Vocal Jazz Singers

Junior Choir

JUNIOR CHOIR REPRESENTATIVE

Whitney Hill

Ramsey Schools

d5jrchoir@ilmea.org


JUNIOR CHOIR

Marty Lindvahl, guest conductor

Austin Stout, accompanist


Mrs. Marty Lindvahl is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University. Her successful thirty-four year music education career included years in Indiana and in Illinois, teaching her last nine years at Danville High School. She has been a contest adjudicator and clinician for over thirty years. Marty has been a guest conductor at festivals around the Midwest. She is a member of Illinois Music Educators Association.

 

Marty enjoys performing in her surrounding community and is a vocalist with a popular jazz/pop group in Danville. She serves as Children’s Music and Praise Band director at her church. Marty is very active in her church’s monthly Food Pantry that feeds over 400 families each month. Marty plays clarinet in the Danville Municipal Band. She has served as Musical Director and performer in Danville Light Opera productions. She has served as director with the Danville Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Marty is directing the Danville Men’s Barbershop Chorus.  

 

Marty is married to Mark Lindvahl, who is a retired instrumental educator and school administrator. The Lindvahl’s have a married daughter and son who have blessed them with six grandchildren!

 

Repertoire

*Count The Stars - Andy Beck  SAB

All Night, All Day - Greg Gilpin    3-Part Mixed

The Sky Over Shannon - Amy Bernon TTB

Winter’s Waking -  Amy F. Bernon SSA

*Riversong - Andy Beck SAB


ELIGIBILITY

Soprano 1

Soprano 2

Alto

Tenor

Baritone

 

REQUIRED AUDITION ELEMENTS

2 Audition Solos (From Festival Repertoire:  Riversong and Count the Stars for 2018)

 


A Cappella Major Scale:  

 

                Sopranos - F
                Altos - D
                Baritones - G  

 

A Cappella Major and Minor Triad:  

 

                Sopranos - F

                Altos - D

                Baritones - G  


Triad and Scale examples and Sight Reading Examples

4 Measure Sight Reading:

                     eighth notes

                     quarter notes

                     half notes

                     whole notes

                     quarter rests 


Triad and Scale examples and Sight Reading Examples


AUDITION SCORING

Audition scores are confidential and will not be released.

Scoring Categories and Values (100 Points Total)

 

 

Tone Quality Scoring Rubric

 

 


AUDITION SCHEDULE

 

District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 9