Conductor's baton on sheet music

MCDA 4-5-6 Summer Honor Choir

Honor Choir Audition Information


Registration window is

March 15-April 15


Nomination window has closed.  

Step 2:

Once selected, complete the OPUS form and pay the $50 participation fee

- Sign in, or create an account

- There will be a dropdown menu to select ACDA when creating an account

- Once logged in there will be a list of events

- Find the MCDA Honor Choir and select

Step 3:

Book a room at the University Plaza Hotel

Reservation Link

July 26, 2022

University Plaza Hotel &

Juanita K. Hammons Hall (MSU), Springfield, MO

Event Information

  • Open to students who have completed grades 4, 5, & 6

  • Rehearsals: July 26 in Springfield, MO

  • Performance July 26 (evening)


I See the Moon
Douglas Beam
Colla Voce
The Water is Wide with Bring Me a Little Water, Silvie
arr. Rollo Dilworth
Tue, Tue
arr. by Ruth Morris Gray
Hope is a Hidden Star
Mark Patterson
Hal Leonard
Spinning Song from Kashmir
arr. by Neil Ginsberg
Alfred Music
The Singers from Three Children’s Songs
R. Vaughan Williams

Practice Tracks & Resources

Meet the Clinician






Sandy Knudson

Sandy Knudson is the Artistic Director of the Norman Children’s Chorus and has successfully taught K-5 classrom music for 30 years.  She holds a M.M.E. and Kodály certification from The University of Oklahoma. Since 1990, Sandy has served on the faculty of The University of Oklahoma Kodály certification program where she teaches solfege, conducting, and choir. She holds National Board certification in Early and Middle Childhood Music. Well-known as a clinician, master teacher and guest conductor, Sandy has presented workshops at numerous state and national conferences. She has been guest conductor for honor choirs in Louisiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Texas and has served as conductor of Circle the State with Song festivals throughout Oklahoma. In 2015, she conducted the OAKE National Children’s Choir. Sandy has earned an Artist-Teacher Diploma under the mentorship of Doreen Rao in the Choral Music Experience Institute. Recognized by OMEA as an Exemplary Teacher in 2010, Sandy was inducted into the OMEA Hall of Fame in 2013. In the spring of 2014, Sandy was awarded the Pam Golden Honor Award by the Oklahoma Kodály Educators chapter for contribution to Kodály music education and the children and teachers of Oklahoma. In 2018, Sandy was awarded Outstanding Educator by OAKE. Sandy is an active member, organizer and caller in her local dance community.