Honor Choirs

Make plans now to have your singers audition for the honor choirs at the 2020 ACDA Southern Region conference in Mobile, Alabama! Accepted singers will gather with some of the most talented singers from across the region to work with and prepare honor choir program repertoire to be performed in Mobile’s historic Saenger Theater.

Honor Choir Timeline

August 19, 2019: Honor Choir submissions OPEN
October 4, 2019: Honor Choir submissions application deadline
November 4, 2019: Accepted Honor Choir acceptances notified
December 2, 2019: Honor Choir registration due

  • Accepted honor choir members are required to stay in the designated conference hotel, pay applicable registration fees, and attend all rehearsals in order to be eligible to perform
  • Accepted honor choir members will receive their music upon completion of their registration materials – they are expected to prepare the music in advance of arrival in Mobile in March.

March 11-13, 2020: Honor Choir rehearsals in Mobile, AL
March 13, 2020: Community & Lifelong Choirs Honors Chorus performance 
March 14, 2020: Children’s, Junior High, and Senior High Honor Choir performances

Martha Shaw
Spivey Hall Children’s Choir & Reinhardt University

Tesfa Wondemagegnehu
St. Olaf College

Julie Yu
Kansas State University

Josh Oppenheim
Kansas State University

Eric Nelson
Emory University
Atlanta Master Chorale

Children’s Honor Choir (grades 4-6 in 2019-2020)
Conductor: Martha Shaw, Spivey Hall Children’s Choir & Reinhardt University

Junior High Honor Choir (grades 7-9 in 2019-2020)
Conductor: Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, St. Olaf College

Senior High Honor Choir (grades 10-12 in 2019-2020)
Conductors: Julie Yu & Josh Oppenheim, Kansas State University

Community & Lifelong Choirs Honors Chorus
(Adult members of Community, Symphony, and Worship Choirs)
Conductor: Eric Nelson, Atlanta Master Chorale & Emory University