HONOR CHOIR INFORMATION

SCVA

University of Redlands, Friday and Saturday, November 18-19

Application online at scvachoral.org/honor choir reg.php

If want to be considered for All-State, check box on application

Select audition date and location (Sept 24 or Oct 1, depending on location)

$10 application fee

Application deadline September 16

Audition time and location assignments posted September 20

Audition requirements:

Solo piece from 24 Italian Songs and Arias, or 26 Italian Songs and Arias or similar

Tonal memory

Sight reading

Scales/Triads

Audition results posted online October 7

Mandatory rehearsal, Fullerton College, October 29

Performance weekend, Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19, 9:00 am to 9:30 pm both days

More details at scvachoral.org/honor_choir_guidelines.html, including link to application

All-State High School Grades 10-12/CASMEC

California State University, San Jose

Thursday-Saturday, February 16-18, 2017

No separate audition. Highest scoring candidates from SCVA audition who checked interest in

All-State will be invited to All-State.

All-State Jr. High School Grade 9/CASMEC

Application online at www.acdacal.org

California State University, San Jose

Thursday-Saturday, February 16-18, 2017

Auditions open September 2016

Auditions close October 15, 2016 Auditions Close

Online Audition Requirements (Huls will assist):

Upper Range Vocalization

Lower Range Vocalization

“My Country ‘tis of Thee” a cappella

ACDA National

Minneapolis, Minnesota, Wednesday-Saturday, March 8-11, 2017

Eric Whitacre is conducting the High School Honor Choir

Application online September 1-30

Find application at www.acda.org and follow the Honor Choir link

Application requirements:

Sing your part of Mozart’s Veni Sancte Spiritus with accompaniment

Music and accompaniment online

Record in .mp3 format and submit online

Mr. Huls will help with preparation and recording

$30 application fee

Results posted online November 11

Acceptance paperwork and $120 participation fee due December 10

For all honor choirs, check your availability before applying. If singer is selected and then does not participate, entire school will be suspended from participating the following year.