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Junior Chorus



AUDITIONS

Required Selection
Major Scale
Major Triad

Scale & Triad starting pitches

Soprano:      F
Alto:              D
Baritone:      D or F

All Junior Chorus music is now 3 Part Mixed / SAB
Junior Chorus is for grades 6 - 8
Students in grades 6 - 8 who are members of their school chorus are eligible to audition.

Students will need to learn their assigned voice part for the entire Festival program.  No part changes will be allowed the day of the auditions.  One week prior to auditions, directors will receive an email through the RNS system announcing the specific audition song.

Junior chorus students will receive the starting pitch for the scale and triad (the starting pitch, not a chord with tonality). If you use solfege, then the given note would be "do", since they have to sing a major triad and a major scale.

For the required selection, students are given the starting pitch and the tonality. The student will sing the passage a cappella. There has never been accompaniment with the junior chorus audition.

 



FESTIVAL REPERTOIRE                                                       

Conductor:  Mr. Raynard Brown 

                      raynardbrownkcc@gmail.com

                      618/604/1319

 

 

Selections:

Cantate Hodie! (Sing on This Day!) / John Purifoy / Hal Leonard / 3 Pt. Mixed / HL00142992 / $1.90

Shenandoah / Brad Printz / Heritage Music Press / 3 pt / 15/1021 / $2.10

Bonse Aba / arr. Victor C. Johnson / Heritage Music Press / 3 pt. / 15/2689H / $2.25

Everlasting Melody / Rollo Dilworth / Hal Leonard Corp. / 3 pt / 08551344 / $2.25

Blackbird / Audrey Snyder / Hal Leonard Corp. / 3 pt. / 08552121 / $1.95

 

 

 

 



LEADERSHIP

Chorus Division Reps                                       
Jeannine Moeller
d6srchorus@ilmea.org 

                                                                          
Junior Chorus Chair
 
Elizabeth Byassee Shore
ebyassee@marionunit2.org                          

Junior Chorus Co-Chair
 Carrie Munsell
cmunsell@wcusd5.net 

Junior Chorus Co-Chair
 Jessica White    

jessicawhite@mhs.org                                                                     

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