MS/JH All-State Choir

2020 MS/JH All-State Choir

Daniel Gutierrez, Head Choir Director at Nixa High School and Junior High

2020 TCDA MS/JH All-State Choir

We are pleased to announce the 2020 MS/JH All-State Choir, under the direction of Daniel Gutierrez.  The MS/JH All-State Choir will be part of the 2020 TCDA Convention in San Antonio, TX July 23-25, 2020. This auditioned group will be comprised of approximately 230 singers who are currently in grades 7 & 8. Students selected to this choir will be expected to arrive mentally and musically prepared for rehearsals beginning on Thursday afternoon, July 23. The 2.5 musical and fun filled days will conclude with a concert performance on Saturday afternoon, July 25 for over 1,000 choral directors, families and guests. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with the fantastic master teacher, Daniel Gutierrez.

COST & EXPENSES

Choir members are responsible for all expenses associated with the All-State Choir. This includes the $15 audition fee, and if selected, the $75 registration fee, transportation, hotels and meals while in San Antonio.  If selected, it is understood that the student is expected to commit to the event. In addition, chaperones will be expected to be near the rehearsal site at all times and are expected to meet their children for lunch and at the end of the final rehearsal each day. The non-refundable $75 registration fee is due on or before, May 15, 2020. This fee covers organizational expenses, an official TCDA All-State Choir t-shirt, backpack, water bottle, the music packet and  access to rehearsal recordings.

 

SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - Early afternoon registration & afternoon section rehearsals

Friday, July 24, 2020 - morning/afternoon rehearsals

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - morning rehearsals & late afternoon concert.

Registration and rehearsals will be held in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.  Students will be released to parents & chaperones immediately following the concert on Saturday.

AUDITION & APPLICATION

Current TCDA members may submit as many students as they’d like into this process.  Each candidate must submit an application, online credit card payment and audition through our website. Auditions will open on Feb. 1, 2020. All auditions must be mp3 files and submitted online. If you wish to pay by cash/check, you may separately submit the non-refundable $15 application fee, per student, to the address below.  Checks should be made payable to TCDA with the student’s full name in the memo line.

For questions: 512-474-2801         Email:   tcdaallstate@tcda.net

CLICK HERE to see instructions and FAQs on how to do the online audition process

IMPORTANT DATES

Online audition opens……………………….….February 1, 2020  CLICK HERE to get started

Payment postmark deadline...……............….March 16, 2020

Online audition closes………………..…………..March 22, 2020

Notification of acceptance…………….……..…….April 17, 2020

    If singer is selected…..

Registration fee due………………………………...May 15, 2020

Music/registration packets sent………………….….......late May

Registration/rehearsals begin………………...…....July 23, 2020

MS/JH All-State Choir Concert………...………......July 25, 2020

 

Download the complete MS/JH All-State Audition packet here