Conductor's baton on sheet music

MCDA All-State Show Choir

Honor Choir Audition Information


Step 3:

Book a room at the University Plaza Hotel

Reservation Link

Questions? Contact

Andrew Drinkall

Note: MCDA does not offer refunds in the event the student cannot attend.

For safety reasons, all rehearsals are closed to the public. Only those who are official chaperones or registered members of the conference (including single day registration) are allowed in the rehearsal space. Please help us maintain the safety of our singers by adhering to these requirements.


For liability reasons, members are not supposed to be official chaperones. But in the event that there was no other option, members still need to register for the conference. Thank you for supporting the organization that supports these ensembles!

July 25-27, 2022

University Plaza Hotel &

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

Event Information

  • Open to students who have just completed grades 10, 11, and 12

  • Rehearsals: July 25-26-27 - accepted students must be available for rehearsals all three days.

  • Performance July 27 (evening)







00:00 / 04:36
00:00 / 02:44
00:00 / 02:09

Meet the Clinicians


David Moellenkamp

Cara Jennings, Assistant













David Moellenkamp is the Director of Choral Activities at Los Alamitos High School. Since his arrival in 2008, his choirs have received numerous caption awards which include being named Grand Champions over 180 times, and winning 9 National Grand Championship titles. 

Mr. Moellenkamp received his Bachelor of Music Education from Millikin University in Decatur, IL, and his Masters of Administration from National University. He spent the first 16 years of his career teaching in a small town in central Illinois where he directed the Sullivan Singers to over 100 first place wins and four National Championships. 

For 14 summers, Mr. Moellenkamp directed and choreographed at the famed performing arts training center, Stagedoor Manor, in New York. More than 95 of his former students have performed on Broadway, appeared on network television, or starred in major motion pictures. 

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