University of Puget Sound Northwest Honor Choir Festival 2016

Friday, Sept. 30, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. | Saturday, Oct. 1, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Guest Conductor: Eugene Rogers, assoc. director of choirs, University of Michigan

Festival Information

Deadline for registration: Friday, Sept. 16, 2016  REGISTER TODAY ONLINE

Teachers are asked to nominate advanced singers in balanced quartets only, schools may send up to 5 quartets.

Music will be mailed to teachers/conductors upon receipt of completed application. Students should be familiar with the music. If applications are received less than two weeks prior to the festival music will have to be picked up from the Office of Public Events, University of Puget Sound

Students and teacher/conductors will be provided with a complimentary lunch on Friday, Sept. 30. Lunch will be on your own Saturday, Oct. 1

Honor Choir Festival will close with a complimentary public performance, Saturday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. in Schneebeck Concert Hall.

Concert attire for the final performance will be your school's concert attire. Each student is to bring a black folder for the concert.

Final performance CDs may be ordered for $15 each. CD order forms will be included in the music mailing.


Cost for two-day festival is $35 per student, nonrefundable. Substitution is possible but note that the new student’s name may not be able to appear in the printed concert program.

An invoice for the workshop fee will be emailed to you upon registration.

Payment of fees may be made by credit card or check. For credit card payment call the Office of Public Events 253.879.3555. Checks should be made payable to University of Puget Sound and sent to:

Office of Public Events, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Warner St. #1066, Tacoma, WA, 98416-1066.

2016 Honor Choir Repertoire (music will be provided)

Gloria in excelsis, F. Haydn/Robinson (Alfred Publishing)

Fair Phyllis, ed. Casey Rule

Carrickfergus, arr. Caldwell and Ivory (piano and oboe) SATB version

Ni jina gani, Israel Kagaruki/arr. Rogers (Hal Leonard) (with percussion)

Shenandoah, arr. Dilworth (Hal Leonard)

O Dan Tucker, arr. Leavitt (fiddle and double bass) (Hal Leonard)



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