Music Department

Honor Choir

Fort Lewis College 21st Annual Honor Choir
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO  81301

Honor Choir Auditions due October 4th
Solo Contest Auditions due October 25th

(see right side bar for more information and registration form)


Full Schedule will be posted soon, however, please observe the following:

  • 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.

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


 


 

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.  Up to 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 26th to Shauna Blaylock.

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

blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu

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

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

 

AUDITION MUSIC (NOT FOR SOLO AUDITIONS) - DUE OCTOBER 4TH
PDF Files of America The Beautiful for auditions;
please use the correct file according to your voice (All singers should sing the melody line.)

When making recordings: Please have the student state their full name and the name of thier school.

Please also include the starting pitch, played on a piano, on the recording.

Sopranos

Altos and Basses

Tenors


FILE SPECIFICS FOR ALL AUDITIONS:

Please have the student state their name, school, and voicing.
Please name the files like this:
FirstnameLastname_School_voicing (example: ShaunaBlaylock_FLC_Alto)
This will ensure that the correct student is being adjudicated using the correct recording.


REGISTRATION/RECOMMENDATION FORM - DUE OCTOBER 4TH

Recommendation Form - Directors, please fill this out and email it to us, along with mp3 audition files, by October 4th.
Email mp3 files to Shauna Blaylock at blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu


SOLO CONTEST INFORMATION

Send in your submissions for the SOLO CONTEST -  mp3/.wav file via email to blaylock_sl@fortlewis.edu - by October 25th
The winner will perform their winning solo on the evening concert.

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

INFORMATION/QUICK LINKS

Repertoire for 2017 Honor Choir

Honor Choir:
• And the Glory of the Lord (from Messiah)- Handel
• As Torrents in Summer- Edward Elgar
• Earth Song- Frank Ticheli
• Go Where I Send Thee- arr. Andre Thomas (Shawnee press)
 
Honor Chamber Choir:
• O Magnum Mysterium - Morten Lauridsen