Guadalupe Festival of Sacred Music
“Singing at the Shrine gave my students a chance to be enveloped by the breathtaking
acoustics and atmosphere of a European cathedral without leaving the states.
It was truly an experience none will soon forget!”
-Michala Martin, Director of Choral Activities
Vinton-Shellsburg High School, Vinton, IA
A CHORAL COMPETITION FOR HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIRS
Saturday, April 23, 2016
9:00A – 4:00P
Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe
5250 Justin Road
La Crosse, Wisconsin
High School Mixed Voice Chamber Choirs
All Schools (public or private) are welcome!
Number of Selected Choirs: 8
16 – 36 mixed voices
Meet the Judges
The choral competition will be judged by three judges, with each choir receiving a competition rating.
The top three choirs will receive the gold, silver, and bronze awards.
Dr. Gary Kent Walth, Director of Choral Music Studies
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Dr. Jessica Ewell, Assistant Professor of Music
Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio
Fr. Stephen Concordia, O.S.B., Assistant Professor of Music
St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Cost: $300 per choral group
Registration Deadline: January 31, 2016
Applications will be accepted until all slots are filled. If the number of choir-spots are filled,
you will be notified and your school will be issued a full refund.
Vinton-Shellsburg High School Chamber Choir, Vinton, IA