptions!!) The entry fee is $8 per student and the check needs to be made payable to WCMMEA and mailed to: Jon West, Oak Grove High School, 605 SE. 12th St., Oak Grove, MO 64075. 

3. Saturday, October 11, 2014, will be the clinic/concert for all 3 choirs at Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia, MO. Mr. Claude Westfall will be the All-District Choir clinician, Mrs. Jana Fox will be the Women's Honor Choir clinician and Mrs. Beth Dampf will be the 9th/10th Honor Choir clinician.


9th/10th Honor Choir Repretoire List:

Goin' To The Holy City - Joseph Martin SATB Shawnee Press 35008286 $1.90

You Cannot Lose My Love - Sara Groves/Susan LaBarr SA Santa Barbara SPM1144 $1.95

Tell My Father - Andrea Ramsey TTB Hal Leonard HL5011096 $1.95

Swell The Full Chorus - George F. Handel/John Leavitt SATB Hal Leonard HL08596746 $1.80

Adam Lay Bounden - Sheldon Curry SATB Alfred 36944 $2.05


Women's Honor Choir Repretoire List:

O Praise the Lord with Heart and Voice - Haydn/arr. Jacob Narverud SSA Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Lux Aterna - Z. Randall Stroope SSA Alliance Music Publications

She Sings - Amy F. Bernon SSA Heritage Music Press

Bring Me Little Water Sylvie - arr. Moira Smiley SSAA in the key of "F"

Purchase at:  http://www.moirasmiley.com/MOIRA_sheetmusic.html


All-Distirct Honor Choir Repretoire List:

Hallelujuah(from the Mount of Olives) - The Rod Walker Choral Treasury Series Master Edition Hal Leonard 08679658

I Know I've Been Changed - arr. Damon Dandridge Alliance Music Publications AMP0370

Ballade to the Moon - Daniel Elder GIA G-8071

O Radiant Dawn - James MacMillan Boosey & Hawkes 19197 Hal Leonard 48020625

Exultate Justi - Viadana


4. All State Choir Auditions will take place on October 11, 2014 at Smith-Cotton High School. The audition piece this year will be Exultate Justi! Please contact Kip Matthew, District Coordinator, for any questions or information.

 If you have any problems, questions, or would like something posted on our page please feel free to call me at 816-390-5533 or email me at kindlec@sedalia.k12.mo.us or ckindle1@att.net 

~Chris Kindle