7-8 Honor Choir

Audition Information

OpusEvents will be open and ready to accept Honor Choir applications March 1-April 15

OPUS LOGIN Link

Login using ACDA information. (username: ACDA email password: ACDA membership number)

Please read all instructions below before uploading

Please contact Jana Fox, MYHC Coordinator jafox@heliascatholic.com with questions

 Audition Fee - $13; Participation Fee - $38*

*Fees increased $2 in 2019 to supply all singers with professionally recorded learning tracks.

Scholarship Form - Free/Reduced Lunch verification

The scholarship covers participation fees, not audition fees

Click for Honor Choir Application  

 DEADLINE FOR MYHC AUDITIONS IS  April 15, 2020

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

Credit Cards may be used on the Opus sight, after all audition materials and information are uploaded click the pay now link.

If paying by check send one check for all students. Include with the check a list of student names and name of sponsoring MCDA member, DO NOT send a check without this information. Make checks payable to MCDA and mail to Jana Fox  5015 Angelia Ct  Jefferson City, MO  65109.                                                             

Checks must be received before students can be placed in a choir.

You must be a current ACDA member and know your ACDA membership # to access the application.  Membership must be current at the time of audition and at the time of performance. 

AUDITION PROCESS: FOR UPLOADS THREE TRACKS--UPLOAD EACH TRACK SEPARATELY

RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS FOR 7/8 AND 9/10: USE THREE SEPARATE TRACKS

1. VOCALIZATION (all grades): Sing the top 5 (ascending) pitches and bottom 5 (descending) pitches of your range on “loo” or “ah” unaccompanied. Play the starting pitch for each set. The ascending set be from do - so and the descending set should be from so - do.

2. My Country ‘tis of Thee/America (grades 7/8, 9/10 only): Starting on the pitches listed below, sing the first verse unaccompanied. Accompanied singers will be disqualified.

*For My Country ‘tis of Thee begin on the following pitch for each voice part.

Soprano: A above middle C

Alto: E above middle C

Tenor: A below middle C

Baritone: F below middle C

3. SOLO (grades 7/8, 9/10 only): One to two minutes of an Aria, Art Song, or Folk Song, etc. (with or without accompaniment) that may be suitable for a competition or festival. Limit the piano introduction to no more than 5 seconds. Pop, Gospel, and Contemporary Christian pieces are not acceptable and will result in disqualification


Participation Information

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

8-8:45 a.m. Registration Capitol Plaza

9:00-11:30 Warm-up and Rehearsal, Jefferson Room

11:30 Lunch provided, Capitol Plaza

12:30-4:30 Rehearsal, Truman Room

4:30 Dismissed for Supper (on your own)

5:45 Choir meet Lincoln Room

6:15 Concert, Capitol Plaza

Concert attire is honor choir t-shirt, black pants or skirt, black socks or nylons, and black shoes. Honor Choir t-shirts will be handed out upon arrival.




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