Cantaremos Honor Choir Festival 2019

CantaremosWhat is Cantaremos?
Cantaremos is an auditioned honor choir for singers in Arizona in grades 5-9.

When: Saturday, November 9
Where: Tri-City Baptist Church, 2211 W Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286
Are you not a member of ACDA? NOT A PROBLEM! Teachers within feeder patterns who are members of ACDA can sponsor their feeder schools!

Here’s some important information for teachers, students, and parents about Cantaremos this year! Feel free to use the Singer/Parent Letter to hand out to your students interested in auditioning.

Our new Cantaremos Festival Chairs are Melanie Openshaw and Allesha Shumway.

The fabulous clinicians are:

  • Treble (grades 5-6): Ginger Wade, Phoenix Children’s Chorus
  • Women (grades 7-9): Rita Scholz, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
  • Men (grades 7-9): Jordan Rakita, Gilbert Christian Schools

TREBLE: Ginger Wade, Phoenix Children’s Chorus
Tongo (Polynesian Folk Song), Greg Gilpin
Hope Is A Hidden Star, Mark Patterson
Juntos, Jim Papoulis

Treble Audition Section: Hope Is A Hidden Star, m. 39-52

WOMEN: Rita Scholz, Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Music Spread Thy Voice Around, George F. Handel/Arr. John Cramer
Ombra Mai Fu, George F. Handel/Arr. Sieving
It Was A Lover and His Lass, John Rutter
Hold Fast to Dreams, Susan LaBarr

Women Audition Section: Ombra Mai Fu, m. 34-46

MEN: Jordan Rakita
Viva Tutti, Robert Hunter
Can’t Help Falling in Love, Ed Lojeski
Niska Banja, Nick Page

Men Audition Section: Can’t Help Falling in Love, m. 8-23

Audition Recordings will need to be submitted by Tuesday, Sept. 24th. There is a $25 fee per school for auditions. Be aware that once students are accepted there is a $45 per student registration fee.

We can’t wait to share with you a great day of music and friendship!


Questions? Use our contact form and select “Cantaremos Festival Chairs”