2017 MS/JH Honor Choir Camp Schedule.

Wednesday, July 12 - Saturday, July 15 2017

(posted July 3, 2017)

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

8:00-10:30      Registration for all campers takes place in BRUCE HALL (1624 Chestnut St, Denton, TX 76201)

Dormitory check-in takes place in BRUCE HALL 

Voice testing of each camper takes place in (Music Building), immediately following each camper’s registration.  The voice test is very simple and takes only a minute.  The purpose is to make sure everyone is assigned to the appropriate voice section.    

10:45               Camp Meeting and Introduction of Camp Staff

All campers and staff in Choir Room (Room 232) in the Music Building

11:15 ………. Topic: Voice, Pitch, Rhythm Development, using Movable Tonic

All Campers and Counselors in Choir Room with Dr. McClung

12:30               Lunch in Bruce Hall for all campers

1:30.…..……..Topic: Repertoire Introduction

Sopranos in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton, Mr. Gordon: (Cannons, Petker, Mozart, Beery).

Altos in Orchestra Hall with Mrs. Chavez, Mrs. Corcoran: (Cannons, Petker, Mozart, Beery).

Cambiatas in Room 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich: (Davison, Beery, Farnell/Salaam, Farnell/Praise).

Baritones in Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa: (Davison, Beery, Farnell/Salaam, Farnell/Praise).  

2:30.….………Topic: Repertoire Introduction: 

Sopranos in Choir Room with Mrs Horton and Mr. Gordon: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny, Hampton).  

Cambiatas in Room 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich and Mrs. Corcoran: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny, Davison).

Baritones in Organ Hall-- with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny, Davison).

2:30.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Altos in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mrs. Chavez and Mr. Alarcon, and the alto interns.

3:30.…...…….Topic: Repertoire Introduction

Altos in Choir Hall with Mrs. Horton, Mr. Gordon, and Mrs. Chavez: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny, Hampton).    

Cambiatas in Room 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich and Mrs. Corcoran: (Farnell/Music, Beery, Farnell/Salaam, Davison).

Baritones in Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa: (Farnell/Music, Beery, Farnell/Salaam, Davison).

3:30.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Sopranos in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mr. Alarcon, and the soprano interns

4:30.…………Movement

All campers and interns in Choir Room with Mr. Alarcon and Mr. Gibson.

5:00.…...……………………Topic: Repertoire Introduction

Sopranos in Choir Room with Mrs. Chavez and Mr. Gordon: (McClung/ World, Bach, McClung/Sunny, Hampton).

Altos in Organ Hall with Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Corcoran: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny, Hampton).

5:00.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Cambiata and Baritones in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mr. Alarcon, and the Cambiata and baritone interns

6:00                 Dinner in Bruce Hall (just across the street from Music Building) is for all campers

6:40..………..Topic: Repertoire on Gender Specific Music

Sopranos and Altos in Choir Hall with Mrs. Horton, Mr. Gordon, and Mrs. Chavez: (Treble Voice Music)

Cambiatas in Room 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich and Mrs. Corcoran: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny.

Baritones in Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa: (McClung/World, Bach, McClung/Sunny.)

7:30-9:30        GAME NIGHT

All campers begin Game Night in the Choir Room

9:30     Commuter campers may be picked up in front of Music Building

9:30     Boarding campers move to Bruce Hall for short meeting

10:30   Lights Out!

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THURSDAY, JULY 13    Note: Talent Show auditions will take place throughout the day.

7:00                 Wake-up call!

8:00                 Breakfast is included for boarding campers only. Day campers should come fed.

9:00 ………. Topic: Voice, Pitch, Rhythm Development, Movable Tonic/Dr. McClung

All campers and interns in Choir Room

10:00 .…..….Topic: Repertoire on Mixed Choir Music  

Sopranos in Choir Room-- with Mrs. Horton, Mr. Gordon on Mixed Music

Altos in Orchestra Hall –with Mrs. Chavez and Mrs. Corcoran on Mixed Music

Cambiatas in Rm 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich on Mixed Music

Baritones Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa on Mixed Music

11:00.………Topic: Syncopation Movement with Mr. Gibson and Mr. Alarcon.

11:30.………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Sopranos in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mr. Alarcon, and all the soprano interns

11:30.…...……………………Topic: Repertoire selections to be announced:

Altos in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton, Mrs. Corcoran, and Mrs. Chavez

Cambiatas in Rm 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich and Mr. Gordon

Baritones in Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa 

12:30               Lunch in Bruce Hall for all campers

1:30.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Altos in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mrs. Chavez and alto interns

1:30.…...…….Topic: Repertoire selections to be announced

Sopranos in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton and Mr. Gordon

Cambiatas in Rm 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich and Mrs. Corcoran

Baritones in Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa

2:30.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Cambiatas and Baritones in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mr. Alarcon, and male interns

2:30.…...……Topic: Repertoire selections to be announced:

