State Honor Choirs

January 23, 2016, Abravanel Hall

State Men's and Women's Honor Choir

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

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.

Jr. High Honor Choir Register and Pay Online

Registration Information

Honor Choir Instructions and Mail-in Registration Form

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Contact the honor choir coordinator to get the log-in for the rehearsal recordings.
Marci May, UMEA High School Honor Choir Chair -

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