Choirs

2017-18 All-State SSAA, SATB & TTBB Choirs
Feb 23-24, 2018

February Rehearsals & Orchestra Hall Performance
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities & Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis MN 

All-State Choirs rehearse at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities School of Music this year!

This information is available for download as a PDF: 2018 All-State Choir Letter

PERMISSION FORMS for FEBRUARY ALL-STATE

  • Every All-State parent must complete the permission and registration by Jan 22nd at https://mnallstate.campmanagement.com/campers.
  • Your user login is the email address where you’ve been getting All-State emails. Select “What’s my password” if you’ve forgotten.
  • Select “Forms” tab to complete the Parent Permission and Registration Form, and “Financial” tab to make your $10 payment.

ARRIVAL AND CHECK-IN

RULES, EXPECTATIONS and CONFLICTS

  • You must be enrolled in your schools’ choir. Qs? email info@mmea.org ASAP.
  • Excused absences from Friday’s All-State rehearsals
    • Girls Hockey and Girls Gymnastics – email MMEA at info@mmea.org.
    • If your school ensemble performs at the Clinic, your director will notify MMEA
  • MSHSL rules regarding respect, harassment, violence and chemical abuse apply at all times. See the All-State Rules and Regulations.

SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS

TRANSPORTATION and PARKING

MEALS and LODGING

  • MMEA will provide lunch after the Side-by-Side rehearsal with the Minnesota Orchestra.
  • All other meals are at the student’s expense.
  • An adult must stay in the hotel room with any minor(s) and must be present at check-in.
  • The Minneapolis Hilton  is the host hotel.
  • Student rate rooms are sold out. Get the Clinic rate ($119/night, plus tax) by reserving online at https://aws.passkey.com/go/MMEA2018. Select “Attendees and Exhibitors”.
  • MMEA provides supervision during rehearsals and the performance. NO OTHER SUPERVISION WILL BE PROVIDED BY MMEA AT ANY OTHER TIME DURING THE WEEKEND.

LITERATURE – PRACTICE and BRING YOUR MUSIC

  • TTBB Choir: A Passerby, Byron Adams; Convidando esta la noche, Juan García de Zéspedes, adapted by Eugene Rogers; Many-Splendored Thing, Timothy C. Takach; Bound for the Promised Land, arr. J. David Moore; III. Amadou Diallo from Seven Last Words of the Unarmed, Joel Thompson; Walk In Jerusalem, Mark Foster arr. Rollo Dilworth
  • SATB Choir: The Flute of the Infinite, Catherine Dalton; Gloria from “The Masque of Angels”, Dominick Argento; Prayer, René Clausen; Vespertilians, Jocelyn Hagen; Afka Hooya, Timothy C. Takach; Please Stay, Jake Runestad
  • SSAA Choir : Gratus Animus, Daniel Kallman (co-commissioned by ACDA-MN and MMEA); Ubi Caritas Et Amor, Ēriks Ešenvalds; High Flight, Karen Linford Robinson; Blue Skies, Irving Berlin, arr. Dwight Okumura; Spes, Mia Makaroff; Yamko Rambe Yamko, arr. Agustinus Bambang Jusana
  • Email MMEA info@mmea.org if you don’t have your music and can’t access DropBox.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Your music and a water bottle.
  • You are responsible for all valuables (cell phone, tablet, wallet, purse).

CONCERT DRESS – TBA

ORCHESTRA HALL CONCERT

  • Sat Feb 24th at 10:30am.
  • Concert order will be provided later
  • Tickets via the Orchestra Hall box office. Link to be emailed when available.
  • No valuables (cell phone, tablet, wallet, purse, etc) back stage at Orchestra Hall.
  • No audio or video recording during the concert. No photography during the concert.

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

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Jennifer Lenart,
Dec 18, 2017, 10:24 AM
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