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Aug
3-5

All-State Choral Workshop

Mount Mercy University offers an All-State Choral Workshop for high school students interested in preparing the Iowa All-State choral repertoire.

August 3 - 5
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Basic Information

When: August 3–5, 2020

Where: Mount Mercy University | 1330 Elmhurst Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

Who: High school choral students looking for a great choral experience

Time: 8 AM–12 PM; 1–4 PM Monday and Tuesday. 9 AM–12 PM Wednesday

Snacks: Two lunches plus morning and afternoon snacks provided

Mount Mercy’s Director of Music Activities Dr. Gerry Kreitzer and distinguished clinicians Carol Tralau, Allen Chapman, Duane Philgreen, Kent Keating, Amy Farley, and Bob Anderson will assist the singers in learning notes, rhythms, and texts for each piece. They will also offer coaching in the expression and style of each piece, and offer helpful approaches and demonstrations of the audition process.

A track of each piece with voice part highlighted will be made available to each participant and director on the All-State webpage.

Singers must purchase or secure from their high school choral director their own all-state music packet to bring with them. Packets may be purchased beginning July 26 at West-Kephart’s Music Center in Decorah, Iowa.

Registration Information

The registration fee is $85, which includes sessions, lunches, and snacks. Registration can be done online or by completing and returning the downloadable form.

Contact Dr. Gerald Kreitzer, director of music activities, at gkreitzer@mtmercy.edu or 319-363-8213 ext. 1226 for more information.