L.M.E.A. District IX
Sr. Hi. District Honor Choir

 

 

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Eligibility

Audition dates, fees, and locations

Audition requirements

Audition results

 Fees and forms for students making District Honor Choir

Rehearsal and Concert schedule

 

 ELIGIBILITY:


Students in grades 9 - 12 whose directors are currently members of LMEA are eligible to audition. A student auditioning for the District Honor Choir must be a member of their school's vocal music program.  

 

 AUDITIONS - DATES, FEES, AND LOCATIONS:

Sr. Hi. District Honor Choir auditions are concurrent with All-State 1st round auditions.

 

    Date:

    September 14, 2013

    Place:

    Southeastern La. University, Pottle Music Building
    Registration table is in the choir room.

    Time:

    Each school's audition times will be assigned after the registration deadline.

    Fee:

    $10.00 per entry

    Students - Fees should be paid to the student's school.  

    Directors - A single school check, payable to L.M.E.A. District IX Vocal Account, must be mailed to Nathan Sumrall, Northshore High School, 100 Panther Dr., Slidell, LA  70461. Include a hard copy of the registration form.

    Registration Form:

    Directors must also email the registration form to Nathan Sumrall at nathan.sumrall@stpsb.org by the deadline to assure that your students are scheduled.

    Registration Deadline:

    Registration form must be emailed and check must be postmarked by 8/23/13.

    Be aware that schools will be assessed a $50.00 late fee if this deadline is not met. Students who are registered late will be assigned whatever times are still available.  All late entries must be received at least 5 days prior to an event. 

    Chairperson:

    Nathan Sumrall 

  

 AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

Students auditioning for Sr. High District Honor Choir are required to sing the appropriate voice part of the choral selection listed below with the accompaniment CD and sight read.  

 

2012-13:  "O Vos Omnes" by Pablo Casals, Tetra Music - TC128

 

2013-14:  "Let All the Nations Praise the Lord" by Leisring, Shawnee Press  A0094

 

2014-15:  "Richte Mich, Gott" by Mendelssohn, edited by Jerry Wesley Harris, Alfred Pub. This is to be sung in German.

 

2015-16:  "Crucifixus" by Lotti (SSAATTBB), Walton Music Corp. OCTW6006 

 

2016-17:  "Heilig" (Holy) by Mendelssohn (for double choir), Walton Music Corp. W2163. This is to be sung in German.

 

 AUDITION RESULTS:

Audition results will be posted as soon as possible - usually the night of auditions. Click on "Audition Results" in the navagation bar on the left. 

  

 FEES & FORMS for students making District Honor Choir:

    Fee:

    $30.00 per participant

    Teachers' Deadline:

    Postmarked by Novemer 1, 2013  (fees and forms)

    Students:

    Forms must be filled out, signed & turned in. (Click to download.)
    Fees should be paid to the student's school.
    Check with your teacher for your school's deadline. 

    Teachers:

    A single school check, payable to L.M.E.A. District IX Vocal Account, must be mailed with the registration forms to the appropriate honor choir chairperson by the deadline.

    Mail Sr. High fees & forms to Nathan Sumrall, Northshore High School, 100 Panther Dr., Slidell, LA  70461.

    Mail Jr. High fees & forms to Becky McLain, Madisonville Jr. High, 106 Cedar St., Madisonville, LA  70447. 

    Please indicate whether 9th graders have been selected to be in the Jr. Hi. or the Sr. Hi. Choir.

    Late Fees:

    Payments postmarked after 11/1/13 will be accessed a $50 late fee.  NO FEES WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 11/30/13. Any student whose fees have not been received by the late deadline will be dropped from the roster.

    Optional:

    T-shirts are optional and can be purchased through your director prior to honor choir. 
    CDs of the concert performance are optional and can be purchased at one of the rehearsals for a reduced price or at the concert for full price. 

  

 REHEARSAL and CONCERT SCHEDULE:

circle07_red.gifJan. 16, 2014  -  Honor Choir Sectionals

 

    Date:

    January 16, 2014

    Location:

    Fontainebleau High (Sr. High)
    Fontainebleau Jr. High (Jr. High & Elementary)

    Time:

    6:00 - 8:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 5:55)

    Absenses/Tardies:

    Students must be present and on time for ALL rehearsals and the concert. If a student is late once, they will be warned. If that person is late a second time, they will be sent home. If any student is more than 15 minutes late, their circumstances will be reviewed and they are subject to immediate dismissal.

