The Festival - Goal and Description
Come to Saint John’s………
FESTIVAL OF STYLES
Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Especially designed for high school singers.
- Teachers/directors are invited and expected to sing next to (with) their students.
- Focus on 3 or 4 ‘styles’ of music.
- Performance is NOT the goal for the day – although we will end the day singing together.
- The festival will continue to focus on literature for TTBB and SSAA, but the schedule/design allows more time to learn more about the specific styles.
- The music will lend itself both for performance by a full choir or small ensemble.
2018 Styles and Directors:
- World Music – Carole Whitney, St. Paul Como Park High School
- Circle Singing – Susan Cogdill, CSB/SJU, Director of CSB Women’s Choir
- World Music – Brandon Nordhues, Sartell High School
- Romantic Chestnuts – Axel Theimer, CBS/SJU, Director of Men’s Chorus/Chamber Choir
Literature: Music for the Day: To be announced
- $8.00 registration fee per student – to cover basic expenses
- Lunch: in SJU Refectory: $9.50 per person
Axel Theimer at