Sopranos in Choir Room with Mrs. Chavez and Mrs. Corcoran

Altos in Organ Hall with Mrs. Horton and Mr. Gordon

3:30.…………Topic: Dictation and Composition

All campers in Choir Room with Dr. McClung, Ms. Kasberg, and interns

4:00.…………Topic: Gender Specific Rehearsals

S/A (Girls) in Choir Hall with Mrs. Horton, Mrs. Chavez, Mr. Gordon, and Ms. Kasberg

C/B (Boys) in Organ Hall with Dr. McClung, Mr. Lotspeich, Mr. Gibson, and Mrs. Corcoran

5:30                 Dinner in Bruce Hall for all campers

6:30.…………Topic: Mixed Music: 

All Campers and Counselors in Choir Hall with Dr. McClung, Mrs. Horton, and Mr. Gordon

7:30-9:30        Ice Cream Social and Dance in the Music Commons.

9:30                 Commuter campers may be picked up in front of Music Building

9:30                 Boarding campers are to move to Bruce Hall

10:30               Lights Out!

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FRIDAY, JULY 14

7:00                 Rise and shine!

8:00                 Breakfast is included for boarding campers only.

9:00.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Sopranos in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Mr. Alarcon, and soprano interns

9:00.…...…… Topic: Repertoire

Altos in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton and Mrs. Corcoran:  Mixed music

Cambiatas in Room 2006 with Mr. Lotspeich and Mr. Gordon: Mixed music

Baritone in Organ Hall with Mr. Gibson and Brass Burapa: Mixed music

10:00.……… ..Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

Altos in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, and alto interns

10:00.…...……Topic: Repertoire

Sopranos in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton, Mr. Gordon, Mrs. Corcoran and Mrs. Chavez:  Mixed music

10:00.…………Topic: Musical Jeopardy Finals

Cambiatas and Baritones in Recital Hall with Mr. Alarcon, Mr. Gibson, and male interns

11:00.…………Topic: Pitch and Rhythm Development using Handbells

C/T and Baritones in Orchestra Hall with Ms. Garcia, Ms. Kasberg and and male interns

11:00.…...…… Topic: Musical Jeopardy Finals

Sopranos with Mr. Alarcon and interns

Altos with Mr. Gibson and Mrs. Chavez and interns 

12:00               Lunch in Bruce Hall for all campers

1:00.………….Topic: Gender Repertoire (Memorized?!)

S/A (all girls) in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton, Mr. Gordon, and Mrs. Chavez:  Treble Music

C/B (all boys) in Organ Hall with Dr. McClung, Mr. Lotspeich, Mr. Gibson, and Mrs. Corcoran: Boy’s Music

2:00.………….Topic: Musical Jeopardy Championship

All Campers in Choir Hall with Mr. Alarcon, Mr. Gibson, Ms. Kasberg, and all interns (Mrs. Horton, Mrs. Chavez, Mrs. Corcoran, and Mr. Gordon are invited to attend this exciting event!)

3:00.…………Topic: Repertoire--Music for Mixed Choir (Memorized!?)

All campers and counselors in Choir Hall with Dr. McClung, Mrs. Horton, and Mr. Gordon

4:00.………….Topic: Movement with Mr. Alarcon, Mr. Gibson, and interns

Demonstration of Rap Section of Sunny Side 

All campers in Choir Hall 

4:15.…………Topic: Repertoire containing Handbells.

All campers and staff in Choir Hall. Run all selections that include handbells.

5:30                 Dinner in Bruce Hall for all campers

                        Counselors collect meal cards from Day Campers (Commuters)

6:30.…………Topic: Repertoire

All campers and staff in Choir Hall.  RUN ENTIRE CONCERT!

7:30                 Talent Show!!!!!! Recital Hall

9:30                 Commuting campers may be picked up in front of Music Building

9:30                 Boarding campers are to move to Bruce Hall

10:30               Lights Out!

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SATURDAY, JULY 15        Note: Pack up all your stuff!

7:00                 Rise and shine! Campers bring all luggage to counselor’s room.

8:00                 Breakfast is included for boarding campers only. Day campers should come fed.

9:00.…..……..Topic: Repertoire Spot Check

S/A (all girls) in Choir Room with Mrs. Horton, Mrs. Chavez, and Mr. Gordon.

C/B (all boys) in Organ Hall with Dr. McClung, Mr. Lotspeich, Mr. Gibson, and Mrs. Corcoran

9:30                 Move to Murchison Performing Arts Center (MPAC) via the Recreation Center

10:00               All campers and staff in UNT’s Winspear Hall of MPAC

11:30               Lunch – Pizza in Murchison’s IIR (Instrumental Rehearsal Room)

12:30               CONCERT in Winpear Hall of Murchison Performing Arts Center

(2100 Interstate 35 Frontage Road, Denton, TX 76266)

The public (all friends, parents, grandparents, and relatives) is encouraged to attend this free concert presentation of the MS/JH Honor Choir Camp.

1:15-2:00        Boarding campers check-out of Bruce Hall.