    Rehearsal Dress:

    Students who participate in District Honor Choir will follow their school dress code during rehearsals.  No spaghetti straps, halter tops, sleeveless shirts, midriff-baring shirts, or skirts above the knee will be allowed.

    Concert Dress
    Sr. Hi. :

    All students should wear the concert attire for their school.  
    Women: If a school's concert attire does not include floor-length dresses, women should plan to wear a floor-length, solid dark-colored skirt and blouse or dress. (Check with your director to make sure your attire is appropriate.) Note:  No spaghetti straps, halter tops, sleeveless shirts, midriff-baring shirts, or skirts above the knee will be allowed.
    Men: If a school's attire does not include tux or suit jacket, men should wear a suit jacket with white shirt and tie, a plain solid vest with white shirt and tie, or a long sleeve white shirt and tie.  (Check with your director to make sure your attire is appropriate.)

    Concert Dress
    Jr. Hi. (including 9th graders in jr. hi. honor choir):

    Girls: "Bright white" blouse (no winter white or off white) with sleeves below the elbow, solid black skirt (knee length or longer) - solid black gauchos or slacks are also acceptable - and solid black shoes. All tops must cover the midriff.
    Boys: Black slacks, long-sleeve white dress shirt, tie, black shoes, black socks, and black belt.

    Dress Violations:

    Students not complying with all dress code requirements will not be allowed to participate. Students missing a rehearsal due to dress code violations will not be allowed to perform.

    Chairperson:

    Nathan Sumrall, Sr. Hi.
    Becky McLain
    , Jr. Hi.
    Paula Vickers, Elementary

     

     

circle07_red.gifJan. 23, 2014  -  Jr. and Sr. High Honor Choir Rehearsals

 

    Date:

    January 23, 2014

    Location:

    Fontainebleau High (Sr. High)
    Fontainebleau Jr. High (Jr. High & Elementary)

    Time:

    6:00 - 8:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 5:55)

    Chairperson:

    Nathan Sumrall, Sr. Hi.
    Becky McLain
    , Jr. Hi.
    Paula Vickers, Elementary

 

 

 circle07_red.gifJan. 30, 2014  -  Jr. and Sr. High Honor Choir Rehearsals and Note Check

 

    Date:

    January 30, 2014

    Place:

    Ponchatoula High
    Jr. High - Old Band Room
    Sr. High - New Band Room
    Elementary - Choir Room

    Time:

    6:00 - 8:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 5:55)

    Chairperson:

    Nathan Sumrall, Sr. Hi.
    Becky McLain
    , Jr. Hi.
    Paula Vickers, Elementary
    Stephanie Robertson, host

 

circle07_red.gifJan. 31, 2014  -  Jr. High and Sr. High Honor Choir Rehearsals

 

    Date:

    January 31, 2014

    Place:

    Ponchatoula High

    Time:

    Sr. High:  9:00 - 12:30 and 1:30-4:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 8:55 and 1:25)

    Jr. High: 9:00 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 3:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 8:55 and 12:25)

    Elementary: 9:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 3:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 8:55 and 12:55)

    NOTE TO ALL: Any school (or student) leaving a rehearsal early will not be allowed to participate on Saturday.

 

circle07_red.gifFeb. 1, 2014  -  Jr. High and Sr. High Honor Choir Rehearsals and Concerts

 

Rehearsal

    Date:

    February 1, 2014

    Place:

    Ponchatoula High

    Time:

    9:00 - 11:00 (Roll will be taken beginning at 8:55)

 

 

Concert

    Date:

    February 1, 2014

    Place:

    Ponchatoula High

    Call Time:

    1:00  

    Concert Time:

    2:00

    Concert Dress:

    See information above

    Admission:

    Free

    Chairpersons:

    Nathan Sumrall, Sr. Hi.
    Becky McLain
    , Jr. Hi.
    Paula Vickers, Elementary
    Stephanie Robertson, host

 

 

 

Last Updated:  July, 2013