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


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.

Rules and Other Information

Online Registration
Mail-in Registration

For more information, please contact:
Andrew Brannon – Festival Coordinator
(608) 788-6910  |


Background music:
Vinton-Shellsburg High School Chamber Choir, Vinton, IA

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