Junior High/9th Grade All-State Honor Choir

The California Choral Directors Association board is pleased to welcome the selected singers for the fourth Junior High All-State Honor Choir (grades 6-9). The honor choir will be part of CCDA State Conference and the High School Honor Choir concerts. Results have been emailed to sponsoring directors. If you have any questions, please e-mail Amanda Isaac at amanda.isaac4music@gmail.com. We are so excited to be able to offer this wonderful opportunity for your singers!

Conductor: Dr. Rollo Dilworth, Composer, Arranger, Conductor, and Professor at Temple University!


Registration: https://form.jotform.com/81967427192972


Rehearsal Tracks: Coming Soon!


Timeline:

UPDATED: December 7, 2018: Fees to be paid online using link above.

December 2018: Music sent to singers upon receipt of required materials via email and payment.

March 14, 2019: Honor Choir Registration, First Immanuel Lutheran 374 S 3rd Street, San Jose, CA 95112

March 14-16, 2019: Honor Choir rehearsals

March 16, 2019: Junior High and Men’s Honor Choir Concert (11:00am) St. Joseph Cathedral, San Jose, CA


Financial Commitment

Participation fee: $210 (non-refundable) includes expenses for Honor Choir conductor, accompanist, rehearsal and performance facilities, music packet and rehearsal voice files, concert program, office materials, digital video and audio downloads of the concert, and miscellaneous costs. This fee does not include housing, meals, or travel.


Housing

Housing link HERE (coming soon). Students are NOT required to stay in this hotel; you may make your own housing arrangements.


Chaperones

Each Honor Choir participant must be accompanied to San Jose by a parent or other designated chaperone, age 21 or older. It is permissible for one chaperone to be responsible for more than one singer.


Meals

Singers and chaperones are responsible for all meal costs in San Jose.


Travel

Honor Choir participants and chaperones will arrange and pay for their own travel.


Rehearsals (subject to change)

Thursday

10:00-11:45am Check in (First Immanuel Lutheran 374 S 3rd Street 95112) Signs will direct you to the registration tables. *Please note: Parking is very limited in downtown San Jose.

12:30-4:30pm First Rehearsal

4:30-5:00pm Short stretch break

5:00-6:30pm Rehearsal

Dismissed at 6:30pm Eat a good dinner and get a good night’s sleep for tomorrow!

Friday

9:00am-12:00pm Rehearsal

12:00-2:00pm Lunch

2:00-4:00pm Rehearsal

4:00-6:00pm Dinner

6:00-8:00pm Honor Choir Exchange Concert (St. Joseph’s Cathedral) SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Saturday

8:45am Meet at rehearsal location and we will walk to the Cathedral for sound check.

We will sit on the risers after sound check and start the concert at 11:00am.

11:00am Honor Choir Concert at St. Joseph’s Cathedral (Junior High and Men’s)


Concert

The Junior High and High School Men’s Honor Choirs Concert will be presented in the beautiful St. Joseph’s Cathedral on Saturday, March 16th at 11:00am. The Cathedral is located at 80 S Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113. Concert Tickets are $10 and will be made available ONLINE one week before the concert. If you plan on attending both concerts (Junior High/Men’s AND Women’s/Mixed), it will require TWO tickets, one to each concert. Tickets are free for conference attendees but you must reserve your tickets in advance.


We are looking forward to seeing you San Jose in March!

Amanda Isaac

Junior High (6-9) All-State Chairperson

Director of Choirs, Bakersfield High School, Bakersfield, CA