About the festival
This all-day festival (now on a Thursday!) will offer high school tenors and basses a space to learn and perform within a tenor-bass specific ensemble with singers from across the region.
Together with UWEC's Singing Statesmen, students will learning musically rewarding repertoire while experiencing what it's like to sing in a collegiate tenor-bass ensemble.
7:30am Student Registration – Lobby – Haas Fine Arts Center (HFA)
8:00am Full Rehearsal – Gantner Concert Hall
10:00am Combined Sectional
10:45am SNACK & ACTIVITIES (provided)
11:30am Full Rehearsal
12:30pm LUNCH (on your own)
2:00pm Full Rehearsal
3:00pm Rehearsal with Singing Statesmen
3:45pm Full Rehearsal – Gantner Concert Hall
4:15pm FESTIVAL CONCERT – Gantner Concert Hall
Directors may nominate up to 32 talented singers using the online application. Directors will be notified of selected students prior to the festival.
Applications are due Friday, January 26, 2024.
Note: Ensembles are responsible for purchasing their music packets via the invoice shipped with the music.
Go Down, Moses (TTBB) – Moses Hogan, Hal Leonard
Ich Liebe Dich (TBB) – Ludwig van Beethoven/arr. Michael Larkin, Alliance Music Publications, Inc.
No Time (TTBB) – arr. Susan Brumfield, Colla Voce 48-96630
I Have Had Singing (TTBB) – Ron Jeffers, earthsongs S-193 (free download – please print copies for your students)
Packets are ordered through using the Application Form.
Packet price for individual member: $6.20 plus shipping
The Musician's Choice, LLC
1520 North Church Road –Suite D
Liberty, MO 64068
Toll Free: 888.571.6640
Practice tracks and other learning resources can be found here.
Fees: The registration fee is $30 per student (no cost for directors) and is payable at registration February 22, 2024. Checks should be made payable to the UWEC Choral Area; we are unable to accept purchase orders. The registration fee covers morning snacks, the Festival T-Shirt, and a concert recording. Lunch is on your own in Eau Claire, in the Davies Student Center, or bring a bagged lunch to eat on campus.
*Any students that drop after February 5, 2024 or do not attend the festival the day of will be charged only $15 dollars per student to cover their festival t-shirt and food expenses.