123  WELCOME TO THE HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR WEB PAGE!


If you'd like to contact me, here is my school information: 
     Diane Dangerfield - (608)437-2400 X 2108          dangerfielddiane@mhasd.k12.wi.us  
          Mount Horeb High School
          305 South Eighth Street
          Mount Horeb, WI  53572
                                           and my home information:
                                    (608)437-8890                      diane.dangerfield76@gmail.com
          207 South Fourth Street
          MH
 
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 What a great solo/ensemble season!  Congratulations to all!
 
Our music students did a commendable job of representing our school at the State Solo/Ensemble Festival at UW-Platteville.  The many weeks of intense work were evident in the confident performances given by our students.
         Soloists nominated for exemplary status were:  
                       Vocal - Lauren Smith, Jacob Busher, Josh Busher and Brett Fredrickson
                       Instrumental - Noah Laabs and Alyssa Peterson 
  
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CHOIR SPRING CONCERT  (5/15)
 
Our final concert will place on Monday, May 15, beginning at 7:30 pm.  
It will include our school-day choirs and our co-curricular vocal ensembles.  
CO-CURRICULAR REHEARSALS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Monday night:  Chordsmen - 6:00
                           Chamber Singers - 7:00
Thursday and Friday morning:    Madrigal - 7:00
                               Vocal Jazz - 7:35  
Finale rehearsals during STAR:  Sopranos and Altos - Wednesday
                                                       Tenors and Basses - Friday 
                                                                 EVERYONE on May 15 during STAR 
 
Attire for this concert will be robes for Mixed Choir and dressy for Concert Choir and the co-curricular groups.  
 
  
Following is the repertoire for our upcoming concert.  Many songs are by British composers, to tie in with the London trip that many of our students took part in back in January.
 
MIXED CHOIR
   "Thou Knowest Lord, the Secrets of Our Hearts" by Henry Purcell
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pf_84OQgZSg
 
   "Inscription of Hope" by Z. Randall Stroope
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPBEfVFxnGM
 
   "Brother Will, Brother John" by John Sacco  (This is a men's choir.  Can't find a good SATB version.)
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4vp4cbVNgk
 
   "Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal," a traditional American hymn arranged by Mark Hayes 
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVvIlAtQt90
 
CONCERT CHOIR
   "Seeds Grow to Plants" from 'Canticles of America' by John Rutter 
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4YVrX8-cGY
 
   "Every Time I Feel the Spirit," a spiritual arranged by William Dawson 
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIUCAAPoU2I 
 
   "Beati Quorum Via" by Charles Villiers Stanford 
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsQ8DNiLZUM 
 
   "Hallelujah, Amen" by George Frideric Handel 
              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RdoufVtgQI
 
CHAMBER SINGERS
   "Orpheus with His Lute" by Ralph Vaughn Williams
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJ4ywYJpgfc
 
   "How Can I Keep from Singing" by Gwyneth Walker
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd_svJ01vfQ   
 
CHORDSMEN
   "The Last Words of David" by Randall Thompson
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyRnFHbhp94 
 
   "Loch Lomond" arranged by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfrCyoGNhXw 
 
VOCAL JAZZ
   "They Can't Take that Away from Me" by George and Ira Gershwin, arranged by Mark Hayes
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlWUoz4Wvwg  
 
MADRIGAL
   "My Spirit Sang All Day" by Gerald Finzi
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4mM7-EjKYM&list=RDq4mM7-EjKYM 
 
   "I Have Had Singing" by Ron Jeffers 
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9CqOlyHFrY          (SATB)
            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNTMUUAd2eY          (UW-Eau Claire Singing Statesmen - Don't miss this!!)
 
COMBINED CHOIRS   
   "Why We Sing" by Greg Gilpin 
             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f92yOQSD75Y 
 
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FINAL CHOIR PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR - GRADUATION
 
All members of Concert Choir and Mixed Choir will be performing at the graduation ceremony in the main gym on Sunday, June 4.  Senior choir members should report for warmup after their band warmup.  Freshmen, sophomore and junior choir members should report for warmup at 2:15.  The ceremony begins at 3:00 pm.  The choir will be wearing robes.
 
 
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CHOIR OFFICERS FOR 2016-17
 
      President - Ryan Milbrath
            Vice-President - Lauren Smith
                  Choir Board - Olivia Crow, Lexie Cruz, Hannah Mrochek, Lydia Sallee 
 
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CHICAGO MUSIC TRIP

Our biennial music trip destination for this coming June is Chicago!  Trip dates are June 10-12.  A few of the activities are:   "Aladdin", Blue Man Group performance, river tour, guided historic bus tour and Great America.  
 
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WSMA STATE HONORS PROJECT
 
Mount Horeb High School had nineteen auditions for the WSMA State Honors Choir, Band and Orchestra.  Those selected will attend summer camp at UW-Green Bay and then perform at the State Music Convention in October.
We are very proud to announce that the following students have earned places in the Honors Project:
                          BAND - Noah Laabs
                                   Luke Harvey
                               ORCHESTRA - Martha Barta
                                        JAZZ ENSEMBLE - Eric Albrecht
                                                 MIXED CHOIR - Jacob Busher
                                                                            Josh Busher
                                                                            Noah Strube
                                                          TREBLE CHOIR - Eliza Lindley
                                                                                      Kate Kuse 
 
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COMING SOON . . . . .                       
 
            THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT YEAR'S MUSICAL THEATER PRODUCTION!!
 
 
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