State Honor Choirs

State Men's and Women's High School Honor Choirs

January 22 & 23, 2016, Abravanel Hall

On January 23, 2016, the Utah Men's and Women's High School Honor Choirs will perform in concert at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City.

Registration Information

High School Men's and Women's Honor Choir Instructions and Mail-in Registration Form

Register and Pay Online (for High School Honor Choirs, only)

For questions or additional information, please contact:
Marci May, UMEA High School Honor Choir Chair -

Erin Pike-Tall
2016 Women's Honor Choir Director
Erin Pike-Tall will direct the Women's Chorus. Mrs. Tall taught choir at Cottonwood High School and currently directs the Salt Lake Symphonic Choir. Recently, Mrs. Tall directed a women's and children's chorus for the 2015 LDS Women's General Meeting.

Steve Durtschi
2016 Men's Honor Choir Director
Steve Durtschi will direct the Men's Chorus. Mr. Durtschi is the choral director at Timpanogos High School. He directs the Cantorum Chamber Choir, Utah's premier early music (renaissance and neo-renaissance) ensemble. He is also the Assistant Conductor of the Wasatch Chorale and is an active organist in the Utah Valley community.

State Junior High Honor Choir

Dr. Henry Leck
2016 Jr. High Honor Choir Director
January 22 and 23, 2016
Rehearsals: Lakeridge Jr. High, 951 S 400 W, Orem, Utah, Jan. 22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Performance: Abravanel Hall, Jan. 23, 7 p.m. (ten.); rehearsal at Abravanel Hall, Jan 23, 4-6:30 p.m.
$50 per student for UMEA member teachers
$55 per student for non-UMEA member teachers
Click on the link below for more information

Registration for State Junior High Honor Choir is now closed.

2016 Jr. High Honor Choir Information
Jr. High Honor Choir Register and Pay Online

Junior High Honor Choir Conductor

Founder of the Indianapolis Children's Choir, Henry Leck has been invited to direct the Utah Junior High Honor Choir. Mr. Leck is a former associate professor and director of choral activities at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. In 1986, he became founder and artistic director of the Indianapolis Children's Choir, one of the largest children's choir programs in the world. The touring choirs of the Indianapolis Children's Choir have performed regularly for national ACDA, MENC, OAKE and AOSA conferences. Additionally, ICC tours internationally every year. In 2004, the choir performed in the Czech Republic and Russia, recording live with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra in the famed Pavel Slobodkin Center for Music. The Utah Junior High Honor Choir grand festival concert will be held in Abravanel Hall on January 23, 2006.

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