Honor Choir

Fort Lewis College Inaugural
Honor Choir Games

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO  81301


Kick off your 2019-2020 performance season with a fun and educational team-building experience for your singers!

  • A day of workshops, rehearsal, and other musical activities with special guest artists and clinicians, set in various locations around the gorgeous mountain campus of FLC
  • Students will be divided into teams, and each team will be guided by an FLC Student Ambassador for the day
  • Each participating student will receive an FLC Choir t-shirt
  • Students will receive barbecue lunch and snacks


Rough Schedule Outline (all times are approximate)

9-9:30 – Welcome – students receive welcome packet and divide into teams

9:30 – 10:15 – Ice breaker and team building activity led by FLC Ambassadors

[10:15-10:30 – snack break]

10:30 – 11:30 – Choralympics! - Workshop with Professor Emeritus Dr. Linda Mack

11:30 – 12:30 – Elevation of Choral Sound: Breath, Resonance, and Blend- Workshop with Dr. Charissa Chiaravalloti

12:30– 1:15 – BBQ lunch on patio area outside Community Concert Hall (CCH) with live entertainment from FLC students

1:30 – 2:30 – Rehearsal/ performance of prepared piece in outdoor amphitheater (performance at 2:20) -You can download Anton Bruckner’s Locus Iste from this site for free:  http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/e/e9/ABruckner_Locus_iste_-_Coro.pdf

2:30-3:30– Beatbox clinic- Backtrack Vocals, from New York, NY (Check them out at: www.backtrackvocals.co)

[3:30-3:40- break]

Anton Bruckner’s Locus Iste

ktrack Vocals, New York, NY (Check them out at: www.backtrackvocals.com)

4:30-5– Practical application: combine improvisation and beat box skills– teams will create their own songs

5:00 – 5:30 – Improv Competition- teams will perform their songs for judges and audience in the concert hall (time limit 2:30 for each song)


5:45 – 6:00 – Closing Ceremony and Awards – all students and teachers should be present in the concert hall



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