Region 20 Honor Choir Audition Materials 2015

This is the official listing of the Vocal Division Honor Choir Audition Material.  All amendments, corrections and errata will become official only when it is published here.  Auditions will be held October 24 at Coppell High School.  For singers to audition they must be a 9th or 10th grader in Region 20 and plan to sing at the Clinic and Concert on November 14 at Red Oak High School.

Rehearsal tracks are available by clicking the links at the top of this page.


Treble Honor Choir - Douglass Harrell, Conductor

Title                                                                    Voicing                        Composer                                    Publisher
I Will Lift My Voice                                            SSA                                Victor C. Johnson                         Choristers Guild

Instructions
mm. 85-86 Altos omit bottom note, Sopranos omit small notes.  Final parts will be assigned after the auditions for this divisi.

God be in My Head (GRADE 3)                       SSA                                John Rutter                                   Oxford

Instructions
mm. 20 and 25 Altos omit one of the two notes, but sing the lower pitch if possible.  No penalty will be given to singers who sing the top instead of the bottom note.  Final parts will be assigned after the auditions for these divisi.

Psalm 8 (Adonai, Adonenu)                            SSA                                Dan Forrest                                  Hal Leonard

Instructions
Accompaniment track will begin at mm. 9.  The cuts will NOT contain anything before mm. 9.  mm. 31-34 Altos sing the bottom notes, Soprano 2's sing the top note of the Alto Line.  Soprano 1's please sing the D.  Resume normal parts at mm. 36.

And Suddenly                                                   SSA                                Michael Engelhardt                     Walton Music
(NON AUDITIONED - SCORES PURCHASED BY THE REGION)

GENERAL NOTE:  Singers should be entered as Soprano 1 (Top Part), Soprano 2 (Middle Part), Alto 1 (Bottom Part).  Any registered Alto 2's will be grouped with the Alto 1's.  In other words, ALL singers registered as Altos will be judged as altos and NOT as Soprano 2.



Tenor Bass Honor Choir - Joel Duarte, Conductor

Title                                                                    Voicing                        Composer                                    Publisher
Cover me with the Night                                 TTB                                Andrea Ramsey                           Alliance

Instructions
All Tenors sing the top part and be prepared for a cut of the solo parts throughout the piece.  Omit the marking about trios, and know the whole part for your voice part for the auditions.  Final measure, Basses omit one of the two notes, but sing the lower pitch if possible.  No penalty will be given to singers who sing the top instead of the bottom note.  Final parts will be assigned after the auditions for these divisi.

Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One (GRADE 3)    TBB                               James McCray                             Hal Leonard

O Occhi, Manza Mia                                          TBB                               Lassus/ed. Liebergen               Carl Fischer
   from Two Lassus Madrigals for Men

Instructions
Basses omit the lower note in mm. 11.  The audition tracks will take NO repeats.  There will be NO repeats in the auditions.  Mr. Duarte will instruct the group on the repeats for the performance at the clinic.

Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight               TTB                              arr. Roger Emerson                    Hal Leonard
(NON AUDITIONED - SCORES PURCHASED BY THE REGION)

GENERAL NOTE:  Singers should be entered as Tenor 1 (Top Part), Tenor 2 (Middle Part), Bass 1 (Bottom Part).  Any registered as Tenor 1 will sing the top, Tenor 2 will sing the middle and Bass 1 will sing the Bottom.  

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