The Concordia College Choir Festival will be Jan. 24-25, 2014.
The registration form is due before Friday, December 13.
Registration begins by 6:30 p.m. Friday, followed by vocal sectionals, rehearsal, and social time. Individual singers have the option to stay on campus in the dorms.
On Saturday, the group will experience a private concert by The Singers - Minnesota Choral Artists. There will also be another group rehearsal, Q-and-A time with Dr. Clausen and campus tours. The concert will take place on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 at Trinity Lutheran Church, just down the street from campus. Directors are responsible for transporting their students to Trinity.
All choirs are responsible for purchasing the musical selections on their own. Selections should be well-rehearsed prior to the festival.
- My God is a Rock, SATB, arr. Alice Parker and Robert Shaw – L.G. 51107 – Alfred Publishing
- Wana Baraka, SSATBB, arr. Shawn Kirchner – Santa Barbara Music 482
The following will be the 2014 Featured Honor Choirs and Conductors:
- Andover High School, Melanie Kjellberg
- Cantanti Singers - Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs, Philip Brown
- DGF High School, Matthew Endreson
- Virginia High School, Matthew Krage
What to bring
Students should bring an overnight bag and a sleeping bag. For the concert, students should dress professional – men in a shirt and tie, women in a dress or dress pants and blouse.
Festival participation is free, but choir directors are responsible for finding their own overnight accommodations (students will stay on campus if desired). If individuals prefer a hotel stay, it will be at their own expense. Concordia does not cover travel expenses or meals during travel.