The 16th annual All-State Choir Camp will be held on the Iowa State University campus, Music Hall, Wednesday and Thursday, August 7-8. It is open to all high school students interested in preparing the Iowa All-State Choir repertoire. The purpose of the camp is to help high school singers prepare for their All-State auditions in a choral setting. A team of qualified clinicians will guide the participants in learning pitch, rhythm, and text in each piece, will give guidance for expressive interpretations, and will offer tools for improving intonation. A healthful approach to singing will be a primary consideration. It would be advantageous for schools to send balanced quartets, but all interested singers will be accepted.
At the conclusion of the two days, the participants will record each piece. The recording will be made available to each student, along with midi tracks that highlight each voice part.
Meals and lodging will be the responsibility of each individual. Numerous motels are available in the Ames area and ample eating establishments are within easy walking distance of the ISU Music Hall. Twenty-minute voice lessons with ISU voice faculty will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Space will be limited.
All-State music can be obtained through West Music of Coralville after July 25. You may contact West Music with questions at (319) 351-2000.