Ford Buiding with Rainbow

BERRY COLLEGE ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR FESTIVAL


Registration for the March 21, 2019 festival will be open until March 1, 2019. Please direct any questions to Stefanie Cash at scash@berry.edu.

 Berry College will host the third annual Elementary and Middle School Choir Festival for students in grades 5-8. Students from across the South will enjoy a day on the beautiful Berry College campus in choral rehearsals and workshops with 5th and 6th Grade Unchanged Voice Honor Choir Guest Clinician, Mr. Rick McKee, and 7th and 8th Grade Mixed Honor Choir Clinician, Dr. Stefanie Cash. Choir participants will also have the opportunity to work with Berry faculty and students. At the conclusion of the Festival, the students will present a concert of choral works, showcasing the talent of the students. Come join us for a wonderful day of learning and inspirational music.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2019

Clinicians

Rick MckeeSA Unchanged Voices Elementary Choir
(Grades 5-6)  

Mr. Rick McKee, GUEST CLINICIAN

Composer and Adjunct Professor of Music Education, Kennesaw State University



Dr. Stephanie CashSSATTB Mixed Voices Choir (using re-voiced literature)
(Grades 7-8)
Dr. Stefanie L. Cash
Director of Music Education
Berry College



APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019 

SA Unchanged Voices Honor Chorus Repertoire:

Flying Fish – Rick McKee Cosmic Possum Music 

Unpublished right now but will be available in 2019.

Unison with 3 part layered ostinato

This Little Light of Mine by Ken Berg - Colla Voce Music LLC

Unison Publisher ID: 20-96460 3700999 $1.85

Ton The – Jeanne & Robert Gilmore/arr. Brumfield - Colla Voce Music LLC

SA  UPC: 000020963507 Publisher ID: 20-96350 3701026 $1.90

Mixed Honor Chorus Repertoire:

 La Noche Esta Celebrando – Andrea Ramsey (SSA, *re-voiced for SSATTB) - Publisher ID: MS90999

 Hold Fast to Dreams Susan LaBarr (SSA) - (girls only) – Publisher ID: SBMP1426 

  A Cowboy’s Life – Dan Davison (TTB) - (boys only) – Publisher ID: BL914 10583533

  Music Changes the World – Jim Papoulis (SSA, *re-voiced for SSATTB) – Publisher ID: 00274091

  *Re-voicing instructions will be sent upon registration 

UNCHANGED VOICES CHOIR SCHEDULE 

  • 9:00 am – Students Arrive
  • 9:00 - 9:25 am – Registration in Ford Dining Hall
  • Teachers pick up materials
  • All 5th and 6th grade unchanged voices choir students stay in Ford Dining Hall
  •  9:25 - 9:30 am – Welcome to Berry Choir Festival
  • 9:30 - 10:45 am – Rehearsal in Ford Dining Hall
  • 10:45 - 11:00 am – Break
  • 11:00 - 12:15 pm – Rehearsal in Ford Dining Hall
  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm – Lunch in Ford Dining Hall with chaperones
  • 1:15 - 2:30 pm – Dress Rehearsal in Ford Dining Hall
  • 2:30 - 2:45 pm – Break/Change into t-shirts
  • 2:45 - 3:45 pm – Rehearsal in Ford Auditorium
  • 3:45 pm – Move to risers in Ford Dining Hall for performance
  • 4:00 pm – Final Concert

MIXED VOICES CHOIR SCHEDULE

  • 9:00 am – Students Arrive
  • 9:00 am – Students Arrive                                                    
  • 9:00 - 9:25 am – Registration in Ford Dining Hall
  • Teachers pick up materials
  • All 7th and 8th grade mixed voice choir students move immediately to Ford Auditorium
  • 9:25 - 9:30 am – Welcome to Berry Choir Festival
  • 9:30 - 11:00 am – Rehearsal in Ford Auditorium
  • 11:00 - 11:15 am – Break
  • 11:15 - 12:30 pm – Rehearsal in Ford Auditorium
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm – Lunch in Ford Dining Hall with chaperones
  • 1:30 - 2:45 pm – Rehearsal in Ford Auditorium 
  • 2:45 - 3:00 pm – Break/Change into t-shirts
  • 3:00 - 3:50 pm – Dress Rehearsal in Ford Dining Hall
  • 3:50 pm – Move to seats in Ford Dining Hall for performance  
  • 4:00 pm – Final Concert                                                  

ELIGIBILITY

Unchanged Voices Choir - Bring your best 5th and 6th grade unchanged voice students, maximum of 15 students. Parts will be assigned after registration. Additional students may be submitted as alternates and will be assigned, as space permits, after close of registration.

Mixed Voices Choir - Bring your best 7th and 8th grade students in balanced SSATTB sextets, if possible. If you have extra students in specific sections after balancing sextets, please bring them as well, maximum of 18 students. Additional students may be submitted as alternates and will be assigned, as space permits, after close of registration.

COST

$30.00 per student - Catered lunch + T-shirt. (Complimentary director's breakfast and lunch provided by the choral program. Music is NOT PROVIDED.)

STUDENT DRESS

Comfortable and casual. Performance will be in choir festival t-shirt and jeans.