Christine Guter
2014 Iowa All-State Jazz Choir Director

            ICDA is pleased again to sponsor the 17th annual Iowa All-State Jazz Choir, to be directed by Christine Guter. Christine Guter (Helferich) is on the faculty at as Director of Vocal Jazz at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach, where she teaches private jazz and classical voice lessons, and directs the university’s top vocal jazz ensemble, Pacific Standard Time.  An experienced jazz vocalist, pianist, and studio singer, Christine mainly works as a jazz vocalist, but performs all types of musical styles including classical, pop/rock, musical theater, country, and blues. She has performed extensively at concerts, festivals, colleges, and other venues in the United States, Canada, and Europe. FULL BIO

            Between twelve to twenty high school jazz choir singers will be chosen to participate in this event.  Rehearsals will begin on Saturday, July 19, and culminate with a concert given in conjunction with the ICDA Summer Convention at Mason City's NIACC Campus on Monday, July 21.  Two additional rehearsals prior to the All State Jazz Choir Festival will be required.  The dates and locations of these rehearsals will be given to the singers after acceptance into the ensemble.Information about the 2014 Iowa All-State Jazz Choir will be posted here soon!  For audition information and eligibility requirements; please click here. of Accepted Students 2014

2013 Iowa All-State Jazz Choir
Directed by Kerry Marsh