JOE TANGEN, OPUS CHAIR email@example.com
HOW TO USE THE OPUS WEBSITE:
CLICK HERE to view a video about how to use the Opus website.
AUDITIONS will be open on the 2015 OPUS Event website on September 4th and they will close at midnight on September 25th.
OPUS CONCERT will be on November 19th.
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OPUS ADJUDICATOR INTEREST SURVEY
If you are an active ICDA member, have taught at least 5 years, and are interested in adjudicating one of the Opus Honor Choirs, please fill out this survey and submit. All information is sent to the ICDA Inc. Opus Honor Choir Chair, and is compiled for future use. NOTE: * This is a NEW survey. If you have already submitted your information to the Opus Chair in the past, you will need to submit it again. Filling out this survey only shows that you have an interest, it does NOT guarantee an adjudicating position. Click on this LINK TO REGISTER
ACCEPTED LIST OF OPUS STUDENTS 2015
OPUS HONOR CHOIR GOALS
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT
Any current ICDA, Inc. member who is an active, retired or life member of American Choral Directors Association may prepare and submit fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grade singers that are active in their public and private school choral music programs or church choirs in the state of Iowa. Singers may not be submitted by ACDA student members.
Each member director may nominate up to a total of twelve quality singers per Opus choir. Participating directors are encouraged to have their students audition on a voice part that is appropriate for their vocal range and consider vocal health as a primary concern.
In order to be eligible, all singers submitted for consideration in the Opus Honor Choirs:
-must be part of an established Choral Program.
-must be submitted by an ICDA, Inc. member who is the regular director of the student's participating ensemble.
The Opus Committee reserves the right to make final determination of singers' eligibility for acceptance in the Opus Honor Choirs.
Failure to adhere to all rules by any submitting director may result in the disqualification of any or all of the director's students submitted for consideration.
& PURCHASING MUSIC
Music is in stock and available for purchase and immediate delivery from J.W. PEPPER (1-800-345-6296), www.jwpepper.com. ORDERING MUSIC FROM J.W. PEPPER WILL GUARANTEE THAT EVERY STUDENT OBTAINS THE CORRECT ARRANGEMENTS. Music will be available for purchase at the ICDA Summer Symposium in Mason City.
Fifth-Sixth Grade Select Honor Choir
Director: Ernie Reineke Mason City Community Schools
Chair: Meredith Blankenheim
Seventh-Eighth Grade Select Treble Clef Honor Choir
Director: Hannah Ryan Johnston Community Schools
Chair: Sarah Deutsch
Seventh-Eighth Grade Select Bass Clef Honor Choir
Director: Doug Poppen North Fayette Valley Community Schools
Chair: Tim VanVoorst
Ninth Grade Select Mixed Honor Choir
Director: Julie Schnieders Indianola Community Schools
Chair: Noah Cornelius