Music Department

Honor Choir

Fort Lewis College 17th Annual Honor Choir
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO  81301

  • Please arrive at the Concert Hall by 8:45 a.m.
  • Please bring with you enough copies of music for each singer!
  • Notes and rhythms should be learned by time of arrival, so the choir can work on artistry and presentation and give the highest quality performance possible.

5:30 p.m. - Free of charge, open to the public

If you are bringing a large enough group and would like to perform in the concert (not required), please choose NO MORE THAN TWO pieces of music and send your selections to me ( no later than October 25th.   If you prefer, we will also have the opportunity to work together in a clinic with your choirs in the afternoon.

PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE to email or call me if you have questions about Honor Choir.  I also want you to know that I will be happy at any time to visit your school and do clinics or workshops, etc. with your choirs.

Call me at 970-247-7251 if you would like to discuss anything or email me at

DIRECTORS:  THANK YOU SO MUCH for everything you do to give our young artists such great musical experiences.  The work you do each day is important to the cultivation of a new generation of musicians, performers, and appreciators!

I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to continue the wonderful choral music legacy at Fort Lewis College.  I look forward to getting to know all of you and working with the singers at Honor Choir 2012!

Dr. Charissa Chiaravalloti

Music Selections for Fort Lewis College
High School Honor Choir 2013

The following piece is part of the choral public domain and may be printed and copied for free:

Jesu Rex Admirabilis - Palestrina
Available on
SAB, editor Noel Jones (Second entry on the list, final note is D)
Please order enough copies of the following three pieces for your students and bring them with you to the event:
The Ground, from Sunrise Mass, by Ola Gjeilo
SATB – Walton Music, $2.25
The Gondoliers (Last Act Finale) – Gilbert and Sullivan/Clough-Leighter
SATB – E. C. Schirmer, $2.80
You Can’t Stop the Beat – from Hairspray - Shaiman - arr. Lojesky
SATB – Hal Leonard Corporation, $2.25

Solo Vocal Competition

We will be holding a solo vocal competition, the winner of which will be awarded a scholarship to become a music major at Fort Lewis College.  Five finalists will be selected from your submissions, and will be judged in a public performance during the event.  Please send recordings (cd, dvd, mp3, or .wav file) postmarked no later than October 25h to Shauna Blaylock.

Electronic submissions are encouraged and may be emailed to Shauna at:

If you wish to send via postal mail please address to:

Shauna Blaylock, FLC Music
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO  81301


Information/Quick Links

Honor Choir Entry Form



Send in your submissions for the SOLO CONTEST -  mp3/wav file via email to - by October 25th

Up to two winners will receive a $500 Scholarship towards a Music Major at FLC.

(Note: postal mailed solo submissions should be sent to:
FLC Music - Shauna Blaylock
1000 Rim Drive
Durango,  CO  81301)