• Southern California Vocal Association

Junior High Honor Choir

Event: Junior High/Middle School/9th Grade Honor Choir

On-line Audition Application Opens: December 2, 2019
On-line Application and Audition Fee Due: Friday, January 17, 2020

Regional Rehearsal Site and Time
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9am - 1pm, Mesa Robles Middle School (Hacienda Heights)

Final Rehearsal and Performance
Portola High School, Irvine
 Saturday, May 2, 2020
   Rehearsal sessions will be from 9:00am to 6:00pm
   Concert is at 6:00pm

Sixth Grade through Ninth Grade singers
Choral Director must be a member of SCVA in good standing

Audition Requirements
Membership in the Junior High Honor Choir is based on a successful audition. Singers must be able to demonstrate that they can perform the following:

  1. Sing a major scale up and down (a cappella)
  2. Sing a major triad and a minor triad (a cappella)
  3. Sing an octave (a cappella)
  4. Sight read one melodic and one rhythmic example
  5. Sing tonal memory patterns
  6. Sing "America"/"My Country 'Tis of Thee" (a-cappella, first verse only)

Audition Fee: $10.00 per singer
Participation Fee (if accepted into the Honor Choir): $65.00 per singer
Payments through PayPal, School/Booster Check or Money Order; NO PERSONAL CHECKS

Regional Audition Dates (various sites)

Saturday, Jan 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm

High Point Academy, Pasadena (host: Jesse Marquez)
McFadden Middle School, Santa Ana (host: Greg Ellis)
Venice High School, Venice (host: Wendy Sarnoff)
Vineyard Junior High School, Rancho Cucamonga (host: Eric Evans)

Saturday, Feb 1, 9:00am - 1:00pm

Cathedral City High School (host: Jeff Kopasz)
Dr. Augustine Ramirez Intermediate School, Eastvale (host: Sammy Salvador)
Mesa Robles Middle School, Hacienda Heights (host: Amanda Benevides)
Orange Lutheran High School, Orange (host: Megan Carvale)
Toll Middle School, Glendale (host: Amy Estep)
Warren High School, Downey (host: Robert Peterson)

Ticket Cost: $10.00 general admission (CASH ONLY, available at the door)
Guest Clinician: John Tebay, Fullerton College

Contact: Amanda Benavides
e-mail: amandacbenavides@gmail.com

Honor Choir Contract