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JUNIOR HIGH ALL-STATE TREBLE CHORUS 2017-2018

 

Carisa Schreiner, Chair (See Directory for contact information)

 

                                                                                                            Dr. Pearl Shangkuan

Pearl Shangkuan is a popular conductor and clinician. She is Director of Choral Activities and professor of Music at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she directs choirs and teaches choral conducting and choral literature. She is also chorus master of the Grand Rapids Symphony. Her performances and preparation of choruses consistently receive outstanding reviews for their high quality. In addition to her Mosaic: the Pearl Shangkuan Choral Series for earthsongs, she serves as music editor of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship choral series, published by GIA.

Michigan CDA recently honored her with the Maynard Klein Choral Award for artistic excellence and lifetime leadership in choral music. She has served as a judge for several international choral competitions and was a featured lecturer at the Tenth World Symposium on Choral Music held in Seoul in 2014, under the auspices of the International Federation of Choral Music.

Her choirs have performed at ACDA national, division. and state conferences and other professional music conferences in the United States. Her international conducting and teaching engagements have taken her all over the world. She has conducted honor choirs for several ACDA divisions, and has been a headliner for ACDA state conferences.

Shangkuan has served as guest faculty in prominent professional programs in the US, including the Chorus America national conference conducting masterclass and its A Capella Conducting Masterclass, the University of Michigan Choral Conducting Symposium, and the Westminster Choir College Summer Session among others. She has conducted all-state groups, honor choirs, and festivals, in sseveral states.

She served on the National Board of ACDA as the president of the Central Division (2007-09), and as Michigan CDA state president (2003-05). Prior to her appointment at Calvin College, she taught at Rutgers University and at the Westminster Conservatory of Music of Rider University in New Jersey.
 
Recipient of the Grand Rapids YWCA’s Tribute! Award for outstanding professional women, she is also a past recipient of its Woman of Achievement award. Shangkuan has also served on the national board of the Choristers Guild, and the board of the New Jersey Music Teachers Association and the New Jersey CDA. She is a member of ACDA, Chorus America, the International Federation for Choral Music, and is a member of the Phi Kappa Lambda and Mu Phi Epsilon Music Honor Societies.

A student of Joseph Flummerfelt, she received her Bachelor of Music in Church Music degree, summa cum laude, and Master of Music in Choral Conducting with distinction from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, and a DMA in Choral Conducting from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

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Membership in the All-State Junior High Treble Chorus is determined by the auditions for JH Mixed Chorus. Look at that page for information and entry forms. Go to Mixed Chorus page.

2018 OkCDA Junior High All State Treble Repertoire

Conductor:  Pearl Shangkuan

1. The Soul’s Own Speech, by Andrea Ramsey, SSAA, publ. MusicSpoke www.musicspoke.com
2. Cantate Domino, by Schutz/ed. Nancy Grundahl, SSA, Publ. Colla Voce 20-96690
3. Psalm 8 (Adonai, Adonenu), by Dan Forrest, SSA Publ. Hal Leonard #HL 08752512
4.  Gloria from Mass, by Gyorgy Orban, SA, Publ. HInshaw  HL.8764368
5.  Carrickfergus, arr. Sean Ivory, (SSAA version) http://www.caldwellandivory.com
6.  El Vito, arr. Joni Jensen, SSAA, Publ Walton/GIA G-WLG142

Note: (Selections #1 and #5 may be downloaded directly (NOT free.) If you wish to buy printed copies Pender's will have them in stock.)

      

Repertoire List for 2018 Treble Chorus DOWNLOAD in MSWord

Rules and Regulations for Treble JH Choruses-in PDF format (Summer, 2012 revision)

Repertoire list from previous Treble Choruses-in PDF format

REQUIRED ACCEPTANCE AGREEMENT IS SENT TO STUDENTS WHO ARE ACCEPTED INTO ONE OF THE CHOIRS